A very nice collection of photos of geotechnical failures, geotechnical construction projects and methods. Put together by Ross W. Boulanger at UC Davis and James Michael Duncan from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg.
The much anticipated LRFD update to the MSE Wall and Reinforced Soil Slope Manual is now available for download from the FHWA’s website. The full title of the document is Design of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes and it was authored by Ryan R. Berg, P.E.; Barry R. Christopher, Ph.D., P.E. and Naresh C. Samtani, Ph.D., P.E. Find the abstract and download link below. As time permits, I’ll try to post more about some of the changes in this important geotechnical publication.
New gINT Developer Partner Products Help with SPT and 3D Visualization
North Vancouver, BC, Canada – September 14, 2009 – Novo Tech Software
Novo Tech, a Vancouver-based geotechnical software developer, is pleased to announce that it has become a gINT Software Developer Partner. Kicking off this new developer partnership, Novo Tech’s newly released tools, NovoSPT, NovoLiq and Vislog, will officially become add-ons to gINT within the coming weeks. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release. [/Editor]