GeoGirl, geotechnical comic book hero!
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GeoGirl – Fighting Geohazards Since 2016!

The comic book superhero GeoGirl fights to protect the public from geohazard villains such as Dick Clay and Lance Lied! These entertaining geotechnical comic books are developed by San Francisco Bay Area geotechnical engineering firm […]

Prof. Paul Marinos of the University of Athens
In Memoriam

Losing a Rock Mechanics Legend – Paul Marinos

The international rock mechanics and engineering geology community has lost a great figure in Prof. Paul Marinos of the University of Athens. Prof. Marinos passed away last Sunday according to the International Association for Engineering […]

Comings and Goings

Celebrate Terzaghi Day with His Grandson, Sergei

Happy Belated Terzaghi Day! Every October 2, the geotechnical community remembers Karl Terzaghi on his birthday to commemorate his contributions to our profession and to civil engineering in general. This year, the Geo-Institute of ASCE […]

SHAPE®by Pile Dynamics
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About Drilled Shaft Verticality

Drilled shaft foundations as well as retaining walls such as tangent and secant pile walls typically have a verticality requirement as part of the specifications. These requirements ensure that the moments and stresses in the […]