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Seismic Analysis and Design of Retaining Walls, Buried Structures, Slopes, and Embankments

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 611: Seismic Analysis and Design of Retaining Walls, Buried Structures, Slopes, and Embankments explores analytical and design methods for the seismic design of retaining walls, buried structures, […]

Cal's Memorial Stadium, schedule for seismic upgrades
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Cal’s Memorial Stadium ready for face-lift

Any geological engineer or engineering geologist worth their salt knows that the Hayward Fault goes right through Cal’s Memorial Stadium. The stadium will be undergoing some $321 in repairs and seismic upgrades before it reopens […]

Katrina levee failure with Chinook Helicopter attmpting to fill the breach
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Possible Seepage at Newly Constructed New Orleans Levee

Katrina levee failure with Chinook Helicopter attmpting to fill the breachWet spots have been detected along a portion of a new levee being constructed by a US Army Corps of Engineers Contractor. The levee is approximately 95% complete, but the Levee Board wants to establish what is causing the apparent seepage before accepting the levee. More after the break. (Photo of Katrina levee failure from greenmannowar)

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