Geotechnical Engineering - Theory, Methods and Design Codes

This section includes useful information about the analysis and design of deep excavation and deep foundation projects. Below you can access a series of articles that explain the methods and design codes that are implemented in our geotechical engineering software.

1. Deep Excavation Analysis Methods

Limit Equilibrium Analysis Method

Beam on Elastoplastic Foundations (Non-Linear Analysis) Method

Finite Element Analysis Method

2. Lateral Earth and Water Pressures

Lateral Earth Pressures for Deep Excavations

At-Rest Lateral Earth Pressures

Active Lateral Earth Pressures

Passive Lateral Earth Pressures

Apparent Lateral Earth Pressures - Peck Pressures Envelopes

FHWA Apparert Earth Pressure Diagrams

Hydraulic Heave Equations

3. Geotechnical Engineering Codes and Methods

Geotechnical Design Codes and Issues

AASHTO LRFD and AASHTO 17 (BRIDGES)

AASHTO LRFD Load Combinations

CALTRANS LRFD Combinations and Design Example

WMATA Adjacent Construction Manual

EUROCODE 7 Retaining Wall Design Combinations

EUROCODE 7 Design Example

4. Slope Stability Analysis

Slope Stability Analysis Concept

Slope Stability Analysis - Method of Slices - Bishop Method

5. Inclinometers Monitoring

Geotechnical Instrumentation - Monitoring

Slope Inclinometers, Boring Inclinometers, Slope Indicators

Optical Surveys for Geotechnical Monitoring

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