• geo engineering

Geotechnical Engineering

● Site reconnaissance
● Subsurface investigation planning
● Subsurface investigation
● Standard Penetration Test (SPT) borings
● Auger borings
● Rock coring
● Permeability testing

  ►SFWMD’s open-hole tests
  ►Double ring infiltration tests

● Monitoring/water well installation
● Monitoring cluster wells installation
● Abandonment of wells
● Sinkhole investigation   

 

                        

 

 

● Field & laboratory testing  

     ►Soils
     ►Rock
     ►Construction materials

  • ● Soil classification   

  •      ► ASTM
         ► AASHTO
         ►USDA


  • ● Subsurface characterization & profiling
    ● Rock quality analysis
    ● Assessment of soil & rock design parameters
    ● Geotechnical design/analysis of:

  •      ► Shallow foundations
         ► Raft (Mat) foundations
         ► Combined & cantilevered footings
         ► Micro piles & stone columns
         ► Deep foundations
              ♦ Drilled shafts
              ♦ Driven piles
              ♦ Auger cast piles
              ♦ Specialty piles
         ► Sheet piles & bulkheads & waterfront structures
         ► Coffer dams & water barriers
         ► Reinforced slopes
         ► Rigid & flexible retaining walls
         ► Anchors & anchored walls
         ► Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls
         ► Stability of natural & manmade slopes
         ► Soil improvement & reinforcement
         ► Roadways & pavements
         ► Excavations


  • ● Other analyses

  •      ► Consolidation settlement
         ► Seepage & hydrogeological, flownets
         ► Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD)
         ► Constructability
         ► Excavation safety


  • ● Field inspections, testing/ monitoring

  •      ► Drilled shafts & piles
         ► Shallow foundations
         ► Building layouts
         ► Excavations/ site safety
         ► Pile load testing- compression & pullout
         ► Soil compaction & in-situ densities


  • ● Design & construction specifications
    ● Site geotechnical problem solving
    ● Value engineering