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geotechnics

[¦jē·ō¦tek·niks]
(civil engineering)
The application of scientific methods and engineering principles to civil engineering problems through acquiring, interpreting, and using knowledge of materials of the crust of the earth.
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Yangon City Development Committee has declared Geotechnic Myanmar, JGS, Fukken (Yangon) Engineering Group, Suntac Technologies and ESifh Future Force Engineering have all been given authorization.
Library and Documentation Division, the earlier name of NEIST, Jorhat was established in 1961 to cater to the needs of R&D staff, research fellows, outside students, and universities of North East Region and other R&D and Industrial institutes such as Institute of Biotechnology and Geotechnic studies, ONGC-Jorhat, Cinnamara ONGC complex, Central Muga & Eri Research & Training Institute, Lahdoigarh, Jorhat, etc.
The slumping of the great knob: an archaeological and geotechnic case study of the stability of a great earthen mound, in 6th International Conference on the Conservation of Earthen Architecture, 1990, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA (Adobe 90 Preprints): 219-24.
The county will not let me place so much as a single stick of wood on my land until I have submitted elaborate civil-engineering, structural-engineering, architectural, and code-compliance plans to the Regional Planning Department, Environmental Health Department, Fire Department, Public Works Department, Building and Safety Division, Grading Division, Geotechnic Division, Soils Division, Fuel Modification Program (brush-clearing), and Recycling and Reuse Program--and until I have had the plans officially approved and stamped.
New technical study on geotechnic triaxial test", Master's degree thesis of Dalian University of Technology.
At the moment we have got a geotechnic survey to be done for the archaeology of the area and the result of that will determine how much archaeological work we have to do before we can start with the construction, " said Stanton.
The development works planned are primarily aimed at ensuring long-term security of the population by reducing the number of areas which might have a negative impact on populations and by containing the waste products either under water or under a "solid topping taking into account geotechnic and radiological constraints.