geotechnics

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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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CHJ has a professional staff which includes geotechnical and civil engineers, geologists, materials technicians, and inspectors.
The 11 papers collected from the 2010 geotechnical seminar held in Denver, Colorado, include discussions of such matters as 30 years of excavation shoring design and construction progress in Denver, geotechnical trends for sustainable and constructable solutions, engineering performance of thermo-active foundations, micropiles for slope stabilization, probabilistic and deterministic slope stability analysis by random finite elements, and using geophysical methods to detect abandoned mine workings.
provides comprehensive geotechnical and civil engineering, environmental and construction consulting services.