Preface to special issue on foundations

Sivakugan, Nagaratnam (2015) Preface to special issue on foundations. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 9 (1). p. 1.

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[Extract] Soil mechanics and foundation engineering go hand in hand. While there were so many new frontiers in different areas (e.g. geosynthetics, environmental geotechnics, instrumentation) related to geotechnical engineering, there have been significant advancements in the core area of foundation engineering during the past few decades. The objective of this special issue is to bring together some recent developments in foundation engineering in all fronts such as analytical studies, model tests in laboratories, and numerical modelling. There are ten papers in this special issue, covering a wide range of topics related to bearing capacity and settlements of foundations. While having the emphasis on shallow foundations, we have also included an interesting paper on piles that deals with the prediction of pile group capacity.

Item ID: 37006
Item Type: Article (Editorial)
ISSN: 1939-7879
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2015 00:56
FoR Codes: 09 ENGINEERING > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090501 Civil Geotechnical Engineering @ 100%
SEO Codes: 87 CONSTRUCTION > 8702 Construction Design > 870201 Civil Construction Design @ 100%
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