geotechnical monitoring Applications
The management of a geotechnical project requires a wide range of important information coming from the sensors, which are of vital importance for correct execution of construction plans and to refine soil models.
By Roctest - part of Nova Metrix LLC based in Saint-Lambert, QUEBEC (CANADA).
Pore pressure variability and control is one of the most significant aspects of Geotechnical Engineering practice related to slope stability, underground openings, foundation of heavy structures, and water retention facilities. Pore pressure effects are most often controlled by natural small-scale hydrogeologic details. Characterization and management of pore pressures requires closely-arrayed repeated measurements to determine the effects of these details for design of appropriate mitigation measures, for performance monitoring and control of the selected mitigation measure. Since the late 1970’s the Westbay System has been used on some of the largest landslide studies in the world.
By Westbay Instruments based in Burnaby, BRITISH COLUMBIA (CANADA).
AMS, Inc. has been a leading provider of high quality sampling equipment since 1942. AMS sampling equipment is primarily used for environmental, geotechnical, and remediation uses as well as soil, soil gas, and groundwater monitoring. In addition, AMS makes PowerProbe direct push/hollowstem auger drill rigs for environmental and geotechnical drilling activities. AMS also manufactures and offers direct push tooling, drilling equipment, accessories, and expendables for soil sampling, groundwater sampling and monitoring well installations.
By Art’s Manufacturing and Supply, Inc. (AMS Inc.) based in American Falls, IDAHO (USA).
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