Monthly Archives: August 2017

AGS SA-NT Seminar 2017

In situ testing of soil and rock The SA/NT Chapter of the Australian Geomechanics Society (AGS) is proud to present our one day seminar for 2017, which will be held on Monday 16th October 2017. The Seminar forms part of a continuing program of technical events organised by the Chapter and will focus on in More Information…

Posted in 2017 SA Meetings, Meeting, South Australia and NT |

Insights from the Ballina bypass prediction exercise – Perth

About the presentation Establishment of a national soft soil field testing facility was a Legacy of the Ballina Bypass Alliance. Prediction of embankment settlement at the design stage of BBA proved to be inaccurate in many cases during construction. Use of the Observational Method during construction allowed actions to be taken that overcame the effects More Information…

Posted in 2017 WA Meetings, Meeting, Western Australia |

MEMS and other Miniaturised Electronics as Geotechnical Engineering Tools

About the presentation Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors have become a common part of everyday life. These sensors tell mobile phone screens to rotate when tilted, ensure the car icon in GPS applications points in the correct direction, and inform drivers when tyre pressures are low. The pervasiveness of MEMS is due to their low cost More Information…

Posted in 2017 Newcastle Meetings, Meeting, Newcastle |