Second joint AGS and Mine Subsidence Technology Society Conference to be held in Newcastle on July 12-14 1998. The conference included the presentation of 18 papers by invited authors as well as 10 other contributed papers.
1998 Newcastle Meetings
In routine geotechnical design of foundations, slopes and retaining walls a factor of safety is applied to ultimate collapse loads. But very different factors of safety are used for different structures. Also soil has several different strengths; peak, constant volume (or critical state) and residual. Moreover, it is not always clear what constitutes failure of …more
Professor Drozd is a long serving member on this Eurocode committee. Professor Karel Drozd presented the approach of Eurocode 7 to different methods of field testing and analysis of the results. Special reference was made to the limit states nature of this code. The presentation was illustrated by examples from his personal experiences through using …more