Queensland Chapter

Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring

Stephen Darmawan & Colin Viska

Geotechnical Instrumentation Principles and Remote Monitoring

Stephen Darmawan

This part of the presentation will cover the principles of geotechnical instruments and the common sensors widely used in civil construction and infrastructure projects. There will be discussion on the criteria of having an automated real time monitoring system versus the traditional in situ observational methods. The system discussed will include the database model and the information technology infrastructure to deliver the monitoring data. Example case studies will be used to illustrate the methodology.

Inclinometer System – Installation and Data Presentation

Colin Viska

This part of the presentation will cover types of Inclinometer casing, in place inclinometer and the standard inclinometer system; how not to install the inclinometer casing and other practical method of installation; Discussions on how to manage the raw data including data reduction, interpretation and data presentation.


Drinks & canapé’s provided before & after the event during the networking opportunity

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