Review Of Major Developments In Ground Engineering Over The Last 20 Years And Current Trends

Sherwood, David
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 18
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2008
The paper has been prepared as the basis for the 2008 John Mitchell Memorial Lecture. It reviews major developments in ground engineering over the last 20 years, not from the point of view of technical processes, but from the drivers that have driven these developments and the needs that they have met. It concludes with a glimpse into the future and suggests to where current trends will probably lead us. By its nature such a review is closely aligned with personal experience and it relies heavily on case histories largely from within the writer?s own experience over that period.
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