Automated geotechnical engineering equipment
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- Geotechnics of pavements using recycled demolition materials
- Recycled waste materials in geotechnical engineering applications
- Geotechnical laboratory testing, field instrumentation and in-situ testing
- Ground improvement, soil stabilisation and geosynthetic applications
- Land reclamation and dredging
- Soft soils and problematic soils
- Footings on expansive clays
- Unsaturated soils mechanics
- Pavement stabilisation
Modelling and testing of alternative landfill covers
The Geotechnical Laboratory houses specialised and basic geotechnical laboratory equipment, including:
- multi-directional cyclic simple shear facility
- cyclic triaxial with local strain measurement
- repeated load triaxial
- four point beam fatigue
- static and dynamic indirect tensile strength
- shear wave velocity using bender elements
- unconfined compression strength
- static triaxial and stress path and K0 triaxial
- interface shear resistance for geosynthetics and soils (large and small)
- direct shear and residual shear (large and small)
- rowe consolidation (large and small)
- one dimensional consolidation
Geotechnical Research and Classification Laboratories
Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus. Advanced Manufacturing and Design Centre (AMDC), 453-477 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia.
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