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Recent Milestones

Over the past year several new milestones have been achieved. Some of these are as follows: Naresh helped the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) successfully launch a new 2-day […]

Update for November 2019-April 2020

A lot of significant milestones have been achieved over the last 6 months. Five (5) of these milestones are briefly noted below: Award of an FHWA contract to develop the […]

NCSG Starts Work on New FHWA Flagship Geotechnical Manual

In October 2019, Naresh Samtani started work on update of the FHWA flagship manual titled “Soils and Foundations” (S&F). Naresh and Dr. Edward Nowatzki of NCS GeoResources, LLC (NCSG) were the co-authors […]

Approval of AASHTO Ballot Item Related to Guide Specification for Service Life Design of Highway Bridges

Today (June 26, 2019), at the General Session of the Annual Meeting of Committee of Bridge Structures of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in Montgomery, […]

Update for June 2018-June 2019

A lot of significant milestones have been achieved over the last year. Five (5) of these milestones are briefly noted below: After AASHTO approved the ballot item related to service […]

Approval of AASHTO Ballot Item Related to Probability Based Evaluation of Foundation Movements

Today (June 26, 2019), at the General Session of the Annual Meeting of Committee of Bridge Structures of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in Montgomery, […]

Constructability-based LRFD for Geotechnical Engineering Features – Deep Foundations – Drilled Shafts

This webinar addressed reinforced concrete drilled shafts which are commonly used for deep foundations in the United States and worldwide. Unlike prefabricated steel or prestressed concrete driven piles, reinforced concrete […]

Deep Foundations – Drilled Shafts

This webinar includes discussion on the terminology and construction of drilled shafts, identification of limit states and resistance factors, development and use of axial resistance charts, concept of mobilized resistance, […]

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