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Professional Speaker Series

Luis Babler of GeoHydro Engineers gives a talk about soils and foundations at ASCE Student Chapter meeting on 10/10/2013.

 

Introduction:

Myth 1: Compaction of soil is difficult

Myth 2: Soil compacts Itself over time

Myth 3:If the soil is hard it must be dense

Myth 4: Earthquakes never happen in Georgia

Myth 5: Everybody knows what rock is

Myth 6: If it is standing now, it will be standing tomorrow

Myth 7L Sinkholes only happen in Florida

Myth 8: Bearing capacity is a soil property

Myth 9: Most structures do not settle

Myth 10: Geotechnical engineers have x-ray vision

Conclusions

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