Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering Services

  1. Sample Prep
    Sample Prep
  2. Determining the Liquid Limit of Soils (Atterberg Limits)
    Determining the Liquid Limit of Soils (Atterberg Limits)
  3. Unconfined Compressive Strength Load Frame
    Unconfined Compressive Strength Load Frame
  4. Triaxial Load Frame
    Triaxial Load Frame
  5. Triaxial Panel
    Triaxial Panel
  6. Permeameters
  7. Swell / Consolidation Load Frame
    Swell / Consolidation Load Frame
  8. Inclinometer

Geotechnical engineering involves subsurface exploration, laboratory testing, engineering analysis, and development of foundation and earthwork recommendations for the respective project.

Triax provides comprehensive geotechnical investigation services for your projects. Our geotechnical engineers analyze the subsurface and groundwater conditions to formulate a design solution individually tailored for your planned construction.

Our services Include:

  • Subsurface Exploration and Analysis
  • In-situ testing
  • Laboratory testing of soils
  • Foundation design recommendations
    • Shallow Foundation Recommendations
      • Spread / Strip footings
      • Post Tensioned slab 
      • Mat foundations
    • Deep Foundation Recommendations
      • Drilled shaft
      • Driven Piles
      • Helical Piers
  • Earth Retaining Structures
    • MSE /Gravity / Cantilever Retaining Walls
    • Cantilevered / Anchored sheet pile walls
    • Drilled pier  retaining walls (We provide shoring pier , stepped or sloped excavation design / recommendations for single family infills or other developments)
  • Pavement thickness design and analysis
  • Pavement condition analysis
  • Slope stability Analysis
  • Slope instrumentation (Inclinometer)
  • Seepage Analysis
  • Settlement Analysis

We provide geotechnical investigations for a wide variety of projects, such as:

Vertical Infrastructure:

  • Airports and other transit facilities
  • State county and local facilities
  • Commercial/Industrial Buildings
  • Distribution Warehouses
  • Retail Shopping Centers
  • Hotels
  • K-12 / Higher education
  • Office and professional
  • Healthcare
  • Cellular / communication Towers
  • Wind and Solar Farms
  • Single Family Residences, including additions
  • Townhomes and Condominiums
  • Geotechnical support for forensic investigations

Horizontal Infrastructure:

  • Commercial / Residential Development
  • Underground infrastructure
  • Geotechnical Baseline reports 

Pavement /Roadways:

  • Pavement thickness design and analysis for state and local highways
  • Embankments
  • Tunnels / Bridges

Earth Retaining Structures:

  • Retaining walls
  • Slopes / Excavations

Our in-house capabilities include a full service materials testing lab and various specialty testing. 

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