Category Archives: Geotechnical Engineering

A Short History of Geotechnical Engineering

Geotechnical engineering uses principles of soil and rock mechanics to design structures and foundations. It is a subdiscipline of civil engineering and has been applied for hundreds of years to myriad projects. To get an idea of the geotechnical engineering timeline, let’s take a look at the history of geotechnical engineering starting in the 18th […]

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