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Managing geotechnical risk: Time for change.

Managing geotechnical risk: Time for change.
Managing geotechnical risk: Time for change.
Ground-related factors have often been the cause of significant time and cost overruns on both large and small construction projects. The traditional method of controlling such risks has been through the use of thorough ground investigation and competent geotechnical design, aiming to produce a robust scheme, well-matched to the expected ground conditions. This paper reanalyses data collected over the past two decades and suggests that, particularly in view of rapidly evolving methods of construction procurement, a new risk-based approach is needed. Key elements of this approach are outlined.
groundwater, geotechnical engineering
1353-2618
3-11
Clayton, C.R.I.
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Clayton, C.R.I.
8397d691-b35b-4d3f-a6d8-40678f233869

Clayton, C.R.I. (2001) Managing geotechnical risk: Time for change. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical Engineering, 149 (1), 3-11. (doi:10.1680/geng.149.1.3.39309).

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Abstract

Ground-related factors have often been the cause of significant time and cost overruns on both large and small construction projects. The traditional method of controlling such risks has been through the use of thorough ground investigation and competent geotechnical design, aiming to produce a robust scheme, well-matched to the expected ground conditions. This paper reanalyses data collected over the past two decades and suggests that, particularly in view of rapidly evolving methods of construction procurement, a new risk-based approach is needed. Key elements of this approach are outlined.

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Published date: January 2001
Keywords: groundwater, geotechnical engineering

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Local EPrints ID: 53960
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/53960
ISSN: 1353-2618
PURE UUID: db2184fa-4892-4137-93ba-7e56df5a7862
ORCID for C.R.I. Clayton: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-0071-8437

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Date deposited: 30 Jul 2008
Last modified: 09 Jan 2022 03:02

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