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Erosion and sedimentation are natural processes that occur in landscapes around the world. However, when they are accelerated by human activities such as construction projects, they can cause significant environmental damage. To mitigate these negative impacts, a Soil Erosion and...
In today’s fast-paced world, urban development and infrastructure expansion are becoming increasingly crucial. As cities grow and evolve, the need for efficient and sustainable methods of installing and maintaining utilities, such as pipelines, cables, and conduits has become paramount. This...
Monitoring wells are typically installed as part of environmental assessments or remediation projects. They are also used to monitor groundwater resources for drinking water supplies, irrigation, or industrial use. The installation of monitoring wells involves drilling a borehole into the...
3D printing technology has come a long way in recent years and has the potential to revolutionize many industries, including the field of civil engineering. The history of 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, dates back to the 1980s...
Civil engineering is a vast field that requires specialized knowledge and expertise to ensure successful completion of projects. When it comes to choosing a civil engineering firm for your project, you have many options to consider. One option that can...
2023 is off to a great start! The #MFSPicks photography challenge was in full force and this round’s winner was Gilbert Del Orbe Almanzar, Sr. Staff Engineer II in our MFS Geotechnical Division.
Construction projects are complex undertakings that involve multiple parties and significant investments. As such, it is essential to manage risk and protect the interests of all stakeholders. One tool used to accomplish this is the dilapidation report. What is a...
The field of civil engineering involves designing, building, and maintaining infrastructures such as bridges, highways, buildings, and water supply systems. The work of civil engineers is critical as it directly affects the safety and well-being of the public. Therefore, it...
Geotechnical engineering is a branch of civil engineering that focuses on the study of soil and rock mechanics and their application in the design and construction of structures. This field is crucial for the safe and sustainable development of our...
Whenever you build upon a foundation, the ultimate question is whether it will provide a stable base for the structure, properly transferring the weight to the underlying soil or rock. Even on flat ground, this can be a tricky calculation...