28 - 30 June, 2017 | Crowne Plaza Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Speaker Information:

Pathmanathan Brabhaharan


National Technical Director
Opus International Consultants


2:30 PM Panel Discussion: Cutting Cost and Generating Efficiency Through Correct Pile Design and Seismic Dilometer

  • Reflections on Modern Geotechnical Investigation: use of the Seismic Dilatometer for design
  • Obtaining reliable design values to ensure program deadlines are met
  • Selecting the correct design of ground improvement
  • Modeling piles and pile groups
  • Cutting cost & generating efficiency: Looking at pile behavior infinite element program to identify different behaviors
  • Changing the mindset: Reconciling different perceptions and accepting results

  • 3:40 PM Design of Geotechnical Structures and Foundations for Resilience

    • Repair of bridge foundations using grout injected hollow bar Micropiles
    • Overcoming limited access for piling equipment and avoiding closure of site
    • Static load testing
    • Addressing high water table and difficult ground conditions
    • High capacity grout injected Micropiles to eliminate risk of installing driven or bored piles.
    • Lowering cost and reducing the overall work program using Micropiles


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