Geotechnical investigation, of course. To do otherwise would be to bring
upon oneself a degree of liability that we as structural engineers are not
typically in a position to gauge.
From: seaint-return(--nospam--at)seaint.org [mailto:seaint-return(--nospam--at)seaint.org]
Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 12:42 PM
Subject: code soil values vs. site specific values
Do you typically use code given soil profile types or do you do a detailed
site investigation involving geotechnical information?