A key activity of the geotechnical committee is to produce best practice and guidance documents on the application of numerical methods to geotechnical engineering.
The committee is currently looking for authors to develop documentation covering a number of subjects, including:
Publications are aimed at graduates with at least one year;s experience.
The first of these is an area which will be tackled as a priority. This should answer a number of questions, including:
Each publications is expected to be between 60 and 100 pages long.
NAFEMS is keen to avoid duplication of effort and recognises that there are many publications produced by other organisations that contain a wealth of useful material. Over a period of time, the Geotechnical Committee intends to develop a list of recommended texts, and to provide a short review of what they contain. These recommendations and reviews will be listed here: