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Uncertainty and sustainability in geo-engineering.

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After a look to the start of soil mechanics and some important historic benchmarks, a view about the characteristics uncertainties in geotechnical engineering is presented. How good we are? For the present-day popular topic of heat transport and storage in soil, serious limitations of standard simulation techniques is outlined, as an example. Some suggestions are provided how in the context of a modern critical society to coop with the typical aspects of soils and its engineering. How long we shall last?

This talk is part of the Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars series.

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