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Geotechnical Engineering

We have in-house expertise to provide specialized geotechnical services beyond routine geotechnical site investigations, which set us apart from ordinary firms.  

Routine geotechnical predictions can often be obtained from published charts or standard methods of analysis. However, when complex boundary conditions, loading or combinations of material properties are encountered, the classical approaches are severely limited, and the project risk cannot be adequately identified. In these situations, highly specialized numerical geotechnical analysis tools, such as the Finite Element Analysis (FEA), are required to solve the problem.

Alongside peer review research, data analytics, and predictive modeling, these specialized tools are just a few of the advantages we employ to drive innovation.

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Cutting-Edge Methods

Our geotechnical specialists use cutting edge methods and tools to solve complex problems involving  but not limited to:

  • stability, seepage, settlement, excavation support system
  • hurricane flood protection levees
  • large oil storage tank and LNG tank
  • large piled raft foundation
  • HDD risk evaluation of pipeline installation concerning critical wetland, rail tracks, roadways and other nearby project structures

Certified TWE Labs

TWE's individual Labs are accredited by:

  • TxDOT (Texas Department of Transportation)
  • A2LA (American Association for Laboratory Accreditation)
  • USACE (US Army Corps of Engineers)
  • AMRL (AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory)

Full-Service Drilling Fleet

Don't miss a beat.

Having a dedicated in-house drilling operation and state of the art equipment allows us to deliver agile support.

TWE maintains an extensive fleet of CPT and drilling equipment capable of scaling to client's project needs and maintaining our safety standards.

Pictured: TWE Geotechnical Lab in Houston, TX

2D FEA Analysis to Evaluate Effect of Excavation on Adjacent Pile Supported Structure