Geotechnical Engineering

DMY Capitol offers our clients a full range of geotechnical engineering and geological services, including site exploration and evaluation of geologic hazards, development of foundation earthwork recommendations, and construction monitoring. DMY Capitol’s geotechnical engineers can provide a high level of expertise in the following service areas:

In-house Geotechnical Drilling and Testing

  • Site Reconnaissance
  • Hollow Stem Auger Drilling
  • Mud Rotary Drilling
  • Wireline Rock Coring
  • Groundwater Monitoring Well and Piezometer
  • Split Spoon Testing (SPT)
  • Shelby Tube Sampling
  • Pressuremeter Testing
  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer Testing (DCP)
  • Field Infiltration Testing
  • Geotechnical Instrument Installation

Foundation Analysis and Design

  • Spread Footing
  • Mat Foundation
  • Pile and Pile Groups
  • Drilled Shaft/Caissons

Existing Pavement Evaluation and New Pavement Design

  • Pavement Coring
  • Pavement Condition Index (PCI)
  • Structural Analysis
  • Material Evaluations
  • Rehabilitation Recommendation
  • Asphalt and Concrete Pavement Design

Ground Modification Techniques

  • Lime/Cement Stabilization
  • Light Weight Fills
  • Dynamic Compaction
  • Wick Drain
  • Geofabric/Geogrid
  • Micropile
  • Sand/Stone Columns/Geo-pier

Geotechnical Instrumentation

  • Vibration Monitoring
  • Crack Monitoring
  • Noise Monitoring
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • Floor Flatness and Floor Levelness Testing
  • Soil Pressuremeter Testing
  • Rock Pressuremeter Testing