Geotechnical Society of Edmonton

NEWS 2008

Posted April 09, 2008

Event April 09, 2008

6th Annual Applied Geotechnical Engineering Design Contest Reinforced Soil Wall

The University of Alberta's annual Reinforced Soil Wall Contest challenges student teams to build a wall within 1 hour, using only 5 sheets of newsprint (from the Gateway), 2 sheets of 15 X 30 cm geotextile, a box of 100 paper clips and 20 popsicle sticks. Come and support the next crop of geotechnical engineers.

Location: L2-020 Markin/CNRL Natural Resources Engineering Facility, University of Alberta
Time: Wall construction starts at 4:30pm (in NREF L2-110), Testing starts at 6:00pm
Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2008
Cost: Free (Thanks to our sponsors: Jacques-Whitford, Reinforced Earth and UMA Engineering)
Please confirm attendance by Monday April 07, 2008.
by emailing


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