TECHNICAL PAPER LIBRARY

We have organized our published technical papers into the following categories:

  • Forensic & Geo-Forensic Engineering (Geotech, Sinkholes)

  • Geophysical Evaluation

  • Geo-synthetics & Geo-membranes

  • Vibration Related Damage From Rock Blasting, Pile Driving and Construction Operations

  • Deep Foundations

  • Ground Improvement, In-Situ Testing, Quality Control Testing

  • Soil Dynamics

  • Offshore Platforms

  • Aviation

  • Concrete

Forensic & Geo-Forensic Engineering (Geotechnical, Sinkholes)

2017-01 

Saxena, D.S. “Sax”., “ Forensic Engineering Evaluation of an Alleged Deficient Turbine Foundation”, National Academy of Forensic Engineering(NAFE) meeting, Atlanta, Georgia 21-23 July, 2017

2015-01  

Saxena, D.S. “Sax”., “Forensics in Applied Civil Engineering”, Florida Section ASCE Annual Conference Orlando, Florida, 11 July 2015.

2013-04 

Saxena, D.S. “Sax” ., “Forensic Civil Engineering and Legal Issues of Sinkhole Claims and Neutral Evaluation Program in Florida, Florida Section ASCE Annual Conference Sarasota, Florida, 11 July 2013.

2013-02  

Saxena, D.S. “Sax”, “All about Sinkholes”, 4th International Seminar of Forensic Geotechnical Engineering(ISFGE), Bangaluru, India10-12 January, 2013

2009-01

Saxena, D.S., "Forensic Engineering Geotechnical Analysis of Florida Sinkholes”, National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) Seminar, Austin, Texas, 10 January 2009.

2008-02

Saxena D. S., Basile Chris, Saxena J., “ Value Engineering  saves a costly site in Central Florida”, 2nd British Geotechnical Association International Conference on Foundations, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland  June 24-27, 2008

2008-01
Saxena, D.S., "”Case Studies in Forensic Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering”, Sixth International Conference or Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering; Arlington, VA, August 11-16, 2008.

2007-03
Saxena, D.S., "Technical, Ethical, and Legal Issues with Forensic Geotechnical Engineering - A Case History", Proceedings, 13th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Kolkata, India, 11 December 2007.

2007-02
Saxena, D.S., "Forensic Geotechnical Engineering Application to Coastal Structures in Florida", Proceedings, International Symposium on Geotechnical Engineering, Ground Improvement and Geosynthetics for Human Security and Environmental Preservation, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand, 6-7 December 2007.

2007-01
Saxena, D.S., "Soft Soils Engineering, Stabilization, and Foundation Solution – A Case History”", Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Ottawa, 11 October 2007.

2005-05
Saxena, D.S., "Forensic (Geo-technical and Foundation) Engineering Case History", National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, 10 July 2005.

2004-01
Saxena, D.S., "Forensic Engineering in Applied Civil Engineering and Geo- Domain", Fifth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, New York, New York, 13-17 April 2004.

1998-04
Saxena, A. and Saxena, D.S., “Karst Sinkhole Collapse, Grouting Stabilization, and Site Development – A Case History”, 51st Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 5 – 7 October 1998.

1996-02
Saxena, D.S., and Saxena, A., "Properly Implemented Investigation and Rehabilitation Program Restores a Costly Concrete Structure - a Case History", Proceedings, Concrete in the Service of Mankind, International Congress, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, 24-28 June 1996.

1993-01
Saxena, D.S., "Future Trends for Use of Recycled Concrete as Base Material for Roadway and Commercial Projects", ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Haines City, Florida 1993.

Geophysical Evaluation

1996-06
Saxena, D.S., Dickinson, R.M., and Saxena, A., "Geophysical Characterization of Florida Limestone-An Investigative Case History", Geotechnical Special Publication No. 62, Case Histories of Geophysics Applied to Civil Engineering and Public Policy, ASCE National Convention, Washington DC, 10-14 Nov  1996.

1994-01
Saxena, D.S., "Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Aids in Rehabilitation of Leaking Wastewater Pipe and Contamination - A Case History", Proceedings, Polluted + Marginal Land - 94, Third International Conference, Re-Use of Contaminated Land and Landfills, 28-30 Jun 1994, Brunel University, London, United Kingdom.

Geo-synthetics & Geo-membranes

2009-02

Saxena, D.S “Sax., Saxena Anu, “ Four Decades of Ground Improvement Application in Florida and Related Case Histories”, Deep Foundation Institute(DFI) Seminar, Orlando, Florida, 9 September, 2009.

2008-01

Saxena, D.S. and Murati, H. Frank, “Water Loss Control with Geomembrane Liner Creates Conservational Lake - A Case History”, The First Pan American Geosynthetics Conference & Exhibition, Cancun, Mexico, 2-5 March 2008.  

2001-02
Saxena, D.S., Murati, H. Frank, and Saxena, Anu, “Geomembrane Liner Utilized to Control Loss and Create Conservational Lake - A Case Study”, ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Key Biscayne, Florida, 21-22 September 2001.  

1998-03
Stephan, Gregory A., Rodriguez, Thomas, and Saxena, D.S., “Properly Designed and Installed Geotextile System Saves a Costly Horticultural Waste Station – A Case History”, ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Gainesville, Florida, 17–19 September 1998.

1996-04
Saxena, D.S., "Prefabricated Vertical Drains and Surcharge - A Case History", Proceedings, Polluted & Marginal Land - 96, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London, United Kingdom, 2-4 July  1996.

1995-02
Saxena, A. and Saxena, D.S., "Two-Layered Geosynthetics System Supports a Permanent Roadway in Tidal and Peaty Area in Southwest Florida", Proceedings, 48th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, 25-27 September 1995.

1994-04
Saxena, D.S., "Geomembrane Liner to Control Water Loss and Create Conservational Lake - a Case Study”, Proceedings, Fifth International Conference on Geotextiles, Geomembranes and Related Products, Singapore, 5-9 September 1994.

1990-01
Saxena, D.S., "Fabrics Support Roadway Construction in Tidal and Peaty Areas in Southwest Florida - A Case History", Proceedings, 4 International Conference on Geotextiles and Geomembranes, The Hague, Netherlands, 1990.

1988-01
Saxena, D.S., "A Case History - Stabilization Fabric Supports a Major Roadway Widening", First Indian Geotextiles Conference, Proceedings, Bombay, India, 1988.

1987-01
Saxena, D.S. and Gulati, S., "Stabilization Fabric Provides Subsoil/Subgrade/Pavement Supporting Capability During Widening of a Major Roadway - A Case History", ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, Florida, 1987.

Vibratioin Related Damage From

Rock Blasting, Pile Driving and Construction Activities

2012-01

Saxena, D.S. and Saxena, A., "Forensic Engineering Analysis of Alleged Property Damage from Construction Vibration"National Academy of Forensic Engineers(NAFE) Meeting- 2012, Miami, Florida, 17-18 January 2002.

2002-04
Saxena, D.S. and Saxena, A., "Rock Blasting, Vibration Monitoring, and Damage Control in Urban Areas", Indian Geotechnical Conference - 2002, Allahabad, India, 20-22 December 2002.

2002-01
Saxena, D.S., Murati, H. Frank, “Rock Characterization, Blasting, and Vibration Control Program in Southwest Florida – A Case History”, 28th Annual Conference on Explosives and Blasting Technique, Las Vegas, Nevada, 10-13 February 2002.

2001-01
Saxena, D.S., Murati, H. Frank, and Saxena, Anu, “Effective Rock Blasting and Vibration Control Program Saves Adjoining Plant in Southwest Florida - A Case History”, Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Calgary, Alberta, 16-19 September 2001.

2000-01
Saxena, D.S. and Murati, F., "Properly Implemented Rock Blasting and Vibration Control Program Protects a Nearby Water Supply Plant in Southwest Florida", ASCE Florida Section Meeting , St. Pete Beach,, Florida,  22-23 September 2000.

1996-05
Saxena, D.S. and Murati, F., " Effective Rock Excavation, Blast Monitoring and Building Construction - a Case History", Proceedings, 49th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, St. John's, Newfoundland, 23-25 September 1996.

1994-02
Saxena, D.S. and Dickinson, R.M., "Engineered, Controlled, and Monitored Rock Blasting Creates a Lake in an Urban Area - a Case History", ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Sep 1994.

1975-01
Saxena, D.S., "Effects of Ground Vibrations and Rock Blasting on Structures", ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Gainesville, Florida  1975.

1972-02
Saxena, D.S. and Tuttle, J.K., "Controlled an Monitored Rock Excavations and Urban Areas", First North American Rapid Excavation in Tunneling Conference, Chicago, 1972.

1970-01
Saxena, D.S. and Tuttle, J.K., "Rock Blasting and Monitoring in Built-up Areas", Proceedings, 6th Canadian Rock Mechanics Symposium, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Montreal, May, 1970, pp. 233-240.

Deep Foundations

2004-05

Saxena, D.S. and Saxena, Anu, "Case History of a Five-Story Printing Press Foundation with Zero Movement Criterion", Proceedings, 57th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, 24 - 27 October 2004.

2003-04

Saxena, D.S., Murati, H.F. and Stephan, G.A., "Designed, PDA Assisted Load Tested, and Constructed Pile Foundation Provides an Economical Foundation Solution", Proceedings, Deep Foundations Institute Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, 22 - 24 October 2003.

2003-02

Saxena, D.S. and Stephan, G.A., "Case History of Designed, Installed, Load, and Integrity Tested ACIP Piles Project", Proceedings, 4th International Geotechnical Seminar, Ghent, Belgium, 2 - 4 June 2003.

2002-03

Pacitto, C.J, Murati, H.F. and Saxena, D.S., "Dynamically Load Tested and Installed Pile Foundation in Southwest Florida - a Case History", Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Piling and Deep Foundations, Nice, France, 3 - 5 June 2002.

2000-03

Murati, H.F. and Saxena, D.S., "PDA Assisted Dynamic Load Tests Provide a Cost-Effective Foundation Solution - a Case History", Proceedings, 53rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Montreal, Quebec, 15-18 October 2000.

1999-04

Stephan, G.A. and Saxena, D.S., "Designed and Load Tested ACIP Piles for a Mid-Rise Condominium in Southwest Florida - a Case History", Proceedings, 52nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Regina, Saskatchewan, 24-27 October  1999.

1999-03

Stephan, G.A. and Saxena, D.S.,”Designed, Load-Tested, Installed, and Integrity-Tested ACIP Piles at Lovers Key Site in Southwest Florida”, Proceedings, Deep Foundations Institute, Annual Meeting, Detroit, 14-16 October 1999.

1999-02

Stephan, G.A. and Saxena, D.S.,” Designed, Load Tested, and Installed ACIP Piles for Charlotte County Justice Center in Southwest Florida - a Case History”, ASCE Florida-South Florida  Sections Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 16-18 September 1999.

 

1998-02

Murati, H. Frank, Saxena, A., and Saxena, D.S., “Design and Construction of Pile Foundations for a Building Complex – A Case History”, 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Piling and Deep Foundations, Vienna, Austria, 15-17 June 1998.

1998-01

Saxena, A., and Saxena, D.S., “An Evaluation of Pile Freeze for Driven Piles in Central and South West Florida”, 7th International Conference and Exhibition on Piling and Deep Foundations, Vienna, Austria, 15-17 June 1998.

1997-02

Stephan, G.A., Saxena, A., and Saxena, D.S., "Properly Implemented Investigation and Integrity Testing of Augered Cast-In-Place Piles Saves a Costly Structure - A Case History", Proceedings, 50 Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Ottawa, 20-22 October 1997.

1996-01

Saxena, A., and Saxena, D.S., "Designed, Load-Tested, and Installed Piles for a High-Rise Building in Southwest Florida - a Case History", Proceedings, 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Piling and Deep Foundations, Deep Foundations Institute, Bombay, India, January 1996.

 

1995-05

Saxena, D.S., Dickinson, R.M., Saxena, A., and Avasarala, S.K.V., "Designed, Tested, and Installed Deep Piles for a Building Complex in Southwest Florida - A Case History", Proceedings, Deep Foundations Institute 1995 Annual Meeting, Charleston South Carolina, 14-19 Oct 1995.

1995-04

Saxena, D.S., "Engineered, Tested, and Installed Auger-Grouted Pile Foundation for a Public Works Complex in Downtown Area - A Case History", Proceedings, X Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Guadalajara, Mexico, October 1995.

1995-01

Saxena, A., Brutcher, D.F., Hamil, B., and Saxena, D.S., "The Tampa Limestone - Geological Characterization and Impacts of Variable Conditions on Preliminary Geotechnical Design for U.S. Interstate 275 (Segment I-A)", 1995 GMEC Conference, Orlando, Florida, 4-5 May 1995.

 

1994-05

Saxena, D.S., "Team Approach and Effectively Planned Ground Improvement Method Provides an Economical Foundation Solution", Proceedings, 47th Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 21-23 October 1994.

Ground Improvement, In-Situ Testing, Quality Control Testing

2009-04
Saxena, D.S., and Basile, Christopher C., “Four Decades of Ground Improvement Application in Florida with Related Case Histories”, Deep Foundation Institute (DFI) Seminar on Ground Improvement, Orlando, FL, 17 September 2009.

 

2007-01

Saxena, D.S., Saxena, A., and Basile, C., "Soft Soils Engineering, Stabilization, and Foundation Solution – A Case History", Proceedings, 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference & 8th Joint CGS/IAH-CNC Groundwater Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 21-24 October 2007.

 

1997-01

Saxena, D.S., and Hussin, J.D., "Stone Column Improved and Piezo-cone Tested Site Supports Mid Rise Building Complex - A Case History", Geotechnical Special Publication No. 69, Geo-Institute of American Society of Civil Engineers, Logan, Utah, 17-19 July 1997.

1996-08

Saxena, D.S. and Dickinson, R.M., "Site Improvement by Stone Column and Testing by Piezo-cone Provides and Economical Solution – A Case History", ASCE South Florida Section Annual Meeting, Palm Beach Shores, Florida, 27-28 September 1996.

1996-03

Saxena, D.S., "Ground Improvement Using Prefabricated Vertical Drains and Surcharge - a Case History", Proceedings, Polluted & Marginal Land - 96, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London, United Kingdom, 2-4 July 1996.

1995-03

Saxena, A. and Saxena, D.S., "Vibro-Replacement and PCPT for Site Improvement - a Case History", ASCE Annual Meeting, Session on Shallow Foundations, San Diego, California, October 1995.

1994-03

Saxena, D.S., and Saxena, A., "Vibro-compaction and Piezo-cone Testing for Support of a 7-Story Building Complex - a Case History", Proceedings, 47th Canadian Geotechnical Conf, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Sep 1994.

1989-01

Cromer, S. and Saxena, D.S., "Wick Drain and Surcharge Induced Consolidation Results in Ground Improvements - A Case History", ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Ocala, Florida, 1989.

1987-03

Saxena, D.S., "Piezo-cone - Quality Control Tool for Densified Sands", Proceedings, XIII Pan American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Cartageña, Columbia, 1987.

 

1987-02

Saxena, D.S., "PCPT Quality Control of Ground Modification at a Lifecare Retirement Complex", ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, Florida, 1987.

Soil Dynamics

1973-01

Saxena, D.S., "Vibrations of Machine Foundations and Soil Dynamics Considerations", ASCE Annual Conference, San Francisco, 1973.

 

1972-01

Boutwell, G.P. and Saxena, D.S., "Design Procedure-Dynamically Loaded Pile Foundations", ASCE Annual and National Meeting, Houston, Texas, October, 1972 (Preprint No. 1833).

Offshore Platforms

1974-01

Saxena, D.S., "Geotechnical Engineering Aspects of Offshore Platforms in Gulf of Mexico", ASCE Florida Section Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida, 1974.

Aviation

2000-02

Hayes, F., Reddy, S., Saxena, A., Saxena, D.S., "Reconstruction of Runway 9R-27L at Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport”, ASCE (Florida Section) Annual Meeting, St. Pete Beach, Florida, 22-23 September 2000.

Concrete

2003-01, 1999-01

Saxena, D.S., "Investigation, Remediation, and Rehabilitation Program Restores a Costly Concrete Structure – A Case History", ASCE Florida-South Florida Sections Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, 17-18 September 1999.

 

1993-01

Saxena, D.S., "Future Trends for Use of Recycled Concrete as Base Material for Roadway and Commercial Projects - A Case History", ASCE (Florida Section) Annual Meeting, Haines City, Florida, 1993.

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