Soil Mechanics

Principles and practice

by Graham Barnes

Geotechnical Ambassadors

Click on the videos below to watch young engineers talking about their career paths, projects they have worked on, and their advice for current students. We were also lucky enough to film some tests in a laboratory, which you will find here, narrated by Hannah Dashfield from GEA.

Chapter 2

Interview with Hannah Dashfield, GEA

Atterberg tests

Particle size distribution test

Chapter 7

Unconsolidated undrained triaxial test

Chapter 8

Interview with Lee Hayman, AECOM

Chapter 9

Interview with Kristina Frood, AECOM

Chapter 10

Interview with Echo Ouyang, Skanska


Interview with Kirstie Broadbent, Skanska

Chapter 11

Interview with Ryan Colquhoun, AECOM

Chapter 14

Interview with Glenn Hughes, AECOM (Part 1 - role, career, opportunities)

Interview with Glenn Hughes, AECOM (Part 2 - site investigation)

Site investigation discussion, Hannah Dashfield, GEA