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Visiting Professor

University of California

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University of California

1111 Franklin St 11Th Floor

Oakland, California 94607

United States

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The University of California, founded in 1868, is a system of 10 campuses with a mission of teaching, research and public service. With 214,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC is the world's premier public research university. UC has five medical ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Visiting Professor

University of California , San Diego

Affiliations

Professor Emeritus
GE.

Professor Emeritus
San Diego State University

Fellow
American Society of Civil Engineers

Board Member
ASCE San Diego Section

Professor Emeritus
SDSU

Professor Emeritus
Noorany Geotechnical Consulting , Inc.

Education

Ph.D

Ph.D.

geotechnical engineering

UC Berkeley

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Events - CALGEO\'S REGIONAL DINNER MEETING - NO. CAL

www.calgeo.org [cached]

Presented by Iraj Noorany, Ph.D, GE

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Presented by: Iraj Noorany , Ph.D, GE Many structural fills and embankments are composed of expansive soils. Water from landscape irrigation, precipitation and subsurface seepage can gradually infiltrate the fill and cause both vertical movement and lateral expansion of the fill slope zone. The mechanism of heave, hydrocompression and lateral extension of compacted fills and the types of resulting distress features will be briefly reviewed. The latest ASTM test standard for one-dimensional wetting-induced volume change will be reviewed, and the triaxial test procedure for measuring vertical and lateral wetting-induced strains on anisotropically loaded specimens will be discussed. The presentation will then focus on the step-by-step procedure, "LFE Method", for calculating the amounts of heave/settlement and lateral fill extension as a function of the slope's geometry, the soil's vertical and lateral swell-collapse characteristics, percentage of oversize, depth of wetting and degree of wetting. Mitigation of the effects of lateral extension of slopes will be briefly discussed. Fellow of ASCE, Iraj Noorany is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, San Diego State University and a Visiting Professor at the University of California, San Diego. He received his Ph.D. in geotechnical engineering from UC Berkeley, and is a licensed GE with extensive consulting experience in Northern and Southern California. His research and publications have focused on the strength and compressibility of soils, offshore geotechnical engineering, and behavior of compacted fills and fill slopes. Dr. Noorany has received a number of teaching and professional awards.


Events - CALGEO\'S REGIONAL DINNER MEETING - NO. CAL

www.cgea.org [cached]

Presented by Iraj Noorany, Ph.D, GE

...
Presented by: Iraj Noorany , Ph.D, GE Many structural fills and embankments are composed of expansive soils. Water from landscape irrigation, precipitation and subsurface seepage can gradually infiltrate the fill and cause both vertical movement and lateral expansion of the fill slope zone. The mechanism of heave, hydrocompression and lateral extension of compacted fills and the types of resulting distress features will be briefly reviewed. The latest ASTM test standard for one-dimensional wetting-induced volume change will be reviewed, and the triaxial test procedure for measuring vertical and lateral wetting-induced strains on anisotropically loaded specimens will be discussed. The presentation will then focus on the step-by-step procedure, "LFE Method", for calculating the amounts of heave/settlement and lateral fill extension as a function of the slope's geometry, the soil's vertical and lateral swell-collapse characteristics, percentage of oversize, depth of wetting and degree of wetting. Mitigation of the effects of lateral extension of slopes will be briefly discussed. Fellow of ASCE, Iraj Noorany is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, San Diego State University and a Visiting Professor at the University of California, San Diego. He received his Ph.D. in geotechnical engineering from UC Berkeley, and is a licensed GE with extensive consulting experience in Northern and Southern California. His research and publications have focused on the strength and compressibility of soils, offshore geotechnical engineering, and behavior of compacted fills and fill slopes. Dr. Noorany has received a number of teaching and professional awards.


Events - CALGEO\'S REGIONAL DINNER MEETING - NO. CAL

www.calgeo.net [cached]

Presented by Iraj Noorany, Ph.D, GE

...
Presented by: Iraj Noorany , Ph.D, GE Many structural fills and embankments are composed of expansive soils. Water from landscape irrigation, precipitation and subsurface seepage can gradually infiltrate the fill and cause both vertical movement and lateral expansion of the fill slope zone. The mechanism of heave, hydrocompression and lateral extension of compacted fills and the types of resulting distress features will be briefly reviewed. The latest ASTM test standard for one-dimensional wetting-induced volume change will be reviewed, and the triaxial test procedure for measuring vertical and lateral wetting-induced strains on anisotropically loaded specimens will be discussed. The presentation will then focus on the step-by-step procedure, "LFE Method", for calculating the amounts of heave/settlement and lateral fill extension as a function of the slope's geometry, the soil's vertical and lateral swell-collapse characteristics, percentage of oversize, depth of wetting and degree of wetting. Mitigation of the effects of lateral extension of slopes will be briefly discussed. Fellow of ASCE, Iraj Noorany is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, San Diego State University and a Visiting Professor at the University of California, San Diego. He received his Ph.D. in geotechnical engineering from UC Berkeley, and is a licensed GE with extensive consulting experience in Northern and Southern California. His research and publications have focused on the strength and compressibility of soils, offshore geotechnical engineering, and behavior of compacted fills and fill slopes. Dr. Noorany has received a number of teaching and professional awards.


Events - CALGEO\'S REGIONAL DINNER MEETING - SO. CAL

www.calgeo.org [cached]

Presented by Iraj Noorany, Ph.D, GE

...
Presented by: Iraj Noorany , Ph.D, GE Many structural fills and embankments are composed of expansive soils. Water from landscape irrigation, precipitation and subsurface seepage can gradually infiltrate the fill and cause both vertical movement and lateral expansion of the fill slope zone. The mechanism of heave, hydrocompression and lateral extension of compacted fills and the types of resulting distress features will be briefly reviewed. The latest ASTM test standard for one-dimensional wetting-induced volume change will be reviewed, and the triaxial test procedure for measuring vertical and lateral wetting-induced strains on anisotropically loaded specimens will be discussed. The presentation will then focus on the step-by-step procedure, "LFE Method", for calculating the amounts of heave/settlement and lateral fill extension as a function of the slope's geometry, the soil's vertical and lateral swell-collapse characteristics, percentage of oversize, depth of wetting and degree of wetting. Mitigation of the effects of lateral extension of slopes will be briefly discussed. Fellow of ASCE, Iraj Noorany is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, San Diego State University and a Visiting Professor at the University of California, San Diego. He received his Ph.D. in geotechnical engineering from UC Berkeley, and is a licensed GE with extensive consulting experience in Northern and Southern California. His research and publications have focused on the strength and compressibility of soils, offshore geotechnical engineering, and behavior of compacted fills and fill slopes. Dr. Noorany has received a number of teaching and professional awards.


Events - CALGEO\'S REGIONAL DINNER MEETING - SO. CAL

www.cgea.org [cached]

Presented by Iraj Noorany, Ph.D, GE

...
Presented by: Iraj Noorany , Ph.D, GE Many structural fills and embankments are composed of expansive soils. Water from landscape irrigation, precipitation and subsurface seepage can gradually infiltrate the fill and cause both vertical movement and lateral expansion of the fill slope zone. The mechanism of heave, hydrocompression and lateral extension of compacted fills and the types of resulting distress features will be briefly reviewed. The latest ASTM test standard for one-dimensional wetting-induced volume change will be reviewed, and the triaxial test procedure for measuring vertical and lateral wetting-induced strains on anisotropically loaded specimens will be discussed. The presentation will then focus on the step-by-step procedure, "LFE Method", for calculating the amounts of heave/settlement and lateral fill extension as a function of the slope's geometry, the soil's vertical and lateral swell-collapse characteristics, percentage of oversize, depth of wetting and degree of wetting. Mitigation of the effects of lateral extension of slopes will be briefly discussed. Fellow of ASCE, Iraj Noorany is Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, San Diego State University and a Visiting Professor at the University of California, San Diego. He received his Ph.D. in geotechnical engineering from UC Berkeley, and is a licensed GE with extensive consulting experience in Northern and Southern California. His research and publications have focused on the strength and compressibility of soils, offshore geotechnical engineering, and behavior of compacted fills and fill slopes. Dr. Noorany has received a number of teaching and professional awards.

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