Engineering > Geotechnical Engineering

Raison Foster Associates offer a high quality service founded on over 40 years experience in geotechnical and foundation engineering. The Company can provide a full design service in addition to practical advice and independent checking.

The Company can assist Clients at tender stage and subsequent construction desig. Solutions involving more than one geotechnical system and alternative approaches can be developed. Construction specifications and CAD drawings can form part of the package.

The Company uses fully licensed state-of-the-art software to support a fully professional service to its Clients.

Services provided for Geotechnical Engineering include:

  • A full design service covering most geotechnical problems, such as slope stability, settlement analysis, earthworks, grouting, reinforced soil, soil nailing and ground anchors.

  • Wide experience in the design of highways and railways earthworks and structures and associated approvals procedures.

  • Design undertaken to Eurocode BS EN 1997, BS 8004 and BS 8006 together with appropriate legacy Codes of Practice and guidance documents including BS 8081, HA 68/94, etc.

  • Trouble shooting of all geotechnical engineering problems.

Software Resources

  • Software resources include Oasys software programs SLOPE and PDISP, Geocentrix software package ReActiv and LimitState GEO for reinforced soil and soil nail design.

  • Finite element analysis available using the Oasys SAFE software.