CMJ Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering

CMJ operates a full geotechnical laboratory in Fort Worth. The following tests are performed in accordance with ASTM E 329 requirements.

Geotechnical Investigations
  • Active clay mitigation
  • Advanced soil and materials testing
  • Backfill criteria
  • Bearing capacity
  • Borrow area investigation
  • Deep foundations, piers, piles
  • Distress investigations
  • Earth retention systems
  • Embankment design
  • Excavation support
  • Forensic investigations
  • Foundation design parameters
  • Geological studies
  • Geotechnical investigations
  • Insitu soil testing
  • Laboratory testing
  • Lateral load analysis
  • Load tests
  • Materials design – dams & railroads
  • Pavement design
  • Pile and pier foundations
  • PVR evaluations
  • Retaining wall design
  • Rock coring
  • Rock testing
  • Seepage control
  • Settlement analysis
  • Shallow spread footings
  • Slope stability studies
  • Soils investigations
  • Tieback systems
  • Trench safety
  • Tunnel investigations
Geotechnical Laboratory Tests
  • Atterberg limits
  • CBR
  • Consolidation
  • Direct shear tests
  • Gradations
  • Hand penetrometer
  • Hydrometer
  • Lime series
  • Moisture content
  • Moisture/density curve
  • Permeability
  • pH
  • Resistivity
  • Shrink / swell tests
  • Unconfined compression (soil and rock)
  • Unit weight
  • Visual classification