A Web-based Consolidated Geotechnical Site Investigation (CoGSI) of Sarawak Soils

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Authors

1 Faculty of Engineering (FEng), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia

2 Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 94300 Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia

3 Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology (FCSIT), University Malaysia Sarawak, Sarawak, Malaysia

Abstract

A web-based Consolidated Geotechnical Site Investigation (CoGSI) of the Sarawak Soils is aim to presents a well-organized, systematic and easy to access digital geotechnical database. This database system was developed to allow users to search, view, and digitally download boreholes of the available Sarawak subsurface information with data entry functionality. This CoGSI provides many opportunities to explore the data, and web-based can be accessed anywhere through the computer and smart phones with internet access, where all SI information is stored in a digital format and function as a database management system. This will ensure that the CoGSI database can be used by the engineering community, especially practitioners and academics by making the data freely available in digital form. The user-friendly digitized CoGSI database would be valuable contributor for future planning of infrastructure developments; making preliminary design estimates for earthwork/foundation assessment; and future decision making with early identification of potential areas for construction purposes, which will produce an economic and safe design

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A Web-based Consolidated Geotechnical Site Investigation (CoGSI) of Sarawak Soils

Keywords


  • A web-based Consolidated Geotechnical Site Investigation (CoGSI) database system was developed to allow users to search, view, and digitally download boreholes of the available Sarawak subsurface information with data entry functionality.
  • This CoGSI provides many opportunities to explore the data, and web-based can be accessed anywhere through the computer and smart phones with internet access, where all SI information is stored in a digital format and function as a database management system.
  • The user-friendly digitized CoGSI database would be valuable contributor for future planning of infrastructure developments; making preliminary design estimates for earthwork/foundation assessment.
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