Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc.

Geotechnical Engineering and Testing Services

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At Reliant Testing Engineers, we offer a comprehensive range of geotechnical engineering services—offered throughout all phases of the project. Our professional team of geotechnical and civil engineers, engineering geologists, geophysicists and field technicians work closely with our client to provide a geotechnical solution that’s not only friendly to the design team, but also cost-effective to the owner.

Our geotechnical services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Geotechnical and Geological Field Explorations
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Comprehensive Geotechnical (Soils) Reports
  • Phase I and Phase II Environmental Reports
  • Geological Studies
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Foundation Inspection, Design and Recommendations
  • Earth Retaining Structures
  • Static Settlement Analysis
  • Shrinkage and Subsidence Analysis
  • Deep Foundation System Analysis
  • Lateral Earth Pressure Analysis
  • Ground Motion Response Spectra
  • Ground Water Analysis
  • Seismic Risk Analysis
  • Deterministic and Probabilistic Seismic Hazard Analysis
  • Fault Hazard Evaluation
  • Landslide Mitigation, Geologic Hazard Evaluation
  • Seismic Deformation Analysis of Slopes
  • Instrumentation and Monitoring
  • Slope Stability Investigation and Analysis
  • Seismic Design
  • Liquefaction and Seismic Settlement Analysis
  • Pavement Design
  • Ground Improvement Design
  • Construction Inspection/Quality Control
  • Asphalt Lay Down Inspection/Quality Control
  • Forensic Evaluation and Expert Witness
  • Absorption (ASTM C128)
  • Atterberg limits (ASTM D4318-D84)
  • California Bearing Ratio (ASTM D1883)
  • Chloride
  • Cleanness Value (Cal 227)
  • Consolidation (ASTM D2435)
  • Direct Shear
  • Durability of Aggregates
  • Expansion Index (UBC 18-2, ASTM D4829)
  • Los Angeles Rattler (ASTM C131)
  • Maximum Density, Dry Density (ASTM D1557, Cal 218)
  • Moisture Content and Unit Weight 9ASTM D2216)
  • Permeability
  • pH
  • Resistivity
  • R- Value (Cal 301, ASTM 2844)
  • Sand Equivalent (ASTM D2419 and Cal 217)
  • Shrinkage Factors(ASTM D427)
  • Sieve Analysis (200 wash, ASTM D422, C136)
  • Soundness (ASTM C88)
  • Specific Gravity (ASTM C127, C128)
  • Sulfate
  • Swell (Cal 305)
  • Triazial
  • Unconfined Compression (ASTM D2166)
  • Unit Weight (ASTM C29)
  • Binder Content – Ignition Oven (Cal 382)
  • Combined Marshall and Retained Stability
  • Density and Thickness on Core Samples
  • Extraction, Gradation and %Asphalt
  • Hveem -S-Value (ASTM D1560 & D1561, Cal 304 & 306)
  • Maximum Lab Density (Marshall or Hveem)
  • Maximum Theoretical Unity Wt. – Rice Gravity (ASTM D2041)
  • Mimx Design by Marshall or Stabilometer Method
  • Apshalt Concrete (Stability and Flow) ASTM D1559

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