Andrew Lees

Andrew Lees

Andrew Lees is an award winning lecturer and the originator of the new Tensar T-Value method for working platforms.

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by Andrew Lees, on 07-Apr-2022 03:53:01

Previously on our last blog... As we saw in our previous blog, “How do you model geogrids in FEA”, it is incorrect to represent the geogrid only as a discrete …

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by Andrew Lees, on 28-Mar-2022 04:36:33

Renewable, green electricity from wind turbines. Onshore wind is one of the cheapest forms of electricity generation and of course, is 100% renewable. In the UK, the cost of electricity …

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by Andrew Lees, on 23-Mar-2022 12:02:15

What do you need to know, first? The use of numerical modelling and the availability of powerful software modelling tools have enabled a major change in geotechnical design. As with …

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by Andrew Lees, on 20-Jan-2022 05:36:57

The challenge of airport infrastructure One key feature of all airports is obviously the very large total area made up of various differing pavements. There are two important factors which …

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by Andrew Lees, on 16-Dec-2021 03:34:45

It's a wrap! Ground Coffee comes to a close for 2021 but we didn’t want to end the year without delivering something special for our ‘Ask Andrew’ fans! Check out …

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by Andrew Lees, on 02-Dec-2021 04:22:50

'You pay for a site investigation whether you have one or not' This quotation from Prof. Stuart Littlejohn dates from 1991 and it is still often cited, remaining equally true …

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by Andrew Lees, on 30-Sep-2021 04:26:03

Expansive clay soils, sometimes referred to as ‘shrink-swell’ clays, cause billions of dollars of damage every year. In the UK, insurance claims for shrink-swell damage have been as high £05billion …

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by Andrew Lees, on 09-Sep-2021 04:39:48

A landslide is the movement of a mass of earth, rock or debris down a slope, under the force of gravity: the self-weight of the material wanting to fall down …

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Topics:subgrade stabilisation

by Andrew Lees, on 06-May-2021 04:06:26

What role can plastics and geogrids play in sustainability? Recently, President Joe Biden hosted a virtual Leaders Summit on Climate – proof, if any is required, that sustainability continues to …

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by Andrew Lees, on 08-Apr-2021 04:14:25

Flexible pavements or roads are areas of asphalt that “bend” or “deflect” due to traffic loads, making them less susceptible to damage and requiring fewer repairs over time. A flexible …

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