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Dr. Andrew Take, PhD (Cantab)
Assistant Professor
Geotechnical / Geoenvironmental Engineering
Queen's University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6 Canada
Office:
Telephone: (613) 533-3124
Fax: (613) 533-2128
E-mail: Dr. W.A. (Andy) Take
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RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Collaborative Project on the Long-Term Performance of Barrier Systems
  • Progressive failure of clay embankments
  • Long-term degradation of dams
  • Triggering mechanisms of landslides
  • Tensile strength of clay
  • Field measurement of ground movements using image analysis
  • Development of novel technology for matric suction measurement
  • Development of novel technology for image-based deformation measurement
  • Geotechnical centrifuge modelling

Qualified students for a number of research projects in the above areas are currently being sought at the Master’s and Doctoral level. Prospective students are encouraged to contact Professor Take.


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Tensile failure at the crest of a model embankment (see Take, 2003)



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