Geotechnical Guidelines - Module 1: Overview of the guidelines
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- Information provider
- Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
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- Section 175 guidance
This is an overview of the modules that make up the Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering Practice geotechnical guidelines.
It introduces the subject of earthquake geotechnical engineering, provides context within the building regulatory framework, and provides guidance for estimating ground motion parameters for geotechnical design.
The material in this document relates specifically to earthquake hazards and should not be assumed to have wider applicability. It is intended to provide general guidance for earthquake geotechnical engineering practice in New Zealand.