Infrastructure &
Geotechnical Engineering


Image: Staff simulate aircraft impact into a wall with high-fidelity 3-D finite element models of threat aircraft.
Image: Staff simulate aircraft impact into a wall with high-fidelity 3-D finite element models of threat aircraft.
Image: Staff simulate aircraft impact into a wall with high-fidelity 3-D finite element models of threat aircraft.

Staff simulate aircraft impact into a wall with high-fidelity 3-D finite element models of threat aircraft. View the video.

Effective solutions to a broad range of structural and geotechnical engineering problems are provided by Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) engineers, including support in:

  • Design of new facilities
  • Infrastructure design
  • Nondestructive evaluation
  • Retrofitting
  • Reconstruction

Infrastructure & Geotechnical Engineering Expertise

Experienced in modeling, laboratory, and field investigations, our staff solve diverse scientific and engineering problems for government and industry.

Comprehensive technical and research assistance is offered in these areas:

Related Terminology

infrastructure engineering  •  geotechnical engineering  •  mining engineering services  •  scientific problems  •  engineering solutions  •  physical sciences  •  earth sciences  •  engineering sciences  •  material sciences  •  hazard assessments  •  risk assessments  •  environmental science  •  regulatory compliance  •  numerical modeling  •  borehole stability assessments  •  earthquake ground response

Benefiting government, industry and the public through innovative science and technology
Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®), headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, is a multidisciplinary, independent, nonprofit, applied engineering and physical sciences research and development organization with 10 technical divisions.

04/15/14