This face-to-face, 6.5 hour, lecture presentation is designed for building professionals interested in soil properties, site analysis, and slope stability. Learners will be able to discuss soil properties and mechanics, site exploration techniques, soil statics, and slope stability strategies.
This event will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all in attendance. Materials prepared by the faculty will be distributed to all participants. Interaction will be encouraged in the form of Q&A.
Attendance will be monitored and reported to AIA/CES, LA CES and CSI/CEN, as requested. Attendance certificates will be mailed to all participants after the seminar.
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Learners will be able to identify the three phases of soil and discuss soil unit weight and moisture content, and the shear strength of soil.
Learners will be able to explain site exploration techniques, soil sampling/testing, and data interpretation.
Learners will be able to define and discuss soil statics.
Learners will be able to explain slope failures and discuss slope stability solutions and techniques.
R. Michael Bivens, PE
HalfMoon Education Inc.