This is a 6.0 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. It will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all attendees. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. Attendance will be monitored and reported to LA CES.
This course covers the types of slopes, geologic conditions of slopes, soil and topography analysis, causes of slope failures, and slope stabilization methods.
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Learners will be able to explain inherent conditions of natural slopes and engineered slopes and why geologic, soil, topography, surface water, and groundwater conditions impact slopes.
Learners will be able to identify and explain the methods of slope failures.
Learners will be able to describe the slope stabilization techniques of unloading, buttressing, draining, reinforcing, and retaining walls.
Learners will be able to describe how slopes can be stabilized with the use of vegetation, surface protection, and soil engineering.
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