Soil Mechanics, Bearing Capacity and Slope Stabilization

Registration Eligibility
Open to Public
Start Date
08/29/2013
End Date
08/29/2013
Description
This is a 6.5 hour, live lecture presentation with instructor and audience interaction.

This course will cover:
- Soil Classification and Investigations
- Reviewing Hydraulic and Mechanical Properties of Soils
- Determining and Increasing Bearing Capacity
- Determining and Increasing Slope Stability

This program will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for everyone in attendance. All participants will receive bound written materials authored/compiled by the faculty members. Attendance will be monitored and reported to LA CES.
Location
St. Louis, MO
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.50
Learning Outcomes
Learners will be able to identify properties of soil and establish appropriate soil investigation methods.

Learners will be able to understand compressibility of soil, soil hydraulics, soil permeability, and failures in soils.

Learners will be able to determine and increase the bearing capacity of shallow foundations, piers, and piles.

Learners will be able to discuss slope stabilization concepts and methods.
Instructors
R. Michael Bivens
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Course Codes
Provider
HalfMoon Education Inc.


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