HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: E. Allen Dunn, III, Ph.D., P.E.

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Austin, TX

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 16127

Product Number: 19 TXSHLFDC 7 26 CDMN LF

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This audio recording is approximately 6.5 hours in length and is available for $289 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

How to Use

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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 4:30 pm


Evaluating Building Sites

   Desk study
   Site exploration 
     Subsurface exploration
   Laboratory soil testing
   Design soil profile


Shallow Foundation Types and Design Considerations

   Spread footings
   Mat foundations
   Slabs-on-grade


Bearing Capacity and Settlement

   Theories of bearing capacity
   Consolidation settlement of clay soils
   Elastic settlement of granular soils
   Calculating loads and determining bearing capacity


Foundations on Difficult Soils

   Expansive soils
   Subgrade improvement
   Dewatering and drainage
   Excavation and underpinning


Shallow Foundations for Retaining Walls

   Bearing capacities 
   Lateral soil pressures 
   Global stability
   Foundations on slopes
   Basement retaining walls

Speakers:

E. Allen Dunn, III, Ph.D., P.E.

Lead Foundation Engineer, M&S Engineering LLC

Mr. Dunn is a licensed professional engineer with over 20 years of civil engineering and related experience specializing in geotechnical engineering, pavement engineering, forensic and structural engineering, construction materials engineering and testing, and electrical transmission engineering. He is licensed in multiple states and his experience includes projects throughout the contiguous United States. Mr. Dunn has worked for commercial, governmental, military, and private clients. He earned a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University, an M.S. degree in Civil Engineering and an M.B.A. degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mr. Dunn earned his Ph.D. in Leadership Studies from Our Lady of the Lake University.