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You will be required to complete a follow-up quiz with 80% or greater accuracy (multiple attempts allowed) at the conclusion of the presentation if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity. The downloadable self-study package includes an MP3 format audio recording of a live seminar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. You will be required to download both the audio recording and the manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).
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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
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.
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