HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Michael Perlow Jr., P.E.

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Online

Type: USB MP3/Video + PDF Manual

Product Code: 17434

Product Number: 20 USFDTND1 7 21 UVPM PC - 20 USFDTND2 7 22 UVPM P

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This recording is approximately 6 hours in length and is available for $279. 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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The webinar video recording requires completion of a follow-up quiz with 80% or greater accuracy (multiple attempts allowed) in order to download a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.
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Agenda:

Part 1, Tuesday, July 21, 2020
11:00am – 2:30pm CDT (incl. 30 min. break)

Design & Geo-Environmental Loading, Building
Codes, Soil Properties

   Structure, foundation, slab, basement, retaining wall loading
   Extreme weather, man’s activities, geohazard loading impacts
   Soil Mechanics and properties    
      • Soil types, formation, geology    
      • Subsurface investigations-site characterization     
      • Physical-engineering soil properties & classification
      • Shear strength, compressibility and stresses in soil-rock    
      • Allowable & ultimate total and differential settlement criteria  


Foundation-Slab-Wall Design and Construction

Design-construction shallow, deep and intermediate foundations
Continuous wall footings, column footings types
Overview of basement walls types, construction, and design
Overview of retaining wall types, construction, and design
Foundation underpinning using micropiles, helical piles



Part 2, Wednesday, July 22, 2020
11:00am – 2:30pm CDT (incl. 30 min. break)

Evaluation of Foundation - Slab Damage and Repair Alternatives

   Inspection, monitoring, and damage assessment
      • Settlement                  • Frost heave
      • Expansive soils          • Shrinkage
      • Subsurface erosion    • Sinkhole subsidence
      • Mine subsidence        • Pumping-dewatering
      • Cracking                     • Utility failures
   Repair methods and example case histories
      • Piers, piles                  • Soil tiebacks
      • Underpinning              • Ground improvement


Evaluation of Foundation Wall Damage and Repair Alternatives

   Inspection, monitoring, and damage assessment
      • Settlement                  • Frost loading
      • Expansive soils          • Shrinkage
      • Poor drainage            • Utility failures
      • Failure of connections to supporting diaphragms
   Repair methods and example case histories
      • Piers, piles                 • Soil tiebacks
      • Carbon fibers             • Soldier beams
      • Crack repair               • Secant-tangent walls    
      • Underpinning             • Reconstruction



Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)


Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled


Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more


For more information, visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com

Speakers:

Michael Perlow Jr., P.E.

Michael Perlow Jr., P.E. is a retired civil & geotechnical engineer with more than 45 years of experience in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering and failure investigations. He is a registered professional engineer and a graduate of Lehigh University with BSCE and MSCE degrees. He is also the author of some 35 technical publications and has presented at numerous conferences, seminars, and meetings.

Mr. Perlow retired from full-time consulting in January 2016 and continues to work part-time in retirement. He provides continuing education seminars and webinars on Foundation damage assessment and repair and is completing a three year applied research effort on drilled foundation limit state pile capacity verification along with a book on geo-environmental hazard risk management.

Mr. Perlow has extensive foundation failure assessment-repair experience associated with major sinkhole stabilization projects, utility main breaks and geo-environmental hazard triggered failures. He has directed geologic, geophysical, groundwater quality, and geotechnical investigations for major projects including the $100 million AT&T Solid State Technology Center, Interstate 78 through the Schantz Spring Aquifer in Lehigh County in Pennsylvania, Lehigh Valley Regional Postal Facility as well as the Vera Cruz Road and Macungie sinkhole collapses. He also has extensive marine geotechnical experience with coastal, offshore and university research projects.