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Presenter: Dimitrios C. Konstantakos, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Fort Washington, PA

Hilton Garden Inn Fort Washington
530 W. Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034
Phone: 215-646-4637

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Attendees are encouraged – but NOT required – to bring a laptop for the final section of the course, during which time they will have the opportunity to solve a design problem using the DeepEX 2016 software. Requires a PC (or Mac with XP partition) and at least 45 minutes of battery life.


Registration:                    8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 - 4:30 pm


Deep Excavations: Introduction

   Defining deep excavations
   Types of deep excavations
   Methods of stabilization
   Common problems and challenges


Soil Mechanics and Sheet Pile Walls

   Understanding soil response
   Basic earth pressure theory
   Cantilever wall analysis
   Anchored sheet pile walls


Braced Excavation Design

   Braced walls
   Apparent earth pressures
   Analysis methods


Cofferdams

   Applications for cofferdams
   Methods of constructing
   Design details and methods


ASD and LRFD Design

   ASD vs LRFD design framework
   LRFD limitations
   Design examples


Deep Excavation Design Computer Lab

   Solving braced excavations
   Case history

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Architects
     6.5 HSW CE Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in most states. Educators and courses are not subject to pre-approval in Pennsylvania.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Partial attendance cannot be reported to the AIA.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (ApprovalNo. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This program offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education approval.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Dimitrios C. Konstantakos, P.E.

Dimitrios C. Konstantakos, P.E., is the founder and CEO of Deep Excavation LLC, a developer of user-friendly, robust, high-quality, integrated deep excavation calculation and design software. He is also the current chair of the ASCE’s Earth Retaining Structures Committee. Mr. Konstantakos holds a master of science degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He has been involved in the design of bridge foundations, tunnels, deep excavations, finite element simulations, piers and bulkheads, and pile foundations, and he has been involved in field inspections. His experience includes structural engineering with a leading geotechnical firm in New York, New York. He is a professional engineer in the states of New York and West Virginia, and he is an EU P.E. in Geotechnical Engineering. Mr. Konstantakos has also taught Support of Excavation Systems as an adjunct professor at New York University.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.