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Deep Foundations

Presenter: Robert G. Trazo, M.Sc., PE, GE, D.GE

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Deep Foundation Site Evaluation
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

   Soil mechanics overview

   Geologic hazards

   Requirements of the proposed structures

   Subsurface soil/rock conditions

   Site geotechnical considerations

   Types of foundations 


Overview of Deep Foundations
Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:30 - 2:00 PM CST

   Types of deep foundations

      • Driven piles

      • Drilled shafts

      • Augercast piles

      • Others

   Pile groups

   Selecting foundation type


Deep Foundation Pile Design
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CST

   Estimating axial capacity

   Skin friction

      • Granular soils and cohesive soils

   End bearing

      • Soil and rock

   Uplift capacity

   Computing settlement

   Downdrag

   Lateral capacity design


Deep Foundation Installation and Testing
Thursday, January 18, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 PM CST

   Construction preparation

   Construction techniques

   Quality assurance/quality control

   Field records

   Pile testing

   Performance/integrity

   Restriking




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Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.12 (Sierra)

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Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge v12+, Safari v6+

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Minimum of 1Mbps                       2GB RAM or more

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

Architects:
     5.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:
     5.0 HSW LUs

Engineers:
     5.0 PDHs



Continuing Education Credit Information

HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), and is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in New York. These webinars are not approved for Florida architects. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of continuing education hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for credit approval.

Speakers:

Robert G. Trazo, M.Sc., PE, GE, D.GE

Southern California Geotechnical, Inc.
Southern California Geotechnical, Inc. (SCG) specializes in providing great service to its fantastic clients on commercial, industrial, residential, public, governmental and retail projects. The company has been structured since its founding in 1998 as a streamlined organization with hands-on involvement by the principals of the company. Because of that, SCG has been and continues to be a valued and trusted member of development design teams in Southern California. Mr. Trazo has 23 years’ experience in the geotechnical industry beginning with analyzing forensic projects associated with the 1994 Northridge Earthquake and Malibu landslides to building large residential, municipal and bridge projects in Orange County to building large commercial, industrial and retail buildings throughout Southern California. Mr. Trazo has served as a part-time professor of civil engineering at California Polytechnic University, Pomona since 2003. Mr. Trazo has also taught the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Review Class for California Professional Engineer license exam students since 2001. In addition, Mr. Trazo has served the California Board of Professional Engineers since 2005 as a geotechnical exam development team member and as a geotechnical subject matter technical expert reviewing cases involving other geotechnical engineers in California. Mr. Trazo is a devoted family man and is involved with community service projects throughout Southern California.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $250.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $200.00

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