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Foundations in Cold Regions

Presenter: Steven M. Halcomb, P.E., G.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Introduction to Cold Regions Foundations
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

   Introduction to frozen ground

   Physical, thermal, and mechanical properties of soils

   Heat flow in soils

   Ground thermal regime

   Foundation design approaches


Shallow Foundation Design in Cold Regions
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30 PM CDT

   Shallow foundation design and the thermal state

   Shallow foundation design for bearing capacity

   Shallow foundation design for settlement

   Mitigation of frost heave on shallow foundations


Deep Foundation Design in Cold Regions
Friday, May 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

   Pile design philosophy

   Types of piles

   Axial pile design

   Lateral pile design

   Other considerations – downdrag, dynamic loads, frost heave


Foundation Construction in Cold Regions
Friday, May 18, 2018, 1:00 - 2:00 PM CDT

   Working in the cold

   Construction and the long term thermal regime

   Construction for shallow foundations

   Construction for deep foundations




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

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

Architects:
     5.5 HSW CE Hours

AIA:
     5.5 HSW LUs

Engineers: 
     5.5 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. HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider (1232). Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and HSW LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for credit approval.

Speakers:

Steven M. Halcomb, P.E., G.E.

Senior Engineer, P|N|D Engineers, Inc.
Mr. Halcomb, P.E., G.E., has over ten years of geotechnical, structural, marine, and cold regions engineering experience and is currently employed by CRW Engineering Group, LLC in Anchorage, Alaska. He regularly oversees geotechnical efforts on projects ranging from several hundred thousand to multi-million dollars in various environments including the arctic, subarctic, and marine. He has experience in shallow and deep foundation design, construction, and inspection, including pile driving analyzer, and he has worked in ideal and adverse conditions including liquefiable and expansive soils and frozen ground. In addition, his geotechnical knowledge includes site planning and explorations, laboratory testing, slope stability, geotechnical earthquake engineering, ground improvement, earth retaining structures, reinforced soil and geosynthetics, braced and unbraced excavations, pavement design, geotechnical instrumentation, construction testing, observation and monitoring, foundations in frozen ground, and thermal analyses. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the Geo-Institute. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Arctic Engineering, and his M.C.E. and Earthquake graduate certificate from the University of Alaska Anchorage. He is currently pursuing a distance Doctoral degree.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $275.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $225.00

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