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Presenter: Liiban A. Affi

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Earth Pressures and Surcharges
Thursday, August 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

   Masonry retaining walls - Analysis & Software use

   Concrete retaining walls - Analysis & Software example

   Concrete basement walls - Detailing & Software example

   Segmental retaining walls - Analysis & Output Review

Cantilever & Apparent Earth Pressures
Thursday, August 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM CDT

   Cantilever sheet pile wall - Chart methods & Software example

   Cantilever soldier beam wall - Optimizing design with software

   Cantilever tangent piles - overview and software example

   Cantilever secant piles - detailing and its application

Apparent Earth Pressures
Friday, August 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM CDT

   One level tieback retaining wall - software example

   Two level tieback retaining wal l- software example

   Three level retaining wall - software example

   Soil nail wall - Global Stability

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.

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers

     4.5 HSW CE Hours

     4.5 HSW LUs

     4.5 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, 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 that allow this learning methology. 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 available credit approval.


Liiban A. Affi

Foundation Engineering Consultants
Mr. Affi is the founder of Foundation Engineering Consultants in the state of California. He specializes in excavation support analysis, driller pier foundations and sub-structural engineering software. Mr. Affi is a licensed civil engineer in California and has authored three books. He was recently awarded a U.S. Patent for a new method of supporting lightly-loaded foundations and pavements on highly-expansive soils. He is very interested in filling the practice gap between geotechnical and structural engineers when it comes to foundations and earth retaining structures.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $225.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $200.00

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