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Presenter: Binod Tiwari, Ph.D., P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Analyzing the Stability of Slopes
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM CDT (incl. 15 min. break)

   Evaluating types of slopes 

      • Natural slopes

      • Engineered slopes

   Reviewing geologic conditions

   Examining soils and topography

   Evaluating surface and groundwater conditions

   Methods of slope failure

      • Rock fall and rockslides

      • Slump

      • Mudslides

   Methods of slope analysis

   Case studies

Slope Stabilization Methods
Thursday, September 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:15 PM CDT (incl. 15 min. break)





   Installing retaining walls

   Use of vegetation

   Surface protection

   Soil engineering

   Rock slope stabilization

   Reviewing slope stabilization case studies

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Landscape Architects

     6.0 HSW CE Hours

     6.0 HSW LUs

     6.0 PDHs

Landscape Architects:
     6.0 HSW CE Hours

     6.0 HSW 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 and landscape 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 methodology. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. The Slope Stabilization and Landslide Prevention webinars offer 3.0 CE hours each to landscape architects but have not been approved in states that require preapproval. The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved each webinar for 3.0 HSW PDHs. HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider (1232). Course approvals are pending for the International Green Construction Code webinars. 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.


Binod Tiwari, Ph.D., P.E.

California State University, Fullerton

Dr. Tiwari is a professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of California State University, Fullerton. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Geotechnical Engineering in 2003 and is expert in the fields of slope stability and stabilization, landslide mitigation, applied GIS, soil behavior and characterization, and geotechnical earthquake engineering. Dr. Tiwari is a member of various technical committees for ASCE and the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and he is editor as well as reviewer for various international journals. He was post-doc at Niigata University, Japan, and at Virginia Tech for more than three years prior to joining CSUF in the fall of 2006. Dr. Tiwari is a licensed professional engineer in the state of California and has more than 20 years experience in design and implementation of projects pertinent to slope stability and stabilization.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $300.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $250.00

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