Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:15 - 1:15 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:15 - 5:00 pm
Soil Mechanics, Bearing Capacity, and Earth Retention
Understanding soil characteristics
Basic earth pressure theory
Soil nail walls
Sheet pile and soldier pile walls
Secant pile and diaphragm walls
Reviewing Deep Foundation Types
Types of deep foundations
• Driven piles
• Drilled shafts
• Auger cast piles
• Grouping piles
Selecting foundation type:
Life expectancy, cost, soil conditions
Egress Water management
Estimating axial capacity
• Granular soils and cohesive soils
• Soil and rock
Installation and Testing
Quality assurance/quality control
• Load test, PDA, CAP/WAP, PIT/PET
Who Should Attend
7.0 HSW CPE Hours/CE Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing professional education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Kentucky.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It is not approved by any state licensing entity for contractor continuing education credit.
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.
McCleary Engineering specializes in geotechnical investigations and recommendations for foundation design, retaining walls, slope stability, embankments, pavement design and rehabilitation, subgrade treatments and other engineering services such as drainage studies. McCleary Engineering is Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) prequalified in the general geotechnical services, subsurface explorations, structure geotechnical reports and construction inspection categories.
Mr. McCleary has nearly 19 years of construction and geotechnical engineering experience with IDOT. Six years were spent on the front lines of contract administration in construction as a resident engineer on bridge and roadway projects which included construction layout, material inspection and construction practice inspection. For the last 13 years at IDOT, Mr. McCleary was the District #3 geotechnical engineer, working with hands-on subsurface investigations; analysis, design, and inspection of geotechnical engineering projects; and on-the-spot problem solving. He has served on numerous statewide committees involving abutment design, piling, aggregate subgrade, subgrade stability, pavement under drains and pavement rehabilitation. He served on a nationwide Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) pooled fund study on deep soil mixing technology. In 2009, Mr. McCleary left IDOT to work full time at his company, McCleary Engineering. Mr. McCleary is a licensed professional engineer in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Georgia, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. He is a member of the Deep Foundations Institute, the Pile Driving Contractors Association and the Illinois Association of Highway Engineers.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.