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Presenter: Tyler James, Case Foundation and 1 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

This seminar is closed or full.


Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM CDT

   Ground modification

      • Vibro technologies

      • Grouting technologies

   Drilled shafts and Continuous Flight Augured (CFA) piles

      • Applications

      • Methods of construction

   Driven piles and micropiles

      • Applications

      • Methods of construction

   Deep foundation case histories

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

     2.5 PDHs

     2.5 HSW CE Hours

     2.5 LU|HSW

Continuing Education Credit Information

These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for continuing education credit for professional engineers and architects in most states. Please see each webinar listing for the number of available continuing education credits. Course participants need to be aware of any licensing restrictions on online learning to fulfill their continuing education requirements.

HalfMoon Education Inc. is registered as a continuing education provider by the American Institute of Architects (No. J885). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

Halfmoon Education is an approved continuing education provider with the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System. See Stormwater Infiltration webinars for available HSW PDHs.

Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz at the end of each webinar, and earned LUs will be reported to the AIA/CES.

New York engineers who wish to claim continuing education credit for the Technical Writing webinars are advised to attend all four webinars in the series. Individual webinars in this series will not be accepted.


Tyler James

Project Manager and Superintendent for Case Foundation

Mr. James holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has been part of the construction industry and Case Foundation for over 10 years. Mr. James is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Deep Foundations Institute (DFI), and the ADSC. He has worked on a number of notable projects including: - The I-65 Lincoln Bridge in Louisville, KY - The I-40 over the White River Bridge in Hazen, AR - The Tappan Zee Bridge in New York - Secant wall and drop and vent shafts for the Jefferson Barracks Tunnel Project in StLouis, MO - Auger Cast Piles for the CONRAC Facility at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, ILMr. James’ area of expertise is in soil and rock bearing drilled shafts, secant walls, augercast piles, and deep rock drilling.

Justin Lewis, P.E. (IL)

Division Manager for the Structural Support and Earth Retention System group

Mr. Lewis is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with B.S. (2007) and M.S. (2008) degrees in Civil and Environmental Engineering with a focus on geotechnical engineering. He has worked at Hayward Baker for more than nine years after joining upon completion of his degrees in 2008. He has worked with a wide variety of technologies that Hayward Baker has to offer with particular experience in the fields of jet grouting, earth retention, micropiles, and driven piles. Mr. Lewis has previously held roles as field engineer, project engineer, and project manager. He currently serves as division manager for the Structural Support and Earth Retention System group in the Midwest with responsibilities for managing and supporting a talented team bidding, designing, and managing earth retention and deep foundation projects. Particular areas of expertise and/or experience include jet grouting (structural/bottom seal), sheet piling, soldier beams and lagging, secant/tangent piles, internal bracing, tiebacks, driven piles, and micropiles.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $125.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $125.00

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

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Deep Foundations

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This 2.5 hour, live, interactive webinar presentation examines ground modification techniques for foundation design and construction, drilled shafts and Continuous Augured (CFA) piles, and driven piles and micropiles.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to consider the use of vibro technologies for soil improvement during deep foundation design and construction.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to use grouting technologies to improve soils during deep foundation design and construction.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify the benefits of using drilled shafts and continuous flight auger piles for deep foundation construction.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to determine applications for driven piles and micropiles for deep foundation construction.

LUs: 2.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with foundation design.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 06/13/2022

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost, or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.