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Presenter: Ibraheem Shunnar

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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  1. Shallow Foundations Webinar Series

    Click the links below to view information about each part in this series or to register for a specific one.

Agenda:

Thursday June 18, 2020
11:00 am – 12:30 pm CDT

Evaluating Building Sites

   Soil mechanics overview
   Site exploration
   Subsurface exploration
   Laboratory soil testing
   Design soil profile



Thursday June 18, 2020
1:00 – 2:30 pm CDT

Shallow Foundation Design

   Bearing capacity
   Settlement
   Spread footings            
   Mat foundations



Friday June 19, 2020
11:00 am – 12:30 pm CDT

Special Considerations in Foundation Design and Construction

   Foundations on expansive soils
   Foundations on stratified soils
   Foundations on slopes
   Retaining and basement walls
   Slope stability
   Excavation and grading
   Dewatering and drainage
   Surface preparation and verification
   Complying with building codes



Friday June 19, 2020
1:00 – 2:30 pm CDT

Soil Improvement and Foundation Diagnosis and Repair

   Soil improvement
   Causes of foundation damage
   Repair techniques
      • Structural Support
      • Helical Piers
      • Jacked Piers
      • Mini Piles
      • Slab Jacking
      • Pit Underpinning
      • Grouting Methods
      • Cement Grouting
      • Chemical Grouting
      • Compaction Grouting
      • Fracture Grouting
      • Jet Grouting



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.


Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)


Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled


Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more


For more information, visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Engineers:
     6.0 PDHs

Architects:
     6.0 HSW CE Hours
     AIA 6.0 LU|HSW



Continuing Education Credit Information

See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit available. Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities:
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885) International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700),
      North Carolina (No. S-0130), and North Dakota.
   Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i) (2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).

Speakers:

Ibraheem Shunnar

Director of Engineering at The Mannik & Smith Group

Mr. Shunnar has more than 20 years of experience in geotechnical engineering with expertise in specialty foundations, ground improvement, slope stability, instrumentation and waste management. He has a Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Michigan and is a registered professional engineer. He is the author of many articles and papers on geotechnical engineering. He was the project manager for the Fairlane Green redevelopment project, winner of the 2008 National Phoenix Award. He is also the recipient of the distinguished achievement award from the University of Michigan.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

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: Evaluating Building Sites

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 1.5 hour live interactive webinar presentation covers soil mechanics, site exploration, subsurface exploration, laboratory soil testing, and design soil profiles.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the importance of conducting soil analysis and testing, including laboratory soil testing, and subsurface explorations prior to initiating construction projects.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify the purpose and goals of subsurface site explorations.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to determine recommended and pertinent laboratory soil tests to aid in the evaluation of development sites.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain how foundations can be damaged by construction activities at nearby sites and how the activity and damage can be monitored.

LUs: 1.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with building site evaluations

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/13/2022

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.

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Course Title: Shallow Foundation Design

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 1.5 hour, live webinar presentation examines soil bearing capacity, settlement, spread footings, and mat foundations.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to determine the bearing capacity of the building site and surrounding soil.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the consequences of soil settlement and consolidation.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the utility and advantages of spread footings in transferring loads.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe the function of mat foundations for alternative soil types.

LUs: 1.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with foundation design and soil characteristics

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/14/2022

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.

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Course Title: Special Considerations in Foundation Design and Construction

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 1.5 hour live lecture webinar examines issues an solutions common to foundations on expansive soils, stratified soils, and on slope retaining and basement walls, excavation and grading, dewatering and drainage, surface preparation, and compliance with building codes.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe issues and solutions common to foundation design and construction on expansive soils, stratified, and on-slope.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe design and construction strategies for foundations on slopes.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss strategies to maintain slope stability on building sites, how ro properly dewater and drain sites to increase the integrity of the foundation and success of the structure that is on the foundation.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify certain surface preparation and verification techniques for foundations, and they will be able to identify, and comply with, applicable building code requirements for foundations.

LUs: 1.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with foundation design and construction

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/14/2022

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.

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Course Title: Soil Improvements and Foundation Diagnosis and Repair

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 1.5 hour live webinar presentation covers causes of foundation damage, repair techniques, including structural support and grouting methods, and soil improvement methods.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to apply various soil improvement methods when soil conditions and testing confirm that soil is the cause of foundation damage.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify and describe common causes of foundation damage.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to determine instances when structural support repair techniques are necessary and how specific techniques are selected.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to determine instances when grouting repair techniques are necessary and how specific techniques are selected.

LUs: 1.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with foundation design and construction

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 05/15/2022

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.