Deep Excavations Seminar
Introduction to Deep Excavations
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM CDT
Defining deep excavations
Types of deep excavations
Methods of stabilization
Common problems and challenges
Soil Mechanics, Cantilever Walls and Anchored Sheet Pile Walls
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 1:30 – 3:00 PM CDT
Understanding soil response
Basic earth pressure theory
Cantilever wall analysis
Anchored sheet pile walls
Braced Excavation Design
Friday, March 16, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Apparent earth pressures
• Applications for cofferdams
• Methods of constructing
• Design details and methods
ASD and LRFD Design
Friday, March 16, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT
ASD vs LRFD design framework
Deep excavation design computer labs
• Solving braced excavations
• Case history
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 date of 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 system requirements:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.12 (Sierra)
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge v12+, Safari v6+
Internet connection: Hardware:
Minimum of 1Mbps 2GB RAM or more
6.5 HSW CE Hours
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, Louisiana, 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. 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 credit approval.
The Association of Floodplain Managers has approved the HEC-RAS webinars. See course listings for available CECs.
HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider. The Commercial Energy Conservation Code webinars have been approved by the ICC. See webinar listings for available CEUs.
Dimitrios KonstantakosDeep Excavation LLC
Dimitrios C. Konstantakos, P.E., is the founder and CEO of Deep Excavation LLC, a developer of user-friendly, robust, high-quality, integrated deep excavation calculation and design software. He is also the current chair of the ASCE’s Earth Retaining Structures Committee. Mr. Konstantakos holds a master of science degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He has been involved in the design of bridge foundations, tunnels, deep excavations, finite element simulations, piers and bulkheads, and pile foundations, and he has been involved in field inspections. His experience includes structural engineering with a leading geotechnical firm in New York, New York. He is a professional engineer in the states of New York and West Virginia, and he is an EU P.E. in Geotechnical Engineering. Mr. Konstantakos has also taught Support of Excavation Systems as an adjunct professor at New York University.