Deep Foundation Building Site Evaluation
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST

   Soil mechanics overview                                                                                                           

   Site exploration

   Subsurface exploration

   Laboratory soil testing

   Design soil profile

Overview of Deep Foundations
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST

   Types of deep foundations                                                                                        

      • Driven piles

      • Drilled shafts

      • Augercast piles

      • Others

   Bridge foundations

   Grouping piles

Design and Bearing Capacity of Deep Foundations
Friday, February 24, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST

   Seismic Design

      • Site class determination

      • Spectral accelerations

   Determining bearing capacity of soil

   Effects of settlement of surrounding soils on the foundation elements

Estimating Axial Capacityand Analyzing Lateral Loads for Deep Foundations
Friday, February 24, 2017, 1:00 – 3:00 PM CST

   Determining axial capacity in sand, clay and rock          

   Geotechnical losses

   Lateral load analysis on piles and pile groups

   Example Problem

   Making calculations for a sample bridge project

   Using design software

   Discuss similarities and differences with building foundations

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     6.5 HSW Contact Hours

     6.5 PDHs

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Terry Mccleary

McCleary Engineering
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 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, Montana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma and Wisconsin. He is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Deep Foundations Institute, the Pile Driving Contractors Association and the Illinois Association of Highway Engineers. He is currently serving on the NCHRP Committee for the research of bridge scour on gravel bed rivers.

There are 4 Courses in This Seminar

Deep Foundation Building Site Evaluation

Deep Foundation Building Site Evaluation

February 23, 2017 Webinar Terry Mccleary
Overview of Deep Foundations

Overview of Deep Foundations

February 23, 2017 Webinar Terry Mccleary
Design and Bearing Capacity of Deep Foundations

Design and Bearing Capacity of Deep Foundations

February 24, 2017 Webinar Terry Mccleary