Deep Foundation Site Evaluation
Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CST

   Soil mechanics overview

   Geologic hazards

   Requirements of the proposed structures          

   Subsurface soil/rock conditions

   Site geotechnical considerations

   Types of foundations    

Overview of Deep Foundations
Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 12:30 – 2:00 PM CST

   Types of deep foundations

      • Driven piles

      • Drilled shafts

      • Augercast piles

      • Others

   Pile groups

   Selecting foundation type

Deep Foundation Pile Design
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST

   Estimating axial capacity

   Skin friction

      • Granular soils and cohesive soils

   End bearing

      • Soil and rock

   Uplift capacity

   Computing settlement


   Lateral capacity design

Deep Foundation Installation and Testing
Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1:00 – 2:00 PM CST

   Construction preparation

   Construction techniques

   Quality assurance/quality control

   Field records

   Pile testing



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     5.0 HSW CE Hours

     5.0 HSW LUs

     5.0 PDHs

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Robert G. Trazo Pe Ge

Southern California Geotechnical, Inc.
Southern California Geotechnical, Inc. (SCG) specializes in providing great service to its fantastic clients on commercial, industrial, residential, public, governmental and retail projects. The company has been structured since its founding in 1998 as a streamlined organization with hands-on involvement by the principals of the company. Because of that, SCG has been and continues to be a valued and trusted member of development design teams in Southern California. Mr. Trazo has 23 years’ experience in the geotechnical industry beginning with analyzing forensic projects associated with the 1994 Northridge Earthquake and Malibu landslides to building large residential, municipal and bridge projects in Orange County to building large commercial, industrial and retail buildings throughout Southern California. Mr. Trazo has served as a part-time professor of civil engineering at California Polytechnic University, Pomona since 2003. Mr. Trazo has also taught the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Review Class for California Professional Engineer license exam students since 2001. In addition, Mr. Trazo has served the California Board of Professional Engineers since 2005 as a geotechnical exam development team member and as a geotechnical subject matter technical expert reviewing cases involving other geotechnical engineers in California. Mr. Trazo is a devoted family man and is involved with community service projects throughout Southern California.

There are 4 Courses in This Seminar

Deep Foundation Site Evaluation

Deep Foundation Site Evaluation

December 12, 2018 Webinar Robert G. Trazo Pe Ge
Overview of Deep Foundations

Overview of Deep Foundations

December 12, 2018 Webinar Robert G. Trazo Pe Ge
Deep Foundation Pile Design

Deep Foundation Pile Design

December 13, 2018 Webinar Robert G. Trazo Pe Ge
Deep Foundation Installation and Testing

Deep Foundation Installation and Testing

December 13, 2018 Webinar Robert G. Trazo Pe Ge