Foundation Damage and Repair Webinar Series
Structure Loads, Geo-Environmental Hazards, Building Codes, Soil Properties
Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Structure, foundation, slab, basement, retaining wall loading
Extreme weather, man’s activities, geohazard loading impacts
Soil mechanics and engineering properties
• Soil types, formation, geology
• Subsurface investigations-site characterization
• Physical-engineering soil properties & classification
• Shear strength, compressibility and stresses in soil-rock
• Allowable & ultimate total and differential settlement criteria
Foundation-Slab-Wall Design and Construction
Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST
Overview of foundation types, selection criteria
Shallow foundation types, general design guidelines, examples
Basement – retaining wall types, construction, and design guidelines
Intermediate and deep foundation systems, pile raft foundation support
Foundation underpinning using helical piles, cased & hollow-bar micropiles
Specialty tangent, secant, jet-grout, soldier pile, sheet pile, and slurry walls
Evaluation of Foundation-Slab Damage and Repair Alternatives
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CST
Inspection, monitoring, and damage assessment
• Structural-foundation material deterioration, overloading
• Settlement, frost heave, expansive soils, shrinkage, cracking, adjacent construction
• Sinkhole subsidence, subsurface erosion, mine subsidence, pumping, utility failures
Repair alternatives and case histories
• Underpinning using piles and piers, soil tiebacks, slab repair, grout stabilization
Evaluation of Foundation Wall Damage and Repair Alternatives
Thursday, March 5, 2020, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CST
Inspection, monitoring, and damage assessment
• Structural-foundation material deterioration, overloading, adjacent
• Settlement, frost loading, expansive soils, shrinkage, cracking, poor site-
• Extreme weather-flood loading, slope failures, subsidence, earthquake
Repair alternatives and example case histories
• Carbon fiber, crack repair, tiebacks, underpinning, MSE-sheet pile-secant-
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 can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
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 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.14 (Mojave)
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
6.0 HSW CE Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
These live, interactive webinars are designed to qualify for engineer, architect and/or landscape architect continuing education credit in most states. Course participants need to be aware of any state continuing education restrictions/limitations on online learning. See each webinar listing for offered credits.
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 a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers, architects and landscape architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2), §69.6(i)(2)) and §79-1.5(i)(2).
The Erosion and Sediment Control series and the HEC-HMS series webinars have been approved by the Association of State Floodplain Managers for the indicated CECs.
Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events. Certificates of completion will be provided upon successful completion of the quiz following the end of each webinar, and earned LUs (AIA/CES) and PDHs (LA/CES) will be reported by HalfMoon Education Inc.
Michael Perlow Jr.
Michael Perlow Jr., P.E. is a retired civil and geotechnical engineer with more than 40 years of experience in foundation and geotechnical engineering with special technical expertise in geo-environmental hazard assessments, failure investigations, sinkhole stabilization, and foundation and utility infrastructure repair. He is a registered professional engineer with BSCE and MSCE degrees from Lehigh University. Mr. Perlow is also the author of some 35 technical publications and has presented at numerous conferences, seminars and professional society meetings.