Shallow Foundation Design and Construction Seminar
Evaluating Building Sites
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Soil mechanics overview
Laboratory soil testing
Design soil profile
Shallow Foundation Design
Thursday, March 23, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT
Special Considerations in Foundation Design and Construction
Friday, March 24, 2017, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CDT
Foundations on expansive soils
Foundations on stratified soils
Foundations on the slope
Retaining and basement walls
Excavation and grading
Dewatering and drainage
Surface preparation and verification
Complying with building codes
Soil Improvement and Foundation Diagnosis and Repair
Friday, March 24, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 PM CDT
Causes of foundation damage
• Structural Support
• Helical Piers
• Jacked Piers
• Mini Piles
• Slab Jacking
• Pit Underpinning
• Grouting Methods
• Cement Grouting
• Chemical Grouting
• Compaction Grouting
• Fracture Grouting
• Jet Grouting
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 system requirements:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10
Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.11 (El Capitan)
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge, Safari v6+
Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps Hardware: 2GB RAM or more
6.0 HSW Contact Hours
6.0 HSW LUs
Continuing Education Credit Information
HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida, and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects in New York. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of contact 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.
Ibraheem Shunnar P.E.
Director of Engineering at The Mannik & Smith Group
Mr. Shunnar has more than 25 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 he 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.