Agenda

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Thursday, March 23, 2023
1:30 – 4:30 pm CDT

 

Importance of accurate estimates of soil volumes for cutting and filling

Principles of volumetric estimation for soils

Move soil once

Have your cut equal your fill

Know your soils

Handling disturbed soils

Mapping a site for excavation and embankment

Evaluating software for cut and fill calculations

Bringing in fill and disposing of spoil

 

Webinar Instructions
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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.

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Credits

Engineers 
3.0 PDHs 

Architects 
3.0 HSW CE Hours 

AIA 
3.0 HSW LUs* 

Landscape Architects 
3.0 HSW CE Hours 

LA CES 
3.0 HSW PDHs* 

International Code Council 
0.3 CEUs (Sitework)** 

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 3.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 3.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 3.0 HSW continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility. 

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses. 

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 3.0 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885).* Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. 

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 3.0 HSW PDHs.* Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES. 

The International Code Council has approved this event for .3 CEUs in the specialty area of Sitework (Preferred Provider No. 1232).** 

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed). 

*Live course approval. Pre-approval for on-demand format may be available upon request. 

**Live course approval. Not approved for on-demand format. 

Speakers

Daniel Messmer, P.E., D. GE

Project Manager with The Gateway Engineers, Inc., in Pittsburgh

Mr. Messmer has over 30 years of engineering experience in analysis, design, plan/specification development, and project management/personnel supervision for geotechnical, foundation and structural engineering projects in the transportation, industrial, municipal and commercial fields of civil engineering. Throughout his career he has placed an emphasis on quality control and staff training. Mr. Messmer is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Concrete Institute, the American Society of Highway Engineers and the Society of American Military Engineers. He earned his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Messmer was accepted into the Academy of Geo-Professionals in 2013.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: How to Calculate Soil Volumes for Cut and Fill

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course covers the importance of generating accurate estimates of soil volumes for cutting and filling. Topics include principles of volumetric estimation for soils, ensuring that the cut equals the fill, handling disturbed soils, mapping a site for excavation, and software for cut and fill calculations.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1: Learners will be able to explain the importance of determining accurate estimates of soil volumes for cutting and filling, and describe the impact this information has on site topography, grading and drainage.

Learning Objective 2: Learners will be able to identify various types of soils, describe their unique characteristics, and explain how to handle disturbed soils.

Learning Objective 3: Learners will be able to explain how to accurately map a site for excavation and embankment.

Learning Objective 4: Learners will be able to discuss and reference various software options to use when calculating cut and fill quantities.

LUs: 3.0                                                                                             LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Some experience with site development

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 11/10/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to fchapman@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $169.00

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