Agenda

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
1:30 – 4:30 pm CST

 

Presented by:
Daniel P. Messmer, P.E., D. GE

Agenda Highlights:
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

 

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
3.0 PDHs

Architects:
3.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:     (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
3.0 LU|HSW

Landscape
3.0 HSW CE Hours

LA CES:      (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar)
3.0 HSW PDHs

International Code Council:
.3 CEUs (Sitework)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit available. Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in NJ or TN, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
International Code Council (No. 1232)
Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP)
Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059),
Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), and North Carolina (No. S-0130).

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Association of State Floodplain Managers
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters

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Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

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

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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: None

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to tcase@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.