Agenda

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022
11:00 am – 1:00 pm CDT

 

Presented by
Daniel Messmer P.E. D. GE

Agenda:
Subsurface investigation
• Field investigation
• Laboratory testing program
Subsurface conditions
• Subsurface soil conditions
• Groundwater condition
Analysis and recommendations
• Allowable bearing capacity – foundations and slab on grade
• Site preparation and fill placement
• Pavement
• Lateral earth pressure
• Groundwater controls
• Site seismic classification
• Soil resistivity and corrosivity
Review of geotechnical reports

 

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
2.0 PDHs

Architects:
2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code  Council:
.2 CEUs (Sitework)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 2.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 2.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states.

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 2.0 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .2 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).

Speakers

Daniel Messmer, P.E., D. GE

The Gateway Engineers INC

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 Read a Geotechnical Report

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the purpose of geotechnical reports to design professionals, how subsurface field investigations are conducted to determine soil conditions and groundwater conditions, and bearing capacities are determined for foundations and slab on grade.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the utility of geotechnical reports for design and construction professional.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe how subsurface investigations are conducted in the field and the laboratory.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain how subface soil conditions and groundwater conditions are evaluated and determined.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to read and review geotechnical reports to ascertain allowable bearing capacity for foundations and slab on grade, site preparation and fill placement, placement of pavement, lateral Earth pressure, groundwater controls, site seismic classification, and soil resistivity and corrosivity.

LUs: 2.0                                                                                            LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity renewable energy systems

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 01/12/2024

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.