Introduction to the Science of Structures and Soil
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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016, 12:00 – 2:00 PM EST
Typical loads on foundations
• Gravity loads
• Lateral loads
Typical loads on basement walls
• Gravity loads
• Soil loads
Typical loads on slabs
Soil mechanics and effects on structures
• Soil properties
• Bearing capacity
• Effects on basement walls and retaining walls
• Soil settlement
• Effects of water, frost and freeze/thaw cycle
2.0 HSW Contact Hours
(AIA: 2.0 HSW LUs)
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John Mann, PEStructural Support
Mr. Mann has 37 years of varied experience as a structural engineer including design and evaluation of the following project types: residential, commercial, industrial and environmental facilities, bridges, and pile-supported foundations. He received his BSE degree in Civil Engineering from Princeton University and has attended graduate courses in Foundation Engineering at Drexel University. Mr. Mann is licensed as a professional engineer in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and South Carolina, and he is a member of the International Code Council (ICC), The New Jersey Society of Professional Engineers (NJSPE), the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), and the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA).