Agenda

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Monday, November 13, 2023
9:00 am – 4:00 pm CST


Presented by: Daniel Messmer

Types of Soil Nail Walls and Appropriate Applications

  • Components of a soil nail wall
  • Applications for soil nail walls
  • Costs, benefits and drawbacks

Soil Nail Wall Design Considerations

  • Soil classification considerations
  • Impact of water
  • Freeze/thaw cycle
  • Seismic design

Structural Design of Soil Nail Walls

  • Loads and load transfer
  • Using ASD or LRFD to design soil nail walls 
  • Stability of soil nail walls
  • Structural design examples

Soil Nail Walls Materials and Construction Considerations

  • Wall layout
  • Wall cross sections
  • Materials
  • Drainage design

Construction Process

  • Selection of materials
  • Excavation
  • Drilling
  • Nail installation and grouting
  • Drainage
  • Facing construction

Case Studies and Maintenance Considerations

  • Corrosion protection
  • Monitoring and inspection
  • Case studies

 
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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

Professional Engineers:
6.0 PDHs

Architects:
6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 AIA LU|HSW

Landscape Architects:
6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 LA CES HSW PDHs

International Code Council:
.6 CEUs (Sitework)


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 6.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 6.0 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 6.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 HSW PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 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).

On-Demand Credits

The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request:

6.0 HSW LUs (AIA)
6.0 HSW PDHs (LA CES)

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: Soil Nail Retaining Wall Design, Construction and Maintenance

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This six-hour course begins with a review of the types of soil nail walls, their components, applications, and design considerations before focusing on the structural design, specific materials, and construction considerations of these retaining walls. The course will explain the soil nail wall construction process, corrosion protection, and proper inspection and maintenance.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify the types, components and application of soil nail walls and discuss the costs, benefits and drawbacks.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain the impact water and the freeze/thaw cycle has on retaining walls and analyze proper drainage design.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to utilize ASD (allowable stress design method) and LRFD (load and resistance factor design method) to design soil nail walls.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to explain the soil nail wall construction process, from selection of materials to excavation, drilling, installation, grouting, monitoring and inspection.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                             LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with earthwork and site analysis

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/18/2026

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: $329.00

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