Unreinforced Slope Stability Analysis
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Wednesday, November 3, 2021
10:00 am – 12:00 pm CDT
Bill Simpson P.E.
• Fundamentals of slope instability
• Soil and geological mechanics related to slope instability
• How geologic conditions effect slope stability
• Observations of slope instability
• Construction practices to improve or restore slope stability
• Equations, calculations and example of an unreinforced slope
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.2 CEUs (Sitework)
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Bill Simpson P.E.
Engineered Earth Solutions, LLC
Mr. Simpson is a geotechnical structure design specialist at Engineered Earth Solutions, LLC. He has designed and reviewed shop drawings for construction and repair of earth structures in the public and private sectors in all 50 states, and he consistently works on more than 1,200 projects and 10 million square feet each year. He performs site visits for new project reconnaissance, construction verification, and construction assistance. Mr. Simpson manages, supervises, instructs, and mentors a team of staff engineers to ensure strict deadlines are met for construction schedules while maintaining design and analysis accuracy. He works with owners, site designers, and contractors to provide designs which are not only structurally sufficient but also financially responsible. Mr. Simpson earned his B.S.C.E. and M.S.C.E. degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology.
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Course Title: Unreinforced Slope Stability Analysis
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines the fundamentals of slope instability, soil and geological mechanics, how geologic conditions affect slope stability, observations of slope instability, construction best practices, and equations, calculations and examples of unreinforced slopes.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to describe and discuss the fundamentals of slope instability.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to explain how geologic conditions affect slope stability.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify construction best practices to improve or restore slope stability.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to observe and document incidences of slope instability.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisite: Experience with site development and earthwork
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 07/13/2023
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