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Course: Preparation of Foundations for Structures (Live WEBINAR)

# Course: WS0103

Fee: $129.00

Credit: 2PDH

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This course fulfills the NY, IA and WI requirement for "live interaction"


This course is an introduction to the methods of preparing soil and rock for foundations of structures including open, shaft, and tunnel excavation. The course discusses excavation to a range of depths in a variety of soil and rock conditions which may be encountered at a single site. You will learn techniques for preparation of soils consisting of a wide spectrum of textures and water contents. The course discusses approaches to managing groundwater when encountered during excavation and foundation preparation. You will learn about vibrocompaction, blasting, vibrodisplacement, vibroflotation, grouting, precompression, and reinforcement methods.


Course Objectives:

  • Learn techniques for controlling groundwater seepage into excavations.
  • Learn approaches to managing surface water intrusion at a foundation site.
  • Learn the importance of maintaining slope integrity.
  • Learn to manage issues associated with stockpiling of excavated and imported material.
  • Learn the recommended compaction densities for different structures.
  • Learn how to address difficult backfill and foundation issues for circular, elliptical and arched structures.



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