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Analysis and Design of Earth Retaining Structures

14 Professional Development Hours

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Use your acquired knowledge and skills gained on designing rigid retaining walls
  • Implement requirements, procedures and techniques for safe, effective and efficient design of different retaining systems
  • Practice design and construction of retaining structures

Description
This course provides practical training on design and construction of rigid retaining walls. The course will review the related soil mechanics knowledge and show how to apply soil mechanics concepts to retaining walls and slope stabilization. Design methods will be covered for different earth supporting systems, including gravity walls, cantilever walls, and geosynthetic walls. The design examples are illustrated and will show you how to apply the theory into practice.

Course Outline

  • Review of soil mechanics
  • Site investigation process for retaining structures
  • Lateral earth pressures
  • Rigid retaining walls stability, capacity and settlement
  • Slope stability analysis of retaining structures

Who Should Attend
Civil and Municipal Engineers • Project Engineers and Managers • Consultants • Designers • Operation and Maintenance Personnel • Developers • Planners

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Course Rating
4.3 out of 5

Overall rating of this course by its previous attendees!

SCHEDULED OFFERINGS

This course is currently scheduled at the following locations. Click the location to learn even more details about this course.

Online,
on 4/26/2021

Online,
on 2/17/2022

COURSE CREDIT

Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

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