Ground models from desk studies and their implications for the selection of geotechnical parameters required in design and analysis

Course Location STATS, St. Albans
Cost £530
Type of course in situ
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Course provider First Steps Ltd
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A TWO-DAY COURSE OF STRUCTURED HANDS-ON TUITION


AIMS: To provide an overview of geotechnical issues commonly encountered in everyday practice by short lectures, tutorials and desk top exercises of the sort encountered in desk studies.

AUDIENCE: Engineering Geologists, Geotechnical Engineers, Engineering Geophysicists and Environmental Engineers.

BENEFITS TO EMPLOYEES: Basic training and job improvement.

BENEFITS TO EMPLOYER: Improved service to clients and staff satisfaction.

PROGRAMME: Each day will be divided into Lectures and Interactive tutored course work. Approximately 50% of the course will involve those attending in applying what they have been taught.

PROGRAMME: Day 1
10 00 – 11.30 How to analyse case histories & learn from them.
11.30 – 13.00 Analyses of case histories; what went wrong?
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.00 Commonly used concepts of soil mechanics
15.00 – 16.00 Contents of the conceptual Model
16.00 – 18.00 Building your conceptual model

PROGRAMME: DAY 2
10.00 – 11.30 Commonly used mechanics of Soil mechanics
11.30 – 13.00 Using soils data
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 15.00 Guidelines for analyses & monitoring
15.00 – 17.45 Basic calculations
17.45 – 18.00 Rounding off.

VENUE: for details please look at the website.

COST: £530 plus VAT per person for 2 days.


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