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Understanding Geotechnical Reports and Designs

Discover how to understand geotechnical reports and designs with ease. Subsurface conditions and geotechnical recommendations can significantly impact a project's financial success, beginning from site selection and project go/no-go decisions through completion of foundation and site construction. You need to understand geotechnical reports in order to make decisions regarding foundation and site construction methods and costs. Purchase these reference materials and get a road map to understanding the geotechnical process as it pertains to site selection, site evaluation and site development. Don't wait - order now to make sure you stay on the cutting-edge of your field. Benefits for You •Overcome the most common difficulties in understanding geotechnical reports and designs •Find out what you need to know about subsurface investigation programs •Tips on evaluating test procedures and results •Understand geotechnical reports from a foundation contractor's perspective Learning Objectives •You will be able to discuss developing and executing a geotechnical investigation. •You will be able to review elements of geotechnical reports related to specialty geotechnical design and construction. •You will be able to describe subsurface investigation programs. •You will be able to recognize geotechnical reports from a foundation contractor's perspective.
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Geotechnical Reports, Recommendations and Other Services
— Walter W. Burke, P.E.
  • Developing and Executing a Geotechnical Investigation
  • Typical Calculations, Analysis and Recommendations
  • Typical Geotechnical Report
  • Specifications and Submittals
  • Construction Phase Services
  • Case Studies
Elements of Geotechnical Reports Related to Specialty Geotechnical Design and Construction
— Terence P. Holman, Ph.D., P.E.
  • Subsurface Investigations
  • Properties of Soil and Rock Pertinent to Specialty Construction
  • Design Procedures
  • Testing and Quality Control
Subsurface Investigation Program
— Kurt Levins, P.E.
  • Drilling Methods and Operations
  • Common Field Tests
  • Groundwater Determination
  • Quality Control/Boring Inspection
  • Boring Log Interpretation
Geotechnical Reports From a Foundation Contractor's Perspective
— Arturo L. Ressi di Cervia
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Walter Burke – Moderator

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Walter W. Burke, P.E.

  • Vice president at Paulus, Sokolowski and Sartor, LLC in Warren, NJ
  • Principal in charge of the Geotechnical Department
  • Frequent speaker on a variety of geotechnical and landfill engineering and redevelopment topics
  • Representative projects include Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa; Fresh Kills Landfill Gas Control; Menlo Park Mall Reconstruction; Meadowlands Landfill Closure
  • Professional engineer in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Washington
  • M.S.C.E. degree, Purdue University; B.S.C.E. degree, Northeastern University
  • Can be contacted at 732-584-0276 or [email protected]

Terence P. Holman, Ph.D., P.E.

Moretrench

  • Senior engineer in the Geotec Division of Moretrench American Corporation
  • More than 15 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and analysis, design and construction, and quality control
  • Involved in consulting and geotechnical construction for such projects as the Route 895 Connector (Pocahontas Parkway) in Richmond, Virginia; NYCDEP City Water Tunnel No. 3 in Manhattan; NYCDEP Wards Island SHARON Facility in Manhattan; and MIT Sloan School in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Interests in the specialty geotechnical construction field include soil-structure interaction, load transfer response, and elastic/inelastic analysis and performance
  • Involved in engineering, design/analysis, instrumentation, estimating and construction of specialty geotechnical systems
  • Published and presented multiple technical papers at domestic and international conferences and in journals on a variety of topics in geotechnical engineering and construction
  • M.S. and B.S. degrees in civil engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Ph.D. degree in civil engineering (geotechnics), Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

Kurt Levins, PE

Skyline Steel, LLC

  • Civil engineer with Skyline Steel
  • Eight years of experience with subsurface investigations, including management of a site characterization program consisting of over 750 borings drilled over a period of nine months
  • Professionally licensed engineer in New Jersey and New York
  • M.E. and B.E. degrees in civil engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology

Arturo L. Ressi di Cervia

Kiewit Constructors Inc

  • Special projects executive with Kiewit Construction
  • Worked for ICOS and affiliated companies in Italy, Canada and the United States in field positions on increasing responsibility
  • Frequent speaker and guest lecturer to universities and professional groups
  • Major projects include World Trade Center, test shafts and perimeter slurry wall; Manicouagan Dam, 428’ deep cut-off wall; and Wolf Creek Dam
  • Planned and executed the opening of the American market for ICOS, as well as re-established ICOS’ presence in South America
  • Invented and applied novel methods in design, approach and execution of slurry wall projects and is the holder of six U.S. patents on underground technology
  • Doctorate degree in civil engineering, specialization in soil mechanics, University of Bologna
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Product ID: 388718
Published 2012
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