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A Training Course on Ground Improvement Methods
- October 21, 2019–October 22, 2019
- 8:30 am–5:00 pm
Presented by Jerry A. DiMaggio at Rutgers CAIT, this 2-day course will outline the best practices for dealing with poor ground conditions at the job site. A Senior Principal Civil Engineer and Associate at Applied Research Associates, Inc., DiMaggio will demonstrate more than 50 modern ground improvement methods that can be used in various forms of urban construction.
Attend and earn 12.5 PDH credits for both New York and New Jersey Professional Engineers, and learn about modern solutions and tools for addressing poor ground conditions.
The agenda is as follows:
8:30-8:45 Introduction, Learning Outcomes, and Course Overview
8:45-9:30 Introduction to Ground Improvement Methods
9:30-10:15 Soil and Rock Parameters
10:45-12:00 GeoTech Tools
1:00-2:00 Prefabricated Vertical Drains
2:00-2:30 Lightweight Fill Materials
3:00-4:15 Mechanically Stabilized Earth Wall and Reinforced Soil Slopes
4:15-5:00 Discussion and Day 1 Summary
8:30-9:30 Soil Nailing
9:30-10:00 Dynamic Compaction and Vibro Compaction
10:30-11:00 Grouting Techniques and Applications
11:00-12:00 Load Transfer Platforms
1:00-2:30 Stone Columns, Geopiers, Controlled, Modulus Columns
3:00-4:00 Deep Soil Mixing
4:00-4:45 Grouting Techniques and Applications (Cont.)
4:45-5:15 Course Summary and Adjournment
Jerry A. DiMaggio, P.E., D.GE, M.ASCE, and Principal Civil Engineer at Applied Research Associates Inc.
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Cooperating Organizations: DFI and ASCE
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