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Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures Seminar


Presented by: Richard Hartman, Ph.D., P.E. (Hartman Engineering)

The Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures Seminar is a one day class covering topics ranging from design concepts, to practical field problems, through recent product advancements in the design and manufacturing of steel sheet piling.

The seminar will be presented by Richard Hartman, Ph.D., P.E., a leading international expert in the design and construction of steel sheet pile structures.  Dr. Hartman is licensed as a professional engineer in 38 states and has over 40 years of experience in the subject.  For the past 15 years he has been involved in the research and design of new sheet pile sections and, based on that research, holds four patents for sheet piling sections.

Seminar Content

  1. Design parameters, layout, and construction considerations for cellular cofferdams

  2. Design and construction considerations for bulkheads, open cell designs and combination walls

  3. Design and construction considerations for cofferdams and trenches.

  4. Properties of steel sheet piling, changes in steel pile manufacturing, concerns regarding performance, tranverse loads, stresses in sheet piling, and redesign of sheet piling sections 

  5. Review of instability of the soil/rock in the bottom of an excavation for steel sheet piling structures 

  6. Questions, answers and conclusions

Date: August 18, 2011

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Place: UMKC School of Computing & Engineering             Room 557 Flarsheim Hall             5110 Rockhill Road            Kansas City, MO  64110

Mail Checks to : ASCE Kansas City         c/o Richard Morales         130 Satellite Blvd., N.E., Suite A         Suwanee, GA  30024  

Includes: Course Reference Materials, Certificate for 7 Professional Development Hours                 (Seminar is IACET certified for 0.7 Continuing Education Units),  Lunch and Two Breaks  

Cost:  $200 before  August 8, 2011           $300 after     August 8, 2011           $  50 for Student Members

RSVP:  August  8,  2011  Early Bird Registration            August 16, 2011 Final Deadline Registration

Format:   One Day Seminar, Business Casual  Attire

Contact:   Richard Morales                   678.714.6730 x103

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