CE-018 Foundations in Expansive Soils: 6 PDH
Description of the Foundations in Expansive Soils course
The Foundations in Expansive Soils online PDH course is a part of the Civil Engineering category of courses.
This course presents guidance for selecting economical foundations on expansive soil to minimize structural distress to within tolerable levels and guidance for minimizing problems that may occur in structures on expansive soils. It also includes guidance and information for the geotechnical investigation necessary for the selection and design of foundations constructed in expansive clay soil areas.
This course is intended for use by civil and structural engineers, geotechnical engineers construction professionals and others interested in learning about foundations in expansive soils.
This course is based upon Department of the Army USA, Technical Manual TM 5-818-7, Foundations in Expansive Soils.
At the end of the course, you will learn about:
- Site investigation required for foundations in expansive soil
- Required laboratory test required for interpretation of the site investigation
- Design of foundations in expansive soils such as: shallow foundations, deep foundations and slab on grade
- Minimizing foundation movements, including drainage and stabilization techniques
- Construction techniques and procedures
- Remedial procedures
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Civil Engineering category of courses please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 6 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 6 PDH online course, you will need to take a 30-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here.
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 6 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 2
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self