Local Soil Conditions (Problems & Improvement Techniques)

Code : C008
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Why Attend This Training Course?
Civil engineering is the professional practice of designing and developing infrastructure projects. This can be on a huge scale, such as the development of nationwide transport systems or water supply networks, or on a smaller scale, such as the development of individual roads or buildings. All aspects of building a structure fall under the remit of a civil engineer. This can include planning, design, budgeting, surveying, construction management and analysis, and often civil engineering careers encompass a combination of all these elements.

What Is The Training Course Methodology?
This training course methodology depends on enabling participants to interact and exchange experiences, explore their competencies and achieve their career aspirations, using forward-thinking training arts, such as theoretical lectures and/or open discussion to exchange opinions and experiences, scenarios, innovative thinking brainstorming. Participants will receive an agenda including training material as a reference, in addition to some extra notes and booklets. 

Who Should Attend This Training Course?
This course is most suitable for geotechnical engineers, structural design engineers, supervising construction engineers & survey engineers.

What Are The Training Course Objectives?
The course is intended to provide the practicing engineer with an overall view of the following topics: soil, mechanics, properties & behavior of the different types of soils, subsurface water rise, soil improvement techniques, & special construction problems.

What Is The Training Course Curriculum?
Overview of Soil Mechanics & Soil Exploration
  • Overview of soil mechanics
  • Field trip (boring & sampling)
Types of Soil
  • Subsurface desert sands
  • Cemented sands
  • Coastal ground
Local Geotechnical Problems
  • Oil-contaminated sands
  • Subsurface water rise
  • Soil improvement overview
Soil Improvement Techniques
  • Compaction
  • Reinforced earth/geotextiles
  • Field trip
Special Construction Problems
  • Preloading & vertical drains
  • Instrumentation
  • Case studies

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ACAD Professional Certificate - APC
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Exam Details:

Duration: 1 hour | Multiple Choice | Closed book | Pass mark: 65%

Course Schedule

01 - 05 Aug
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions
14 - 18 Nov
10:00 AM To 3:00 PM
Cairo | Instructor-led
5 Sessions

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