|PDH Online Course Description
Learning Units (Hours)
J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A., Fellow ASCE, Fellow AEI
This course is an introduction to the methods for employing fill and backfill in foundations for buildings and other structures. It discusses the different types of fill and backfill, foundations on compacted fills, compaction requirements, placement and control of backfill materials, hydraulic fills, and selection and processing of backfill materials.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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