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Geotechnical Issues with Horizontal Construction - Part 1

T. E. McLaughlin, PE

This online course provides four PDH credit hours upon passing the quiz satisfactorily. Geotechnical and sub-sidence issues involved with horizontal construction are discussed, and can be used as a guide to the planning & design of horizontal construction projects. The course content reviews settlement and subsidence in the context of horizontal construction via descriptions, examples, and references to NAVFAC DM 7.01 Soil Mechanics Manual. Soil parameters and various methods of determining settlement are reviewed in detail via figures, charts, test methods, and examples. A multiple-choice online quiz is then taken at the conclusion of the review of the course materials, and is designed to accent the information in the course by highlighting the key issues discussed therein.

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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