AIA Preventing Foundation Failure: Soils, Concrete, Reinforcement and Layout | #AIABLTI206 2017 / FL #9878350


3 HSW Credits | Online HD Video Class | Instructor: Scott Corbat
Three hour course explaining steps involved in foundation preparation and design. Outlined through videos, text, diagrams and slides.
0.3 ICC Sitework CEUs – Approval #25484

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Quality construction begins with a strong foundation. Soil conditions, proper foundation layout and design, along with high performance concrete and concrete reinforcement will have a large effect on the productivity and profitability of the project. This three-hour course is useful for anyone involved in foundation design and construction decisions, including contractors, architects, and engineers.  The steps involved in foundation preparation and design are outlined through text, integrated videos, diagrams and slides. 

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between soil types and determine load bearing capacity of a foundation based on soil classifications.
  • List and describe specific admixtures that are used to create a desired effect to improve setting time, workability and strength of concrete.
  • Identify the different types of forms, and the advantages of one over another depending on the specifics of the job.
  • Summarize the advantages of post-tensioned pre-stressed concrete and describe common applications in the construction industry.

This course covers:

  • Soil Testing
  • Concrete and Concrete Reinforcement
  • Footings and Foundations

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 Credit(s) earned on completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members.  Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available to print upon completion of the course. 

This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education.  As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

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