When

Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM CST
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Short Course Location

Scott Conference Center 
6450 Pine Street
Omaha, NE 68106
 

 
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Contact

Kristle Beaudet 
ASCE Nebraska Section, Geotechnical Chair 
(402) 995-2268 
geoomahaneasce@gmail.com 

ASCE Geotechnical Short Course: LRFD Based MSE Wall Design 

American Society of Civil Engineers, Nebraska Section Geotechnical Section

Thursday February 7, 2019 from 8:15 AM to 5:15 PM (CST), Omaha NE

COURSE INSTRUCTORS:

  • Mr. Ryan Berg, PE, D.GE, with Ryan R. Berg & Associates, Inc.
  • Mr. Silas Nichols, P.E. D.GE - Federal Highway Administration

INFORMATION

REGISTRATION FEE is $145.00 on or before February 1, 2019, $160.00 after this date. A part of the proceeds benefit the ASCE funded Peck/Benak Engineering Achievement Scholarship, Future City Competition, and local ASCE Student Section.

THE REGISTRATION FEE covers coffee breaks, lunch and handout material.

Free Wi-Fi Available. 

REFUNDS will be made if the conference is canceled or if the applicant cancels no later than five working days prior to the conference date.

CHECK IN 7:45 - 8:15 am (CST)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

All students and professionals who are involved in geotechnical exploration, design, construction, or observation.  This would include:

  • Engineers/Geologists/Contractors
  • University Instructors
  • State Agencies
  • Engineering/Construction Students

PROGRAM:

7:45 – 8:15 am  Registration/Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:30 am Introductions and Course Outcomes

8:30 – 9:15 am Fundamentals of LRFD and Application to MSE Walls

9:15 – 10:00 am Design Methods & External Stability (w/ exercise)

10:00 – 10:15 am Break/Networking/Discussion

10:15 – 11:00 am Design Methods & External Stability (w/ exercise) – con.

11:00 – 12:00 pm Internal Stability (w/exercise)

12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch Break/Networking/Discussion

1:00 – 2:00 pm Internal Stability (w/exercise) – con.

2:00 – 3:00 pm MSE Wall Details

3:00 – 3:15 pm Break/Networking/Discussion

3:15 – 3:45 pm Complex Geometries and Bridge Abutments

4:00 – 4:30 pm IDEA Wall System Review Program and Future AASHTO Specification Revisions

Guest Speaker Silas Nichols, FHWA

4:30 – 4:45 pm Summary Questions and Answer Session

4:45 pm Adjourn & Networking/Exhibits

Early Registration Deadline by February 1st, 2019  

You are invited to attend

NE ASCE Social and Geotechnical Section Meeting

SEPARATE REGISTRATION Required to attend the NE ASCE Social and GeotechnIcal Section meeting February 8, 2018 at the DC Centre

5:30-6:30 p.m. Social Hour
6:30-7:15 p.m. Dinner
7:15 -8:00 p.m. Presentation by  University of Lincoln Professor Dr. Chung Song
 

COST:

  • $15.00 (ASCE Member)
  • $20.00 (Non-Member\Guest)

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GEO-Omaha 2019, 36th Annual Geotechnical Conference

February 8, 2019 from 8:00 am to 5:00 p,m. (CST) at the Scott Conference Center.

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