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E002 Engineering Practical Aspects in Slope Design & Construction And Common Ground Treatment Methods--Analysis, Design & Construction Controls 2 Days

12 CPD Points (BEM) RM490 for Graduate Engineer
RM590 for Professional Engineer
Introduction
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Who are the speakers?
Qualification : Diploma in Civil Engineering from the University of Technology Malaysia (1979)
Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami, Florida in 1985.
Obtained a Master of Philosophy in Geotechnics from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 1993.
Strength : Geotechnical engineering investigations and design involving slope stability assessment, ground improvement design, foundation design and geotechnical failure investigations.
Published more than 30 papers in local and international conferences and seminars.
Current job : Senior General Manager (Technical)of
Emas Kiara Industries Sdn Bhd.
Biodata : Ir. Lee Eng Choy is the Senior Technical General Manager of Emas Kiara Marketing Sdn. Bhd. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Miami, Florida in 1985 and obtained a Master of Philosophy in Geotechnics from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 1993. He is currently the Deputy Chairman of the Geotechnical Engineering Technical Division of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) as well as a Council Member of IEM.

He started his career as a Structural Design Engineer with the Public Works Department, Malaysia from 1985. He then went on to acquire experience in geotechnical engineering as a Geotechnical Engineer with the Public Works Research Institute, where he has been involved in the planning of soil investigation works, geotechnical designs, and applied research in geotechnics. He then continued on to join a civil engineering consultancy group before being engaged in Emas Kiara Marketing Sdn. Bhd. He has been closely involved in the design and construction of numerous maritime projects, including the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, the expansion of Kuantan Port, and the re-construction of berths at North Port, Port Klang. He thus has extensive experience in Geotechnical Engineering design, investigation and research. Ir. Lee Eng Choy has published more than 30 papers in local and international conferences and seminars.
 
Qualification : Bachelor of Engineering, BE (HONS), Civil, University of Malaya, 1974.
Professional Engineer, Civil, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), 1979
Member, Civil, The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM), 1979
Member, Civil, The Institution of Civil Engineers (UK), 1979
Fellow, Civil, The Institution of Engineers Malaysia, 1992
BEM Accredited Independent Check Engineer, Board of Engineers Malaysia, 2004
ACEM/IEM Panel of Engineering Experts (Geotechnical), 2002
-Life Member, Road Engineering Association Malaysia, 1995

Strength : Published more than 50 technical papers about geotechnical and road engineering in various local and international conferences/seminars/journal.
Current job : Director of E-Geo Consultant Sdn. Bhd.
Biodata : Ir. Neoh has been a Vice Chairman of IEM (2004-2006), Chairman of Technical Committee on Geotechnics (TC5)of Road Association of Malaysia (1997-2006) and Chairman of IEM Geotechnical Technical Division (1996-1998),etc.

He joined JKR Malaysia for 25 years after graduated from UM in 1974. He joined IKRAM Runding Sdn Bhd as Director from 1999 to 2000. Since 2001, he is the Director of E-GEO Consultant Sdn Bhd.

He has published more than 50 technical papers about geotechnical and road engineering in various local & international conferences/seminars/journal.

He is a registered BEM Accredited Independent Checker (Geotechnical).
 
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Sessions and Scopes
Session Scope Speaker
Session 1
Day 1
0830-0845
Registration
Session 2
Day 1
0845-0900
Introduction to seminar/course outline, purpose, objectives & speaker
Session 3
Day 1
0900-1045
• Behaviour, types and process of slope failure
• Concept & methods of stability analysis plus design standard/criteria for cut & fill slopes
• Critical site & subsoil parameters & how to procure the parameters through SI
• Statistics about landslides and their significance to slope design.
Session 4
Day 1
1045-1100
Refreshment
Session 5
Day 1
1100-1300
• Slope Failure investigation & Analysis; Common slope stabilization methods & Analysis for cut & fill slopes with case histories
Session 6
Day 1
1300-1400
Lunch
Session 7
Day 1
1400-1530
• Detail design of soil nailing & guniting; Techniques & methods of QC tests & monitoring methods to verify and to check the design parameters & performance (to show compliance of design criteria).
Session 8
Day 1
1530-1545
Refreshment
Session 9
Day 1
1545-1700
• Common slope protection techniques & their significance in enhancing slope stability; Some enlightening slope design examples & slope failure case histories, etc. are included.
Session 10
Day 1
1700-1715
Question & Answer
Session 11
Day 2
0900-1045
• Concept, principles, design criteria and common methods of ground treatment methods plus their applications & limitations.
Session 12
Day 2
1045-1100
Refreshment
Session 13
Day 2
1100-1300
• Soft clay engineering problems & solutions; Scope of SI for soft ground & typical subsoil properties of Malaysian coastal alluviums.
Session 14
Day 2
1300-1400
Lunch
Session 15
Day 2
1400-1530
• Design analysis examples & construction control methods with case histories for Sand replacement with and without basal reinforcement of geotextiles; EPS embankment
• Surcharging method with and without pvd; Electrical Vertical drains; Stone column; Lime & cement column; piled embankment, etc; Planning scope of instrumentation & objectives
Session 16
Day 2
1530-1545
Refreshment
Session 17
Day 2
1545-1700
• What can go wrong checklist & necessary mitigations; Some enlightening design & failure case histories, etc
Session 18
Day 2
1700-1715
Question & Answer
Session 19
Day 2
1715-1730
Distribution of Certificate
Date, Time, Venue, and Fee
Date and time : Day 1: 28-07-2007 (Saturday) 0830 - 1730
Day 2: 29-07-2007 (Sunday) 0900 - 1730
Venue : Seminar Hall,1st Floor, Wisma Wawasan,
Address No.19-1, Jalan PJS8/12, Dataran Mentari,
Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Location map : See location map
Fee : RM490 for Graduate Engineer
RM590 for Professional Engineer
Who should attend?
• Civil Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer, Structural Engineer, Building Contractor, Consultant, Project Manager & SO
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Additional notes
• Certificate of attendance
• 4 tea breaks & 2 lunch provided
• Handout notes
Class capacity = 60