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E039 Engineering Workshop on Planning Scope of Site Investigation for Civil Engineering Projects 2 Days

BEM Approved 14 CPD Hours (Ref No: IEM10/PP/008/W) Normal Price RM 1200.00
(If 2 or more RM 1000.00 per person Only)
Introduction
Original date is 23-4-2010 & 24-4-2010 RESCHEDULED to the 14-5-2010 & 15-5-2010 (Friday & Saturday) 0900 - 1730 due to the unforeseen reason.

Purpose & significance of SI for civil engineering projects.
Types of geotechnical issues & analysis required to address various geotechnical problems related to stability, deformation, etc.
Types of geotechnical parameters & soil engineering properties required for different of geotechnical analysis & designs
How to plan scope of SI for civil engineering projects. Cases history. Methods of SI, sampling techniques, field types & laboratory test to obtain various types of geotechnical parameters & soil properties, etc.
SI interpretation & reporting. Correlations of soil engineering properties, etc.
Geotechnical instrumentation: planning, results interpretation, etc
Typical properties and geotechnical problems for common geological formations.
Who are the speakers?
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).
 
Objectives
Benefits
Sessions and Scopes
Session Scope Speaker
Session 1
Day 1
0830-0900
Registration
Session 2
Day 1
0900-1030
SECTION 1
Purpose & significance of SI for civil engineering projects. Definitions for adequate & reliable SI. Standards and codes of practice for SI for civil engineering projects.
Site characterization & generalized subsoil profile for geotechnical design & construction (ASTMD420)
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 3
Day 1
1030-1045
Refreshment
Session 4
Day 1
1045-1300
SECTION 2
Planning of SI & common SI methods for buildings and road projects. Common malpractice in SI works. Correlations of soil properties & SI results.
Checklist for SI methods in acquiring necessary design parameters for geotechnical designs of foundations, retaining walls, road embankments, deep excavation, slopes, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 5
Day 1
1300-1400
Lunch
Session 6
Day 1
1400-1530
SECTION 3
Identification, description & classification of soils
SI reporting & interpretation
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 7
Day 1
1530-1545
Refreshment
Session 8
Day 1
1545-1700
SECTION 4
Typical soil properties for typical geological formations
Design soil parameters selection for deep excavation, slope stability analysis & foundation design: scope of SI, SI methods, sampling techniques, field & lab tests, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 9
Day 1
1700-1730
Question & Answer
Session 10
Day 2
0830-0900
Registration
Session 11
Day 2
0900-1030
SECTION 5
Video presentation/Site demonstration of proper & malpractice in SI and how to ensure reliable SI results.
Common SI methods: principles, applications & limitations for percussion drilling & rotary drilling.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 12
Day 2
1030-1045
Refreshment
Session 13
Day 2
1045-1300
SECTION 6
Sampling techniques (thin walled UD, piston thin walled UD, Mazier sampler, thick walled DS, rock coring & water sampling, etc).
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 14
Day 2
1300-1400
Lunch
Session 15
Day 2
1400-1530
SECTION 7
Insitu testing (SPT, CPT (ASTM D3441), CPTu (ASTM D5778), pressuremeter (ASTM4719-87), field vane shear test (ASTM D2573), Dilatometer test, etc).
Mackintosh probe, JKR probe, hand-auger, field density test, field resistivity test, pumping test, plate bearing test, ground water monitoring, field permeability test, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 16
Day 2
1530-1545
Refreshment
Session 17
Day 2
1545-1700
SECTION 8
Geophysical seismic field tests, etc.
Experienced personnel and operator showing good and bad practice also common malpractice at site will be explained and demonstrated.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
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 : Original date is 23-4-2010 & 24-4-2010 RESCHEDULED to the 14-5-2010 & 15-5-2010 (Friday & Saturday) 0900 - 1730 due to the unforeseen reason
Venue : Seminar Hall,First 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 : Normal Price RM 1200.00
(If 2 or more RM 1000.00 per person Only)
Who should attend?
Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Structural Engineers, Building & Piling Contractors, Consultants, Project Managers, RE, Lecturers, Academics.
Course related information (FREE)
Additional notes
Certificate of CPD Point with full attendance
4 tea breaks & 2 lunch provided
Handout notes
Class capacity = 30