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E038 Engineering Workshop on Design & Construction of Shallow Foundations for Building Projects 1 Day

BEM Approved 7 CPD Hours (Ref No: IEM10/PP/007/W) Normal Price RM 650.00
(If 2 or more RM 500.00 per person Only)
Types of shallow foundations: principles, applications & limitations. Common causes for building foundation defects and failures. Investigation & remediation methods, etc.
Design checklist. Practical design methods for shallow foundation design.
Construction checklist. Common defective construction mitigations, etc.
Practical case histories/studies/examples of shallow foundation design for various types of site & subsoil conditions including useful measures of design validation, mitigations against WCGW, etc.
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).
Sessions and Scopes
Session Scope Speaker
Session 1
Day 1
Session 2
Day 1
Overview different types of shallow foundation, methods to avoid defective design in construction and methods to determine geotechnical design parameters required for bearing capacity and settlement estimation, SI Interpretation.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 3
Day 1
Session 4
Day 1
Design case histories for building foundations in cut ground, filled ground, soft ground and difficult or peculiar site conditions. Foundation type selection based on SI result, loading and site environment. Technical justifications, design validation scheme, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 5
Day 1
Lunch Break
Session 6
Day 1
Scope & purpose of construction supervision for shallow foundation works, design validations and checklist for shallow foundation construction. Common site construction problems and necessary mitigations and precautions against WCGW, QC & design validation: planning, scope, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 7
Day 1
Session 8
Day 1
Case histories of underpinning design for distressed building foundations. Desk study to assess information required to determine causes and hypothesis of distress. Scope of SI and analysis required to verify the hypothesis. Recommendations proposals of remediations including micropile design with necessary justifications and design validation, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 9
Day 1
Question & Answer
Session 10
Day 1
Distribution of Certificate
Date, Time, Venue, and Fee
Date and time : 10-04-2010 (Saturday) 0900 - 1730
Venue : Seminar Hall,First Floor, Wisma Wawasan,
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 650.00
(If 2 or more RM 500.00 per person Only)
Who should attend?
Civil Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Structural Engineers, Building & Piling Contractors, Consultants, Project Managers, RE, Lecturers & Academics.
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Additional notes
Certificate of CPD Point with full attendance
2 tea breaks & 1 lunch provided
Handout notes
Class capacity = 30