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E040 Engineering Workshop on Slope Stabilization by Soil Nailing & Guniting 1 Day

BEM Approved 7 CPD Hours (IEM10/PP/029/W) Normal Price RM 550.00
(If 2 or more RM 500.00 per person Only)
• Stability problems for cut & natural slopes: common causes of instability, statistics & common methods of slope protection & stabilization.
• Soil nailing & guniting: history, design standard/principle/concept, specification, applications & limitations. Necessary minimum scope of SI to procure necessary parameters.
• Scope of design validation: QC & pull-out tests, etc.
• Design & Construction Checklists
• Case histories of design & failure investigation plus remediation design.
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 of cut & natural slope problems, issues, statistics, common slope protection & stabilization methods, design standard/criteria/principle/concept, etc.
• Common methods of slope protection: applications & limitations
• Soil nailing & guniting: brief history, design concept/principles, specification, applications & limitations.
• Design methods: design basis & models, design parameter selection & basis. Methods to estimate the required nail length nail head design, facing design, grout mix design, etc.
• Scope of design: internal & external stability & FOS against sliding, overturning, bearing, local & global stability.
• Common scope & basis for QC & design validation. Mitigations against what can go wrong at site, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 3
Day 1
Session 4
Day 1
• Soil nail design & construction checklists.
• Works specification with particular reference to method statement, technical requirements for material, equipment, scope of design validation & QC for drilling, reinforcement protection & inserting, grouting, guniting, etc.
• Three case histories of design including estimation of geotechnical & structural capacity of soil nails based on SI result given, scope of design validation, construction details
•Acceptance criteria of QC tests/measurements/observations, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 5
Day 1
Lunch Break
Session 6
Day 1
• Soil nailing pull-out test: planning, layout & procedure, result interpretations, case histories, etc.
• Case histories illustrating common pitfalls for pull-out tests & interpretations.
• Common scope of instrumentation: objectives, scope, methods & interpretation, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 7
Day 1
Session 8
Day 1
SECTION 4: Underpinning design
• Design & construction case histories illustrating interpretation of SI results and selection of design parameters, analysis methods plus common types of site construction problems.
• Case histories illustrating causes for failures due to design and construction problems, etc. Details of remediation design plus technical justifications/calculations are included.
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 : 31-07-2010 (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 550.00
(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