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E051 Engineering Workshop on Case Histories of Slope Failures 1 Day

BEM Approved 7 CPD Hours (IEM11/PP/051/W) Normal Price RM 550.00
(If 2 or more RM 450.00 per person Only)
Introduction
• Overview of slope engineering: design standards, slope behavior & property changes when subject to infiltration, enlightening statistics related to common causes of slope failures & mitigations.
• How to assess & prepare terrain mapping & geotechnical assessment report to meet local authorities’ requirements for hillside development projects.
• Scope & methods of design verifications/analysis & scope of design validation for slope design to meet the requirements of EuroCode 7.
• Case histories of slope failures including investigation, analysis & remediation proposals.
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:
• Overview of slope engineering: slope classification, design standards, slope behavior & property changes when subject to infiltration, enlightening statistics related to slope failures, important factors affecting slope stability, how a slope can fail by infiltration, common slope stabilization methods, mitigations against common causes for slope destabilization for natural, cut & fill slopes, slope stability analysis (quantitative & qualitative methods), etc.
• Geotechnical & geological terrain mapping preparation to assess suitability of site for development as required by local authorities. Case histories will be illustrated. Guides to prepare geotechnical assessment report will also be presented.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 3
Day 1
1030-1045
Refreshment
Session 4
Day 1
1045-1300
SECTION 2:
• Purpose & scope of SI for ground characterization including subsoil profile, groundwater conditions & shear strength parameters for slope analysis/design. Common SI malpractice for slope design & analysis.
• Scope & methods of slope design verifications/analysis/calculations to meet EC 7 requirements.
• Scope & methods of design validation for slope design.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 5
Day 1
1300-1400
Lunch Break
Session 6
Day 1
1400-1530
SECTION 3:
• Slope design standards & criteria (JKR Nota Teknik (J) 20/98).
• Case histories of fill slope failures (5 cases) including scope of SI, analysis, findings plus recommended repair methods with necessary analysis, justifications plus construction details & design validation scheme, etc., will be presented.
• Case histories of cut slope failures (5 cases) including project background, failure description, investigation, analysis, findings and remediation proposals plus scope of design validation & construction/design details, etc., will be presented.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 7
Day 1
1530-1545
Refreshment
Session 8
Day 1
1545-1730
SECTION 4:
• Case histories of retaining wall failures (5 cases) including background info, failure description, scope of SI, failure analysis, findings about causes for the failures & recommended repair proposals with necessary technical justifications plus design validation will be presented.
• Q & A session
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 9
Day 1
1730-1745
Question & Answer
Session 10
Day 1
1745-1800
Distribution of Certificate
Date, Time, Venue, and Fee
Date and time : 22-10-2011 (Saturday) 0900 - 1730
Venue : Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya
Arista Room, Level 3,
Lorong Utara C, Section 52,
46200 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Tel: 03-79546888
Location map : See location map
Fee : Normal Price RM 550.00
(If 2 or more RM 450.00 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