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E056 Engineering Workshop on Design & Construction of Slopes & Earth Retaining Structures 1 Day

BEM Approved 7 CPD Hours (IEM12/PP/037/W) Normal Price RM 550.00
(If 2 or more RM 450.00 per person Only)
Introduction
Scope & methods/procedures on how to assess various slope stability issues for building & civil engineering projects.
Classification of earth retaining structures/walls & design methods/practice, etc.
Detail step-by-step design & construction case histories of various types of slopes and earth retaining structures (RC, RE & Rubble walls).
More than 300 slides & enlightening reference materials will be given & elaborated
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:
Introduction to slope engineering.
Overview of various slope stability issues & problems for natural slopes, man-made cut/fill slopes with or without stabilization/treatments.
Enlightening statistics & significance of generic causes for slope failures.
Factors affecting slope stability. Typical processes lead to slope instability & usual modes/mechanism of failures. Methods of analysis & assessments. Uncertainties & quantified risk assessment (QRA)
Practical & effective slope stabilization methods. Brief case histories.
Differences between designs of slopes/retaining walls based on conventional methods & EC 7.
Checklist for slope stabilization & slope protection.
Common signs of slope instability & routine slope maintenance checklist.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 3
Day 1
1030-1045
Refreshment
Session 4
Day 1
1045-1300
SECTION 2:
Soil Nailing & Guniting: design principles & methods, works spec, etc.
Applications of geosynthetics in man-made fill slope stabilization.
Detail step-by-step design & construction case histories of slope assessment for building & civil engineering projects including desk studies & site reconnaissance, design criteria & considerations, SI planning & interpretation, parameter selection & stability analysis, construction method & sequence, scope of QC & design validation, scope of inspection & recording, scope of routine maintenance, reporting, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 5
Day 1
1300-1400
Lunch Break
Session 6
Day 1
1400-1530
SECTION 3:
Classification of earth retaining structures/walls & scope/methods of design plus principles involved for RC, RE walls & rubble walls, etc.
Common generic causes for design & construction defects for RC, RE & rubble walls. Effective mitigations?
Detail step-by-step design & construction case histories of RC, RE & rubble walls including desk studies & site reconnaissance, design criteria & considerations, SI planning & interpretation, parameter selection & various stability analysis/checks, construction method & sequence, scope of QC & design validation, scope of inspection & recording, scope of routine maintenance, reporting, etc.
Ir. Neoh Cheng Aik
Session 7
Day 1
1530-1545
Refreshment
Session 8
Day 1
1545-1730
SECTION 4:
Case histories of slope & wall design/construction defects/distress/failures including failure description, scope of investigation, analysis, findings about causes of failures, remediation proposals & justifications, design validation, etc.
Q & A
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 : 22-12-2012 (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 = 50