Foundations on Fill and Backfilling - 3 PDH
1. Types of fill
2. Foundations on compacted fills
3. Compaction requirements
4. Placing and control of backfill
5. Fill settlements
6. Hydraulic fills
Upon completion of this course you will:
Learn about the different methods for compacting fills for foundations;
Learn about the types of fill and when their use is applicable;
Learn the methods and techniques used to construct foundations on compacted fills;
Learn the different compaction requirements for fills and backfills depending on the soil type used and the nature of the foundation to be constructed;
Learn the fundamentals of placing and controlling fill and backfill;
Learn how to accommodate and control fill settlement; and
Learn about hydraulic fills and their application.
This course is intended for civil engineers, structural engineers, geotechnical engineers, geologists and other design and construction professionals wanting an introduction to methods and techniques for fill and backfill construction for foundations and footings for buildings and structures.
Benefit for Attendee
This course will give engineers and other design and construction professionals an introduction to fill and backfill construction for structure foundations.
This is an introduction to methods, techniques and equipment for selecting, placing and compacting fill and backfill materials for structure foundations.
This course will give you an introduction to fill and backfilling for structure foundations.