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  • IBC Special Inspection Changes / Geotechnical Exploration for Structural Engineers

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    Name: IBC Special Inspection Changes / Geotechnical Exploration for Structural Engineers
    Date: March 13, 2018 - March 14, 2018
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Join us for a two-topic seminar! Do you have questions about the Structural Engineer’s role in the Special Inspections process?  Are you aware of the SI changes in the 2015 IBC?  Are there concerns of overlooking important geotechnical information that may affect the project budget?  These questions and more will be addressed in SEAVa’s upcoming Spring Seminar!  Details are below. 

    2015 IBC Special Inspection Changes
    • ACI 530-11  requirements for testing procedures and their frequencies
    • Continuous verses periodic inspection requirements for masonry
    • Essential and non-essential structures for masonry
    • AISC 360 and AWS D1.1 modifications and requirements
    • Ultrasonic Testing
    • Special Inspectors role regarding the Welding Procedure Specifications
    Geotechnical Exploration
    • Geotechnical issues that are being overlooked by structural engineers
    • Selection of exploration options relative value/cost
    • Specifying boring locations
    • Ground improvement techniques
    • Estimating foundation settlement and determining acceptable limits
    • Relaying information to owners, clients, and contractors
    Presenter Information:
    Alan Tuck
    Froehling & Robertson, Inc.
    Alan is an expert on the IBC special inspections requirements; he has over 20 years of experience writing and presenting on special inspections, and over 50 years of hands-on field experience. He has served on a multitude of committees, including the Virginia Ready Mixed Concrete Association and the Virginia Concrete Masonry Association, and was elected Director of the Blue Ridge chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute in 2015.
    Mark Scholefield, P.E.
    GET Solutions, Inc. 
    Mark has 23 years of experience that  includes subsurface investigations, site characterization studies and geotechnical engineering analysis for a multitude of small to large scale projects.  These include shallow and deep foundation design, settlement analyses, slope stability analyses, pavement design (AASHTO), soil liquefaction, seismic site investigation and forensic evaluation of horizontal and vertical structures.  His experience also includes testing of soil and concrete, lime/cement stabilization, subgrade improvements, vibration monitoring, subgrade and foundation soil inspection and test pile programs. Mark has Basic Certifications  for PDA, RSO, BCOM and is a member of ASHE, ODU CEEVC, and ASCE.
    March 13, 2018
    ACEC Virginia
    8600 Mayland Drive
    Richmond, VA 23294
    March 14, 2018
    SpringHill Suites Marriott
    6350 Newtown Road
    Norfolk, VA  23502 
    Date/Time Information:
    8:00AM - 12:00 PM  March 13 and Wednesday March 14
    Breakfast & Registration begin at 8:00 AM, with the the seminars starting at 8:30 AM
    Breakfast, snacks, and beverages are included in the cost of admission.
    Member rate - $75
    Young Professionals rate - $60
    Non-Member rate - $95
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