Ground Improvement

Location: Distance Learning Course

2022 - 2023 On-line Individual$ 240.00
2022 - 2023 DVD Individual$ 260.00

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Course Objectives:
     1. Let you know basis of soil compaction
     2. Understand the different methods of improving soils, surface and subsurface
     3. Learn when different ground improvement methods are appropriate

What you can do when you finish the course:
     1. Know the different methods of ground improvement
     2. Understand basics of soil compaction
     3. Talk to geotechnical engineers about ground improvement
     4. Soils are part of almost every civil engineering project.

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Fee: $240.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)2022 - 2023 On-line Individual$ 240.00
Course Fee (Alternate)2022 - 2023 DVD Individual$ 260.00

Distance Learning Course

Distance Learning Course

David Elton

Dr. David J. Elton, P.E., is a professor of civil engineering at Auburn University who has been specializing in geotechnical engineering for more than 25 years. His extension activities include the many videos sold by Auburn University Engineering Continuing Education on this website, and the hundreds of live short courses he continues to teach on soils, erosion control, drainage, foundations, soils for roads, lime stabilization, slope stability, and mechanically stabilized backfill walls. His specialty areas include: foundations, geosynthetics, liquefaction, soil mechanics, soils magic and pavement evaluation. Dr. Elton has been honored with national and international awards for his research, teaching and service, including the Fred Burggraf Award from the Transportation Research Board. Dr. Elton has served as president of the North American Geosynthetics Society, and has organized the national professor training course for Geosynthetics for five years which is taught at Auburn University. He has also served as editor of the International Geosynthetics Society Newsletter for five years. He holds two U.S. patents and is a registered professional Engineer.


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