Retaining Wall Design: Using Gabions
Location: Distance Learning Course
|2022 - 2023 On-line Individual||$ 160.00|
|2022 - 2023 DVD Individual||$ 180.00|
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Designers of retaining walls have many choices for wall styles. Gabions offer distinct advantages in certain situations. The elements of designing gabion retaining walls are explained so the viewer can design gabion retaining walls with confidence.
Course Objectives for Retaining Wall Design: Using Gabions-
- learn situations where gabion walls are appropriate
- understand the design problems for gabion retaining walls
- do the calculations for wall stability
- learn basics of gabion wall installation
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|Course Fee (Basic)||2022 - 2023 On-line Individual||$ 160.00|
|Course Fee (Alternate)||2022 - 2023 DVD Individual||$ 180.00|
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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.