Design and Construction Techniques in Soft Ground
Course objectives: Planning and design for infrastructure – structures built on soft creeping / compressible soils. Overview of the theory of the behaviour of soft soils and design criteria. The course will also provide methodologies for ground investigation and sampling and techniques for building the ground model. Finally, the techniques for soft soil treatment will be discussed, including construction staging and monitoring.
Presenters: Dr. Richard Kelly, Nick Wharmby.
Where and When: Auckland Monday 3rd of September 2018, Wellington Wednesday 5th of September 2018, Christchurch Friday 7th of September 2018.
Cost per person: $350 for NZGS members, $650 for non-NZGS members.