Join us for an 8-hour master class session focusing on application, operation, and troubleshooting of a wide range of pressuremeter devices.
Participants will experience an intensive day of training presented in a classroom setting by featured speaker Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, and Louis Marcil of Roctest.
Agenda for Session
8:30 – 8:45 A Brief Introduction & program notes
8:45 – 9:15 Introduction to the Pressuremeter Test
Description of the Equipment and Different
Types of Pressuremeters
9:15 – 10:15 Running of the Test (calibration, borehole making, and loading test)
Advanced Testing Techniques, ASTM Standard Test Methods
10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 – 11:00 Data Reduction, Interpretation and Problem Solving – Louis Marcil Presents all above
11:00 – 12:15 Practical Demonstration (TEXAM-e, PROBEXe, G-AM II)
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:45 Shallow Foundation Design – Dr. Briaud presents
14:45 – 15:00 Short Break
15:00 – 16:15 Deep Foundation Design – Dr. Briaud presents
16:15 – 16:45 Mini push-in Pressuremeter – applications and new developments – Dr. Cosentino presents
16:45 – close Open Discussion
Early Bird Registration – $500 USD before September 15th ($575 USD regular price)
Our Featured Speaker
We’re honored to host, Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, a Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University and the Holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. His expertise is in foundation engineering and more generally geotechnical engineering.