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Join us for a 2-day master class session focusing on application, operation and troubleshooting for different pressuremeters used for testing a wide range of materials for the design of shallow and deep foundations. The second day will include field demonstrations of the pressuremeters.
Participants will experience two full days of training presented at Texas A&M University by featured speaker Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, and Louis Marcil of Roctest.
Agenda for Sessions
Monday March 9th
8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 8:45 Introduction to the Pressuremeter Test
8:45 – 10:00 Description of the Equipment and Different
Types of Pressuremeters; running the test; data reduction and interpretation
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break
10:15 – 12:15 TEXAM, MENARD, & PROBEX Pressuremeter Demonstrations + discussions and summary
12:15 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 15:15 Main applications
15:15 – 15:30 Short Break
15:30 – 16:30 Main applications (continued)
16:30 – 17:00 Open Discussion and summary
17:00 – Cocktail near Texas A&M campus
Tuesday March 10th
8:30 – 9:30 Field experiences
9:30 – 12:00 Actual field tests with Texam Pressuremeters
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 15:00 Q&A session with Mr. Marcil and Dr. Briaud
Registration – $650
Discounted pricing: ASCE or AEG Members: $585
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Our Featured Speaker
We’re honored to host, Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, a Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University, the Holder of the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering and ASCE President. His expertise is in foundation engineering and more generally geotechnical engineering.