Events

PDCA Steel Sheet Pile Guides Webinar

When: 05/19/2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

PDCA invites you to attend the webinar presentation titled, PDCA Steel Sheet Pile Guides Review to be held on May 19, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT.

Attendees will obtain a comphrensive introduction to the three technical guidebooks and have the opportunity to engage with two of the co-authors, Gerry McShane of Service Steel Warehouse and Dr. Dick Hartman of Hartman Engineering. Upon completion of the webinar program, you will reveive 1.0 Professional Development Hours (PDH), as well as direct download access to the publications.

Sheet Pile Guides Review: Corrosion, Retaining Wall Cost Comparison, Installation
Gerry McShane, Service Steel Warehouse; Dr. Dick Hartman, Hartman Engineering; Richard Morales, LB Foster Piling
Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of the root cause of corrosion
  • Know the factors that contribute to corrosion occurring and the rate it develops
  • See how modern manufacturing processes have changed steel behavior to improve durability
  • Gain knowledge of the various solutions available to extend design life
  • Overview of the types of retaining walls selected for analysis and cost evaluation
  • Overview and explanation of the design methodology adopted
  • Explanation of the results for each wall system
  • Outline of the cost evaluation
  • Basic understanding of the different ways to install sheet piling
  • Review the latest innovations on installation equipment from vibratory to impact to press-in hammers
  • Understand the steps needed for correct installation alignment
  • Review problems that occur and how to avoid them

 

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