VIRTUAl Training course:

ANALYSES OF EMBANKMENT DAMs AND SLOPES USING FLAC®

OFFERINGS

OPEN

Trainings planned for 2021. Please contact instructor if interested in course (English version and Spanish or Portuguese version with translator)

Filled

December 4, 8, 11, 18 2020, 8 AM noon (PST)

Industry participant list (10 total): Blackburn Consulting (3); HE3 (2); Cal Engineering & Geology (1); Gannett Fleming (1); Hydro-Quebéc (1); Stantec Consulting (1); Other (1)

Filled

(Specialized training)

January 27, 29, February 3, 5 2021, 8:00 AM – noon (PST)

Geosyntec Consultants

Filled

(Specialized training)

January 8, 11, 13, 15, 19, 21 2021, 6:30 AM 9 AM (PST)

Sweco Energy AB (Sweden) - Tailings dam focus

Completed

October 6, 8, 13, 15 2020, 9 AM 1 PM (PST)

Industry participant list (10 total): HDR Inc. (3); Damwatch Engineering Ltd. (2); Cornforth Consultants, Inc. (1); GEI Consultants Inc. (1); Geosyntec Consultants, Inc. (1); Keller - North America (1); Terricon Consultants, Inc. (1)

Separate personalized training offerings to a single company are also available.

Cost for all trainings: $1,500 per participant

course DETAILS

AUDIENCE

Civil engineers with knowledge of geotechnical engineering, but with little or no experience with FLAC®

CLASS SIZE

Size capped at 10 participants to maximize student-instructor interaction

DURATION

16 hours total of synchronous hands-on training separated over four days in a 1½-week period; I will be available throughout the instruction period for technical support and to answer questions

METHOD

Zoom video conferencing used for delivering presentations and providing computer-to-computer assistance during FLAC® modeling tutorials

Shared Dropbox used during course for storing presentations, modeling files, and references

A full FLAC 8.1 version will be available during the duration of the course (provided courtesy of Itasca Consulting Group Inc.)

SCHEDULE

(Each day 4 hours in duration)

Day 1

Module 1: Numerical and Constitutive Modeling and FISH

Day 2

Module 2: Advanced Constitutive Modeling

Day 3

Module 3: 2-D Analyses of Embankment Dams and Slopes

Day 4

Module 4: Seismic Analyses of Embankment Dams and Slopes

Each day will be split into short presentations and longer analysis tutorials using FLAC®.

During the-week training period, I will be available for followup questions regarding FLAC® and numerical modeling. As well, supporting videos and additional exercises will be made available during the training period to further support participants' learning.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Steps:


• 1 •

Contact instructor with intent to register (see below)


• 2 •

Invoice will be provided for payment of $1,500 USD (paid via PayPal)


• 3 •

Following payment, Zoom and Dropbox invitations and a questionnaire will be provided to the participant