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Design & Construction of Steel Sheet Piling

November 13, 2014
8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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Jacobs Conference Center
5995 Rogerdale Road
Houston, TX 77072



Richard Hartman, Ph.D., P.E.

Hartman Engineering



The Design and Construction of Steel Sheet Piling Structures Seminar is a one day class covering topics ranging from design concepts, to practical field problems, through recent product advancements in the design and manufacturing of steel sheet piling.

The seminar will be presented by Richard Hartman, Ph.D., P.E., a leading international expert in the design and construction of steel sheet pile structures.  Dr. Hartman is licensed as a professional engineer in 38 states and has over 40 years of experience in the subject.  For the past 15 years he has been involved in the research and design of new sheet pile sections and, based on that research, holds four patents for sheet piling sections.

Seminar Content 

  • Design parameters, layout, and construction considerations for cellular cofferdams


  • Design and construction considerations for bulkheads, open cell designs and combination walls


  • Design and construction considerations for cofferdams and trenches.
  • Properties of steel sheet piling, changes in steel pile manufacturing, concerns regarding performance, tranverse loads, stresses in sheet piling, and redesign of sheet piling sections


  • Review of instability of the soil/rock in the bottom of an excavation for steel sheet piling structures


  • Questions, answers and conclusions


Additional Details  

Date:       November 13, 2014

Time:       8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Place:     Jacobs Conference Center

                5995 Rogerdale Road

               Houston, Texas 77072

                Tel: 832.351.6000

Format:   One Day Seminar, Business Casual Attire

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Includes:                Course Reference Materials, Certificate for 7 Professional Development Hours (Seminar is IACET certified for 0.7 Continuing Education Units),   Lunch and Two Breaks.

Cost:       $200        before Oct 31, 2014

                $300        after Oct 31, 2014

                $ 50        for Student Members

RSVP:     October 31, 2014   Early Bird Registration

                 Nov 10, 2014 Final Deadline Registration

Contact:     Richard Morales 678.926.5209





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