ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers Inland Empire Section

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ASCE-IE February Luncheon
2/21/2019 :: 12:00 pm

Kyle Huerd – Allan Block Engineering
Presentation on Segmental Retaining Wall Degin


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ASCE-IE February Luncheon

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Bangkok THai
Address: 1003 E Trent St, Spokane , wa 99202 (Map)

Kyle Huerd, PE is a 2012 UMD graduate from the
Swenson School of Civil Engineering. He currently
works for Allan Block Corporation as a design
engineer/project manager. A main focus at Alan
Block is training and raising awareness of proper
Segmental Retaining Wall design and construction.
The Allan Block retaining wall design presentation
is a course on segmental retaining wall
(SRW) technical information. The intent is to
develop an understanding of how all SRW’s
function to ensure that these wall structures are
properly designed. As part of the presentation,
the advancements in the industry will be discussed,
which include seismic design consideration
and the addition of Internal Compound Stability.
Attendees can expect to gain the following skills:
1. Recognize the advantages of SRW’s
2. Describe the principles of wall design and how
SRW products work
3. Review of the principles used in Internal
Compound Stability
4. Details on the full-scale seismic testing
conducted in Japan
5. Identify the details required to ensure walls are
constructed to meet design requirements
6. Identify reasons why retaining walls fail
CEU credit for attending.

 

RSVP: Kevin Picanco, ASCE-IE VP
Note this is our general IE ASCE email
address now.
asce.waid@gmail.com
Please RSVP by February 20th, 2 PM.
Cost of lunch:
$15.00 (please invite your non-member
colleagues)
$10.00 students



Price: $15 per attendee
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