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Tensar/Geopier Foundation Workshop
French Club
414 Mason St., 8th Floor Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94608
Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT
Category: Other

Tensar & GeoPier Foundation Workshop

Design and construction advancements to mitigate differential settlement

11:00 - 11:25: Arrivals & Registration
11:25 - 11:35: Introduction
11:35 - 12:45: TriAx Geogrid Raft Foundations
12:55 - 1:55: Rammed Aggregate Piers

Tensar International Corporation and Geopier Foundation Company are pleased to host a technical seminar on ground improvement within seismic susceptible regions. Agencies, consultants and contractors are invited to attend at no cost. Lunch will be provided. More information about the presenters and logistical details can be found on the registration page.

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About the Presentations:

Geogrid Raft Foundations:
The use of geogrids to create a firm, unyielding working surface for construction of roads over soft subgrades is well stablished. In addition, geogrids can increase bearing capacity and reduce the potential for dierential settlement below structures. This presentation will present new research confirming the “T-Value” method for bearing capacity design, introduce Tensar’s Stratum System for building foundations, provide an example of how the systems can be applied to seismic design, and discuss how to model geo-grids using Finite Element Methods.

Questions? Contact:

Matthew Kennedy Email: [email protected] Phone: (510) 704-3084

Adam Killinger Email: [email protected]  Phone: (916) 216-7261

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Contact: Matthew Kennedy Email: [email protected] Phone: (510) 704-3084