April Breakfast Seminar

Date: Apr 10, 2013


Excavation Support Construction in Urban Environments: Challenges and Solutions

Presented By: Domenic D'Argenzio, P.E., MASCE
Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers

Selection of appropriate excavation support systems for constructing foundations, whether they are temporary or are incorporated into the permanent structure is critical to the successful and timely completion of construction projects. Selecting and designing excavation support systems that best suit the site-specific needs of a project requires a good knowledge of existing subsurface conditions. In urban environments, where available work space is most often limited, construction occurs adjacent to existing structures that must be protected from damage or underpinned. The increasing demand for minimizing impact to the environment imposes additional challenges on a project that must be considered during the planning stages. Involvement of the geotechnical engineer in the early planning stages of a project is critical for identifying the various site-specific geotechnical risk factors and likely foundation types, which are important parameters for evaluating potential excavation support methods and other project needs.

This presentation will review the key geotechnical risk factors relevant to excavation support and review the various excavation support techniques and equipment available to contractors. Topics presented will include a discussion on design performance criteria, review the decision matrix involved in selecting the most appropriate excavation support system for a project, inspection and monitoring requirements during construction, relative costs and case histories.

About Our Speaker: Domenic D'Argenzio is a Senior Associate at Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers with more than 30 years of experience providing foundation design and analysis for various structures including buildings, wastewater treatment facilities and marine structures. He has expertise in the analysis and design of various excavation support systems, including steel sheet piling, soldier beam and lagging, secant pile walls and slurry walls. He also has expertise in the analysis and design of anchored bulkheads, platforms, mooring structures and cellular cofferdams. He is an active member of various professional organizations, including ACI, ASCE, Deep Foundations Institute and The Moles. He is chair of ACI Committee 357 – Marine & Offshore Concrete Structures, Member of ACI Committee 543 – Concrete Piles, The Slurry Wall Committee of the Deep Foundations Institute and a Charter Member of the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE. He has lectured on deep foundations and support of excavation systems to various entities, including the Consolidated Edison Company of NY, New York City Department of Buildings, and The Moles. Mr. D'Argenzio earned his M.S. and B.S. in Civil Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and he is licensed in the States of New York and New Jersey.

Bring a Guest: DVASE Members are invited to bring a guest to this breakfast seminar. We encourage you to bring a structural engineering co-worker or an engineer who is working towards a P.E. The space for complimentary guests will be limited and is on a first come, first served basis.

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Where: Holiday Inn
432 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19462
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Featuring a breakfast buffet

Time: Registration begins at 7:00 am, Breakfast 7:15 am

Cost: DVASE members: FREE, Non-members: $50.00

Reserve by Monday, April 5th - Space is limited!

If you have any questions, via e-mail to: bkoroncai@barrpino.com fax @ 215-628-9839, or telephone @ 215-628-9844.

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