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Webinar - Construction Methods for Drilled Shafts in Soils

Location: ASCE Continuing Online Education (All times are Eastern Time)
Date: February 20, 2018
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

There are three basic methods for construction of drilled shafts.  These are (a) dry method, (b) wet method and (c) casing method.  Each of these methods will be discussed in this webinar with emphasis on the wet (slurry) construction method.  The pros and cons of mineral (bentonite) and polymer slurries will be discussed.  Guidance and opinions on slurry management and shaft bottom cleaning processes will also be presented.  Slurry construction method will be contrasted with dry and cased construction methods.  Placement of reinforcing cage and concrete will be discussed. Development of potential anomalies will be discussed.