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   Foundation Performance

   Houston, Texas

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APRIL 12, 2017
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Technical Program (1.5 PDH)

Hess Club

5430 Westheimer
Houston, Texas 77056
(Business casual dress code)

Your reservations are appreciated.  Please click here to make your reservation(s) online. If you are unable to register online, please contact Vicky Bonds at Geotech Engineering and Testing, Tel: 713-699-4000 at least 24 hours before the meeting.

Continuing Education Certificates will be provided at the end of the meeting for attendees that are current members and who have made reservations.

This technical program is complimentary to you thanks in part to our Room Sponsors:

Nelson Construction and Foundation Repair
Ram Jack
VoidForm Products, Inc.


Foundation Repair Techniques for Lightly Loaded Foundations in Texas

Speaker: David Eastwood, P.E., C.A.P.M,, founder and Principal Engineer with Geotechnical Engineering and Testing, and Co-founder of the Foundation Performance Association. Tel. 713-699-4000.


Mr. David A. Eastwood, P.E., President of Geotech Engineering and Testing will be discussing "Foundation Repair Techniques for Lightly Loaded Foundations in Texas".  Mr. Eastwood's presentation will discuss foundation repair techniques including the but not limited to the following; underpinning, foundation lifting, chemical stabilization, moisture root barriers, foundation watering system, drainage and repair combinations.


Foundation repair contractors, remodelers, foundation design engineers, geotechnical engineers, forensic engineers and consultants, architects, real estate and other inspectors, realtors, home and building owners, attorneys and others interested learning more about the use of various foundation repair and soil stabilization systems commonly used in the Texas.


To read summaries of previous FPA presentations by David Eastwood, please click

July 2016 - Geotechnical Considerations for Soil Stability, Ditches, Embankment and Detention Ponds
February 2014 - Simplified Method for Design of Shallow Drilled Shafts Subject to Light Loading in Expansive Soils
September 2007 - Recommended Practices for Design and Construction of Swimming Pools in Houston
January 2003  ASCE Paper Presentation - "Recommended Practice for the Design of Residential Foundations."
June 2001 - State of Practice of Geotechnical Engineering Design of Custom Homes in the Houston Area between 1990 and 2001


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