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TECHNICAL PRESENTATION SLIDES AND PAPERS

09/09/2020 Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Dams
Video    Size  208 MB

Mr. Larry D. Olson, PE


12/13/2017 Designing Bases and Subgrades for Better Pavement Performance
Slides    Size  3.46MB

Dr. Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E. University of Texas


11/08/2017 Characterizing Geotechnical Materials with Seismic Waves: Static and Dynamic Applications
Slides    Size  15.02MB

Dr. Ken Stokoe, P.E., University of Texas


11/08/2017 Differential Movement and Expansion Joints in Brick Veneer
Slides    Size  14.28MB

Leslie Seaton, Acme Brick


10/11/2017 Overview of FRP Systems for Strengthening or Protecting Concrete
Slides    Size  3.19MB

F. Keith Bohren, P.E., Senior Field Engineer - Sim


09/13/2017 ASR and DEF Cracking - "It's Not As Bad As It Seems"
Slides    Size  19.77MB

Alfredo E. (Al) Bustamante, P.E. Walker Restoration Consultants


06/14/2017 Case Studies: Structural Collapse and Aftermath Considerations for Steel Structures, Concrete Tilt-up and Wood. Solving Construction Issues and Protecting against Lawsuits
Slides    Size  73.54MB

Mr. Imad F. Abdullah, AIA, Landmark Architects. Inc.


05/10/2017 Design, Construction and Application of Segmental Concrete Walls
Slides    Size  35.16MB

Dave Hasness, P.E. , Pavestone LLC.


08/10/2016 Professional Practices Update/Ethics
Slides    Size  1.7MB

David Howell, Texas Board of Professional Engineers


08/10/2016 Killer Contract Clauses
Slides    Size  849KB

Ben Westcott, Andrews Myers PC


05/11/2016 Reduction of Soil Swell Through Chemical Stabilization
Slides    Size  4.44MB

John A Gunter, P.E. Chief Engineer at Terradyne/InTEC (Integrated Engineering and Testing)


11/11/2015 The New Construction and Maintenance Manual and the New Specification for Post-Tensioned Slab-on-Ground Foundations
Slides    Size  1.91 MB

Dan Buck, P.E., Suncoast Post Tension


10/14/2015 The Current State of Certification of Merit Law in Texas
Slides    Size  1.75 MB

William E. Morfey, Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern & Wise, P.C.


08/12/2015 Slab of Grade on Shrink Swell Soil: A New Method
Slides    Size  892.16 KB

Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, Texas A&M University


06/10/2015 Seismic Design of Buried Flexible Structures
Slides    Size  6.62 MB

John. M. Clark, P.E.Clark Engineers


05/13/2015 Guidelines for the Evaluation of Foundation Movement for Residential and Other Low-Rise Buildings - an update
Slides    Size  4.5MB

Lowell Brumley, P.E., BEC - LIN Engineering


04/12/2015 Slab Moisture
  

Robert Burnham


04/11/2015 Guidelines for the Evaluation of Foundation Movement for Residential and Other Low-Rise Buildings
   Size  (1.32 MB)

Lowell Brumley


01/14/2015 Perimeter Vertical Moisture Barriers for Residential Foundations
Slides    Size  8.35 MB

Mr. Ken Douglass, P.E., Eric L. Davis Engineering, Inc


12/10/2014 Methylene Blue Test of Soil Properities: A Rapid and Accurate Field Test
Slides    Size   3.06 MB

Dr. Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E. University of Texas at Austin and Hakan Sahin. Ph.D; PSI Houston


11/12/2014 Specification and Application of Void Spaces Below Concrete Foundations
Slides    Size  3.16 MB

Greg Carr, P.E., Best Base Foundation Systems


09/10/2014 Advancements in Adhesive Anchor Technology HY200 SAFE SET Technology
Slides    Size  2.47 MB

Kacey L. Cortner, Hilti


08/13/2014 The PVI Ver. 3 Design Method for MATHCAD 15
Slides    Size  3.12 MB

John. M. Clark, P.E.Clark Engineers


08/13/2014 Professional Practices Update/Ethics (Workshop)
Slides    Size  3.12 MB

David Howell, P.E. Texas Board of Professional Engineer


07/09/2014 Standard of Care for Engineers and Other Professionals Working in Texas
Slides    Size  1.13 MB

William E. Morfey, Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern & Wise, P.C.


05/14/2014 Design, Manufacture, and Installation Guidelines of Precast Concrete Segmented Piles for Foundation Underpinning
Slides    Size  9.5 KB

Karl Breckon, P.E. President, BEC-LIN Engineering, LLP


04/09/2014 Creating Value in Texas Construction Using Lime
Slides    Size  4.57 MB

Jon Epps, Ph.D., P.E., Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University


12/11/2013 Design of Drilled Shafts in Expansive Soils - Part 2
Slides    Size  1.3 MB

Dr. Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E. University of Texas at Austin


11/13/2013 Forensics - Detective Engineering
Slides    Size  5.0 MB

David W. Fowler, Ph.D., P.E., University of Texas, Austin


10/09/2013 Post Tension Slab Design - PTISlab 3.5
Slides    Size  9.68 MB

Dean R. Reed, P.E., MLAW Engineering


07/10/2013 Asphalt Materials, Asphalt Mix Design and Asphalt Plants-Asphalt Binders
Slides    Size  4 MB

Danny Gierhart, P.E. Asphalt Institute


07/10/2013 Asphalt Materials, Asphalt Mix Design and Asphalt Plants-Asphalt Mix Design
Slides    Size  2 MB

Danny Gierhart, P.E. Asphalt Institute


07/10/2013 Asphalt Materials, Asphalt Mix Design and Asphalt Plants Asphalt Plants & Production
Slides    Size  3 MB

Danny Gierhart, P.E. Asphalt Institute


06/12/2013 Slabtek - A Technological Advantage in Foundation Design
Slides    Size  9.1 MB

Tony Childress, P.E., Childress Engineering Services


05/08/2013 How to use Mathcad to do contour and surface plots for foundations
Slides    Size  2.9 MB

John M. Clark, P.E., John Milton Clark Engineers, Inc.


03/13/2013 Non-Destructive Test Methods for Structural Repair and Rehabilitation
Slides    Size  7.2 MB

Jacob Bice, Ph.D., P.E., Walter P Moore


12/12/2012 Design of Pavements on Expansive Clay Subgrades - Part 1
Slides    Size  6.1 MB

Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E., Texas A&M University


11/14/2012 Concrete Cloth - Changing the Way You Think about Concrete
Slides    Size  6.9 MB

John Paulson,P.E., Consultant to Milliken & Company


10/10/2012 2012 Risk Management & Professional Liability Law Seminar
Slides    Size  510 KB

Marshall Rosenberg, Attorney, Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP


09/12/2012 New Developments in Auger Pressure Grouted (APG) Piles
Slides    Size  5.0 MB

Tracy Brettman, P.E. D. GE, Berkel & Company Contractors


08/08/2012 Braced and Shear Wall Requirements int he IRC Building Code
Slides    Size  10.26 MB

Doug Folker, Hardy Frames


07/11/2012 How Wetlands Influence Development
Slides    Size  5.58 MB

John Davidson, Commerical Fishery Reporting Specialist, National Marine Fisheries Service


06/13/2012 Steel and Macro Fiber Reinforced Concrete Technology
Slides    Size  7.78 MB

Patrick Greer, Territory Manager for Propex Concrete Solutions (formerly S I Concrete Systems)


04/11/2012 Advances in Designing and Monitoring Field Compaction: M-D Relations
Slides    Size  3.21 MB

Dr. C. Vipulanandan, Ph.D., P.E.,University of Houston


03/14/2012 Drainage Guidelines
Slides    Size  2.88 MB

Gerard J. Duhon, P.E.,Gerard J. Duhon, P.E.


02/08/2012 Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement: Design and Construction
Slides    Size  9.12 MB

Mr. Matthew Singel, P.E., Cement Council of Texas


01/11/2012 General Overview of Stabilization Application
Slides    Size  9.12 MB

Mr. Don Show, Synteen Technical Fabrics, Inc


12/14/2011 Design of Drilled Shafts in Expansive Soils
Slides    Size  3.19 MB

Dr. Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E. University of Texas at Austin


11/09/2011 Failures: What Can We Learn
Slides    Size  14.89 MB

David W. Fowler, Ph.D., P.E., UT Texas at Austin


10/12/2011 Chance Helical Pipe Applications and Design
Slides    Size  1.25 MB

Josh Lindberg, Helical Concepts, Inc.


09/14/2011 Airport Engineering - Workshop
Slides    Size  3.96 MB

Adil Godiwalla, P.E., Houston Airport Systems


09/14/2011 Advanced Modern and Innovative Technologies used at the Houston Airport Systems
Slides    Size  3.97 MB

Adil Godiwalla, P.E., Houston Airport Systems


08/10/2011 Ethics
Slides    Size  529 KB

David Howell, P.E. Texas Board of Professional Engineers


07/13/2011 Environmental Geophysical Case Studies in Texas
Slides    Size  9.7 MB

Mustafa Saribudak, Ph.D., P.G., Environmental Geophysics Associates


06/08/2011 Differentiation of Water Sources Using Analytical Water Chemistry Data
Slides    Size  3.2 MB

John Bryant, Ph.D., P.E., P.G., Bryant Consultants


04/03/2011 Being an Expert Witness. What You Need to Know
Slides    Size  922 KB

Karen White, Attorney, Karen L. T. White, P.C


03/09/2011 WaffleMat Slab-on-ground Forming System
Slides    Size  10.3MB

Ken Douglass, Four D Engineering


02/06/2011 Specifying Underslab Moisture or Gas Barriers
Slides    Size  1.6MB

Rod Aasheim, Raven Industries


01/12/2011 The Role of Subbase Support in Concrete Pavement Sustainability
Slides    Size  3.2MB

Professor Dan G. Zollinger, Ph.D, P.E.,Texas A&M University


12/08/2010 Effects of Trees on Foundations
Slides    Size  3.7MB

Robert L. Lytton, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE., Texas A&M University


11/10/2010 Case Study #1
Slides    Size  4.1 MB

Ryan Chancey, Ph.D., Nelson Architectural Engineers


11/10/2010 Why Did It Fail?
Slides    Size  1.3 MB

Ryan Chancey, Ph.D., Nelson Architectural Engineers


08/11/2010 Test Methods for Evaluating Existing Foundations
Hand Out    Size  578 KB

Al Bustamante, P.E., WIss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.


08/11/2010 Test Methods for Evaluating Existing Foundations
Slides    Size  2.3 MB

Al Bustamante, P.E., WIss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.


07/14/2010 Residential Construction Defect Claims in Texas - Out with the New, In with the Old
Slides    Size  772 KB

William Morfey, Attorney, Zimmerman, Axelrad, Meyer, Stern & Wise, P.C.


04/12/2010 Introduction to Geopier System
Slides    Size  4.1 MB

Gerry Kehler, P.E.. Geopier


12/09/2009 Raised Wood Floor Design & Construction Options
Slides    Size  2.6 MB

Bruce Cordova, APA


12/09/2009 Contrasting Design Approaches for Slab-On-Ground and Raised Floor Foundations on Expansive Soils
Slides    Size  5.1 MB

Dr. Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E. University of Texas at Austin


11/11/2009 Detective Engineering: Causes of Distress in Concrete
Slides    Size  3.8 MB

Dr. David Fowler, Ph.D., P.E. University of Texas at Austin


09/09/2009 Timber Piling Design
Slides    Size  2.7 MB

Dean Matthews, Dean Matthews Associates


08/12/2009 Engineering Ethical Issues
Slides    Size  223KB

Kerry C. Williams, P.E. Chamberlaind, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Martin


06/10/2009 Modeling Vegetation (and other) Effects using VOLFLO Software
Slides    Size  3.0 MB

Dean Read, P.E., MLAW/Geostructural Tool Kit


06/10/2009 Shear Strength of Shallow Soils
Slides    Size  1.0 MB

Dr. Charles Aubeny, Ph.D., P.E., Texas A&M University


05/13/2009 Recent Advancements in Reinforced Soil Technologies and Landslide Mitigation using Geosynthetically Confined Soil and Launched Soil Nails
Slides    Size  15.7 MB

Colby Barrett, Soil Nail Launcher, Inc.


04/08/2009 Design, Installation and Testing of Helical Piles and Anchors
Slides    Size  5.2 MB

Don Deardorff, Chance Civil Construction


03/11/2009 Take a Stand on Protecting Residential Foundations
Slides    Size  3.6 MB

Ray Burgess with Senox Corporation


03/10/2009 Large Block Gravity Retaining Walls
Slides    Size  4.2 MB

Jack Bergmann, Redi-Rock International


02/18/2009 Sulphur Applications for Civil Engineering Materials
Slides    Size  1.4 MB

Gary Fitts, P.E., Shell Asphalt Solutions, Shell Oil Products USA


01/14/2009 Analysis of Four Axial Compression Load Tests on High Capacity Augered Cast-in-Place Piles in the Texas Gulf Coast Soils
Slides    Size  1.7 MB

Raghu N. Dass, Ph.D., P.E., of Trinity Soil Investigation Laboratories Inc.


01/14/2009 Analysis of Four Axial Compression Load Tests on High Capacity Augered Cast-in-Place Piles in the Texas Gulf Coast Soils
Paper    Size  227 KB

Raghu N. Dass, Ph.D., P.E., of Trinity Soil Investigation Laboratories Inc.


12/10/2008 How To Use The PTI-3rd Edition To Design Foundations In Houston
Slides    Size  1.56 MB

Dean Read, P.E., MLAW/Geostructural Tool Kit


12/10/2008 How To Use The PTI-3rd Edition To Design Foundations In Houston - Slides
Slides    Size  7.67 MB

John Bryant, Ph.D., P.E., Bryant Consultants, Inc.


12/10/2008 How To Use The PTI-3rd Edition To Design Foundations In Houston
Slides    Size  4.47MB

Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E., Texas A&M University


11/12/2008 Causes and Cures of Cracking in Concrete
Slides    Size  4.03 MB

David W. Fowler, Ph.D., P.E. with University of Texas


10/15/2008 The Ultimate High Tech Building Block
Slides    Size  3.03 MB

Neil Rock with Cresco Concrete Products


09/10/2008 Design Practice for Soil Stabilization in Subsidence Area
Slides    Size  6.63 MB

Beecroft Shittu, P.E., with City of Houston Airport System


07/09/2008 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory Program - Update
Slides    Size  2.39 MB

Denise Sloan, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District


05/14/2008 Coatings and Sealers for Protecting Concrete Facilities
Slides    Size  618 KB

Dr. C. Vipulanandan, Ph.D., P.E.


04/09/2008 Which Way Is It Moving? - Guidelines for Diagnosing Heave, Subsidence and Settlement
Slides    Size  2.3 MB

Ron Kelm, P.E., Forensic Engineers Inc.


04/09/2008 Which Way Is It Moving? - Guidelines for Diagnosing Heave, Subsidence and Settlement
Paper    Size  960 KB

Ron Kelm, P.E., Forensic Engineers Inc.


02/13/2008 Asphalt Pavements - Perpetual to Porous
Slides    Size  2.6 MB

Gary Fitts, P.E., Asphalt Institute


01/09/2008 Specification and Application of Void Spaces Below Concrete Foundations
Slides    Size  4 MB

Michael Skoller, P.E., National Structural Engineering, Inc.


12/12/2007 Design of Structures to Resist the Pressures and Movements of Expansive Soils
Slides    Size  3 MB

Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E., Texas A&M University


11/14/2007 Stabilization of Expansive Soils Using EcSS 3000TM Electrochemical
Slides    Size  6 MB

Russ Scharlin, P.E., Environment Soil Stabilization, LLC.


10/10/2007 Cement Stabilization to Soils
Slides    Size   8 MB

Matthew Singel, P.E., Cement Council of Texas


09/12/2007 Recommended Guidelines for the Design and Construction of Inground Swimming Pools in Houston, Texas
Paper    Size  155 KB

David A. Eastwood, P.E., D.GE, DFE, C.A.P.M., F.ASCE Geotech Engineering and Testing


08/08/2007 Guidelines for the Evaluation of Foundation Movement for Residential and Other Low-Rise Buildings
Slides    Size  893 KB

Lowell Brumley, P.E., TSG Consultants


07/11/2007 Advanced, Modern and Innovative Technologies used for Asphalt and Concrete Pavement Surface Courses at the Houston Airport System
Slides    Size  5.2 MB

Adil Godiwalla, P.E., Dept. of Aviation, Houston


05/09/2007 Wetland Workshop - Handout
Hand Out    Size  173 KB

Glenn Weitnecht, U.S Army Corps of Engineers


05/09/2007 Wetland Workshop -Slides
Slides    Size  6.1 MB

Glenn Weitnecht, U.S Army Corps of Engineers


02/20/2007 Quality Control Checklists for Foundation Inspection of Residential and Other Low-Rise Buildings
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Jack Spivey


01/10/2007 Geosynthetic Subsurface Drainage Systems for Pavements
Slides    Size  9.1 MB

Gregg W. Williams, Contech Construction Products, Inc.


12/13/2006 Re-Visitation of Expansive Soils
Slides    Size  4.3 MB

Robert Lytton, Ph.D., P.E., Texas A&M University


08/09/2006 Resolving Disputes using Principle-Based Mediation
Slides    Size  833 KB

David Dorr, JD, PE, Law Offices of David Dorr


01/11/2006 Guidelines for Evaluating Foundation Performance by Monitoring
Slides    Size  2.7 MB

Nicole Wylie, Forensic Engineers, Inc.


11/09/2005 Homebuyers' Foundation Guide for Foundation Evaluation
Paper    Size  (451 KB)

John Clark


07/13/2005 Slope Stability in Harris County
Slides    Size  2.6 MB

Ronald Langston, P.E. Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD), TX


05/11/2005 Subsurface Void Detection and Sizing for the Houston Area
Slides    Size  8.4 MB

Todd Allen, Radarview LLC


03/16/2005 Intelligent Compaction
Slides    Size  2.6 MB

Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, Texas A&M University


12/15/2004 Three Dimensional Numerical Simulations of Residential Buildings on Expansive Soils
Slides    Size  3.07 MB

Dr. Robert L. Lytton, P.E., Dr. Xiong Zhang, and Dr. Rifat Bulut, all of TAMU Civil Engineering Depa


11/17/2004 Case Studies of Residential Foundation Movements in Southern Houston Area
Paper    Size  1.5 MB

H. Stephen Tien, Ph.D., P.E. and David A. Eastwood, P.E., D.GE, DFE, C.A.P.M., F.ASCE, both of


07/21/2004 The Role of Suction in the Performance of Clay Fill
Slides    Size  828 KB

Mr. Ronald R. Reed, P.E. of Reed Engineering Group, Inc.


07/21/2004 Role of Suction in the Performance of Clay Fill
Paper    Size  1016 KB

Mr. Ronald R. Reed, P.E. of Reed Engineering Group, Inc.


05/19/2004 Using Slab-on-Ground Elevation Measurements in Residential Foundation Engineering Performance Evaluations
Paper    Size  262 KB

R. Michael Gray, P.E., Consultant, Kingwood TX


03/04/2004 Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Evaluation Studies
Paper    Size  1,274 KB

Michael Gehrig, Bryant Consultants, Inc.


03/04/2004 Ground Penetrating Radar for Concrete Evaluation Studies
Slides    Size  6405 KB

Michael Gehrig, Bryant Consultants, Inc.


10/15/2003 Study of Pavement Distress at a Service Station
Paper    Size  1,567 KB

H. Stephen Tien, Ph.D., Geotech Engineering and Testing


08/20/2003 Measurement of Soil Suction
Slides    Size  3,560 KB

Dr. Robert Lytton, P.E. Dr. Rifat Bulut and Dr. Chuck Aubeny,all of Texas A&M University, Civil Engi


02/19/2003 Foundation Maintenance and Inspection Guide for Residential and Other Low Rise Buildings
Slides    Size  1,935 KB

James Austin., P.E., James Austin Engineers, Inc


08/21/2002 Shallow Slope Failures and Suction from Vegetation
Slides    Size  1,025 KB

Robert L. Lytton, TAMU Civil Engineering Professor; and Dr. Chuck Aubeny, TAMU Engineering Professor


06/19/2002 Criteria for the Inspection of and the Assessment of Residential Slab-on-Ground Foundations
Paper    Size  767 KB

Don E. Lenert, P.E. Member, Lenert Engineers, Inc.


03/20/2002 Foundations on Shrinking and Swelling Soils (Prediction of Movement, Construction Issues)
Slides    Size  667 KB

Jean-Louis Briaud, Sangho Moonn and Xiong Zhang Dept. of Civil Engineering, Texas A & M University


11/14/2001 Settlement of Foundations on Expansive Clays due to Moisture Demand of Trees
Paper    Size  1,689 KB

Ken Tand, P.E., Kenneth E. Tand & Associates


08/15/2001 Finite Element Method Analysis of Slabs on Elastic Half Space Expansive Soil Foundations
Paper    Size  5,476 KB

(This paper formed the basis for the Methods to Aid Structural and Geotechnical Engineers in Designing Slab-on-grade.

Rifat Bulut, TAMU Civil Engineering Student


08/15/2001 Laboratory Demonstration of the Suction Measurement by the Filter Paper Method
Slides    Size  1.26 MB

Dr. Robert L. Lytton, TAMU Civil Engineering Professor and Rifat Bulut, TAMU Civil Engineering


08/15/2001 Methods to Aid Structural and Geotechnical Engineers in Designing Slab-on-grade
Slides    Size  3,929 KB

Dr. Robert L. Lytton, TAMU Civil Engineering Professor and Rifat Bulut, TAMU Civil Engineering


06/20/2001 State of Practice of Geotechnical Engineering Design of Custom Homes in the Houston Area between 1990 and 2001
Paper    Size  182 KB

David A. Eastwood, P.E., D.GE, DFE, C.A.P.M., F.ASCE,Member,Geotech Engineering


02/21/2001 Carton Forms
Paper    Size  2.31 MB

David Isbell, P.E.


 

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October 14, 2020
 
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September 09, 2020
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