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Design and Construction of Large-diameter Bored Piles - 8th October 2018

    This popular CPD course has been continuously updated to include recent developments in Hong Kong and Macau. The design of large-diameter bored piles appears to be relatively simple as the allowable bearing capacity and resistance to lateral earth pressure are limited by the presumptive values stated in Code of Practice for Foundations 2017 and related government publications. However, many common design errors occur from a practical viewpoint, rendering construction very difficult, if not impossible. Moreover, there are many practical problems confronting geotechnical engineers and contractors on site. This one-day continuing professional development (CPD) short course is developed to illustrate to young engineers who are interested in geotechnical engineering some practical aspects in the design and construction of large-diameter bored piles including:
  • Types and definitions of large-diameter bored piles

  • Design philosophy of bored piles

  • Common design errors from a practical viewpoint

  • Detailed construction procedures of large-diameter bored piles

  • Construction equipment for large-diameter bored pile

  • Integrity testing of large-diameter bored piles

  • Difficulties in large-diameter bored pile construction

  • Pitfalls in site supervision for large-diameter bored pile construction

  • Full-scale pile load tests

  • New developments in large-diameter bored piles

More than 600 slides on various aspects of local large-diameter bored pile construction will be shown for illustration and detailed discussion. The course has been substantially revised to include recent projects in Hong Kong and Macau.



Language: Cantonese with technical terms in English

Date:  8th October 2018 (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m)

Venue: Crystal Ballroom, 2nd Floor, The Cityview (城景國際), 23 Waterloo Road, Yaumatei, Kowloon (MTR Yau Ma Tei Station Exit A2)

Cost: $1,850 (include coffee breaks, buffet lunch, course notes and attendance certificate)

Early bird discount: $1,650 for registration completed on or before 29th September 2018.



Registration: (1) make a deposit or direct transfer to "Advanced Technovation Limited" at HSBC Account No. 400-304267-001 or prepare an e-cheque payable to "Advanced Technovation Limited"; (2a) register online at adv-technovation.com; or (2b) fill in the reply slip and email the completed reply slip with the deposit slip, direct transfer receipt or e-cheque to support@adv-technovation.com

Questions: Please contact Miss Luk at 91208024, support@adv-technovation.com

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