ASCE Geo-Institute Pittsburgh Chapter Short Course: Quantitative Risk Assessment in Geotechnical Engineering

  • 04 Apr 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • ESWP
  • 97



Spring Short Course - April 4th, 2020

Dr. D.V. Griffiths - Colorado School of Mines

The ASCE Geo-Institute Pittsburgh Chapter is excited to host Dr. D.V. Griffiths of the Colorado School of Mines for the 2020 Spring Short Course. Dr. Griffiths will be speaking on Quantitative Risk Assessment in Geotechnical Engineering, covering topics such as the rationale for probabilistic geotechnical analysis and risk assessment, the relationship between Factor of Safety and Probability of Failure, and how probabilistic methods can be applied to routine geotechnical design.

This course will also provide exposure to software for performing geotechnical analysis. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops and to run the programs provided free of charge to all participants.

The seminar fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, coffee, 7.0 PDH, and electronic and paper copies of the seminar notes. Please refer to the attached flyer for more details.

Cancellations received after March 272020 and no shows will be billed.

Registration will open in January 2020.

If you have any questions, please contact Shirley Tang.

2020 GI Short Course Flyer.pdf

Detailed Short Course Outline.pdf