Webinar
Filters and Drainage Systems for Embankments Dams

Location:

Online

Date:

01/14/2020

Description:

Join us on January 14, from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern for Filters and Drainage Systems for Embankment Dams. This webinar will review the design and construction of filters and drains for embankment dams. Specific topics covered will include 1) principles of filters and drains, 2) locations and configurations of filters and drains in embankment dams (for both new dams and dam rehabilitations) , 3) design guidelines for filters and drains, 4) evaluations of filters and drains in existing embankment dams, and 5) practical considerations for design and construction of filters and drains.

Five Learning Objectives of This Course:

  • Understanding the principles of soil filters.
  • Understanding the different functions of filters and drains.
  • Understanding modern filter design criteria.
  • Understanding how do evaluate effectiveness of filters in existing embankment dams.
  • Understanding how include practical considerations in design and specification of filters and drains.

Registration Fees:

This course qualifies for 2 PDHs.

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