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ULC Course Description

Seismic Stability of Earthen Dams
Control Number: 247
Course Number: 35SSE01A
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This course provides Corps of Engineers personnel with the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed for assessing the seismic safety of Corps dams and levees along with other earth structures with state-of-the-practice analytical tools and procedures.

Through a series of lectures, case studies, and laboratory demonstrations, students will introduced to the following topics: (a) Introduction to USACE ER and EMs on earthquake engineering, (b) earthquake characteristics and earthquake ground motions; (c) site characterization; (d) site response analysis; (e) liquefaction assessment and post-liquefaction residual strength evaluation; (e) slope stability and seismic deformations; and (f) remediation alternatives.

Nominees must be assigned: (a) Occupational series: 0810 and 1350; and (b) Grade GS-09 and above. NOTE (2018-Oct-05): students must have a geotechnical educational background or at least 5 years of job experience in geotechnical evaluation.


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SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateSeats Open
1Davis, CA8/19/20248/23/20245