Foundation Piles Design Workshop

Online Deep Foundation & Helical Pile Design Workshop

Gain expertise and confidence with step by step instructions!

Date and Time: March 12, 2024 - 9.30 AM to 4 PM EST

6.5 PDH Credits Available

Online workshop - design of foundation piles and helical piles, learn how to solve foundation design challenges

Beyond software, the seminar focuses both on theory and practice. Starting from simple examples to more advanced topics the worskhop is distilling years of deep foundation and helical pile design experience. The workshop will build on solid fundamentals, and help engineers minimize uncertainties in deep foundation design.

Upcoming Workshop:

DATE AND TIME: MARCH 12, 2024 - 9.30 AM to 4 PM EST

6.5 PDH Credits Available


Geotechnical Engineering & Deep Foundations

Common Ground

  1. Introduction
  2. Geotechnical properties, SPT-CPT estimators, lateral analysis parameters

 Deep Foundations

  1. Pile types
  2. Geotechnical capacity methods
  3. Shaft resistance, end bearing
  4. Structural capacity
  5. Building code options
  6. Driven piles
  7. Drilled piles
  8. Drilled in displacement piles
  9. FHWA methods
  10. AASHTO LRFD combinations
  11. EC7 Load Combinations
  12. Risk Based Analysis
  13. Lateral pile analysis methods
  14. Pile groups
  15. Pile rafts
  16. Pile Cap Reinforcement Design
  17. Dynamic Analysis
  18. 3D Finite Element Analysis

Helical Piles

  1. Helical pile types
  2. Geotechnical capacity methods - Shaft resistance - End bearing resistance
  3. Cylinder strength
  4. Structural capacity
  5. Pulldown helical piles
  6. Plate installation effects
  7. Settlement analysis, settlement methods
  8. Load test examples
  9. Adjustments for lateral pile analysis
  10. Group analysis for helical piles

Workshop Instructor: Dimitrios C. Konstantakos, P.E.

Dimitrios C. Konstantakos, P.E., is the founder and CEO of Deep Excavation LLC, a developer of user-friendly, high-quality, deep excavation calculation and design software. He is also the current chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Earth Retaining Structures Committee.
Mr. Konstantakos holds a master of science degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BS degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He has been involved in the design of bridge foundations, tunnels, deep excavations, finite element simulations, piers and bulkheads, pile foundations, and field inspections.Mr. Konstantakos has also taught Support of Excavation Systems as an adjunct professor at New York University.


Workshop Instructor: Nikolaos Lesgidis, P.E. EU

Nikolaos Lesgidis, P.E. EU, PhD, M.ASCE is a lead software engineer (computational geotechnics) in Deep Excavation LLC, responsible for the development of the Finite Element Analysis modules of the DeepEX and DeepFND software suites. He is the co-author of over 15 high impact journal and international conference publications in the field of soil structure interaction and computational mechanics.

Dr. Lesgidis holds a Dpl.Ing and a Phd in Civil Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He  is a Certified Professional Engineer in EU, and has been involved in numerous research projects worldwide. 


Workshop Instructor: Dimitrios Mamoglou, P.E. EU

Dimitrios Mamoglou, P.E. EU is a professional Structural/Geotechnical Engineer, cooperating with Deep Excavation LLC since 2010. Mr Mamoglou has been involved with the company's software products development, production of technical documents and manuals, as well as with the technical support and training of users in the effective use of geotechnical engineering programs.

Mr. Mamoglou holds a Diploma of Engineeging Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He  is a Certified Professional Engineer in EU, and he has been involved in the design of pile foundations, helical pile projects and deep excavations.

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Deep Foundations Workshop
Early Registration until December 30, 2023

Only: $650 / Attendee




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