Specialist InGeotechnical Engineering
Richard P. Weber, P.E.Richard P. Weber has over 40 years of experience in geotechnical engineering and project management in both private practice and as a member in multidiscipline firms. His experience includes both direct geotechnical support during design of a project and technical assistance during construction. In addition to his experience as a geotechnical engineer, Mr. Weber has taught geotechnical engineering courses at Tufts University, Wentworth Institute, the Franklin Institute of Boston and is currently an adjunct professor of mathematics at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Mr. Weber has provided geotechnical engineering services for a variety of buildings including public and private schools, office buildings, commercial buildings, industrial buildings, garages, hospitals, retirement homes, and restaurants. His geotechnical experience also includes projects in bridges, utilities and water / wastewater treatment plants.
Mr. Weber received his Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from Tufts University and earned a Master's Degree in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Florida. Mr. Weber also hold an MBA from Babson College.
Courses by Richard P. Weber GE-02-300 Lateral Earth Pressure for Non-Geotechnical Engineers - 2 PDH
This course introduces the three types of lateral earth pressure (at rest, active and passive) that apply to a wall and describes how each is calculated.It is intended for engineers looking to develop a general understanding of geotechnical principles.