Course NumberST-02-501
PDH Hours5
International Building Code - Soils And Foundations

International Building Code – Soils And Foundations

This course is designed to provide engineers with information regarding the soils and foundation section of the International Building Code. The provisions of this course apply to the building and foundation systems in those areas not subjected to scour or water pressure by wind and wave action. This course covers topics including foundation and soil investigations, excavation and grading activities, and design practices for various types of foundations and soil support systems.

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty-five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits.

Learning Objectives

This course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Foundation and Soils Investigations
  • Excavation, Grading and Fill
  • Allowable Load-bearing Values of Soils
  • Footings and Foundations
  • Retaining Walls
  • Dampproofing and Waterproofing
  • Pier and Pile Foundations
  • Driven Pile Foundations
  • Cast-in-place Concrete Pile Foundations
  • Composite Piles
  • Pier Foundations

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We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.