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Strata, Over-Ex & Related Functions

2017 - 2018 Day 3 Seminar Outline (Tentative)

  • 8:00 AMSign In and Seating
  • 8:30 AMSeminar Overview
  • 8:35 AMModeling Subsurface Strata
    • Strata Layers List and Cut Shrink/Swell Factors
    • Strata Borehole Entries and Interpolation Options
    • Strata Volume Calculations and Reporting
    • Viewing Strata Cut Maps
  • 10:00 AMMorning Break
  • 10:15 AMModeling Subsurface Strata (Cont.)
    • "Stripping" the Surface Strata Material
    • Volume of a Strata Seam
  • Identifying Work Areas with the Cut-Fill Lines Utility
    • Stripping Area Conflict at Strata Cut
    • Apply Subsidence to Fill Areas
    • Stripping Areas by Cut/Fill Depth
    • Waste Areas by Depth of Cover
  • 12:00 PMLunch (Provided by Earthwork Software Services)
  • 1:00 PMModeling Vertically-Staged Earthwork
    • Five Approaches to an Unsuitable Soil Undercut
      • (1) Use Transfer Subgrade Utility
      • (2) Use New Surface Utility
      • (3) Use Apply Survey Utility
      • (4) Use Stage Over-Ex Utility
      • (5) Use Apply Template Utility (4D)
  • 2:15 PMAfternoon Break
  • 2:30 PMModeling Vertically-Staged Earthwork (Cont.)
    • Modeling for Retaining Wall Over-Ex and Backfill
      • Use Lowest Surface Utility for Diff Surface
      • Wall Over-Ex Model and Calcs (Method 1)
        • Offset Line Utility for Cutback Lines
        • Stage Over-Ex Utility for Wall Cut Surface
        • Calculate Volumes at Wall
      • Wall Over-Ex Model and Calcs (Method 2)
        • Apply Template Utility (4D) for Wall Cut Surface
        • Calculate Volumes at Wall
      • Subtotal Backfill Volume by Vertical Interval
      • Calculate Wall’s Face Area
    • Rock Undercut Volume (Subtraction Method)
    • Variable-Depth Removal of Expansive Clay
      • Use Cut-Fill Line Utility for Removal Transition
      • Use Stage Over-Ex Utility for Compound Cut Surface
      • Calculate and Evaluate Volumes
  • 4:00 ~ 4:30 PMAdjourn
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