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Short Course

Basal Reinforced Piled Embankments
Course leader
Dr. S.J.M. van Eekelen
Dr. Suzanne van Eekelen (Deltares, Netherlands),
Marijn Brugman, MSc (Arthe Civil & Structure, Netherlands)
Course material
Book: van Eekelen, S.J.M. and Brugman, M.H.A. (Eds).
Design Guideline Basal Reinforced Piled Embankments.
CRC Press / Balkema, ISBN 9789053676240.
9:00-9:30 Introduction
Dr. Suzanne van Eekelen
9:30-10:30 Research and new developments; basic principles, load distribution in a piled embankment
Dr. Suzanne van Eekelen
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Requirements and initial details of reinforced embankments
Dr. Suzanne van Eekelen
11:30-12:30 Design of the reinforced embankment
Dr. Suzanne van Eekelen
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:00 Numerical modelling
Marijn Brugman, MSc
14:00-14:45 Cases; realization; details; tips and tricks
Marijn Brugman, MSc
14:45-15:15 Break
15:15-16:15 Playing with piled embankments and get a feeling: practice design calculations and optimization
Marijn Brugman, MSc and Dr. Suzanne van Eekelen
16:15-17:00 Discussion, evaluation and closure
Marijn Brugman, MSc and Dr. Suzanne van Eekelen

Participants may attend this course by registering in advance. Course may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

This course will be presented with the book titled ‘Design Guideline Basal Reinforced Piled Embankments.’ If you are interested in buying the book, please check the “Book Purchase” box through the online system when you register in the course. Payment for the book will be required onsite at the conference. Discounts are shown in the online system.