39th Annual Short Course
Grouting Fundamentals and Current Practice
February 12 - 16, 2018

The University of Texas at Austin

This is the new, updated edition of the original course previously hosted by
the Colorado School of Mines, University of Florida and Missouri-Rolla.
This world-class training can only be obtained through this event.


Deep Foundations Institute

Association of State Dam Safety Officials

Preliminary Course Agenda 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018
08:00 – 08:10 a.m. Opening Remarks – Kieffer / El Mohtar
08:10 – 09:40 a.m. Introduction to Grouting – Warner
09:50 – 11:20 a.m. Grout Types and Rheology – El Mohtar
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Cementitious Grout Materials & Mix Design – Gonichon
   
12:30 – 01:30 p.m. Lunch
   
01:30 – 03:10 p.m. Chemical Grout Materials and Applications – Warner / Anderson
03:20 – 03:55 p.m. Foaming Agents and Cellular Grouts – Gomez
04:00 – 05:00 p.m. Engineering Geologic Considerations for Rock Mass Grouting – Kieffer
05:15 – 06:45 p.m. Icebreaker Reception

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
08:00 – 09:40 a.m. Cement Grouting in Rock – Dreese
09:50 – 10:50 a.m. The GIN Method of Rock Grouting – Katterbach / Gazzarrini
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Aperture Controlled Grouting – Carter
   
11:45 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
   
12:45 – 01:30 p.m. Quantitative Design of Grout Curtains – Dreese
01:40 – 02:30 p.m. Recent Advantages in Grouting Technology – Dreese
02:40 – 03:30 p.m. Case Histories - Dam Remediation Projects – Dreese
03:40 – 05:30 p.m. Limited Mobility Grouting – Warner
  
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
08:00 – 09:00 a.m. Compaction Grouting – Harris
09:10 – 09:50 a.m. Slab Jacking and Grout Jacking – Miluski
10:00 – 11:20 a.m. Compensation Grouting – Kettle
12:00 – 05:00 p.m. Field Demonstration

Thursday, February 15, 2018
08:00 – 09:30 a.m. Permeation Grouting of Soils – Kettle
09:40 – 10:40 a.m. Drilling for Grouting Operations – Bruce
10:50 – 11:50 a.m. Rock Anchors for Dams – Bruce
   
11:50 – 12:50 p.m. Lunch
   
12:50 – 01:35 p.m. High Capacity Anchors in Soils and Weak Rock (SBMA) – Mothersille
01:45 – 02:30 p.m. Micropiles – Bruce
02:40 – 04:10 p.m. Cutoff Walls & Composite Seepage Barriers – Bruce
04:20 – 05:00 p.m. Crisis Management – Bruce

Friday, February 16, 2018
08:00 – 09:20 a.m. Jet Grouting – Ivanetich
09:30 – 10:05 a.m. Jet Grouting (continued) – Gazzarrini
10:10 – 11:00 a.m. Grouting Instrumentation – Choquet
11:10 – 12:30 p.m. Pre-Excavation Grouting in Rock Tunnels – Hognestad
   
12:30 – 01:00 p.m. Lunch
   
01:00 – 01:50 p.m. Post-Excavation Grouting in Underground Construction – Kieffer
02:00 – 03:00 p.m. Grouting for Ground Control in Underground Construction – Schmall
03:00 – 03:10 p.m.  Closing Remarks – Kieffer / El Mohtar