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- Soil Conditions

2m 6s

In this ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PA exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to programming, site analysis, and zoning & code requirements.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam including project type analysis, the establishment of qualitative and quantitative project requirements, evaluation of project site and context, and assessment of economic issues.

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So we had a concern, and the geotechnical report came back, and there was a concern in that also about some unsuitable soils, and what that meant was that there was some areas where there was concern that the bearing capacity of the soil was gonna be too weak for the foundation system that we, and our structural engineer, was proposing, which in this drawing you see is just a spread footing. The soils in Georgia are, there's a lot of clay in 'em, and typically they're okay for, you know, four-story building would be okay for that. But with the unsuitable soil report coming back, in a couple of areas we were concerned about having to do some deeper pile foundations, or auger cast, or something like that.

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From the course:
ARE 5.0 Programming & Analysis Exam Prep

Duration: 19h 52m

Author: Mike Newman