You have reached one of our paid video tutorials for the course:

ARE 5.0 Programming & Analysis Exam Prep

You can either log in to view it or learn more about our memberships.

Soils Report - Part 1

19m 46s

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.

Transcript summarylog in to access this content in full.

If you have really poor soil capacity until maybe say, 80 or 100 feet, well that's telling us that we're probably gonna be reaching way down with caissons or some other very, very deep foundation system that is going to be a very costly enterprise and would start to tell us about what the building might be like. If we have really high quality, reasonable soils up relatively close to the surface, well that means that the foundation is not gonna be a driving force because we're gonna have a lot of different choices available to us. So what you're trying to figure out from the soils at this early stage is you're trying to figure out, well, what's the likely scenario?

Log in to access files

From the course:
ARE 5.0 Programming & Analysis Exam Prep

Duration: 19h 56m

Author: Mike Newman