Interested in having a prominent industry expert present a lecture to your university students, professional group or industry association? Now you can. The 2022-2023 Traveling Lecturer, Dan A. Brown, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, chief engineer and senior principal, Dan Brown and Associates, is available, on request of DFI, to present lectures on a variety of topics.
The May/June special issue of Deep Foundations highlights five case studies from the 16-plus webinars in the Increased Testing Saves Money series that DFI began in fall 2019. Feature articles demonstrate how testing improves the planning, design and construction of deep foundations, with varying project types and locations, foundation types and testing methods.
ITS Money Webinar Recordings and Info Sheets
All of the ITS Money webinar recordings since 2019 are available for free on the DFI website. That’s almost 50 presentations by industry experts that demonstrate how foundation testing conducted during the design phase can provide data that optimizes foundation designs and construction procedures, thereby saving money while increasing the quality of the constructed foundation. You can also download the 2019-2021 presentation info sheets, which are useful handouts for colleagues and clients demonstrating how increased testing saves money!
Watch Episode 1 of DFI's podcast Rumble: Designer vs Contractor. In this episode, Dan Brown, of Dan Brown and Associates, and Martin McDermott, of Keller, go toe-to-toe while debating the responsibilities of a foundation designer vs foundation installer during project planning and construction.