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An Introduction to Soil Stabilization for Pavements

COURSE NO: C03-028
PDH CREDIT: 3
An Introduction to Soil Stabilization for Pavements
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course will introduce you to accepted methods for stabilizing soils underlying new pavements to improve strength and durability. You will also learn about methods to achieve better soil gradation, and reduction of plasticity index or swelling potential. You will learn how it may be possible to reduce the thickness of soil layers by stabilization methods. The course covers stabilizers such as portland cement, lime, lime-fly ash, lime-cement-fly ash, bitumen, lime-cement and lime-asphalt. Stabilizer selection based on soil conditions is discussed, as well as special considerations in frost areas.

 

This 3 PDH online course is intended for civil engineers and construction professionals seeking an introduction to the materials and methods of soil stabilization for pavements.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning how to select additives based on soil types
  • Learning how to use stabilized soils in frost areas
  • Learning how base and subbase courses may be reduced using soil stabilization
  • Learning how to determine stabilizer content
  • Learning about portland cement as a stabilizer
  • Learning about stabilization with lime
  • Learning about stabilization with lime-fly ash and lime-cement-fly ash
  • Learning about stabilization with bitumen
  • Learning about lime-cement stabilization
  • Learning about lime-bitumen stabilization
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to Soil Stabilization for Pavements ".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Introduction to Soil Stabilization for Pavements (784 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you may print your Certificate of Completion after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email you your Certificate of Completion. Also, you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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