Appendix B: Workshop Agenda and Participants

Workshop on Reliability Methods for Risk Mitigation in Geotechnical Engineering

July 14–16, 1992

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center

Irvine, California

AGENDA

Tuesday, July 14th

   

8:00 a.m.

Assemble in Lobby of Newporter for Transportation to the Beckman Center

 

8:15

Breakfast

Refectory

 

Day One Moderator: Wilson Tang

 

9:00

Welcome and Introductions

— James K. Mitchell, Wilson Tang

Auditorium

 

Keynote: “Application of Reliability Methods to Geotechnical Engineering”

— T. H. Wu

 

10:15

Break

 

10:30

Case Examples

 
 

“Probabilistic Analysis of the Minimum Thickness of Clay Liners for Waste Containment Units”

— David E. Daniel

 
 

“Development of Load and Resistance Factors for Design of Highway Bridge Foundations”

— J. Michael Duncan

 


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Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering Appendix B: Workshop Agenda and Participants Workshop on Reliability Methods for Risk Mitigation in Geotechnical Engineering July 14–16, 1992 Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center Irvine, California AGENDA Tuesday, July 14th     8:00 a.m. Assemble in Lobby of Newporter for Transportation to the Beckman Center   8:15 Breakfast Refectory   Day One Moderator: Wilson Tang   9:00 Welcome and Introductions — James K. Mitchell, Wilson Tang Auditorium   Keynote: “Application of Reliability Methods to Geotechnical Engineering” — T. H. Wu   10:15 Break   10:30 Case Examples     “Probabilistic Analysis of the Minimum Thickness of Clay Liners for Waste Containment Units” — David E. Daniel     “Development of Load and Resistance Factors for Design of Highway Bridge Foundations” — J. Michael Duncan  

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Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering 12:00 noon Lunch Refectory 1:00 p.m. “Some Applications of Reliability Methods in Offshore Foundations” — Wilson Tang Auditorium   “Reliability Applications to Slope Stability” — T. H. Wu   2:30 Break   3:00 Participants' Responses to Questions — Five Minute Presentation from Questionnaire One Board Room 5:30 Adjourn for Day   5:45 Reception   6:45 Dinner Executive Dining Room Wednesday, July 15th     8:00 a.m. Assemble in Lobby of Newporter for Transportation to the Beckman Center   8:15 Breakfast Refectory   Day Two Moderator: J. Michael Duncan   9:00 Keynote: “Geotechnical Uncertainties, Engineering Judgment, and Reliability Methods” — Ralph Peck Board Room 10:00 Break   10:20 Open Discusion   12:00 noon Lunch Refectory 1:00 p.m. Identification of Working Groups and Tasks Board Room 2:00 Break  

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Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering 2:15 Working Groups Meet Various Breakout Rooms 5:30 Adjourn for Day Dinner on your own   Thursday, July 16th     8:00 a.m. Assemble in Lobby of Newporter for Transportation to the Beckman Center   8:15 Breakfast Day Three Moderator: James K. Mitchell Refectory 9:00 Report from Working Groups Lecture Room 10:15 Break   10:30 Summary of Workshop/Panel Discussion — Panel Moderator: James K. Mitchell — Panel Members: Ralph Peck, Erik Vanmarcke, Kaare Hoeg   11:30 Participants' Exit Poll — Completion of Questionnaire Two   12:00 noon Adjourn, Lunch will be available Refectory * * * * * * * * * 1:00-3:00 p.m. Meeting of the Committee on Reliability Methods for Risk Mitigation in Geotechnical Engineering  

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Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS ROBERT BEA, University of California, Berkeley JEAN LOU CHAMEAU, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta EDWARD CORDING, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign DAVID DANIEL, University of Texas at Austin J. MICHAEL DUNCAN, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg JAMES P. GOULD, Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineering, New York, New York DIMITRIS A. GRIVAS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York MILTON HARR, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana FRANCOIS E. HEUZE, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California KAARE HOEG, Norwegian Geological Institute, Oslo, Norway ROBERT D. HOLTZ, University of Washington, Seattle MARY ELLEN HYNES, Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi FRED H. KULHAWY, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York RAM B. KULKARNI, Woodward-Clyde Consultants, Oakland, California CHARLES C. LADD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge GERALD LEONARDS, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indianna JAMES K. MITCHELL, University of California, Berkeley MICHAEL W. O'NEILL, University of Houston, Texas RALPH PECK, Private Consultant, Albuquerque, New Mexico EDWARD B. PERRY, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi JACOB PHILIP, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, D.C. WILLIAM ROBERDS, Golder Associates, Redmond, Washington JOHN H. SCHMERTMANN, Schmertmann & Crapps, Inc., Gainesville, Florida ROBERT SCHUSTER, U.S. Geological Survey, Golden, Colorado PETER SMEALLIE, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C. WILSON TANG, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ERIK VANMARCKE, Princeton University, New Jersey TIEN H. WU, Ohio State University, Columbus