September 2022 Monthly Meeting Minutes
- Paid Attendance: 8
- Total Attendance: 10
- Free (Students, speakers, sponsors):2
FOOD & SERVICE:
Appetizers and Beverage Tickets provided to attendees.
Hops Supply Co. (In-Person)
5400 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
- Monthly Meeting Revenue: $146.86
- Expenses – Venue and Food/Service: $349.25
Meeting Sponsor – Catlin Engineers and Scientist
CATLIN Engineers and Scientists (CATLIN) has provided Environmental, Civil, and Geotechnical engineering services throughout the Southeast. Since 1985, CATLIN has delivered professional engineering, planning and management services to a broad range of clients including Federal, State and Local governments, industrial clients, and private companies.
Meeting Presenter – Catlin Engineers and Scientist – Ben Lackey, PE
The technical presentation of “Piles 101” was given by Ben Lackey, PE of Catlin. Ben has a BS in Civil Engineering and Graduate Studies in Geotechnical Engineering at VA Tech and NC State. Ben also has over 40 years’ experience in Geotechnical Engineering, and the last 6 years have been with Catlin.
This presentation was originally for the ROICCs at Camp Lejeune working on the White Oak Trestle and Onslow Beach Bridge. The presentation gave an overview of pile design capacity and factor of safety determination, including the field verification of the pile capacity with the test piles. It also addressed some common construction issues and remedies that are done when pile issues arise in the field. Ben also included some brief information on various software package that are typically used in the industry to design piles.