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As of September 1, 2019, quizzes for NCARB’s long-format monographs (hardcopies and "digital monographs") were discontinued. We continue to offer our popular short-format courses for HSW Learning Units, and offer a new course each month.

Subsurface Conditions Part II: Soil Properties/Soil Classification and Identification

Format: CE Course
CE Info: 1.00 HSW LU
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Soil and subsurface water conditions affect the design and performance of building projects, therefore, the general nature of soils—including their structural properties—must be understood by any designer involved in site or subgrade construction. This mini-monograph discusses soil properties and behaviors as well as soil classification and identification systems. This course is part of a four-part series that examines soil mechanics as it relates to building construction and performance. Each section can be taken as an individual course.

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The Continuum Education Series is one of the most cost-effective ways for architects to fulfill their state and AIA continuing education requirements.
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