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PSPE - Helical Pile Design

Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM
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Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE-PA)

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Webinar | Helical Pile Design

Wednesday, February 17th @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM EST
Member Fee: $20 |Non Member Fee: $30
1 PDH*

Presenter: Craig Calabria, PhD, PE

This webinar presentation of Helical (Screw) Pile/Anchors includes:

  • Historical Perspective
  • Advantages/Disadvantage v. Cautions/Limitations
  • Acceptance Criteria and Codes
  • Application

References to sources of uncertainties in geotechnical analyses will be made to avoid a false sense of accuracy. The application of engineering principles to practical problems will be illustrated using Case Histories. The presentation touches on the use of computer software.


  • 11:30-12:00 | Networking
  • 12:00 – 1:00 | Webinar Presentation
  • 1:00-1:30 | Q & A




Dr. Calabria has more than forty years of experience in the construction industry and engineering consulting. He earned his Bachelor and Master degrees in geotechnical/geo-environmental engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA, and Doctorate in Civil Engineering] from University of Salford, Manchester, UK. Dr. Calabria has worked on projects in Asia, the Middle East, various European countries, Canada, the Caribbean, as well as more than fifteen states and territories in the continental USA. Dr. Calabria is a Registered Professional Engineer in PA, DE, NJ, and WV.

Dr. Calabria served as a technical consultant with Apex Companies, LLC, a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Partner, where he assisted with the implementation of PennDOT’s Strategic Recycling Program (SRP). The SRP


supports the use of recycled materials in highway applications through recycled materials research, specifications development,contracting support, demonstration projects and outreach efforts. Dr. Calabria has been engaged as an adjunct Professor in the Engineering Geology Program at Drexel University, Widener University, and as an adjunct lecturer in Earth and Environmental Science Department, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Calabria is currently serving as a Visiting Professor at the University of Salford, Manchester, UK.



*This educational activity has been evaluated and accredited by the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers to meet continuing education license requirements in New York. To confirm acceptance of these PDH outside of NY, please consult the licensure board of that state.

Note on Continuing Education

States have varying requirements on what is accepted.NSPE has put together a chart ofstate continuing education requirementsfor professional engineers.