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New Foundation Design and Analysis & Existing Foundation Repair, Upgrading and Regrouting 


July 29 - 30, 2015

Omni William Penn Hotel - Pittsburgh, PA


The Foundation Design and Analysis & Existing Foundation Repair course covers reciprocating compressor foundations through inception, design, installation, operation, failure, and repair.  Participants will learn:

  • An overview of foundation design and analysis methods for new installations for reciprocating compressors
  • Re-grouting, engineering considerations and repair procedures for existing foundations

The following topics will be reviewed in practical terms, providing information and techniques that can be used immediately.

  • The basics of installing a foundation and common problem areas
  • Vibration dissipation
  • Equipment mounting
  • Soil characteristics
  • Design specifications
  • Foundation loads
  • Failure analysis methods
  • Repair techniques
  • Important aspects of various ACI specifications 


A top notch group of experienced industry experts will teach the class. The instructional team includes

     Bob Rowan and Charlie Rowan Robt. L. Rowan & Associates

     Geoff Anderson and Brian Remy, Tech Transfer Inc

Professional Development Hours

Qualifies for 12 Professional Development Hours.

Event Information

  • Course Fee:  $595 GMRC member company; $795 Non-members.
  • Schedule:   Wednesday 8:00 am. - 4:30 pm  and Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 pm.
  • Trouble registering?  Click Registration Help  for more information
  • Questions? Email memberservices@southerngas.org or phone (972) 620-8505

Hotel Information

  • Omni William Penn Hotel - 56330 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, PA  15219
  • GMRC Room Rate:  $169 - Book by:  July 6, 2015
  • Event attendees must contact the hotel directly (either by phone or the posted hotel reservation link) to make reservations. Any contact to you from a third party claiming to be a booking agent for SGA/GMRC should be considered a scam.


Sponsorships are available for this event. Click here for information.


Contact MemberServices@southerngas.org or phone (972) 620-8505

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