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  • Design of Heavy Duty Concrete Floor Slabs on Grade: 3 PDH

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    This course describes the criteria for the design of concrete floor slabs on grade in buildings for heavy loads. Concrete floor slabs on grade are often subjected to heavy loads in buildings such as wall loads, stationary live loads and moving loads. The entire design procedure is based on a working stress concept. This course will provide the student with the criteria needed to design concrete floor slabs on grade subjected to heavy loads. Design examples are shown to aid in understanding the course material.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course describes the criteria for the design of concrete floor slabs on grade in buildings for heavy loads. Concrete floor slabs on grade are often subjected to heavy loads in buildings such as wall loads, stationary live loads and moving loads. The entire design procedure is based on a working stress concept. This course will provide the student with the criteria needed to design concrete floor slabs on grade subjected to heavy loads. Design examples are shown to aid in understanding the course material.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The steps required to design a heavy duty concrete floor slab
    • How to determine floor slab requirements for wall loads, stationary wall loads and moving loads
    • How to investigate the subgrade and environmental conditions relevant to the design
    • How to determine the modulus of subgrade reaction for various soils

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Design of Hydraulic Steel Structures: 4 PDH

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    Proper design, construction, and maintenance of hydraulic steel structures (HSS) is imperative for safe operation and reliable service over the structure’s lifetime. Engineers charged with the responsibility of maintaining these structures must be familiar with the basics of HSS design, as well as the intricacies of the structure’s abilities and limitations. This 4 hour interactive course prescribes guidance for (a) designing hydraulic steel structures (HSS) by load and resistance factor design (LRFD) and (b) fracture control. Allowable stress design (ASD) guidance is provided as an alternative design procedure or for those structure types where LRFD criteria have yet to be developed.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Proper design, construction, and maintenance of hydraulic steel structures (HSS) is imperative for safe operation and reliable service over the structure’s lifetime. Engineers charged with the responsibility of maintaining these structures must be familiar with the basics of HSS design, as well as the intricacies of the structure’s abilities and limitations. This 4 hour interactive course prescribes guidance for (a) designing hydraulic steel structures (HSS) by load and resistance factor design (LRFD) and (b) fracture control. Allowable stress design (ASD) guidance is provided as an alternative design procedure or for those structure types where LRFD criteria have yet to be developed. Hydraulic steel structures are lock gates, tainter gates, tainter valves, bulkheads and stoplogs, vertical lift gates, components of hydroelectric and pumping plants, and miscellaneous structures such as lock wall accessories, local flood protection gates, and outlet works gates. HSS may be subject to submergence, wave action, hydraulic hammer, cavitation, impact, corrosion, and severe climatic conditions.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the benefits of the LRFD method over the ASD method of designs
    • List the modes of failure for HSS and what design principles are used to address these issues
    • Describe the types of HSS and their corresponding uses and allowable stress loads
    • Name the different types of HSS connections, including their design specifications and appropriate uses

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Design of Small Water Systems: 3 PDH

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    This course focuses on criteria for water source development, design of small water supply, treatment, and distribution systems. This professional engineer online course is from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manual on the Design of Small Water Systems. This manual provides information of interest to planners and designers of small water systems. The major emphasis of this course is on the design of systems that will be effective and reliable, requiring a level of operation and management activity commensurate with their physical size and the available sources.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course focuses on criteria for water source development, design of small water supply, treatment, and distribution systems. This professional engineer online course is from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manual on the Design of Small Water Systems. This manual provides information of interest to planners and designers of small water systems. The major emphasis of this course is on the design of systems that will be effective and reliable, requiring a level of operation and management activity commensurate with their physical size and the available sources.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Preliminary Water System Planning and Design Considerations
    • Water Quality Requirements (State, EPA, local)
    • Water Quantity Requirements
    • Water Source Options and Source Development
    • Water Treatment Unit Operations such as Disinfection, Iron Removal
    • Manganese Removal, Hardness Removal, Taste and Odor Removal
    • Stability and Corrosion Control, Turbidity Removal, Color Removal, and many other technologies and their applications

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Deterioration of Concrete: 2 PDH

    Deterioration of Concrete: 2 PDH

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    In this course, the student will review Chapter 3, Causes of Distress and Deterioration of Concrete from Engineer Manual (EM) 1110-2-2002, “Engineering and Design – Evaluation and Repair of Concrete Structures” published by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (issued 30 June 1995). This course is most relevant to engineers wishing to attain knowledge on the most common causes of problems in concrete. The course also provides a brief description of the basic mechanism of each common problem, a description of the typical symptoms that would be observed during a visual inspection, and suggests preventative methods or techniques to prevent further damage.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    A basic understanding of the underlying causes of concrete deficiencies is essential to performing meaningful evaluations which lead to the proper selection of the method or technique used to successfully repair concrete. Symptoms or observations of a deficiency must be differentiated from the actual cause of the deficiency, and it is imperative that causes and not symptoms be addressed in repairs. Deterioration of concrete is an extremely complex subject since, in most cases, the damage detected will be the result of more than one mechanism.

    In this course, the student will review Chapter 3, Causes of Distress and Deterioration of Concrete from Engineer Manual (EM) 1110-2-2002, “Engineering and Design – Evaluation and Repair of Concrete Structures” published by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (issued 30 June 1995). This course is most relevant to engineers wishing to attain knowledge on the most common causes of problems in concrete. The course also provides a brief description of the basic mechanism of each common problem, a description of the typical symptoms that would be observed during a visual inspection, and suggests preventative methods or techniques to prevent further damage.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Common causes of concrete deterioration
    • Symptoms of concrete distress and deterioration that can be found during visual inspections
    • Preventative measures to reduce or eliminate further concrete degradation.

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Distressed Pavements Identification: 3 PDH

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    This course enables the student to understand, evaluate, and determine which type of pavement distress is taking place on roadways and paved surfaces. The student will learn how to identify different types of pavement distresses and , severity levels, means to measure the distresses and methods to document.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Identifying distresses in different surfaces
    • Understanding and identifying the severity levels
    • How to measure the distresses
    • Methods to document /li>

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies three (3) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Durability by Design: 5 PDH

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    In this course the student will receive guidance on designing durable homes for today’s housing industry, addressing critical topics, including water vapor management, envelope design, and natural hazards. Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Explain durability and critical areas of concern on residential structures
    • Understand the negative effects of ground water, rain water, and water vapor
    • Discuss HVAC and plumbing designs for durability/li>
    • Discuss effects of solar radiation and mitigation techniques
    • Explain decay, corrosion, and natural hazards effects and solutions for durability

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies five professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Energy Performance of LEED for New Construction Buildings: 2 PDH

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    This course focuses on the measured energy performance for 121 LEED New Construction buildings, and compares the data to a variety of benchmarks, including Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) averages, Energy Star ratings and modeled energy performance estimates provided with LEED submittals.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This focuses on the measured energy performance for 121 LEED New Construction buildings, and compares the data to a variety of benchmarks, including Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) averages, Energy Star ratings and modeled energy performance estimates provided with LEED submittals.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Recognize how energy performance of the sample set of buildings was evaluated
    • Understand energy savings of LEED certified buildings
    • Discern the accuracy of energy models
    • Discern the accuracy of building specific energy models
    • Interpret the strength and weeknesses of using LEED

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Engineer’s Guide to Corrosion-Causes, Protection and Control: 8 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the process of corrosion on metals from its causes and effects into protection and control. The student will understand corrosion on a variety of metals and methods to mitigate and control corrosion over the life of a material. Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss environmental factors that affect corrosion
    • Understand the eight major forms of corrosion
    • Discuss corrosion characteristics and properties of various common metals
    • Explain corrosion protection and methods of control
    • Discuss monitoring of corrosion and available inspection technologies
    • Understand the electrochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics of the corrosion process

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 30 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies eight professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Fire Protection System Design: 3 PDH

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    This three (3) hour course overviews standards to design and build an environment for building occupants that is reasonably safe from fire and products of combustion as well as how to provide a reasonable level of building usability and property protection from the effects of fire and products of combustion.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    This three (3) hour course overviews standards to design and build an environment for building occupants that is reasonably safe from fire and products of combustion as well as how to provide a reasonable level of building usability and property protection from the effects of fire and products of combustion.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Become familiar and identify fire protection engineering design criteria
    • Discuss the various building fire protection devices and installation standards
    • Examine adequacy for water supply and the various methods and standards to implement sprinkler systems
    • Understand fire extinguishing systems – the how, what, and where to install
    • Identify fire alarm system design guidlines and installation standards

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies three (3) continuing education hour (CEH)/professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Foundations in Expansive Soils: 6 PDH

    Foundations in Expansive Soils: 6 PDH

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    This course presents guidance and information for the geotechnical investigation necessary for the selection and design of foundations for heavy and light buildings constructed in expansive clay soil areas. The information in this course is generally applicable to many types of structures such as residences, warehouses, and multi-story buildings. Emphasis is given to the maintenance of an environment that encourages constant moisture conditions in the foundation soils during and following construction. Special attention must always be given to specific requirements of the structure such as limitations on allowable differential movement.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course presents guidance and information for the geotechnical investigation necessary for the selection and design of foundations for heavy and light buildings constructed in expansive clay soil areas. The information in this course is generally applicable to many types of structures such as residences, warehouses, and multi-story buildings. Emphasis is given to the maintenance of an environment that encourages constant moisture conditions in the foundation soils during and following construction. Special attention must always be given to specific requirements of the structure such as limitations on allowable differential movement.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Guidelines of the geotechnical investigation and analysis
    • Field exploration
    • Laboratory investigations
    • Methodology for prediction of volume changes
    • Selection of the type of foundation
    • Structural details of design procedures provided for reference
    • Methods of minimizing foundation movement
    • Construction techniques and inspection
      Remedial repair of damaged structures
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Hazardous Waste Identification: 2 PDH

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    This course covers hazardous waste regulated by the EPA under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), starting with determining whether what waste is considered a solid waste according to the RCRA regulations and moving on to determining if it fits one of the RCRA requirements for being a hazardous waste.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course covers hazardous waste regulated by the EPA under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), starting with determining whether what waste is considered a solid waste according to the RCRA regulations and moving on to determining if it fits one of the RCRA requirements for being a hazardous waste.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Fundamentals of the hazardous waste identification process
    • Definition of hazardous waste & solid waste as used by RCRA
    • How to identify listed hazardous wastes and their characteristics
    • Interpretation of the mixture and 'derived-from' rules
    • Interpretation of the contained-in policy

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 16 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Home Builders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Building Design: 5 PDH

    Home Builders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Building Design: 5 PDH

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    In this course, the student will review Chapters 1-4 from “Homebuilders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction”, FEMA 232 – June 2006 prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security.
    The student must take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions at the end of this course to earn PDH credits.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    The purpose of this course is to familiarize the engineer with the basic principles of earthquake-resistant design for residential construction. Adequate construction is required in order for a structure to fair well during and after an earthquake. This course will cover the general earthquake-resistance requirements in the International Residential Code, IRC, and requirements for foundation and floor construction.

    In this course, the student will review Chapters 1-4 from “Homebuilders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction”, FEMA 232 – June 2006 prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security.

    The student must take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions at the end of this course to earn PDH credits.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Background & History
      • Above-Code Recommendations
      • International Residential Code & IRC Seismic Design Categories
      • Building Response & Concepts Concerning Site
      • Other Hazards including Coastal Hazards
      • Earthquake Resistant Requirements
      • IRC General Earthquake Limitations
      • Load Path
      • Lateral Capacities
      • House Configuration Irregularities
      • Foundation Requirements including Concrete Foundations & Masonry Foundations
      • Special Soil Conditions
      • Foundation Resistance to Sliding Loads
      • Special Considerations for Cut & Fill Sites
      • Foundation Design and Reinforcement
      • Interior Braced Walls Anchoring
      • Floor Design & Construction including Wood Frame, Cantilevered & Concrete Slab-On-Grade
      • Requirements for Blocking
      • Floor Sheathing

      CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Hurricane Mitigation: Summary Report On Building Performance: 3 PDH

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    After major hurricane disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) dispatches Building Performance Assessment Teams (BPATs) to evaluate the successes and failures of buildings to withstand the wind and flood forces of these storms. The teams document the results of their evaluations in building performance assessment reports. This 3-hour online course summarizes the BPAT reports for Hurricane Katerina.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    After major hurricane disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) dispatches Building Performance Assessment Teams (BPATs) to evaluate the successes and failures of buildings to withstand the wind and flood forces of these storms. The teams document the results of their evaluations in building performance assessment reports. This 3-hour online course summarizes the BPAT reports for Hurricane Katerina.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Describe the building and foundation types typically used in coastal areas
    • Illustrate the ability of various building and foundation types to withstand coastal surge, riverine flood, and hurricane winds
    • Explain design and construction practices that can reduce building damage in hurricanes
    • Describe construction practices that can reduce building damage in hurricanes

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Improving Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will learn the general concept of the most efficient methods to enhance energy efficiency of historic buildings, while limiting the damage done during the rehabilitation process.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will learn the general concept of the most efficient methods to enhance energy efficiency of historic buildings, while limiting the damage done during the rehabilitation process.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Inherent energy efficient features of historic buildings
    • Concept of conducting an energy audit
    • Actions to improve energy efficiency
    • Dealing with moisture
    • Applicable alternative energy sources

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies two (2) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Innovative Building Technology: 5 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the design process of building and constructing modern innovative buildings using new technology products and methods to increase building efficiency, durability, and sustainability. Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the four decision phases for any project
    • Understand the economics of implementing new technologies into the design and construction
    • Discuss cost/benefits into the decision making process
    • Explain feasibility by performance and economics
    • Discuss performance measures through design and construction
    • Understand building efficiency, durability, and sustainability
    • Become familiar with the evaluation tools and resources available during design and construction

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies five professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Internal Curing for Concrete Pavements: 1 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the concepts and benefits of internal curing for concrete pavements including mixture design, quality control, and studies of practical applications over the past two decades.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will understand the concepts and benefits of internal curing for concrete pavements including mixture design, quality control, and studies of practical applications over the past two decades.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Internally cured concrete pavement applications
    • Mixture design
    • Construction aspects
    • Properties of internally cured concrete
    • Practical applications

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies one (1) professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Internal Curing for Concrete Pavements: 1 PDH (On-Demand Webinar)

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    In this course the student will understand the concepts and benefits of internal curing for concrete pavements including mixture design, quality control, and studies of practical applications over the past two decades.Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will understand the concepts and benefits of internal curing for concrete pavements including mixture design, quality control, and studies of practical applications over the past two decades.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Understand the benefits of internal curing for concrete
      • Describe the different methods of application
      • Describe mixture design and design parameters
      • Discuss the attributes and properties of internal curing
      • Discuss benefits and long term results of multiple case studies

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a five question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. Records also are available anytime online by accessing your account on EZ-pdh.com. This course satisfies 1 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Our On-demand Webinars are recorded from live webinars conducted utilizing GotoWebinar.com service (chosen for reliability, ease of use, no software required and ability to attend using your computer, tablet, or smart phone).

    Upon purchase your will have access to launch the On-demand Webinar.

    The On-demand Webinar will play through similar to a live webinar, however you will have the ability to take anytime, pause/rewind and complete in more than one session.

    Upon completion you will then answer a short five question quiz, which can be taken unlimited times until passing, immediately generating a certificate of completion.
    You may print or save your certificate or access anytime within your account.

  • Introduction to Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) for Land Surveyors : 4 PDH

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    This course is an introduction of using sUAS in land surveying. From FAA licensing requirements to common sUAS products and software, with an understanding of these basics a land surveyor can easily get started in using this up and coming technology.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Describe how sUAS will decrease costs and increase accuracy for land surveying
    • Explain important FAA regulations in operating sUAS for land surveying
    • Discuss sUAS operations for accuracy and repeatability
    • Describe the various equipment and sensors commercially available today

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies four (4) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Land Surveyor’s Ethics: 2 PDH

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    In this ethics course the student will understand the standards of professional behavior for adherence to the highest ethical conduct and revisit the emphasis that the holder of a professional license has a direct and vital impact on the safety, health, and welfare of the public.Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Describe the value of being a Professional and discuss the various aspects of professionalism
    • Understand the responsibilities of being a professional land surveyor
    • Discuss ethical principles and codes of conduct including the land surveyor’s ethics creed and cannons
    • Discuss the nine aspects of the principles of land surveyor ethics
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies two professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Life Safety Code Common Discrepancies: 2 PDH

    Life Safety Code Common Discrepancies: 2 PDH

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    The publication Life Safety Code, known as NFPA 101, is a consensus standard widely adopted in the United States. It states guidelines for construction, protection, and occupancy features necessary to minimize danger to life from the effects of fire, including smoke, heat, and toxic gases created during a fire.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    The publication Life Safety Code, known as NFPA 101, is a consensus standard widely adopted in the United States. It states guidelines for construction, protection, and occupancy features necessary to minimize danger to life from the effects of fire, including smoke, heat, and toxic gases created during a fire.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Overview of the top 15 discrepancies of the life safety code, observed in a health care facility
    • Guidelines of the life safety code
    • Common discrepancies encountered
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

       

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  • Pavement Design for Roads, Streets, Walks, and Open Storage Areas: 6 PDH

    Pavement Design for Roads, Streets, Walks, and Open Storage Areas: 6 PDH

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    This online course provides guidance for design of pavements and supporting materials for roads, streets, walks and open storage areas. The contents include procedures for conducting preliminary site reconnaissance, traffic analyses, and criteria for the design of subgrade, subbase, base courses, flexible and rigid pavements.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This online course provides guidance for design of pavements and supporting materials for roads, streets, walks and open storage areas. The contents include procedures for conducting preliminary site reconnaissance, traffic analyses, and criteria for the design of subgrade, subbase, base courses, flexible and rigid pavements.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Preliminary Soil Investigations
    • Vehicular Traffic Considerations
    • Flexible Pavement Materials & Subgrades
    • Bituminous Pavement
    • Flexible Pavement Design
    • Rigid Pavement Design
    • Concrete Pavement Design
    • Reinforced Concrete Pavements
    • Pavement Overlays
    • Joints For Plain & Reinforced Concrete
    • Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements
    • Seasonal Frost Conditions
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Ponds- Planning, Design, Construction: 2 PDH

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    This course provides guidance on some of the required criteria the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has in place for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of ponds. This course describes basic design principles of embankment and excavation ponds as well as construction requirements. This online PDH course is intended for hydrologists, civil engineers, agricultural engineers, construction engineers, municipal engineers, geotechnical engineers and environmental engineers.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course provides guidance on some of the required criteria the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has in place for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of ponds. This course describes basic design principles of embankment and excavation ponds as well as construction requirements. Topics include: water needs, preliminary soil investigations, watershed & stormwater runoff estimation, basin sealing, spillways and inlets, and operation & maintenance. This online PDH course is intended for hydrologists, civil engineers, agricultural engineers, construction engineers, municipal engineers, geotechnical engineers and environmental engineers.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Become familiar with the general features and the differences of embankment and excavated ponds
    • How to perform a preliminary investigation
    • Be able estimate storm water runoff quantity and rate using the runoff curve number method
    • Estimate time of concentration for a watershed for a given flow length and average watershed slope
    • Advantages and disadvantages of a hooded or canopy inlet spillway and a drop inlet spillway
    • Estimate earthfill requirements for an embankment for known end areas and embankment length
    • Estimate embankment end area for known embankment height, side slopes, and top width

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 16 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Prescriptive Method for Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) in Construction: 3 PDH

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    In this course the student will learn prescriptive requirements to facilitate the use of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) in wall systems for the construction of one- and two-family dwellings. Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Explain SIP materials, shapes, & standard sizes
    • Understand prescriptive provisions for wall thickness selection
    • Discuss Above grade wall requirements
    • Discuss SIP header & connection details
    • Explain construction details to design and construct residential wall systems using SIPs

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies three professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Public Land Survey: Rectangular System: 8 PDH

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    In this course the student will review the rectangular surveying system which has been used continuously in the United States since 1785. As all facets of this system occasionally come into use, the student will become well versed in the field procedures of conducting an original survey covering both historical and current methods.Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Explain the general scheme of the rectangular system: points, meridian, base lines, parallels, etc.
    • Understand township boundaries
    • Discuss subdivision of townships
    • Discuss extension and completion surveys
    • Explain methods of section subdivision
    • Discuss protraction diagrams and developing amended diagrams
    • Explain methods of surveying amended protraction diagrams
    • Discuss meandering & swamp/overflowed lands
    • Discuss limits of closure for original survey & soil classification
    • Understand legal settings of Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM)

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies eight professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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