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  • EZpdh-construction-surveying-curves-course-for-land-surveyors-new

    Construction Surveying Curves: 3 PDH

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    In this course the student will learns to locate points using angles and distances for establishing curves. An essential tool in construction surveying when determining the line of a curve for road layout or some other type of curved construction.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Simple Horizontal Cures
    • Obstacles to Cure Location
    • Compound and Reverse Curves
    • Transition Spirals
    • Vertical Curves

    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 three (3) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • EZpdh-corner-restoration-pdh-land-surveying-course-new

    Corner Restoration Fundamentals: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the understand federal guidelines of resurveying corner monuments and the procedures and laws to successfully reestablish these boundaries.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Proportionment problems and methods
    • Property rights and boundaries
    • Water boundaries
    • Non-conventional Cadastral survey

    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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    Cost Benefit of ICF: 2 PDH

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    This online course is based on a guide that provides cost comparisons of ICF construction to standard residential wood-frame construction, a comprehensive cost analysis of the monthly costs of home ownership for wood-frame and ICF homes, and a detailed discussion regarding many of the structural and energy performance benefits gained through the use of ICFs.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This online course is based on a guide that provides cost comparisons of ICF construction to standard residential wood-frame construction, a comprehensive cost analysis of the monthly costs of home ownership for wood-frame and ICF homes, and a detailed discussion regarding many of the structural and energy performance benefits gained through the use of ICFs.

    The student must take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) 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:

    • Become familiar with ICF construction
    • Be made aware of the many benefits gained through the use of ICF construction
    • Comparative performance and cost comparison of ICF home vs wood frame home
    • Structral safety and hazard mitigation
    • Energy cost comparison of ICF home
    • 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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    Delaware – Ethics including DE Laws and Rules for Professional Engineers: 4 PDH

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    This course satisfies the Delaware continuing education requirement of three (3) professional development hours in engineering ethics, (ref. DAPE Guidelines for Maintaining Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Sec. E1).
    In this course the student will study three (3) hours of ethics including one (1) hour of the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers Laws and Rules. A total of thirty (30) questions will test his or her understanding of the subject.Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    In this course the student will study three (3) hours of ethics including one (1) hour of the Delaware Association of Professional Engineers Laws and Rules. A total of thirty (30) questions will test his or her understanding of the subject.

    This course satisfies the Delaware continuing education requirement of three (3) professional development hours in engineering ethics, (ref. DAPE Guidelines for Maintaining Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Sec. E1).

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Delaware's laws and rules
    • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
    • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
    • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
    • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
    • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession
    • 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 four (4) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • EZpdh-Desciptions-of-land-land-surveyor-course-new

    Description of Lands: 3 PDH

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    This course provides guidance for documenting accurate boundary descriptions and locations by survey in the standards followed for Executive and public land orders and proclamations.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Land Descriptions
    • Public Land Survey system
    • Metes-and-Bounds Surveys
    • Lot and Block Descriptions
    • Illustrations and Coordinates
    • Form and Arrangement

    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 three (3) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • New-Design-and-Construction-of-Road-Tunnels-Part-1-Planning

    Design and Construction of Road Tunnels-Part 1 Planning: 5 PDH

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    In this course the student will come to understand a general overview of the planning process of a road tunnel project, geometrical requirements and recommendations of new road tunnels, investigative techniques and parameters required for planning, construction and design of road tunnels, and the different types of reports required for a road tunnel project.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will come to understand a general overview of the planning process of a road tunnel project, geometrical requirements and recommendations of new road tunnels, investigative techniques and parameters required for planning, construction and design of road tunnels, and the different types of reports required for a road tunnel project.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • General tunnel design parameters
    • Alternative analyses
    • Tunnel studies
    • Operation and financial planning
    • Geometric configurations
    • Geotechnical investigations
    • Geotechnical Reports

    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 five (5) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • New-Design-and-Construction-of-Road-Tunnels-Part-2-Methodology-and-Excavation-Support

    Design and Construction of Road Tunnels-Part 2 Methodology and Excavation Support: 5 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the construction methodology and excavation support systems for cut-and-cover road tunnels, design and construction issues for rock and soft ground tunneling, and the special approaches that must be made when passing through difficult ground.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will understand the construction methodology and excavation support systems for cut-and-cover road tunnels, design and construction issues for rock and soft ground tunneling, and the special approaches that must be made when passing through difficult ground.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Cut and cover tunnels
    • Rock Tunneling
    • Softground tunneling
    • Difficult ground tunneling
    • Structural design and subsystems
    • Groundwater control
    • Tunnel support design
    • Permanent lining design
    • Soil stabilization
    • Instability and heaving loads

    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 five (5) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • New-Design-and-Construction-of-Road-Tunnels-Part-3-History,-Design,-and-Detailing

    Design and Construction of Road Tunnels-Part 3 Design and Detailing: 5 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the concepts of the sequential excavation method as well as the design, purpose and construction of tunnel linings, immersed tunnels, and jacked box tunnels.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will understand the concepts of the sequential excavation method as well as the design, purpose and construction of tunnel linings, immersed tunnels, and jacked box tunnels

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Sequential excavation method
    • Tunnel lining
    • Immersed tunnels
    • Jacked box tunneling
    • Ground classsification
    • Instrumentation and monitoring
    • Construction methodolgies
    • Ground control and watertightness

    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 five (5) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • New-Design-and-Construction-of-Road-Tunnels-Part-4-Obstacles-and-Mitigations

    Design and Construction of Road Tunnels-Part 4 Obstacles and Mitigations: 5 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the reasons and methods to consider regarding seismic activity in the design process. The concepts of mined/bored tunnel construction engineering. Also, how to monitor the performance of the tunnel construction process, and how to identify, characterize and repair tunnels.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will understand the reasons and methods to consider regarding seismic activity in the design process. The concepts of mined/bored tunnel construction engineering. Also, how to monitor the performance of the tunnel construction process, and how to identify, characterize and repair tunnels.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Seismis considerations and evaluation
    • Tunnel construction engineering
    • Staging and sequencing
    • Instrumentation
    • Gorund movements and groundwater behavior
    • Tunnel Rehabilation
    • Structural and lining repairs

    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 five (5) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Design of Commercial Buildings to Mitigate Terrorist Attacks

    Design of Commercial Buildings to Mitigate Terrorist Attacks: 4 PDH

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    This course provides guidance to engineers in methods to mitigate the effects of hazards resulting from terrorist attacks on new buildings. While focusing primarily on explosive attacks and design strategies to mitigate the effects of explosions, the course also addresses design strategies to mitigate the effects of chemical, biological and radiological attacks. In addition to the applicability to the design of new commercial office, retail, multi-family residential, and light-industrial buildings, many of the concepts presented are also applicable to other building types and/or existing buildings.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course provides guidance to engineers in methods to mitigate the effects of hazards resulting from terrorist attacks on new buildings. While focusing primarily on explosive attacks and design strategies to mitigate the effects of explosions, the course also addresses design strategies to mitigate the effects of chemical, biological and radiological attacks. In addition to the applicability to the design of new commercial office, retail, multi-family residential, and light-industrial buildings, many of the concepts presented are also applicable to other building types and/or existing buildings.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Design strategies to enhance life safety of building occupants
    • Incremental steps to produce fully developed security measures
    • Multi-disciplinary approach to security design
    • Complex trade-offs required when designing security into a building

    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 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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  • hydraulic steel structure

    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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  • small water system design

    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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  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals I: 3 PDH

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals I: 3 PDH

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    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learning learn the fundamentals from the earlier history to the basic components which make up all diesel engines today.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learning learn the fundamentals from the earlier history to the basic components which make up all diesel engines today.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Diesel engine history
    • Differences to other combustible engines
    • Major components
    • Cooling systems
    • Lubrication systems
    • Fuel systems
    • 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 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

       

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  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

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    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE
    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Air system
    • Exhaust system
    • Operation terminology
    • Compression ratio
    • Basic diesel cycles
    • Four & two stroke cycles
    • Engine control
    • Fuel control
    • Engine protection
    • 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 3 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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  • Electrical Safety Introduction to Aerial Lines

    Electrical Safety Introduction to Aerial Lines: 5 PDH

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    This online course includes specific requirments for poles and structures, pole mounted equipment, and aerial lines. This course is intended for electrical engineers and electrical maintenance technicians interested in safe working conditions handling aerial electrical power distribution lines. Requirments addressed for aerial line work, include pole handling and erection, climbing and working on poles, stringing of lines, working around pole-mounted lighting and other equipment, tool handling, tree and brush trimming adjacent to an aerial line right of way. Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    This online course includes specific requirments for poles and structures, pole mounted equipment, and aerial lines. This course is intended for electrical engineers and electrical maintenance technicians interested in safe working conditions handling aerial electrical power distribution lines. Requirments addressed for aerial line work, include pole handling and erection, climbing and working on poles, stringing of lines, working around pole-mounted lighting and other equipment, tool handling, tree and brush trimming adjacent to an aerial line right of way.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Have a better understanding of pole handling operations, pole installation, replacement and removal
    • Learn about ground handling of poles
    • Requirements for poles
    • Understand the gin pole method
    • General rules for pole climbing
    • Proper procedure for sharpening gaffs
    • How to work safely on crossing structures
    • Understand the importance of tree trimming and brush removal
    • Know the terminology of aerial rope use

    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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  • LEED New Construction

    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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  • exterior electrical power distribution

    Exterior Electrical Power Distribution: 4 PDH

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    This course provides an introduction to exterior electrical power distribution systems for buildings and related infrastructure. The information provided here can be utilized by electrical engineers in the development of the plans, specifications, and calculations, and can serve as the minimum electrical design requirements. It is applicable to the traditional electrical services customary for Design-Bid-Build construction contracts and for Design-Build construction contracts. Project conditions may dictate the need for a design that exceeds these minimum requirements. The design criteria and standards contained within are the minimum requirements acceptable for installations for efficiency, economy, durability, maintainability, and reliability of electrical power supply and distribution systems. The criteria and standards herein are not intended to be retroactively mandatory.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    This course provides an introduction to exterior electrical power distribution systems for buildings and related infrastructure. The information provided here can be utilized by electrical engineers in the development of the plans, specifications, and calculations, and can serve as the minimum electrical design requirements. It is applicable to the traditional electrical services customary for Design-Bid-Build construction contracts and for Design-Build construction contracts. Project conditions may dictate the need for a design that exceeds these minimum requirements. The design criteria and standards contained within are the minimum requirements acceptable for installations for efficiency, economy, durability, maintainability, and reliability of electrical power supply and distribution systems. The criteria and standards herein are not intended to be retroactively mandatory. After completing this course you will have gained knowledge of circuitry and electrical equipment found to power buildings and how to design an exterior electrical distribution systems for buildings.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Learn guidelines for selection of primary voltage
    • Learn about main electric supply station
    • Learn how design utilization electric supply stations differ from main electric supply stations
    • Learn about primary unit substations to distribute underground medium voltage circuits
    • Learn design criteria for secondary unit substations
    • Learn guidelines for design and installation of pad-mounted transformers
    • Learn about medium voltage switchgear
    • Learn about application of pad-mounted sectionalizing termination cabinets
    • Learn application and limitation guidelines for power factor correction or to minimize line losses
    • Learn “best practices” for exterior electric power distribution
    • Learn criteria for overhead power distribution lines
    • Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of copper versus aluminum conductors for exterior electrical power distribution
    • Learn when and where to apply surge arrestors
    • Learn the fundamentals of fuse protection
    • Learn about underground electrical distribution systems.
    • 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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    Fire Protection System Design: 3 PDH

    $18.00
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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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    Florida 2017 Renewal – Ethics for Professional Engineers: 1 CEH

    $12.00
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    Florida Approved Course #0010039

    • Approved Course for February 28, 2017 Renewal Deadline
    • This course satisfies the one (1) hour ethics requirement

    The primary objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the standards of professional behavior for adherence to the highest principles of ethical conduct as well as apply those principles in reviewing real case studies.Approved Florida Ethics Course for February 28, 2017 renewal deadline.

    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    The primary objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the standards of professional behavior for adherence to the highest principles of ethical conduct as well as apply those principles in reviewing real case studies.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
    • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
    • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
    • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
    • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

    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 1 continuing education hour (CEH).

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    Florida 2017 Renewal – Laws & Rules for Professional Engineers: 1 CEH

    $12.00
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    Florida Approved Course #0010038

    • Approved Course for February 28, 2017 Renewal Deadline
    • This course satisfies the one (1) hour laws and rules requirement
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will study the Florida Board of Professional Engineers Laws and Rules. This course consists of four sections, 1) Florida Rules: Rules adopted, amended, or repealed during the immediate preceding biennium, 2) Florida Statutes: Changes to Chapters 455 and 471, 3) Case Law Concerning Chapters 455 and 471, and 4) Disciplinary Cases ReviewApproved Course for February 28, 2017 renewal deadline.

    In this course the student will study the Florida Board of Professional  Engineers Laws and Rules, including Professional Engineering Ethics. This  course consists of four sections, 1) Florida Rules: Rules adopted, amended,  or repealed during the immediate preceding biennium, 2) Florida Statutes: Changes to Chapters 455 and 471, 3) Case Law Concerning Chapters 455 and 471, and 4) Disciplinary Cases Review.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Florida’s laws and rules
    • Florida Rules: Rules adopted, amended,  or repealed during the immediate preceding biennium
    • Florida Statutes:  Changes to Chapters 455 and 471
    • Case Law Concerning Chapters 455  and 471
    • Disciplinary Cases Review

    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 1 continuing education hour (CEH).

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    Florida 2019 Renewal – Ethics for Professional Engineers: 1 CEH

    $12.00
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    Florida Approved Course #0010039

    • Approved Course for February 28, 2019 Renewal Deadline
    • This course satisfies the one (1) hour ethics requirement

    The primary objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the standards of professional behavior for adherence to the highest principles of ethical conduct as well as apply those principles in reviewing real case studies. Approved Florida Ethics Course for February 28, 2019 renewal deadline.

    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    The primary objective of this course is to familiarize the student with the standards of professional behavior for adherence to the highest principles of ethical conduct as well as apply those principles in reviewing real case studies.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
    • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
    • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
    • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
    • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

    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 1 continuing education hour (CEH).

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