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  • Advanced Fabricated Building: 6 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the building requirements of manufactured structures, particularly residential homes in Florida, as well as understand the various fabrication materials used for other advanced building projects. Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss building codes & HUD codes for fabricated structures
    • Understand the materials & products of manufactured buildings
    • Discuss systems & systems testing of manufactured buildings
    • Explain the various fabrication products for advanced construction
    • Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each of these fabrication products

    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 six professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Concepts for Advanced Electrical Knowledge & Practical Troubleshooting: 8 PDH

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    In this course, applicable to all professional engineering backgrounds, the student will understand the concepts of electricity and mechanism and design of electronics. They will understand how electrical components work from theory to design to the operation of common industrial circuits with tips for practical troubleshooting.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the concepts of electricity & electronic theory
    • Understand electromagnetism and electromotive force
    • Understand current, voltage, and resistance in circuits
    • Explain DC & AC circuit analysis
    • Discuss capacitance and inductance
    • Understand DC & AC measuring instruments and concepts
    • Explain circuit analysis and troubleshooting circuits

    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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  • Construction Site Safety: 0.5 PDH

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    In this course the student will study the top ten construction site safety hazards. The student will understand the most common construction site safety hazards and the methods to mitigate these hazards to increase safety for all personnel.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    In this course the student will study the top ten construction site safety hazards. The student will understand the most common construction site safety hazards and the methods to mitigate these hazards to increase safety for all personnel.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Identify common construction site hazards
    • Discuss safety practices to decrease hazard risks
    • Explain guidelines to increase hazard awareness and prevent accidents
    • Discuss Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and its uses
    • Understand Hazard communication
    • Utilize Safety Checklists

    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 0.5 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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: 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Fundamentals of Metals: 8 PDH

    Fundamentals of Metals: 5 PDH

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    The course provides an understanding of the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms, failure modes and the characteristics determine their usefulness for a specific application. Often, materials are subject to variable forces (loads). The engineer calculates these forces to establish the service that can be expected and material scientists experiment to determine how materials deform (elongate, compress, and twist) or break as a function of applied load, time, temperature, and other conditions.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    The course provides an understanding of the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms, failure modes and the characteristics determine their usefulness for a specific application. Often, materials are subject to variable forces (loads). The engineer calculates these forces to establish the service that can be expected and material scientists experiment to determine how materials deform (elongate, compress, and twist) or break as a function of applied load, time, temperature, and other conditions.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Mechanical properties of metals
    • Structure of metals and how those structures are affected by various processes
    • 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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  • 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 six 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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  • 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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  • Structural Design Criteria For Structures Other Than Buildings: 2 PDH

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    This two hour online course establishes structural design criteria for structures other than buildings, furnishes design guidance for various types of structures, and identifies special considerations with regard to certain materials in specific applications. Structures other than buildings which are covered in this course include the following: bridges; dock and harbor facilities; drainage structures; bulk material structures; water and wastewater structures; and mechanical, electrical, and communication structures.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This two hour online course establishes structural design criteria for structures other than buildings, furnishes design guidance for various types of structures, and identifies special considerations with regard to certain materials in specific applications. Structures other than buildings which are covered in this course include the following: bridges; dock and harbor facilities; drainage structures; bulk material structures; water and wastewater structures; and mechanical, electrical, and communication structures. The course materials are based entirely on the Technical Manual TM 5-809-6/AFM 88-3 of Joint Departments of the Army and Air Force USA: Structural Design Criteria for Structures Other Than Buildings.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Know the common building materials used in construction
    • Types of structures used in transportation, water & electrical distribution
    • Support requirements for mechanical systems and bulk materials
    • Design criteria for various types of structures
    • Identify special considerations with regard to certain materials in specific applications.

    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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  • Storm Shelters & Safe Rooms: 1 PDH (On-Demand Webinar)

    $10.00
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    This course presents engineers with important information about the design and construction of community and residential safe rooms that will provide protection during tornado and hurricane events. The course will center around design guides FEMA P-320, P-361, and ICC 500.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Discuss Costs and Tolls of Tornado and Hurricane Disasters
      • Explain Assessing Risks of Tornado and Hurricane Disasters
      • Describe Storm Shelter/Safe Room Designs Guidelines in regards to location, flying debris resistance, flooding, etc.
      • Explain Storm Shelter/Safe Room Design Structural Design & Loading
      • Discuss FEMA Safe Room Plans

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    This 1 hour (50 min) on-demand webinar satisfies timed and monitored instruction required for Ohio Licensed Professional Engineers. Upon completion all attendees will able to immediately print a certificate of completion. Records also are available anytime online by accessing your account on EZ-pdh.com. This course satisfies one professional development hour (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 Ondemand 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 personal accountability statement and a certificate of completion will be immediately generated.
    You may print or save your certificate or access anytime within your account.