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.
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a ten (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.
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a twenty (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 three (3) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a twenty (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.
In this course the student will study the South Carolina Board of Engineers and Surveyors Laws and Rules including Professional Engineering Ethics.
In this course the student will understand the hybrid power plant and the necessary design and planning details required to ensure reliable and efficient means for power production.
In this course the student will understand understand current Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) and Pumped Storage Hydropower (PSH) technologies and explore future advances of this technology by examining the feasibility of a variety of different concepts.
In this course the student will understand a variety of different energy storage technologies and explore their advantages and disadvantages with an in-depth cost and performance comparison. This course follows the report: Energy Storage Technology and Cost Characterization Report, published by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
This course provides a thorough overview of current electrical storage technologies including batteries, flywheels, compressed air energy storage (CAES), and pumped storage hydropower (PSH) and is a how-to guide for engineers to aid in the selection, procurement, installation, and/or operation of stationary energy storage systems in today’s electric grid.
In this course the student will understand Electrification, the shift from non-electric to electric sources of energy at the point of final consumption, and an analysis of the potential impacts of widespread electrification on the evolution of the U.S. electricity system. This course follows the guide: Electrification Futures Study: Scenarios of Power System Evolution and Infrastructure Development for the United States, published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
In this course the student will understand how to reduce the cost and improve the effectiveness of operations and maintenance (O&M) for photovoltaic (PV) systems and combined PV and energy storage systems. The course follows the guide: Best Practices for O&M of Photovoltaic and Energy Storage Systems 3rd edition, published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
This course will provide engineers with information on how to recognize and anticipate construction hazards and how to eliminate them with well thought out design features. This course emphasizes permanent design features that eliminate or reduce the risk to hazards.Read More
In this introductory ethics course the engineer will understand why we study ethics as engineering professionals, ethical theories to use in our ethical decision making, and some tools to identify and resolve ethical conflicts.Read More
In this course we will review the management and administrative procedures that practitioners will need to guide construction projects from the pre-construction phase to project close out successfully. The course will benefit professional engineers serving as project managers or field representatives by presenting techniques that can be applied to the construction project to enhance operations, improve scheduling, mitigate issues, and help minimize and resolve claims or disputes.Read More
This course presents the main concepts of infrastructure planning in the public sector including the environmental, social, and institutional assessments and discusses many planning methodologies and approaches. The purpose of this course is to provide practitioners involved in planning public infrastructure projects with guidelines to be considered and applied in the planning process.Read More
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.Read More
In this course the student will understand the best practices for the design and construction of bases and subbases for concrete pavements as well as the effects on performance.Read More
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.Read More
This introductory course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the fundamentals of RCCP in design and construction. It presents an overview of the best practices for roller-compacted concrete pavement, its uses, its mixtures and construction.Read More
This course presents an in-depth look at steel fasteners with focus on structural fasteners, since they are a critical part of most steel structures. A broad range of topics will be discussed including fastener strength, selection criteria, available coatings and testing. This course will go beyond the standards and specifications and provide engineers with helpful background information and practical strategies to mitigate fastener issues and keep projects trouble free.Read More
In this course the student will examine numerous materials and methods to incorporate into a commercial & residential build to make it a green build. This includes understanding of the attributes of green building methods and products and the design and developing considerations for all building & home systems.Read More
In this course the student will examine numerous materials and methods to incorporate into a commercial & residential build to make it a green build. This includes understanding of an in-depth examination of all green materials and methods for building green, and a comprehensive green building checklist to review before, during, and after any green build.Read More
This Course presents an overview of engineering economy analysis concepts. This course reviews the concepts of engineering economic analysis, including the time value of money, common analysis factors, discrete compounding and continuous compounding, taxes and depreciation, as well reviewing and applying various analysis methods. Numerous applications and problems will be set-up, solved and discussed.Read More
Along with pumps and valves, reviewed in separate PDH courses, there are many other components that can be found in an industrial/power generation setting. Knowledge of these systems can be useful to any engineer. This online course provides a brief overview of air compressors, hydraulics, boilers, cooling towers, and other components likely to be installed in an industrial facility.Read More
This course will focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (the 2010 ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines): it will deep dive into chapter 4: Accessible Routes of the ADA guidelines covering in detail all regulations and requirements.Read More
This Course presents an overview of the hazards of workplace noise, especially evident in the construction industry; and steps to identity, mitigate, and control this hazard.Read More
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. Read MorePreview Course