In this course the student will study the Utah Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors Licensing Board Laws and Rules, including Professional Engineering Ethics.
In this course the student will understand the properties and mechanics of soils and accurately calculate the stresses and deformations of soil masses.
In this course the student will understand the essentials of subsurface explorations for roadways with a comprehensive overview including site preparation, sampling methods, types of testing and methods, as well as standard guidelines and recommendations.
In this course the student will understand the engineering characteristics of soils and rocks and to how to properly identify and classify to develop a subsurface profile for site evaluations.
In this course the student will understand the intricate details of laboratory testing of subsurface soils and rocks in order to obtain values of their engineering properties necessary for design.
In this course the student will understand the design of slope stability in embankments and structures and how to recognize, analyze, and solve slope instability issues encountered.
In this course the student will understand roadway approach embankment design and construction and methods to mitigate deformations typically seen in these structure, including the infamous “bump” encountered at the approach to structure interface.
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a twenty-five (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 three (3) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies four (4) hours of professional development (PDH).
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies five (5) hours of professional development (PDH).
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
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.Read MorePreview Course
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.Read MorePreview Course
In this course the student will understand what sexual harassment is, who it applies too, governing laws, and the methods for employers to address, correct , and prevent sexual harassment in the workplace.Read MorePreview Course
In this course the student will understand sustainability throughout the entire pavement life cycle and the importance of recognizing context sensitivity and assessing trade-offs in developing sustainable solutions.