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America's Greatest Projects and Their Engineers - II

COURSE NO: B05-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Dominic Perrotta, P.E.
America's Greatest Projects and Their Engineers - II
Note: New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania Professional Engineers: This course does not qualify for PDH credit by your State Licensing Board. For complete information, please visit the websites of the NYOH and PA State Licensing Boards.
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course reveals the intricacies involved with developing and implementing the Manhattan Project; a project of national as well as worldwide importance. The first part of this course focuses on the war-mongering efforts of the Germans and the Japanese to change the world's balance of power. The second part of this course describes in great detail the efforts of the many volunteer scientists and engineers, under the supervision of a proven military leader, to do something that many skeptics thought could not be done. The Manhattan Project emphasizes the tenacity and wisdom of key people in the military as well as in the private sector who combined their considerable talents to complete such an enormous project when the stakes were so high.


The project may be considered by some Americans to be a research project, and in many ways it was. But an engineer or a military person would see it from a different perspective. Without the support of individual engineers and without the vision and wisdom of our scientists and military leaders, this project could not have achieved the success that it did and the world might have been changed forever.


This 5 PDH online course is intended for engineers of all disciplines interested in understanding the project management strategies applied as well as the leadership skills and techniques used to overcome the obstacles encountered during the implementation of the Manhattan Project.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the enormous pressure that confronted the military, scientists, and engineers.
  • Learning how engineers, working with physicists and other scientists, coped with an unknown technology and very few references.
  • Acknowledging the role that federal government officials (including the military) played in the approval and development of one of the world's most well-known projects.
  • Discovering how leadership played such a major factor in one of the most significant projects in history.
  • Following the strategies used by the civilian and military project managers to get the results they desired.
  • Understanding the techniques used by engineers and project managers despite an occasional lack of communications and limited research experience.
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, “America’s Greatest Projects and their Engineers - II”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
America's Greatest Projects and their Engineers - II (1.3 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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