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The Building and Sinking of the RMS Titanic

COURSE NO: B03-013
COURSE PROVIDER: Robert Steelhammer, P.E.
The Building and Sinking of the RMS Titanic
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides a comprehensive overview of the Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic.


The RMS Titanic was the most up-to-date passenger liner of its time and was said to be unsinkable. This course introduces the RMS Titanic and describes the historic collision with an iceberg that sank the “unsinkable” ship. This course also explains why and how the ship sank and discusses the design flaws as well as the the human error that may have contributed to the deaths of hundreds.


This 3 PDH online course is applicable to civil, mechanical, electrical, control systems engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the design flaws that can contribute to a disaster.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the history of the design and building of the Titanic
  • Learning the actual and possible engineering errors
  • Understanding the ethical issues dealt with that are still prevalent today
  • Knowing the changes in law and design that came about due to the disaster
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “RMS Titanic” which is prepared by Robert Steelhammer, P.E.
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Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 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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