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Nebraska Transportation and Ethics 10 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: NE10C-06
PACKAGE PDH: 10
PACKAGE PRICE: $156
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COURSE TITLE: Roundabout Geometric Design
COURSE NO: C04-004
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Roundabout Geometric Design
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the fundamental design principles common among all roundabout types. This course also presents detailed design considerations specific to multilane roundabouts, rural roundabouts, and mini-roundabouts.

 

Designing the geometry of a roundabout involves choosing between trade-offs of safety and capacity. Roundabouts operate most safely when their geometry forces traffic to enter and circulate at slow speeds. Horizontal curvature and narrow pavement widths are used to produce this reduced-speed environment. Conversely, the capacity of roundabouts is negatively affected by these low-speed design elements. As the widths and radii of entry and circulatory roadways are reduced, the capacity of the roundabout is also reduced.

 

Furthermore, many of the geometric parameters are governed by the maneuvering requirements of the largest vehicles expected to travel through the intersection. Thus, designing a roundabout is a process of determining the optimal balance between safety provisions, operational performance, and large vehicle accommodation.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, transportation planners, managers, and other technical professionals who are involved in the geometric design of roundabouts.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the different types of roundabouts
  • Understanding the geometric elements
  • Learning the general design principles
  • Selecting the appropriate inscribed circle diameter
  • Designing the alignment of approaches
  • Designing entry and exit curves
  • Designing the central and splitter islands
  • Determining the stopping and intersection sight distances
  • Designing methods to avoid vehicle path overlap
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 6, "Geometric Design", of the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-RD-00-067, "Understanding Roundabouts".

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Roundabout Geometric Design (1.87 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the Chapter 6 of this FHWA publication.
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.

COURSE TITLE: Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes
COURSE NO: C05-012
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents information on defining high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane capacity, options for using available HOV lane capacity, and analyzing HOV exemption policies. It examines the potential impact of certain exempt vehicles on the operation of high-occupancy vehicles (HOV) facilities. The possible exempt vehicles examined in this course include environmentally friendly vehicles, and law enforcement, emergency services, and designated public transportation vehicles. It also presents the experience with the use of HOV lanes by these types of exempt vehicles. Finally, it examines the potential issues and approaches for allowing exempt vehicles to use HOV lanes.

 

Traffic congestion continues to be a major issue in metropolitan areas throughout the country. The agencies responsible for the surface transportation system in these regions use a variety of approaches and techniques to address concerns relating to traffic congestion, mobility, and air quality. The use of HOV facilities represents one approach in use or being considered in many urban areas.

 

This 5 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, transportation planners, conceptual and detail designers, and other technical professionals who will be considering HOV exemption policies as well as monitoring and evaluating the use of HOV lanes by exempt vehicles.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about HOV facilities and HOV lane capacities
  • Evaluating options for using HOV lane capacities
  • Analyzing HOV exemption policies on traffic flow
  • Considering HOV exemption for environmentally friendly vehicles
  • Considering HOV exemptions for law enforcement vehicles
  • Considering HOV exemptions for law public transportation vehicles
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-OP-05-058, "Potential Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes".

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Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes (662 KB)
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 this FHWA publication.

 

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.

COURSE TITLE: Code of Ethics for Engineers
COURSE NO: LE1-001
Code of Ethics for Engineers
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course introduces engineers to the National Society of Professional Engineers Code of Ethics. The Code provides ethical guidance to engineers in their various and often simultaneously held roles as 1) guardians of public health, safety, and welfare 2) employees, 3) employers, and 4) providers of technical service to clients.

 

Engineers practicing their profession encounter not only technical issues but also ethical issues. Sometimes the latter issues are easy to resolve: applying everyday, common-sense notions of honesty, openness, responsibility, and lawfulness is sufficient to guide the engineer to the appropriate decision. At other times, however, matters are more complicated. In particular, knowing what to do when two or more duties or obligations conflict can be difficult. For example, an engineer's duty to his client or employer may conflict with the engineer's duty to the general public. Codes of ethics have been formulated to help engineers address these conflicts.

 

This 1 PDH online course is intended for all engineers who are interested in gaining a better understanding about how to protect and respect their engineering profession in the utmost manner.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning the six Fundamental Canons of the Code
  • Learning the five Rules of Practice
  • Learning the nine Professional Obligations
  • Understanding the definition of "Sustainable Development"
  • Understanding the scope of the Supreme Court decision regarding NSPE, competitive bidding, and antitrust law
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document "Code of Ethics for Engineers" published by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) on July 2007. This course document is reprinted by permission of the NSPE (www.nspe.org) and may be downloaded from the NSPE's website by clicking on Code of Ethics for Engineers, or by clicking on the link below.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Code of Ethics for Engineers (178 KB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on this NSPE publication.

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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