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Delaware Geotechnical and Ethics 24 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: DE24G-04
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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COURSE TITLE: Rock Foundations
COURSE NO: G09-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Rock Foundations
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the guidelines for the design of rock foundations supporting various types of structures and embankments. These guidelines include information on foundation exploration and testing procedures, load test methods, analysis techniques, design criteria and procedures, and construction considerations. These guidelines provide a minimum standard to be used for planning a satisfactory rock foundation design for a typical situation.

 

This 9 PDH online course is applicable to geotechnical and structural engineers, geologists, as well as design and construction personnel involved in the design of rock foundations.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Foundation design considerations and factor of safety
  • Site investigation techniques and procedures
  • Rock mass characterization and classification schemes
  • Foundation deformation and settlement analysis, estimation and treatment
  • Foundation bearing capacity analysis, estimation and treatment
  • Sliding stability assessment of gravity structures and slopes cut into rock mass
  • Design of rock anchorage systems
  • Selection of appropriate geotechnical instrumentation.
  • Construction considerations of foundations and cut slopes in rock masses
  • Recognizing and treating special conditions
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the US Corps of Engineers Publication EM 1110-1-2908, "Rock Foundations"

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Rock Foundations (890 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty five (45) questions to earn 9 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this US Corps of Engineers 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: Design and Construction of Earth and Rock-Fill Dams
COURSE NO: G07-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Design and Construction of Earth and Rock-Fill Dams
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the fundamental principles underlying the design, construction, performance monitoring and modifications of earth and rock-fill dams. The design and construction of earth and rock-fill dams are complex because of the nature of the varying foundation conditions and range of properties of the materials available for use in the embankment.

 

The successful design, construction, and operation of a reservoir project over the full range of loading require a comprehensive site characterization, a detailed design of each feature, construction supervision, measurement and monitoring of the performance, and the continuous evaluation of the project features during operation.

 

This 7 PDH  online course is applicable to geotechnical and structural engineers, geologists, design and construction personnel who are involved with the design and construction of earth and rock-fill dams.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Geological and subsurface explorations
  • General design considerations and performance parameters
  • Foundation and abutment preparation
  • Seepage control methods
  • Design of embankments and appurtenant structures
  • General construction considerations
  • Types of instrumentation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the US Corps of Engineers Publication EM 1110-2-2300, "General Design and Construction Considerations for Earth and Rock-Fill Dams".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Design and Construction of Earth and Rock-Fill Dams (2.41 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty five (35) questions to earn 7 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapters 1 through 10 of this publication. The appendices are provided for reference only.

 

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: Emergency Action Planning for Dam Safety
COURSE NO: C04-054
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Emergency Action Planning for Dam Safety
Course Highlights

This engineering online PDH covers the basic guidelines and definitions regarding Emergency  Action Plans (EAP) for dams.

 

To improve the Nation’s emergency preparedness and response capabilities, FEMA believes that formal guidelines are needed to help dam owners, in coordination with emergency management authorities, effectively develop and exercise Emergency Action Plans (EAPs) for dams. The purpose of the guidance in this course is to meet that need.

 

The EAP guidelines in this course are focused on developing or revising EAPs for dams that would likely cause loss of life or significant property damage as a result of a failure or other life-threatening incident. The areas downstream of each dam are unique. Therefore, the extent and degree of potential impacts of each dam vary.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to geotechnical and civil engineers, as well as other technical personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding in preparing and/or handling emergency action plans for dam safety.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the purpose, scope, coordination requirements, evacuation responsibilities, and maintenance of the EAP
  • Familiarizing with the outline and contents of an EAP
  • Understanding EAP responsibilities, notification flowcharts, response processes, and preparedness
  • Learning about inundation maps
  • Familiarizing with the notification flowchart, high flow notification table, and inundation map thru various examples
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety Emergency Action Planning for Dams" by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), publication FEMA 64, dated July 2013.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
EMERGENCY ACTION PLANNING FOR DAM SAFETY (1.9 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 4 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.

COURSE TITLE: Tunnel Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, and Evaluation Manual: Operations
COURSE NO: C01-019
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Tunnel Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, and Evaluation Manual: Operations
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents essential roles and responsibilities of the tunnel staff, normal operating procedures, and emergency response guidelines for vehicle collisions, fires, explosions, floods and earthquakes.

 

Operating requirements vary among tunnel facilities because of the traffic level, the feasibility of alternative routes, accessibility to existing utilities, availability of emergency responders, and other conditions specific to each tunnel. Functional systems within the tunnel must be integrated with operational procedures to include the mechanical equipment, electrical components, lighting fixtures, fire and life safety systems, signs and security equipment installed within the tunnel.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to civil and structural engineers, as well as design personnel and staff involved in the operation of tunnel systems.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the essential roles and responsibilities of the tunnel staff
  • Familiarization with normal tunnel operating procedures
  • Understanding the emergency response guidelines for vehicle collisions, fires, explosions, floods, and earthquakes
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “TOMIE Manual – Chapter 2: Operations” by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
TUNNEL OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE, INSPECTION, AND EVALUATION MANUAL: OPERATIONS (603 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 Chapter 2 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: Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster
COURSE NO: LE3-001
Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster
Course Highlights

This online engieering PDH course provides instruction in engineering ethics through a case study of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. The minimum technical details needed to understand the physical cause of the Shuttle failure are presented. The disaster itself is chronicled through NASA photographs. Next the decision-making process, especially the discussions occurring during the teleconference held on the evening before the launch, is described. Direct quotations from engineers interviewed after the disaster are used to illustrate the ambiguities of the data and the pressures that the decision-makers faced in the months and hours preceding the launch. The course culminates in an extended treatment of six ethical issues raised by Challenger.

 

This 3 PDH online course is intended for all engineers who are interested in gaining a better understanding about the ethical issues that lead to the Challenger disaster and how they could have been avoided.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Common errors to avoid in studying the history of an engineering failure: the retrospective fallacy and the myth of perfect engineering practice
  • Shuttle hardware involved in the disaster
  • Decisions made in the period preceding the launch
  • Ethical issue: NASA giving first priority to public safety over other concerns
  • Ethical issue: the contractor giving first priority to public safety over other concerns
  • Ethical issue: whistle blowing
  • Ethical issue: informed consent
  • Ethical issue: ownership of company records
  • Ethical issue: how the public perceives that an engineering decision involves an ethical violation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster (1.46 MB)
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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