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Delaware Materials and Ethics 24 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: DE24T-03
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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COURSE TITLE: Pre-Coating Surface Preparation
COURSE NO: T02-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Pre-Coating Surface Preparation
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes surface preparation standards, common methods of surface preparation, and abrasive type and selection methods.

 

Surface preparation is the key factor in determining the success of a protective coating system. The equipment and techniques that can be used to achieve the desired surface cleanliness and roughness (profile) vary considerably. Traditional methods of surface preparation are now accompanied by new, innovative methods that have evolved mainly because of the issues surrounding the safe removal of lead-containing coatings from industrial structures. The ultimate objective of surface preparation is to create proper adhesion of a coating over an underlying substrate.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, design and construction personnel, and other technical professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding of surface preparation prior to coating applications.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Common methods of surface preparation
  • Abrasive type and selection
  • Surface preparation standards and specifications
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 7 of the "Painting: New Construction and Maintenance" engineering manual, published by the United States Army of Corps of Engineers (USACE), Publication Number EM 1110-2-3400.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Pre-Coating Surface Preparation (159 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twelve (12) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 7 of this USACE 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: Coating Types and Selection
COURSE NO: T06-002
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Coating Types and Selection
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents each type of coating resin or binder categorized by its film-forming mechanism, different types of pigments, and the various solvent families. It also discusses drying oils which are an integral part of some coating formulations, as well as, driers that aid in the drying reaction. Furthermore, it describes miscellaneous additives that are formulated into many coatings for specific purposes. It also provides guidance on powder coatings, thermal spray organic and inorganic coatings, and galvanizing tapes and wraps.

 

This course also presents a systematic approach to coating selection for new construction and maintenance painting. It details the criteria for selecting a coating system based on the service environment(s), surface preparation requirements, and options for coating application. Finally, it discusses other considerations such as VOC concerns, coating cost, supplier recommendations, ease of application, and maintainability.

 

This 6 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, design and construction personnel, and other technical professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding of coating types, characteristics and selection.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the various types of film-forming mechanisms
  • Understanding how resins (binders) are formed and their underlying pigments
  • Learning about drying oil coatings and their corresponding driers
  • Understanding the function of solvents in coatings
  • Learning about the various additives and their purposes
  • Understanding zinc-rich coatings vs. powder and their applications
  • Understanding the environmental impacts of volatile organic compounds
  • Understanding the process of thermal spray and galvanized coatings
  • Learning about how to protect piping and tubular structural shapes with tapes and wraps
  • Determining the criteria for selecting a coating system
  • Understanding the degree of exposure to atmospheric  elements
  • Selecting coating systems for ferrous components in fresh water vs. seawater
  • Selecting coating systems for black iron and steel pipes
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapters 4 and 5 of the "Painting: New Construction and Maintenance" engineering manual, published by the United States Army of Corps of Engineers (USACE), Publication Number EM 1110-2-3400.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Coating Types and Selection (237 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapters 4 and 5 of this USACE 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: Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids - Handling
COURSE NO: T06-004
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids - Handling
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the basic principles of lubricant additives, filtration, monitoring and sampling, and oil handling procedures.

 

This course is intended to be a practical guide to lubrication with enough technical detail to allow personnel to recognize and easily discern differences in performance properties specified in manufacturers' product literature so that the proper lubricant for a particular application is selected. In addition, this course discusses the considerations required to adequately maintain the integrity of the lubricants and ensure their effective performance.

 

This 6 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, design and construction personnel, and other technical professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding of lubricants.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the basic principles, classifications, and functions of lubricant additives
  • Understanding the different filtration and separation processes
  • Learning about the process of oil monitoring, system sampling, and testing
  • Familiarizing with the essentials of oil storage, handling, disposal and safety considerations
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapters 5 through 8 of the "Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids" engineering manual, published by the United States Army of Corps of Engineers (USACE), Publication Number EM 1110-2-1424, dated January 29, 2016.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Lubricants and Hydraulic Fluids - Handling (962 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapters 5 through 8 of this USACE 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: Basement Insulation Basics
COURSE NO: T03-006
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Basement Insulation Basics
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the good practices for insulating basements in new and existing homes.

 

There are many considerations to account for when making decisions about insulation. Costs, codes, energy efficiency, pest control, moisture management; the list goes on. Coupled with the large variety of insulation options including mineral fiber, mineral wool, foam boards, foam sprays, polyisocyanurate, etc., it is important to be aware of what options best suit a project’s particular conditions.

 

Codes are also constantly changing. While it is beyond the scope of this course to provide a comprehensive view of all basement insulation codes, it does discuss many common codes relevant to basement insulation projects, as well as changes to codes in recent years.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, energy professionals and construction personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding of basement insulation applications.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding what considerations should be taken into account when looking at basement insulation options
  • Familiarizing with the variety of insulation options
  • Understanding the problems associated with the choice of insulation
  • Familiarizing with codes which must be met for projects involving basement insulation
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Basement Insulation Basics" by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), publication DOE/GO-102012-3716, dated October 2012.

 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
BASEMENT INSULATION BASICS (3.45 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) 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.

COURSE TITLE: Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) Used in Residential Wall Systems
COURSE NO: T04-007
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) Used in Residential Wall Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides prescriptive requirements for the use of structural insulated panels (SIPs) in wall systems in the construction of residential structures. These provisions include definitions, span tables, material requirements, and other related information appropriate for use by engineers, home builders, design professionals, and building code officials.

 

The Prescriptive Method for Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) Used in Wall Systems in Residential Construction (Prescriptive Method) provides prescriptive requirements to facilitate the use of SIPs in wall systems for the construction of one- and two-family dwellings. By providing prescriptive provisions for the construction of typical homes with SIP systems, the need for engineering can be eliminated or reduced for most applications.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, design professionals and construction personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the design and installation considerations of structural insulated panels.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the SIP materials, sizes and shapes
  • Understanding the SIP foundation, wall and header requirements
  • Understanding SIP connection details
  • Understanding the utility requirements associated with SIP wall systems
  • Understanding the thermal guidelines associated with SIP wall systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled "Prescriptive Method for structural Insulated Panels (SIPS) Used in Wall Systems in Residential Construction" published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Policy Development and Research (2007).
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
STRUCTURAL INSULATED PANELS (SIPS) USED IN RESIDENTIAL WALL SYSTEMS (783 KB)
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 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: 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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