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Geotechnical and Florida Laws, Rules & Ethics 18 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: FL18G-07
PACKAGE PDH: 18
PACKAGE PRICE: $237.6
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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: Slope Stability
COURSE NO: G04-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Slope Stability
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance for analyzing the static stability of slopes of earth and rock-fill dams, slopes of other types of embankments, excavated slopes, and natural slopes in soil and soft rock.

 

Slope stability criteria are presented for strength tests, analysis conditions, and factors of safety. The criteria are intended to be used with methods of stability analysis that satisfy all conditions of equilibrium. Methods that do not satisfy all conditions of equilibrium may involve significant inaccuracies and should be used only under the restricted conditions described herein.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to geotechnical and structural engineers, as well as design and construction personnel working on projects involving slope stability analysis.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Aspects applicable to all load conditions
  • Analyses of stability during and at the end of construction
  • Analyses of steady-state seepage conditions
  • Analyses of sudden drawdown stability
  • Analysis of stability during earthquakes
  • Design criteria for existing and new embankments
  • Design criteria of other slopes
  • Presentation of various types of analysis and results
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapters 1 through 4 of the US Corps of Engineers Publication EM 1110-2-1902, "Slope Stability".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Slope Stability (7.10 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 Chapters 1 through 4 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: Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Applications
COURSE NO: C01-018
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Applications
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents a study that addresses various aspects of geosynthetic durability to develop procedures that could be used to predict long-term strength losses of geosynthetics used in highway applications. These procedures are essential to designers for allowing tensile capacity for geosynthetics used primarily in mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) retaining walls, reinforced soil slopes, and foundation stabilization.

 

This study was initiated to allow voiced concerns that stress-cracking potential was not being considered in developing the allowable tension load capacity for design when using high-density polyethylene (HDPE) geogrids. Stress cracking is a potential mode of failure occurring in thermoplastic materials that are under a sustained stress significantly lower than the material’s room temperature yield strength, resulting in quasi-brittle fracture of the material. This is also known as slow crack growth and environmental stress cracking (ESC) when in contact with certain aqueous solutions.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to all civil engineers, highway design professionals, transportation planners, material manufacturers and all personnel interested in learning about geosynthetics for highway applications.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Developing testing protocols necessary to quantify any strength reduction due to aging or stress mechanisms for geosynthetics
  • Developing testing protocols for confined stress-strain testing, which could more accurately characterize key engineering properties
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Report No. FHWA-RD-97-142, "Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Applications”.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Applications (235 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 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: 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: Engineering Laws, Rules and Ethics for Florida Professional Engineers
COURSE NO: FL2-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Engineering Laws, Rules and Ethics for Florida Professional Engineers
Note: This 2 PDH online course is applicable only to Florida Professional Engineers and is designed to satisfy both: 1 hour of FL engineering laws and rules and 1 hour of FL engineering ethics.
Accepted in:
Course Highlights

This online PDH course is a FL approved Engineering Laws, Rules and Ethics course (FL Course No’s 0010055 and 0010114) and is being offered by Continuing Education and Development, Inc, a FL approved Continuing Education Provider (CEP No. 0004183).

 

The first part of this course begins with an overview of the Laws and Rules governing the practice of engineering in the State of Florida (Chapter 1) including:

  • Florida Statutes, Chapter 455, “Department of Business and Professional Regulation”
  • Florida Statutes, Chapter 471, “Engineering”
  • Florida Administrative Code, 61G15, F.A.C., “Florida Board of Professional Engineers”

 

Then it continues to address the rules amended, adopted or otherwise repealed from 61G15, F.A.C. (Chapter 2) as well as the changes to Chapters 455, F.S. and 471, F.S. (Chapter 3), within the preceding biennium, as applicable.

 

The second part of this course presents engineering ethics and the principles of professional responsibility (Chapter 4). It further illustrates the application of Chapters 455 and 471, F.S. to a randomly selected set of ethical and disciplinary cases.

 

This 2 PDH onlineengineering course is applicable to Professional Engineers licensed in the State of Florida and who are required to demonstrate continuing professional competency in the Florida Laws, Rules and Ethics as a condition of license renewal. For each renewal period, every licensee must complete eighteen (18) professional development hours as follows:

  • One hour must relate to this chapter and the rules adopted under this chapter;
  • One hour must relate to professional ethics;
  • Four hours must relate to the licensee’s area of practice; and
  • The remaining hours may relate to any topic pertinent to the practice of engineering.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the different Florida laws and rules regulating the practice of engineering in the State of Florida and their application to Professional Engineers
  • Learning he rules adopted, amended or repealed from 61G15 within the preceding biennium
  • Learning the changes made to Chapters 455, F.S. and 471, F.S. within the preceding biennium
  • Understanding ethical behavior and the principles of professional responsibility in the field of engineering
  • Understanding the general application of Chapters 455 and 471, F.S. to various ethical and disciplinary cases of Professional Engineers
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled “Engineering Laws, Rules and Ethics for Florida Professional Engineers” for the period March 1, 2019 to February 28, 2021, provided below.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Engineering Laws, Rules and Ethics for Florida Professional Engineers (421 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits.The quiz will be based on the entire course 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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