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Louisiana Structural, ADA and Ethics 15 PDH Discount Package 1

PACKAGE NO: LA15S-01
PACKAGE PDH: 15
PACKAGE PRICE: $216
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: Coastal Construction - Pre-Design Considerations
COURSE NO: S02-023
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Coastal Construction - Pre-Design Considerations
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of the issues that should be considered before the building is designed. Specifically, it provides an understanding of the natural hazards a coastal building may be exposed to and guidance on concepts for designing a more hazard-resistant residential building.

 

Coastal development has increased in recent years, and some of the sites that are chosen for development have higher risks of impact from natural hazards than in the past. Examples of sites with higher risks are those that are close to the ocean, on high bluffs that are subject to erosion, and on artificial fill deposits. In addition, many of the residential buildings constructed today are larger and more costly than before, leading to the potential for larger economic losses if disaster strikes. However, studies conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and others after major coastal disasters have consistently shown that coastal residential buildings that are properly sited, designed, and constructed have generally performed well during natural hazard events.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for structural engineers, design and construction personnel and other technical professionals who are involved in coastal construction projects.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the design process and design requirements for different types of natural hazards for buildings located in coastal areas
  • Learning about hazard insurance
  • Familiarizing with wind insurance
  • Familiarizing with the sustainable design considerations for buildings in coastal environments
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 7, "Pre-Design Considerations” of the Coastal Construction Manual, published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Publication FEMA 55, Volume II.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
COASTAL CONSTRUCTION - PRE-DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS (1.1 MB)
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 Chapter 7 of this FEMA 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: Coastal Construction - Designing the Building Envelope
COURSE NO: S04-018
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Coastal Construction - Designing the Building Envelope
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on the design of the building envelope in the coastal environment. The building envelope comprises exterior doors, windows, skylights, exterior wall coverings, soffits, roof systems and attic vents. In buildings elevated on open foundations, the floor is also considered a partof the envelope.

 

High wind is the predominant natural hazards in the coastal environment that can cause damage to the building envelope.Other natural hazards also exist in some localities. These may include wind-driven rain, salt-laden air, seismic events, hail and wildfire. The vulnerabilities of the building envelope to these hazards are discussed in this course, and recommendations on mitigating them are provided.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for structural engineers, design and construction personnel and other technical professionals who are involved in coastal construction projects.

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the different design strategies of exterior doors to withstand and resist natural hazards
  • Familiarizing with the different design strategies of windows and skylights to withstand and resist natural hazards
  • Understanding the different design options for roof systems to resist high winds, hail and seismic activates
  • Learning the design considerations for attic vents to withstand high winds, sun and wind driven rain
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 11, "Designing the Building Envelope" of the Coastal Construction Manual, published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Publication FEMA 55, Volume II.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
COASTAL CONSTRUCTION - DESIGNING THE BUILDING ENVELOPE (4.29 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 Chapter 11 of this FEMA 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: Coastal Construction - Constructing the Building
COURSE NO: S04-016
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Coastal Construction - Constructing the Building
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course discusses constructing buildings, including foundation, framing, building envelop, and electrical and mechanical equipment, in coastal areas. Individual sections cover construction items that will probably require the most care or attention on the part of the builder in order for the design intent to be achieved. Builders may find that the permitting and inspection procedures in coastal areas are more involved than those in inland areas. Not only must all Federal, state, and local Coastal Zone Management and other regulatory requirements be met, the design plans and specifications may need to be sealed by a design professional.

 

Construction of residential buildings in coastal zones presents challenges to the builder not usually found in more inland locations. For all coastal residential buildings, these challenges may include the following:

  • Connection details require additional inspections
  • The need for careful surveying to place the building within property line setbacks and above The Design Flood Elevation (DFE)
  • The additional care required to ensure that all elements of the building will withstand the large forces associated with high wind speeds and coastal flooding
  • The additional care that must be taken in constructing a building envelope that will withstand the intrusion of air and moisture under the effects of high wind speeds
  • The difficulty of providing durable exterior construction in a moist, sometimes salt-laden, environment
  • The requirement to protect and, usually, place utilities above the DFE

 

In constructing coastal residential buildings on elevated pile foundations, builders face additional challenges:

  • The difficulty of constructing a driven pile foundation to accepted construction plan tolerances
  • The difficulty of building on an elevated post-and-beam foundation, compared to building on continuous wall foundations

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to structural engineers, design and construction personnel, and other technical professionals who are involved in coastal construction projects.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Constructing the foundation
  • Framing the main structure
  • Constructing the building envelope
  • Constructing the appurtenant structures
  • Installing electrical and mechanical equipment
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 13, "Constructing the Building" of the Coastal Construction Manual, published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Publication FEMA 55, Volume II.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
COASTAL CONSTRUCTION - CONSTRUCTING THE BUILDING (3.05 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 this FEMA 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: Plumbing Guidelines for ADA Accessibility
COURSE NO: M02-056
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Plumbing Guidelines for ADA Accessibility
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course focuses on the plumbing elements and facilities of the  2010 ADA standards for accessible design.  

 

The Department of Justice published revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 "ADA" in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010. These regulations adopted revised, enforceable accessibility standards called the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design "2010 Standards" or "Standards". The 2010 Standards set minimum requirements – both scoping and technical – for newly designed and constructed or altered State and local government facilities, public accommodations, and commercial facilities to be readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical and civil engineers, architects, construction managers and others interested in learning more about plumbing guidelines for ADA accessibility.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about the drinking fountain ADA requirements
  • Learning about the coat hooks and shelves ADA requirements
  • Learning about the water closet ADA requirements
  • Learning about the urinal ADA requirements
  • Learning about the shower stall ADA requirements
  • Learning about the washing machine and dryers ADA requirements
  • Learning about the saunas and steam rooms ADA requirements
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review “Plumbing Guidelines for ADA Accessibility”, which is based on Chapter 6 “Plumbing Elements and Facilities” of the 2010 ADA standards for accessible design.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
PLUMBING GUIDELINES FOR ADA ACCESSIBILITY (4.2 MB)
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 chapter 6 of the 2010 ADA standards for accessible design.
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: Accessible Routes for ADA Accessibility
COURSE NO: A02-012
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Accessible Routes for ADA Accessibility
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course focuses on the Accessible Routes of the  2010 ADA standards for accessible design.  

 

The Department of Justice published revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 "ADA" in the Federal Register on September 15, 2010. These regulations adopted revised, enforceable accessibility standards called the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design "2010 Standards" or "Standards". The 2010 Standards set minimum requirements – both scoping and technical – for newly designed and constructed or altered State and local government facilities, public accommodations, and commercial facilities to be readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to all engineers, architects, construction managers and others interested in learning more about accessible routes for ADA accessibility.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about the ADA requirements of accessible routes for walking surfaces
  • Learning about the ADA requirements of accessible routes for doors, doorways and gates
  • Learning about the ADA requirements of accessible routes for ramps and curb ramps
  • Learning about the ADA requirements of accessible routes for elevators and elevator car
  • Learning about the ADA requirements of accessible routes for platform lifts
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review “Accessible Routes for ADA Accessibility”, which is based on Chapter 4 “Accessible Routes” of the 2010 ADA standards for accessible design.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ACCESSIBLE ROUTES FOR ADA ACCESSIBILITY (4.2 MB)
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 chapter 4 of the 2010 ADA standards for accessible design.
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 for Louisiana Professional Engineers
COURSE NO: LA1-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Engineering Ethics for Louisiana Professional Engineers
Note: This 1 PDH engineering ethics course is applicable only to Louisiana Professional Engineers
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Course Highlights

This continuing education online PDH course is designed to provide you with 1 PDH related to professional responsibility, conduct and ethics in the State of Louisiana.

 

Engineering ethics is (1) the study of moral issues and decisions confronting individuals and organizations involved in engineering and (2) the study of related questions about moral conduct, character, ideals and relationships of peoples and organizations involved in technological development (Martin and Schinzinger, Ethics in Engineering).

 

Since engineers are faced with frequent moral and ethical dilemmas while practicing their engineering profession, this course will provide you with moral and ethical guidance in your decision-making process. Most importantly, it will provide you with insight on how to conduct, respect and protect your engineering practice with the utmost professionalism.

 

This course presents the laws and rules of ethics and professional responsibility governing the practice of engineering in the State of Louisiana. Excerpts Title 46, Part LXI of the Louisiana Administrative Code, which relate to the laws and rules of professional conduct are presented in this course.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to Professional Engineers licensed in the State of Louisiana and who are required to demonstrate continuing professional competency in engineering ethics as a condition of their license renewal. For each renewal period, every licensee must complete fifteen (15) professional development hours, at least one (1) of which must be relative to the principals of professional responsibility, conduct and ethics.

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Overview of the laws and rules regulating to the practice of engineering in the State of Louisiana
  • Understanding the roles of the Louisiana Board and its disciplinary authority
  • Understanding the Louisiana Board disciplinary process
  • Learning about engineering ethics and the laws and rules of professional conduct and responsibility
  • Review of ethical and disciplinary case studies depicting various violations and their corresponding penalties
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled “Engineering Ethics for Louisiana Professional Engineers”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Engineering Ethics for Louisiana Professional Engineers (475 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 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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