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Maryland Geotechnical and Ethics 16 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: MD16G-04
PACKAGE PDH: 16
PACKAGE PRICE: $220.8
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Courses in this Package
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: Dam Safety Risk Management
COURSE NO: C03-060
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Dam Safety Risk Management
Course Highlights

This engineering online PDH covers the basic guidelines and principles of dam risk management.

 

Risk management is the overarching activity when risk is used to inform dam safety decision making and builds on risk analysis and risk assessment phases. It encompasses activities related to making risk-informed decisions, prioritizing evaluations of risk, prioritizing risk reduction activities, and making program decisions associated with managing a portfolio of facilities. Risk management includes evaluating the environmental, social, cultural, ethical, political, and legal considerations during all parts of the process.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to geotechnical and civil engineers, as well as other technical personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding of dam risk management in order to make risk-informed decisions.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about the dam safety risk management framework for decision making
  • Understanding the aspects and components of Risk Analysis (i.e. types, estimation & results)
  • Understanding the aspects and components of Risk Assessment (i.e. process, safety decision making approach & tolerable risk)
  • Understanding the aspects and components of Risk Management (i.e. objectives, urgency of action & prioritization)
  • Familiarization with the aspects and components of Risk Communication and public awareness
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Federal Guidelines for Dam Safety Risk Management" by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), publication FEMA P-1025, dated January 2015.
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DAM SAFETY RISK MANAGEMENT (1.2 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: 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: Ethics in Professional Practice
COURSE NO: LE2-007
Ethics in Professional Practice
Course Highlights

In this online engineering PDH course, background on the philosophical models that guide ethical behavior is discussed and then applied to specific situations in engineering codes of ethics. This course is based on the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Professional Practice Curriculum, Volume 8, Section: Engineering Ethics.

 

Many engineering organizations have drafted codes of ethics to which their members are required to commit.  Generally, these codes are quite similar and are based on a few fundamental principles which provide guidance to professional engineers in common situations. Nevertheless, there are many difficult or ambiguous situations in which the best ethical solution is difficult to determine.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended primarily for engineers seeking to learn ethical principles and how to apply them to their professional practice.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Determining ethical behavior using several philosophical models
  • Evaluating a practical situation in terms of a professional code of ethics
  • Identifying situations that represent conflicts of interest and formulate a proper response
  • Applying the standards of professional ethics in technical communication
  • Recognizing environmental impacts of engineering work
  • Considering principles of sustainable development in the performance of professional duties
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Ethics in Professional Practice" published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). (This course document is reproduced by permission of the ASME (www.asme.org). You may also download from or view this course document on the ASME's website by clicking on Ethics in Professional Practice).

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Ethics in Professional Practice (268 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 credit. The quiz will be based on this ASME 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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