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PACKAGE NO: TN24S-04
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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COURSE TITLE: Wood as An Engineering Material: Mechanical Properties of Wood
COURSE NO: S04-019
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wood as An Engineering Material: Mechanical Properties of Wood
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information on the most recent research on properties of the wood cell wall at the nanoscale level. It discusses the mechanical properties of wood, the nature and magnitude of variability in its properties as well as the effect of growth features.

 

Many of the mechanical properties of wood tabulated in this course were derived from extensive sampling and analysis procedures. These properties are represented as the average mechanical properties of the species. Some properties, such as tension parallel to the grain, and all properties for some imported species are based on a more limited number of specimens that were not subjected to the same sampling and analysis procedures. The appropriateness of these latter properties to represent the average properties of a species is uncertain; nevertheless, the properties represent the best information available.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to civil, structural or geotechnical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding in the mechanical properties of wood or who are involved in the design and planning of wood structures.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the orthotropic nature of wood
  • Familiarizing with the elastic, strength, and vibration properties of wood
  • Understanding the mechanical properties of clear straight-grained wood
  • Learning the different natural characteristics affecting mechanical properties of wood

 

Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 5, "Mechanical Properties of Wood" of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Publication, “Wood Handbook - Wood as An Engineering Material”, FPL-GTR-190.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
WOOD AS AN ENGINEERING MATERIAL: MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF WOOD (1.62 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 Chapter 5 of this USDA 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: Wood as An Engineering Material: Fastenings
COURSE NO: S03-019
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wood as An Engineering Material: Fastenings
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on joint designs required for wood fastenings for utmost rigidity, strength, and service. It discusses each type of fastening requiring joint designs adapted to the strength properties of wood along and across the grain and to dimensional changes that may occur with changes in moisture content.

 

The strength and stability of any structure depend heavily on the fastenings that hold its parts together. One prime advantage of wood as a structural material is the ease with which wood structural parts can be joined together with a wide variety of fastenings such as nails, spikes, screws, bolts, lag screws, drift pins, staples and metal connectors of various types.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to civil, structural or geotechnical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding in wood fastenings or who are involved in the design and planning of wood structures.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about the various types of mechanical fastenings
  • Understanding the withdrawal and lateral resistance properties for different types of fasteners
  • Learning about joint designs required for wood fastenings including spacing, edge and end distances
  • Understanding the effect of fastenings on wood joint properties including bearing stress
  • Understanding the different types of loading (parallel-to-grain, perpendicular-to-grain, and angle loading)
  • Learning about two-member joints versus multiple-member joints

 

Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 8, "Fastenings" of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Publication, “Wood Handbook - Wood as An Engineering Material”, FPL-GTR-190.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Wood as An Engineering Material: Fastenings (1.29 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 Chapter 8 of this USDA 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: Wood as An Engineering Material: Adhesives with Wood Materials
COURSE NO: S03-020
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wood as An Engineering Material: Adhesives with Wood Materials
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the types of adhesives and their properties, bonding processes, bonded joints, testing and performance. It discusses how adhesives can effectively transfer and distribute stresses, thereby increasing the strength and stiffness of the composite.

 

Adhesive bonding of wood plays an increasing role in the forest products industry and is a key factor for efficiently utilizing our timber resource. The main use of adhesives is in the manufacture of building materials, including plywood, oriented strandboard, particleboard, fiberboard, structural composite lumber, doors, windows and frames, and factory-laminated wood products. Adhesives are also used in the assembly of furniture and cabinets, manufacture of engineered wood products, and construction of residential and commercial structures.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to civil, structural or geotechnical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding in adhesive bonding of wood materials.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the physical properties of wood for bonding
  • Learning about the different types of adhesives and their composition, strength, durability and selection 
  • Understanding the bonding process
  • Learning about the various types of bonded joints
  • Understanding the testing methods and performance of polymers and bonded assemblies
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 10, "Adhesives with Wood Materials" of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Publication, “Wood Handbook - Wood as An Engineering Material”, FPL-GTR-190.

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WOOD AS AN ENGINEERING MATERIAL: ADHESIVES WITH WOOD MATERIALS (647 KB)
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 Chapter 10 of this USDA 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: Wood as An Engineering Material: Wood as a Sustainable Building Material
COURSE NO: S01-005
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wood as An Engineering Material: Wood as a Sustainable Building Material
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course illustrates how wood is considered as a sustainable building material.

 

Few building materials possess the environmental benefits of wood. It is not only the most widely used building mate­rial but also one with characteristics that make it suitable for a wide range of applications.One of the greatest attributes of wood is that it is a renewable resource. If sustainable forest management and harvesting practices are followed, wood resources will be available indefinitely.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to civil, structural or geotechnical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding in wood as a sustainable building material or who are involved in the design and planning of wood structures.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning how wood is considered aGreen Building Material
  • Understanding the concept of Embodied Energy
  • Learning the Carbon Impact of different materials
  • Familiarizing with the different Forest Certification Programs
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 1, "Wood as a Sustainable Building Material" of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Publication, “Wood Handbook - Wood as An Engineering Material”, FPL-GTR-190.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Wood as An Engineering Material: Wood as a Sustainable Building Material (287KB)
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 1 of this USDA 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: Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG)
COURSE NO: C02-041
Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG)
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the main requirements for ADA compliance in the public right of way. Before PROWAG the ADA guidelines focused mainly on facilities on sites.  PROWAG is currently in its final public review and is scheduled to be adopted in 2012.  PROWAG addresses features common to public right of ways such as sidewalks, curb ramps, roadway crossings, and pedestrian crossing signals and on-street parking.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to civil engineers, construction managers, architects and inspectors who are involved with construction in the public right of way.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the government agencies involved with PROWAG
  • Understanding which projects require PROWAG compliance
  • Knowing the differences between the current ADA requirements and PROWAG
  • Learning about PROWAG sidewalk and slope requirements
  • Learning about PROWAG curb ramp requirements
  • Learning about PROWAG detectable warning requirements
  • Understanding practical examples of reconstructing existing conditions to be PROWAG compliant
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course you will review the main requirements of PROWAG along with practical design examples.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (4.43 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn two (2) 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: ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Government
COURSE NO: A01-005
ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Government
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides general guid­ance to assist State and local governments in understanding and complying with current Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) require­ments.

 

The Department of Justice revised its regulations implementing the ADA in September 2010. The new rules clarify issues that arose over the previous 20 years and contain new requirements, including the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards).

 

This 1 PDH online course is intended for engineers employed by State or local governments.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Knowing who is protected under the ADA
  • Understanding people’s responsibilities under the ADA
  • Understanding the general non-discrimination requirements
  • Learning how to make the built environment accessible
  • Understanding the use of ADA coordinators, grievance procedures and self-evaluation plans
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Government,” June, 2015.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ADA Update: A Primer for State and Local Government (2.25 MB
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 ADA 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: Personal Protective Equipment
COURSE NO: T03-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Personal Protective Equipment
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course addesses Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) types, selection and training, as well as conducting a hazard assessment of the workplace.

 

Hazards exist in every workplace in many different scenarios: sharp edges, falling objects, flying sparks, chemicals, noise and a myriad of other potentially dangerous situations. Controlling a hazard at its source is the best way to protect employees. Depending on the hazard or workplace conditions, OSHA recommends the use of engineering or work practice controls to manage or eliminate hazards to the greatest extent possible. Therefore, OSHA developed the Personal Protection Equipment Standard to protect employees from workplace hazards that can cause injury.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to all engineers, employers, building owners, facility managers, and all personnel working on construction projects.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the types of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Knowing the basics of conducting a "hazard assessment" of the workplace
  • Selecting the appropriate PPE for a variety of circumstances
  • Understanding what kind of training is needed for the proper use and care of PPE

 

Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review OSHA 3151-12R, "Personal Protective Equipment". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Personal Protective Equipment (676 KB)
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 this OSHA 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: Controlling Electrical Hazards
COURSE NO: E02-002
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Controlling Electrical Hazards
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides OSHA guidance on controlling electrical hazards for protecting workers from exposure to electrical hazards.

 

Electricity has been long recognized as a serious workplace hazed, exposing employees to electric shock, electrocution, burns, fires and explosions. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, many workers have died from electrocutions at work, accounting for as many as 5% of all on-the-job-fatalities in a given year. What makes these statistics more tragic is that most of these fatalities could have been easily avoided.

 

OSHA recognizes that electrical hazards present serious hazards to all workers involved. Therefore, OSHA developed several standards for Controlling Electrical Hazards to protect employees working in the construction industry from exposure to electrical hazards.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to employers, building owners, engineers, electricians, managers, construction workers and any other personnel working on construction projects that involve exposure to electrical hazards.

Learning Objectives

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

  • What affects the flow of electricity
  • What is the cause of shocks and their effect on the body
  • How to react if someone "freezes" to a live electrical contact
  • How to protect yourself against electrical hazards
  • What protection does insulation provide
  • What are the different types of insulation
  • What are circuit protection devices
  • What work practices help protect you from electrical hazards
  • What role do tools play
  • Employee training
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review OSHA 3075, "Controlling Electrical Hazards". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Controlling Electrical Hazards (305 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this OSHA 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.

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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