A-006 Building Design Guidance for Terrorism Mitigation: 4 PDH
Description of the course / activity content:
The Building Design Guide for Terrorism Mitigation online PDH course is a part of the Building Design category of courses. This course highlights mitigation measures that may be applied to building elements, including architectural, structural, and building envelope systems. It also reviews additional building design measures that should be considered to protect building occupants when the desired level of protection cannot be achieved through site design.
The online PDH course is based on Chapter 3 “Building Design Guidance” of the FEMA Publication tilted, “Mitigating Potential Terrorist Attacks Against Buildings” (FEMA 426).
This course is intended to be used by architects, civil and structural, mechanical, electrical engineers, façade designers and others interested in learning about building design guidance for mitigation of terrorist risk.
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Cite the pros and cons for different configurations for high-risk buildings
- Identify architectural design measures and other considerations when space planning
- List recommended structural and non-structural systems for high-risk buildings
- Understand the impacts of blast loads and stresses
- Discuss the vulnerabilities of a building envelope and solutions for exterior wall and window designs
- Recommend design considerations for doors in high-risk buildings
- Reference design considerations for mechanical systems in high-risk buildings
- Explain why redundancy is important for high-risk buildings
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Building Design category of courses please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 4 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 4 PDH online course, you will need to take a 20-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here.
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 4 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
A-006 Building Design Guidance for Terrorism Mitigation