SE-005 Load Paths in Coastal Construction: 1 PDH
Description of the course / activity content:
This course provides technical guidance and recommendations concerning the load path and structural connections in coastal residential buildings. The course presents information aimed at improving the performance of buildings subject to high wind forces in coastal environments. The course outlines the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) regulatory requirements related to structural connections.
This course is based on FEMA “Home Builder’s Guide to Coastal Construction”, Technical Fact Sheet Series, FEMA P-499.
This course is intended for use by civil and structural engineers, design and construction professionals, owners, facility managers, students and others interested in learning about load paths and connections in coastal area construction.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Illustrate the concept of load paths and highlight important connections in a wind uplift load path
- Explain important timber roof to masonry wall connection details for masonry construction in coastal areas.
- Highlight important building connections and illustrate the proper use of various types of connection hardware.
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
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 1 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 1 PDH online course, you will need to take a 10 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
- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 1 hour
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 2
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self