|PDH Online Course Description||PDH Units/
Learning Units (Hours)
John C. Huang, Ph.D., PE
Earthquakes are natural ground motions caused as the Earth releases energy. In this webinar series, we will study earthquake damages and lessons learned from five major earthquakes: The Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake (7.8 magnitudes), 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake (7.1 magnitudes), the Great 2008 Sichuan Earthquake (8.0 magnitude), the Great 2010 Chilean Earthquake (8.8 magnitudes), and the Great 2011 Japan Earthquake (9.0 magnitude). The second part of the series focuses on seismic research and retrofitting for structures. Students will understand the basics of seismic design philosophy and building code requirements.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.
Note to Webinar Attendees:
Our live webinars (web seminars) are considered as "Courses of Learning" (live courses) by the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying and as "Timed & Monitored Courses" by the Ohio State Board for Professional Engineers and Surveyors. Unlike the traditional seminars held in a classroom setting, our webinars deliver live instruction to your home or office. You will be able to interact directly with our instructor during a webinar through audio channel or chat box. However, you must attend the webinar at a scheduled date and time. We will verify your attendance through our online webinar platform. The certificate of completion will not be issued unless you attend the webinar and pass a quiz (all quiz questions will be reviewed during the webinar). Thank you for your cooperation.
NY PE & PLS: You must choose courses that are technical in nature or related to matters of laws and ethics contributing to the health and welfare of the public. NY Board does not accept courses related to office management, risk management, leadership, marketing, accounting, financial planning, real estate, and basic CAD. Specific course topics that are on the borderline and are not acceptable by the NY Board have been noted under the course description on our website.