|PDH Online Course Description
Learning Units (Hours)
John C. Huang, Ph.D., PE
Throughout history, there are many engineering and architectural blunders, from the infamous crash of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in 1940 to the tragic explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger in 1986. Some of these blunders could have been avoided if the designers were more careful and cautious in their work. This course provides some valuable tips that will help you avoid design blunders in your practice. Whether you are a professional engineer, land surveyor, construction manager, or architect, you will benefit greatly by applying some of the advice contained in this course to your professional practice.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials. This course qualifies for Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) credits.
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.