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Monday, November 23, 2020 | 9:00 – 11:00 am EST
How to Analyze Common Defects and Failures
Analyzing defects and failures for methodology and causation
Site selection and engineering
Foundation design and construction
Design and construction of floors, walls, and roofing
Airfield pavement design, construction, and maintenance
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2.0 HSW CE Hours
2.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 2.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 2.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
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The International Code Council has approved this event for .2 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
Michael Drerup, P.E., F.ASCE, has 25 years of structural engineering and building technology experience, with an emphasis on the performance, maintenance, repair and retrofit of existing buildings and structures. He has planned and directed field and laboratory studies to evaluate the performance and durability of a variety of building systems, components, and materials, including structural systems, facades, and flooring. Mr. Drerup often works closely with specialists in other disciplines to assemble and manage teams tailored for larger and more complex assignments. He has also investigated numerous damage claims resulting from a variety of natural and man-made causes, including earthquakes, weather events, explosions, fire, impact, construction activities, and defective design or construction. Mr. Drerup has served as an expert witness in numerous cases, and has testified at deposition, trial, and mediation. He has served on ASCE’s Forensic Engineering Division since 2001, and recently completed his term as Division Chair. During that time, he has led the development of continuing education seminars for engineers and architects, chaired ASCE’s Fifth Congress on Forensic Engineering in Washington, DC. Mr. Drerup has also represented ASCE internationally, including sponsored trips to forensic engineering conferences in India and Guatemala, and collaboration with the Institution of Forensic Engineers in the United Kingdom. He has served as a reviewer for ASCE’s Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities for more than 15 years, and he was guest editor for a special topic issue on non-destructive evaluation of existing buildings and infrastructure. Mr. Drerup regularly publishes and presents on a range of topics including technical issues, professional practice, and architectural and engineering history.
Timothy J. Martin
Mr. Martin has over 25 years of experience in the performance, repair and preservation of pavement structures. He has conducted hundreds of pavement condition assessments for pavements at municipalities, state DOTs, FHWA, DoD, and FAA. Mr. Martin has been the lead pavement engineer for design/build projects and has led failure investigations of pavements, which have included NDT and laboratory testing of construction materials. He has been a member of the Transportation Research Board’s pavement management committee and is currently a member of the American Concrete Institutes committee on concrete pavement design as well as a member of the American Concrete Pavement Association’s Strategic Advisory Committee and Asset Management Task Force.
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Course Title: How to Analyze Common Construction Defects and Failures
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This two-hour presentation will examine the methodology of analyzing and determining causation of common construction defects and failures.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to analyze a construction defect and failure and theorize if it is related to site selection and engineering.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to analyze a construction defect and failure and theorize if it is related to building design, including floors, walls, and roofing.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to analyze a construction defect and failure and theorize if it is related to foundation design and construction.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to analyze a construction defect and failure and theorize if it is related to mechanical and electrical systems.
LUs: 2.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with design and construction
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 05/04/2023
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