HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Ryan R. Roy, PE

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Portland, ME

Type: Streamable MP4 Video + PDF Manual

Product Code: 15564

Product Number: 18 MESIUIBC 5 24 MPDF

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This learning activity provides up to 6.0 continuing education hours to architects (HSW), and professional engineers. It is incumbent on each participant to know if this learning methodology qualifies for continuing education credit for their professional license. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility, or contact HalfMoon Education for assistance. This activity does not qualify for AIA Learning Units.

How to Use

Streamable/downloadable self-study formats are available approximately 5 weeks after the date of the live event. Please allow up to 4 hours to download the audio file. This time varies greatly depending on internet speed.

The streamable MP4 video self-study package includes a video recording of the presentation as well as a PDF of the manual that was given to attendees. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

You will be required to complete a follow-up quiz with 80% or greater accuracy (multiple attempts allowed) at the conclusion of the presentation if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.
The downloadable self-study package includes an MP3 format audio recording of a live seminar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. You will be required to download both the audio recording and the manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The audio file contains embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.

Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:30 - 1:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:30 - 5:00 pm


Overview of Special Inspections

   General program guidelines
   Special inspector qualifications
   Testing and inspection agency accreditation
   Forms, schedules and agreements
   Pre-construction meeting
   Report distribution


Soil and Foundation Inspections

   Existing soil conditions
   Site preparation
   Shallow foundations
   Deep foundations


Concrete and Masonry Construction Inspections

   Concrete reinforcement, placement, testing and inspection
   Curing concrete, hot- and cold-weather concrete
   Prestressed and precast concrete
   Masonry inspection frequency and material test methods
   Mortar, grout, unit placement and reinforcement


Steel Inspections

   Shop fabrication
   Welds
   Bolted connections
   Pre-engineered metal buildings


Wood, Cold-Formed Steel, Wind and Seismic Design

   AWC and AISI publication references in Code
   Wood and CFS material standards, fasteners and connections
   Lateral framing inspection practices
   Seismic resistance/isolation systems


Exterior Insulation/Finishes and Fire Resistance/Smoke Control

   Exterior insulation and finish systems
   Fire resistant materials and sprayed fire-resistive material
   Smoke control


Material Standards and Load Tests

   Design strength of materials and alternative test procedures
   In-situ load tests
   Pre-construction load tests


Ethics, Non-Conformances and Final Reports

   Inspector authority, conflicts and “soft skills”
   Discrepancy documentation, tracking and resolution
   Final report, required documentation and distribution

Speakers:

Ryan R. Roy, PE

Whitestone Associates, Inc.

Mr. Roy is a licensed professional engineer in 13 states and the District of Columbia and has managed projects throughout the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States for over 25 years.  As a regional manager and principal, Mr. Roy manages Whitestone’s Rocky Hill, Connecticut, and Southborough, Massachusetts, offices and is responsible for Whitestone’s New England operations. Mr. Roy has extensive experience in geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and inspection, and environmental services.  Mr. Roy’s has completed hundreds of forensic investigations of deficient construction materials and techniques.  Investigations have included review and testing of materials ranging from soils, concrete, pavement, and groundwater to building materials such as structural steel, vapor barriers, and spray-foam insulation.  Additionally, Mr. Roy has served as an expert witness on many cases where construction deficiencies have led to litigation.