HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Ryan R. Roy, PE

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Manchester, NH

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15208

Product Number: 18 NHSIUIBC 6 13 CDMN CP

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $289 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

How to Use

HalfMoon will mail you these materials via USPS. Please allow 5 weeks from the date of purchase to receive your product. If the live seminar is in the future, please allow 5 weeks from the date of the live seminar.

The USB+PDF package includes either an Mp3 audio recording of a live seminar, or video recording of a live webinar on a USB thumb drive along with a PDF file of the manual that was distributed at the seminar/webinar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The webinar video recording requires completion of a follow-up quiz with 80% or greater accuracy (multiple attempts allowed) in order to download a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities varies widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.
The Mp3 audio recording 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 varies 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 - 5:30 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.