HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Somerset, NJ

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15411

Product Number: 18 NJARLMTP 8 10 CDMN MB

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This audio recording is approximately 6.5 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

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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.

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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm


Aerial Mapping Program Overview


UAS-Drone Platforms

   Types of UAS/sUAS platforms
   Uses of drone technology
   Cameras
   UAS costs


UAS Mapping Principles

   General aerial photography
   Ortho-photos
   Photogrammetry
   Terrain modeling
   3D models
   LiDAR point clouds and scanning
   GIS dataset acquisition


History and Development of the UAS Platforms


UAS Photogrammetry – Principles and Procedures

   Photogrammetry basics
   GPS and coordinate systems
   Data georeferencing
   Survey control
   Data acquisition
   Post processing and adjustments


Post Processing – Software Applications
   Basic data requirements
   Computer hardware
   Commercial software applications
   Pix4D
   DroneDeploy
   AutoDesk
   Others


Demonstration of Small Photogrammetry Project

   Live demonstration of a small project using Pix4D


FAA Commercial UAS Regulations

   Commercial use activities
   FAA Part 107 licensing requirements
   Flight regulations for UAS
   Airspace restrictions


FAA Knowledge Test – General Overview

   Primer on the FAA Part 107 knowledge test
   Knowledge test areas of study
   Do I need to be a pilot?
   General do’s and don’ts of UAS operations
   Commercial operator liability considerations

Speakers:

Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.