HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Paul Bosela Jr., P.E., LEED AP

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Middleburg Heights, OH

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15601

Product Number: 18 OHSIUIBC 11 14 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 - 5:00 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
   Pre-stressed 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:

Paul Bosela Jr., P.E., LEED AP

Bosela Forensic Engineering Consultants, LLC

Mr. Bosela is a licensed professional engineer (Ohio and Pennsylvania) and is an accredited professional in Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED). He has investigated numerous failure cases and/or performance-related problems for private clients and is responsible for determining the cause and extent of damage to structures, including, but not limited to, roof truss failures, roof collapses, foundation failures, storm-related damage, etc. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Civil Engineering from Cleveland State University and previously worked in the construction industry for a prominent construction manager/general contractor on some high-profile projects, such as The Cleveland Museum of Art and the Cleveland Cavaliers Training Facility. In addition, Mr. Bosela worked as a structural engineer providing design and analysis for structural products for the construction sector and as a structural design engineer for sports, commercial and industrial markets. Some of the construction products include, adjustable steel columns, telescoping posts and insulated concrete form (ICF) bracing. For the telescoping posts, he developed a design approach for providing a safe load capacity. Mr. Bosela has also worked with several product evaluation and testing agencies in the U.S. and Canada.