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Eligible Courses:

Architectural Engineering

    Architectural Concrete: Design and Construction Strategies to Maintain Appearance & Limit Water Intrusion
    Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx): What You Need to Know
    Curved Glass Design and Applications
    Negotiating Better Engineering and Architectural Contracts
    The Value of Structural Detailing

Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Waterways Engineering

    Beneficial Uses and Reuses of Dredged Material
    Designing Channels for Stream Restoration: Alluvial Channel Design
    Dredging Fundamentals
    Flood Design for a Changing Climate
    Introduction to Navigation Channel Design
    Navigation Engineering - Challenges of Sustainability and Resilience
    Navigation Engineering - Understanding the Basics
    Pier and Beam Foundation Design for Wind and Flood Loads
    Planning and Design Guidelines for Small Craft Harbors - An Overview of ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice No. 50
    Sediment Characteristics, Sources, and Movement
    Ship/Tow Simulation of Navigation Design Studies: Interpreting U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Requirements
    Sustainable Sediment Management for Navigation Projects

Construction Engineering and Management

    Change and Claim Management Resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Construction Vibrations
    Critical Path Method
    Development Site Review and Access Design
    Effective Internal Circulation for Commercial Land Developments
    Innovative and Smart Construction: Use of Infrared Thermal Profiling and GPR Pavement Density Scanner
    International Project Development and Construction Risk
    Mitigation of Carbon Emissions from Construction Projects
    Practical Application of LEAN in Design and Construction
    Preparing and Implementing Construction Site Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
    Successful Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Utilizing Lean Practice and Building Information Modeling (BIM)
    Target Zero Injuries - Developing a Comprehensive Safety Program for Engineers and Constructors
    The Pricing of Delay Costs for Construction Projects
    Whole Building Lifecycle Assessment: Quantifying Impacts of Construction Materials

Environmental Engineering

    Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics to Improve Mixing and Disinfection for Ozone Contactors
    Avoid Costly Mistakes Using HEC-RAS - Understanding HEC-RAS Computations
    Basics of Drainage Design for Parking Lot including LID Techniques
    Beaver Dam Analogue Design: Using the Tool
    Culvert Design for Fish Passage - Concepts and Fundaments
    Culvert Design for Fish Passage - Design Steps and Examples
    Determining Appropriate Level of Engineering and Use of 'Soft Engineering' for Stream Restoration Activities
    Erosion Control and Revegetation Metrails; Design, Installation and Performance
    Estimating Erosion Rates - Tools for Prioritizing TMDL-Water Quality Improvements, Stream Restoration, and Infrastructure Protection Projects
    Estimating Flood Flows Using Regression Methods
    Failure of Molecules, Bones, and the Earth Itself: Nanotechnology and Bioinspired Materials in Civil Engineering
    Hydrologic Trespass and Nuisance Considerations in Stormwater Management Design
    Lessons Learned from the Design, Construction and Maintenance of Permeable Pavements for Stormwater Management
    Modeling Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) using the EPA Stormwater Management Model (SWMM): Continuous Simulation
    Planning and Design for Stream Rehabilitation with Large Wood
    Radar Rainfall Estimation for Modeling and Design
    Reach-Scale Design for River Rehabilitation with Large Wood
    Risk and Uncertainty Principles for Flood Control Projects - Getting the Numbers and How to Apply to Projects
    Stream Restoration - In-Channel Structure Design and Placement
    Stream Restoration - Proper Channel Sizing and the Significance for Future Channel Stability
    Stream Restoration and Bioengineered Bank Stabilization - Fundamental Concepts
    Streamflow Naturalization for River Basin Studies
    Troubleshooting Unsteady Flow HEC-RAS Models
    Understanding HEC-RAS Errors, Warnings and Notes
    Using HEC-RAS 5.0 for a Coupled 1D/2D Analysis
    Using HEC-RAS 5.0 for Two Dimensional Hydraulic Analyses
    Using Technology to Mitigate Wet Weather Overflows and Reduce Infiltration and Inflow (I/I)

Geotechnical Engineering

    Approaches to Grouting in Karst
    Computational Geotechnics Technical Committee Presentation on Numerical Analysis of Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering
    Design of Geomembranes for Surface Impoundments (Ponds, Reservoirs, etc.)
    Designing Water Balance Covers (ET Covers) for Landfills and Waste Containment
    Discussion on the New ASCE Manual of Practice on Surveying and Geomatics Engineering
    Earth Retaining Structures Technical Committee Presentation on Earth Retaining Structures
    Embankments, Dams and Slopes Technical Committee Presentation on Impacts of Extreme Events on Geotechnical Infrastructure
    Embankments, Dams and Slopes Technical Committee Presentation on Impacts of Recent Extreme Events
    Energy Piles - Background and Geotechnical Engineering Concepts
    Geo-Chemistry: An Important Tool
    Geo-Structural Investigation of Existing Structures
    Geoenvironmental Engineering Technical Committee Presentation on Geotechnical Environmental Topics
    Geosynthetic Applications Accompanying Shale Gas Drilling Operations
    Geosynthetic Basal Reinforcement Over Deep Foundations Including Geosynthetic Encased Stone-Sand Columns
    Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Containment Applications - Hydraulic and Chemical Compatibility Performance of GCLs in Landfill Liner Systems
    Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Containment Applications - Static Shear Strength of GCLs and GCL Interfaces
    Geosynthetic Clay Liners in Waste Containment Applications: Hydraulic and Chemical Compatibility Performance of GCLs in Landfill Cover Systems
    Geosynthetic Reinforced Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls
    Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System
    Geosynthetics Used in Unpaved and Paved Roads
    Geotextile Tubes for Erosion Control, Dewatering and Decontamination
    Innovative Foundation Design Methods for Structures on Expansive Soils
    Integrity Assessment of Deep Foundations: Principles and Limitations
    Introduction to Rock Mechanics
    Introduction to Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
    Long-Term Durability (aka, Lifetime) of Geosynthetics
    Low Mobility Grouting
    Pressuremeter and Foundation Design
    Selected Topics Regarding Geosynthetic Clay Liners
    Soil Improvement Technical Committee Presentation on Soil Improvement
    Soil Liquefaction Risk Mitigation Using Earthquake Drains and Other Drainage Techniques
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Coal Combustion Products – Part II of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Construction Using Recycled Materials – Part I of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Foundry Byproducts - Part IV of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Recycled Base Aggregates in Pavement Applications - Part III of VI-1
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Sustainability & Life Cycle Analysis of Recycled Materials - Part VI of VI-1
    The Measurement of Soil Suction in the Field for Geotechnical Engineering Applications
    Thermo-mechanical Behavior of Unsaturated Soils
    Underground Construction Engineering Technical Committee Presentation on Recent Advancements in Underground Engineering and Construction
    Use of Geosynthetics for Waterproofing Critical Hydraulic Structures

Profession and Practice

    ***Ethics Course*** Avoiding Ethical Pitfalls in Failure Investigations
    ***Ethics Course*** Ethics in Sustainable Development for Civil and Structural Engineers
    10 Tips for Winning Federal Business
    Financial Assessment of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) - Financial Modeling Exercise
    From Project Engineer to Project Manager - Look Before You Leap
    How to Become a Project Manager
    How to Plan Projects Effectively - Two Part Series
    Improving Project Communication: Within and Outside of the Project Team
    Marketing 101 - Sleazy Activity or Mutually Beneficial
    Mentoring: Guidance for Mentors, Proteges and Organizations
    Preventing and Managing Scope Creep - Stop the Profit Bleeding
    Principled-Based Ethics: Character-Builder or Career-Ender
    Project Profitability: Six Signs of a Weak or Ineffectual Project Management System
    Project Team and People Management - Part II of II
    Public Speaking - How to Plan, Design, and Deliver a Presentation
    Risk Management and Being an Effective Witness - An Interactive Approach to Testifying Best Practices
    Risk Management and Design Immunity - An Interactive Approach to What Works and What Doesn't
    Setting and Achieving Personal and Organization Goals
    The Five Habits of Highly Effective Marketers

Structural Engineering

    2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS) - Overview…
    Advanced Bridge Hydraulics - Moving Beyond 1D
    Advanced Snow Loads Using ASCE 7-16
    ASCE 59-11 Blast Protection of Buildings - Blast-Resistant Design of Systems, and Components
    ASCE/SEI 41-17: A Summary of Major Changes
    ASCE/SEI 41-17: Analysis Procedure Changes
    Avoiding Problems in Specifying Metal Roofing
    Calculation and Applying Design Wind Loads on Buildings Using the Envelope Procedure of ASCE 7-10
    Calculation and Applying Design Wind Loads on Buildings Using the Envelope Procedure of ASCE 7-16
    Changes to the Nonbuilding Structures Provisions in ASCE 7-16
    Connection Solutions for Wood Framed Structures
    Curtainwall Primer for Design Professionals
    Design of Building Structures for Serviceability
    Design of Foundations for Coastal Flooding
    Design of Wood Beams and Joists
    Designing Buildings With Overhead Cranes
    Designing Structures for Tsunami Resilience using the New Chapter 6 of ASCE 7-16
    Designing with AWC's National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction 2015: Overview and Changes from Previous Editions
    Diagnosis, Repair, and Restoration of Building Facades
    Elimination of Deck Expansion Joints on Existing Bridges
    Engineering Investigations of Hurricane Damage: Wind versus Water
    Engineering Judgment: Low-Rise Building Design and Detailing
    Engineering Mid-Rise Buildings of Wood Construction
    Glued Laminated and Cross Laminated Timbers: Mass Timber for a New Generation of Wood Construction
    Gray Areas of Responsibility in Masonry Design
    International Building Code Essentials for Wood Construction - Fire Protection Basics for Structural Engineers
    Introduction to 2015 International Existing Building Code
    Introduction to the Design of Wood Lateral-Force Resisting Systems in Accordance with 2015 International Building Code
    Introduction to the Seismic Design of Nonbuilding Structures to ASCE 7-16
    Investigation of Winter Roof Failures - Lessons Learned
    Joints in Buildings
    Large Wood Diaphragms in Heavy-Wall Buildings: New Understandings of their Seismic Behavior and Improving Their Performance
    Learning from Failures of Wood-Framed Structures
    Lessons From Failures of Building Envelope
    Mass Timber Structural Floor and Roof Design
    Mitigating Effects of Corrosion and Deterioration in Construction
    Observation Method For Scour - A New Tool for the Bridge Engineer
    Post-Tensioning Concepts and Practice - Beyond the Basics
    Practical Applications of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) in Strengthening Existing Concrete and Masonry Structures
    Practical Design of Multistory Shear Walls
    Practical Design, Construction, and Repair Guidelines for Shotcrete Application
    Practical Life-Cycle Analysis for Bridges
    Quantification of Numeric Model Uncertainty and Risk
    Rain Loads 101
    Reinforced Masonry Design and Construction
    Renovation of Slabs on Grade
    S-N Curves for Metal Fatigue, Best Practices, Origins, and Limitations
    Seismic Assessment and Strengthening of Buildings and Structures in Areas of Low to Moderate Seismicity
    Seismic Design of Curtain Wall Systems
    Seismic Design of Steel Horizontal, Saddle-Support Tanks
    Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Buildings: An Overview of Changes to the New ASCE 41-13
    Seismic Evaluation of Existing Buildings Using ASCE 41-13 Tier 2 and Tier 3 Procedures
    Seismic Risk Assessment and PML Study (Probable Maximum Loss) for Buildings
    Seismic Screening of Buildings Using ASCE 41-13
    Significant Changes to Tensile Membrane Structures, ASCE 55-16
    Significant Changes to the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-16
    Snow and Rain Loads in ASCE 7-16: What's New and Different
    Structural Building Condition Surveys: Looking for Trouble
    Structural Renovation of Parking Garages
    Structural Testing of Curtain Wall Systems
    Supporting Suspended Loads from Building Structural Elements
    The Five Most Common Errors Made During Bridge Inspections
    Tornado Design Using ASCE 7-16 Commentary
    Understanding Firewall Basics
    Utilizing Drones to Improve Bridge Inspection Results

Sustainability and Resilience

    Building Structures and Sustainability
    Climate Resilience for Critical Infrastructure
    Cost Justification for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure: Data Driven Economic Analysis for Project Decision Support - Part II
    Disaster Resilience of Infrastructure Systems: Quantification and Economic Valuation for Decision and Policy Making
    Enterprise Asset Management for Infrastructures
    Establishing Characteristics to Operationalize Resilience for Lifeline Systems
    People-Centric AI for Resilient, Sustainable, Safe and Healthy Built Environments
    Practical Use of Drones for Diverse Infrastructure Projects
    Sustainable Infrastructure Using Envision to Plan, Design and Rate Infrastructure Projects


    AASHTO '93 Pavement Design
    Access Management - Does it Really Work? An Interactive Approach to Determine What Works and What Doesn't
    Automated Public Transit Systems: Best Practices and Potential Future
    Best Practices of Incorporating Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Rejuvenation Alternatives
    Chasing the Automobile - History of Pavement Design and Construction in the United States
    Citizen Traffic-Related Requests - A Correspondence Guide for Working with Residents
    Complete Streets and Pavement Preservation-Linking Planning and Public Works for Better Communities and Better Infrastructure
    Complete Streets Design
    Complying with the MUTCD - Traffic Signing for Horizontal Curves
    Connected Automated Vehicles Past, Present and Future
    Connected Vehicles, Smarter Cities, & Modern Signal Timing - How Traffic Engineering Strategies Will Change in the Years Ahead
    Continuous Pavement Deflection Testing and Its Implementation in Pavement Management
    Contributors to Speed and Considerations for Speed Management
    Cost-Effective Assessment of Pavement Condition
    Countermeasures for Reducing Collisions at Pedestrian Crossings
    Critical Aspects of Timing Traffic Signals to Maximize Road User Safety
    Designing and Implementing Separated Bikeways
    Designing Calmer Residential Subdivisions - An Interactive Approach for Designing New Residential Streets
    Designing Street Facilities for Better Bus and Light Rail Transit - An Interactive Approach to Identifying Design Solutions
    Developing Pavement Performance Models for Asset Management Applications
    Developing, Implementing, & Managing a Comprehensive Citywide Traffic Signal Coordination Program
    Effective Pavement Management and Its Benefits
    Environmental Issues and Mitigation for Low Volume Roads
    Implementation of GIS in the Airport Environments
    Improving Walkability at Signalized Intersections with Control Strategies
    Innovative Designs for Intersections - An Interactive Approach to Experience Based Best Practices
    Introduction to Variable Speed Limits
    Life Cycle Assessment for Transportation Facilities
    New and Emerging Technology for the Construction of Pavements
    New ASCE Standard - Design, Construction and Maintenance of Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements
    Pavement Marking Maintenance Methods
    Pavement Preservation
    Permeable Pavement Design: Elements and Case Studies
    Prevent Accidents and Traffic Delays - The Art of Delivering and Maintaining Successful Signal Timing Improvements
    Recycled Base Aggregates in Pavement Applications
    Recycled Materials in Transportation Geotechnical Applications
    Redeveloping Roadways for the Urban Core within Constrained Right-of-Ways
    Roadway Construction Inspection Techniques to Minimize Life-Cycle Costs
    Roadway Construction Quality Control and Inspection Techniques for Asphalt Surfaced Pavements
    Roadway Construction Quality Control and Inspection Techniques for Concrete Surfaced Pavements
    Roadway Geometric Design for Improved Safety and Operations - An Interactive Approach to Designing Roadways to Improve the Safety of All Road Users
    Single Lane, Multi Lane and Mini Roundabouts - The Geometric Aspects
    Single Lane, Multi Lane and Mini Roundabouts - The Operational Aspects
    The Impact of Design, Construction and Maintenance Features on the Long-Term Performance of Pavements
    The Road Safety and Signage Audit - Proactive Roadway Safety in the 21st Century
    The Twenty Worst Pitfalls of Designing Traffic Signals - An Interactive Approach for All Road Users
    The Twenty Worst Pitfalls of Timing Traffic Signals - An Interactive Approach for All Road Users
    Thin Pavement Surface Treatments to Improve Friction and Reduction Moisture Infiltration
    Transportation Infrastructure Considerations for Super Heavy Load Moves
    Use of Bituminous-Based Interlayer Systems, Saw and Seal, and Rubblization to Control Reflective Cracking
    Waste and By-Product Use in Road Construction
    What Works for Traffic Calming and What Doesn't - An Interactive Approach to Identifying Best Practices

Water and Water Resources

    Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics to Improve Mixing and Disinfection for Ozone Contactors
    Design of Onsite Wastewater Disposal Systems
    Effective Utility Records Research
    Inspection and Rehabilitation Methodologies for Large Diameter Water Transmission Pipelines
    Installation, Design and Performance of Prefabricated Drains, aka PVDs
    Introduction to Solid Waste Transfer Design for Rural Communities
    Liquid Pipe Hydraulics Basics
    Pathogens in Urban Stormwater Systems - A Practical Guide for MS4s
    Pathogens in Urban Stormwater Systems - Source Controls and Stormwater Control Measures
    Pathogens in Urban Stormwater Systems - Understanding and Identifying Sources
    Pipeline Condition Assessment Using Broadband Electromagnetic (BEM) Testing
    Salinity - Then and Now - A Look at the Evolution of Salinity Management
    The Integration of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Modeling Tools in Water Treatment Plant Design
    Transforming Urban Water Management - A New Strategy Explored
    Water Balance Modeling for Alternative Covers

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