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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
    Negotiating Better Engineering and Architectural Contracts

Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Waterways Engineering

    Beneficial Uses and Reuses of Dredged Material
    Dredging Fundamentals
    Introduction to Navigation Channel Design
    Navigation Engineering - Challenges of Sustainability and Resilience
    Navigation Engineering - Understanding the Basics
    River Information Services: Basics of RIS and Plans for U.S. Implementation
    Sediment Characteristics, Sources, and Movement
    Sustainable Sediment Management for Navigation Projects

Construction Engineering and Management

    Change and Claim Management Resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) Contracting in Transportation Infrastructure Programs
    Construction Vibrations
    Critical Path Method
    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
    Preparing and Implementing Construction Site Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
    Quality Management During Design and Construction
    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

    An Introduction to Designing with Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Civil and Environmental Engineers
    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
    Bridge Scour Computations with HEC-RAS
    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 Materials; 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
    Geophysical Imaging in Support of Geotechnical, Hydrologic and/or Environmental Site Characterization
    Guidelines for Inspecting Earth Dams and Associated Outlet Works and Spillways
    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
    Modeling Low Impact Development (LID) and Green Infrastructure (GI) using the EPA Stormwater Management Model (SWMM): SWMM Basics
    Radar Rainfall Estimation for Modeling and Design
    Reach-Scale Design for River Rehabilitation with Large Wood
    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
    Stream Restoration Bioengineered Retaining Walls for Riverbank Stabilization
    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

    2020 GI Web Conference: Computational Geotechnics Technical Committee Presentation on Numerical Analysis of Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering
    2020 GI Web Conference: Earth Retaining Structures Technical Committee Presentation on Earth Retaining Structures
    2020 GI Web Conference: Embankments, Dams and Slopes Technical Committee Presentation on Impacts of Extreme Events on Geotechnical Infrastructure
    2020 GI Web Conference: Embankments, Dams and Slopes Technical Committee Presentation on Impacts of Recent Extreme Events
    2020 GI Web Conference: Soil Improvement Technical Committee Presentation on Soil Improvement
    2021 GI Web Conference: Deep Foundations
    2021 GI Web Conference: Earth Retaining Structures
    2021 GI Web Conference: Embankments, Dams and Slopes - Extreme Events on Dams, Landslides, and Flowslides
    2021 GI Web Conference: Embankments, Dams and Slopes - Extreme Events on Geotechnical Infrastructures
    2021 GI Web Conference: Soil Improvement
    A Data Base and Recommendation on 400 Failed MSE Walls with Geosynthetic Reinforcement
    Analysis and Design of Veneer Cover Soils for Landfills and Related Waste Containment Systems
    Approaches to Grouting in Karst
    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
    Energy Piles - Background and Geotechnical Engineering Concepts
    Engineering Practice for Wetting-Induced Collapse of Soils
    Geo-Chemistry: An Important Tool
    Geo-Structural Investigation of Existing Structures
    Geosynthetic Applications Accompanying Shale Gas Drilling Operations
    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 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
    Integrity Assessment of Deep Foundations: Principles and Limitations
    Introduction to Rock Mechanics
    Low Mobility Grouting
    Pressuremeter and Foundation Design
    Selected Topics Regarding Geosynthetic Clay Liners
    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
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Sustainability & Life Cycle Analysis of Recycled Materials - Part VI of VI
    Sustainable Geotechnical Applications: Tire Derived Aggregate in Geotechnical and Environmental Applications- Part V of VI
    The Measurement of Soil Suction in the Field for Geotechnical Engineering Applications
    The Seismic Coefficient Method for Slope and Retaining Wall Design
    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*** Case Study: A Fresh Look at the Citicorp Engineering Ethics Dilemma
    ***Ethics Course*** Ethics in Sustainable Development for Civil and Structural Engineers
    ***Ethics Course*** Principled-Based Ethics: Character-Builder or Career-Ender
    10 Tips for Winning Federal Business
    Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career
    From Project Engineer to Project Manager - Look Before You Leap
    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
    Prepare to Engineer Tomorrow, Starting Today with Responsible Innovation
    Project Team and People Management - Part II of II
    Public Speaking - How to Plan, Design, and Deliver a Presentation
    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
    Bridge Demolition with Explosives
    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 Adhesive Anchors
    Design of Foundations for Coastal Flooding
    Design of Foundations for Equipment Support
    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
    Diagnosis, Repair, and Restoration of Building Facades
    Dynamically Loaded Machine and Equipment Foundations - A Design Primer
    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
    Evaluation of Building Structural Stability - A Qualitative Approach
    Glued Laminated and Cross Laminated Timbers: Mass Timber for a New Generation of Wood Construction
    Graphic Statics - Primer on Trusses
    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
    Lateral Bracing of Flexural Members
    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
    Non-Linear Time History Analysis
    Observation Method For Scour - A New Tool for the Bridge Engineer
    Philosophy of Structural Building Codes
    Practical Design of Multistory Shear Walls
    Practical Life-Cycle Analysis for Bridges
    Quantification of Numeric Model Uncertainty and Risk
    Rain Loads 101
    Reinforced Masonry Design and Construction
    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 Screening of Buildings Using ASCE 41-13
    Significant Changes to Tensile Membrane Structures, ASCE 55-16
    Significant Changes to the Wind Load Design Procedures of ASCE 7-10
    Significant Changes to the Wind Load Provisions of ASCE 7-10 and Coordination with the 2015 IBC and 2015 IRC
    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 Renovation of Parking Garages
    Supporting Suspended Loads from Building Structural Elements
    Tornado and High Wind Shelter Design
    Tornado Design Using ASCE 7-16 Commentary
    Verification of Computer Calculations by Approximate Methods
    Vibration of Concrete Floors - Evaluation, Acceptance and Control
    Wind Design for Non-Residential Wood Structures
    Wind Loading: MWFRS and C&C Approach for Non-Rectangular Low-Rise Buildings

Sustainability and Resilience

    Building Structures and Sustainability
    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
    People-Centric AI for Resilient, Sustainable, Safe and Healthy Built Environments
    Practical Use of Drones for Diverse Infrastructure Projects
    Sustainability Studies and Assessments of Ground Modification Works for Civil Infrastructure
    Sustainable Infrastructure Using Envision to Plan, Design and Rate Infrastructure Projects


    AASHTO '93 Pavement Design
    An Introduction to Traffic Signal Operations
    Applying Access Management to Roadway Projects
    Best Practices for Crack Treatments for Asphalt Pavements
    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
    Construction and Management of Sidewalks and Recreational Trails
    Continuous Pavement Deflection Testing and Its Implementation in Pavement Management
    Contributors to Speed and Considerations for Speed Management
    Corridor Studies - A Primer for Agencies
    Cost-Effective Assessment of Pavement Condition
    Design of New Flexible Pavements
    Designing Calmer Residential Subdivisions - An Interactive Approach for Designing New Residential Streets
    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
    Flexible Pavement Evaluation for Effective Decision Making
    Implementation of GIS in the Airport Environments
    Improving Highway Safety: An Overview of 9 Proven Crash Countermeasures
    Introduction to Variable Speed Limits
    Life Cycle Assessment for Transportation Facilities
    Managed Lanes: From Planning through Design to Operations
    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
    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
    Regulatory and Warning Signs - Providing Answers to Common Citizen Requests
    Roadway Construction Quality Control and Inspection Techniques for Concrete Surfaced Pavements
    Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements - Applications and Guidance
    School Zones - A Comprehensive Look at Signs, Markings ,and Safety Programs
    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
    Traffic Signal Design
    Traffic Studies for Implementing Short-Term and Long-Range Roadway Improvements
    Traffic Volume Data Collection: A Practical Guide
    Transit Signal Preemption and Priority Treatments
    Transportation Infrastructure Considerations for Super Heavy Load Moves
    Waste and By-Product Use in Road Construction

Water and Water Resources

    Certification Guidelines for Stormwater Manufactured Treatment Devices
    CFD Applications in Stormwater Treatment
    Culvert Modeling Using HEC-RAS in 1-D: Part 1, Building the Model
    Culvert Modeling Using HEC-RAS in 1-D: Part 2, Modeling Guidelines
    Design of Onsite Wastewater Disposal Systems
    Design of Restrained Joints for Pressure Pipes
    Effective Utility Records Research
    Hydraulics 101 - Understanding the Basics
    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 - Source Controls and Stormwater Control Measures
    Pipeline Condition Assessment Using Broadband Electromagnetic (BEM) Testing
    Sediment Transport Basics: Part 1
    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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