E – 1693 Structure Inspection, Procedure & Ethics
Intended Audience:, Civil, Structure & Construction Engineers
PDH UNITS: 4
This course is intended to provide education and training for actual case studies in identifying structural problems and defects for existing and new structures, homes and buildings. Alternative testing, destructive and non-destructive, and recommendations and repair solutions will also be discussed, as well as expert testimony and strategies in cases involving structural failures.
The objective of this course is to have knowledge of structural inspections for homes, buildings and structures in general for multiple purposes whether a new building under construction, an existing building for a sale transaction, a claim for damages, an inspection for a (40) year inspection certification, a concrete restoration project, a structural hurricane upgrade, bridge maintenance retrofit, or a building seismic retrofit and the list is endless. The engineer is given the complex task of investigation, detection, and identification of structural problems and solutions.