Structural Engineering Aspects of World Trade Center Collapse (Ohio T&M)

Course Number: S-2005TM
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: C. Sundararajan, Ph.D., MASCE, FASME
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Overview
This course is specifically designed for Ohio-licensed engineers to qualify as a "timed and monitored" online course. The course contains an automatic timer that prevents the user from accessing the quiz and earning a certificate of completion until the minimum amount of study time has been met. This achieves the Ohio Board's intent that an online course should be "paced" by the provider. For more information, please see the Ohio state requirements. This course may also be accepted in other states (see the "Board Acceptance" tab above). However, if you are not licensed in Ohio, it is suggested that you purchase the self-paced version of the course.

In Structural Engineering Aspects of World Trade Center Collapse, you'll learn ...

  • Structural description of the north and south towers of the World Trade Center
  • Key findings of the NIST investigation on the sequence of events from aircraft impact to building collapse
  • Recommendations from the investigation

Overview

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To meet the Ohio Board's intent that online courses be "paced" by the provider, a timer will be used to record your study time. You will be unable to access the quiz until the required study time of 100 minutes has been met.

Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 15 pages

On September 11, 2001, terrorists flew two hijacked commercial airplanes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City. The north and south towers collapsed killing some 2,800 people and causing over $50 billion in property damage.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducted an investigation into the disaster. Final report of the investigation was issued on October 26, 2005; it consists of 43 documents totaling some 10,000 pages. This course summarizes the key findings relating to structural engineering from those 43 documents and some related background materials from other reports.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Structural description of the north and south towers of the World Trade Center
  • Key findings of the NIST investigation on the sequence of events from aircraft impact to building collapse
  • Recommendations from the investigation

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 15 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Board Acceptance
This course is applicable to professional engineers in:
Alabama (P.E.) Alaska (P.E.) Arkansas (P.E.)
Delaware (P.E.) Florida (P.E. Area of Practice) Georgia (P.E.)
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To meet the Ohio Board's intent that online courses be "paced" by the provider, a timer will be used to record your study time. You will be unable to access the quiz until the required study time of 100 minutes has been met.

Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 15 pages

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