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Jeffrey M Syken,
Architectural Engineer

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Mr. Syken is a graduate of the New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture in Old Westbury, NY. Upon graduating, he entered the construction industry in the capacity of Construction Cost Estimator. In 2002, Mr. Syken published a textbook on the important and oft-neglected subject of Sub-Contractor/Trade Estimating: Principles of Trade Estimating, was published by BNi Building News.

Mr. Syken has extensive teaching experience as a lecturer on technical, sustainable and historical topics relevant to the design/construction industry. At New York University, he was an adjunct professor teaching a course on estimating in a graduate degree program in Construction Management. Since 2004, Mr. Syken has been a visiting lecturer teaching both full and/or partial-day live AIA/CES accredited seminars at local NYC/Long Island colleges. He is a former member of the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) and the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI).

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Course No. Courses Provided by Jeffrey Syken PDH Units Current Price Buy Quiz
A134 Empire State Building: Monarch of the SkyPE & RA HSW 8 $199 Buy Quiz
A134N Empire State Building: Monarch of the SkyPE & RA HSW 8 $199 Buy Quiz
A134V Empire State Building: Monarch of the Sky (Video Course) 5 $249 Buy Quiz
C555 Brooklyn Bridge: Epic of the Age 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C570 Spanning the Golden Gate 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C577 Bridging San Francisco Bay 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C578 The Age of Steel 5 $129 Buy Quiz
C579 Building the Broad Highway 4 $119 Buy Quiz
C580 The Living City 3 $89 Buy Quiz
C581 Man of Genius 2 $59 Buy Quiz
C582 Let Us Try, Let Us Dare, Let Us Do 5 $129 Buy Quiz
C583 We Build, We Fight 2 $59 Buy Quiz
C589 UNISPHERE: Miracle in the Meadow 4 $119 Buy Quiz
C605 Roll Columbia 1 $29 Buy Quiz
C610 Town & Country: A Garden City for America 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C612 Hoover Dam: Conqueror of the Colorado 10 $249 Buy Quiz
C615 Sydney Opera House: Splendid Geometry 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C629 Gateway Arch: Monument To A Dream 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C634 Grand Central: Grand by Design 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C637 The Panama Canal: A Land Divided, A World United 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C642 IRT: New York’s First Subway 5 $129 Buy Quiz
C646 Rockefeller Center: City Within A City 4 $119 Buy Quiz
C656 Road to Everywhere: The Eisenhower Interstate Highway System 6 $149 Buy Quiz
C658 UNDERGROUND: How The TUBE Shaped London 5 $129 Buy Quiz
C668 Mighty Mac: Bridging the Mackinac Straits 5 $129 Buy Quiz
C674 Othmar Ammann and the Great Gray Bridge 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C682 Five-By-Five: The Making of the Pentagon 4 $119 Buy Quiz
C683 Solar Hemicycle: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Jacobs II Passive Solar House 2 $59 Buy Quiz
C684 Touching the Earth Lightly: The U.S. 20 Iowa River Bridge 2 $59 Buy Quiz
C685 Distinctly Different or Dysfunctional? The San Francisco Federal Building 2 $59 Buy Quiz
C688 Road of Tomorrow: The Pennsylvania Turnpike 6 $149 Buy Quiz
C705 Mr. Holland’s Tunnel 5 $129 Buy Quiz
C709 Conquest of the Hudson 9 $219 Buy Quiz
C718 Penn Station: Fall From Grace 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C724 Woolworth Building: Cathedral in the Clouds 9 $219 Buy Quiz
C749 The TRANSCONTINENTAL Railroad UNITING the United States 10 $249 Buy Quiz
C750 Mr. Lincoln’s Tunnel 4 $119 Buy Quiz
C759 SCROB: Pennsylvania’s First Green Building 3 $89 Buy Quiz
C760 Metal Lumber: A History 5 $129 Buy Quiz
C771 Light Gauge Metal Framing - A Sustainable Alternative to Wood 5 $129 Buy Quiz
C785 GRAND COULEE DAM and the Planned Promised Land 15 $349 Buy Quiz
C797 TVA: The Great Experiment 12 $299 Buy Quiz
C799 The Maginot Line: Triumph of Military Engineering 12 $299 Buy Quiz
C800 Audubon House: From Here to Sustainability 3 $89 Buy Quiz
C810 Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On: A History of Seismicity 12 $299 Buy Quiz
C817 River of Oil: The Trans-Alaska Pipeline 12 $299 Buy Quiz
C818 AUTOBAHN: Das Road 12 $299 Buy Quiz
C819 Frank Lloyd Wright and the House of Wax 6 $149 Buy Quiz
C820 Scoundrel Genius: The Life and Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C843 A Bridge for the Ages - The Firth of Forth Railway Bridge 14 $329 Buy Quiz
C844 Boston's Big Dig - A Tale of Two Cities 15 $349 Buy Quiz
C848 UNSINKABLE: The Concrete Battleship 10 $249 Buy Quiz
C849 President’s on the Rocks: The Making of Mount Rushmore 7 $179 Buy Quiz
C862 White House REDUX: The Gut Renovation of the Executive Mansion December 1949 – March 1952 10 $299 Buy Quiz
C887 Skeleton of Iron, Skin of Copper, Soul of Freedom: Lady Liberty’s Centennial Restoration 1984-1986 10 $299 Buy Quiz
C888 Between the Mountains and the Sea: The Colorado River Aqueduct 10 $299 Buy Quiz
C903 The Transatlantic Cable and the Birth of the Telecom Industry 15 $349 Buy Quiz
C904 Engineering London: A Century of Progress 14 $329 Buy Quiz
C913 Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Seaway System: Stairway to the Sea 15 $349 Buy Quiz
C922 HELL GATE: Bridge Over Troubled Waters 10 $249 Buy Quiz
C925 Levittown, USA: Birthplace of Suburbia 14 $329 Buy Quiz
C926 FALLINGWATER: The Most Beautiful House in the World 7 $179 Buy Quiz
C928 Channel Tunnel: The French Connection 15 $349 Buy Quiz
C932 What Goes Up Must Come Down: The Evolution of Airports 15 $349 Buy Quiz
C933 Three Gorges: The Great Dam of China 8 $199 Buy Quiz
C935 Underground Detroit: The Salt of the Earth 4 $119 Buy Quiz
C945 The House That Edison Built 6 $149 Buy Quiz
C946 Imagineering: The Making of Walt Disney World 12 $299 Buy Quiz
C952 Lincoln Highway: From Sea-to-Shining Sea 14 $329 Buy Quiz
C957 Storm-Surge Barriers: Holding Back the Sea 14 $329 Buy Quiz
C966 Bay Area Rapid Transit: The Future is Now 12 $299 Buy Quiz
D129 BROAD-GAUGE: I.K. Brunel and the Great Western Railway 12 $299 Buy Quiz
D130 NORAD Cheyenne Mountain Complex: Between a Rock and a Hard Place 6 $149 Buy Quiz
D136 Engineering D-Day 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D137 The Space Needle: Back to the Future 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D138 Last Hurrah: FLW’s Guggenheim Museum 12 $299 Buy Quiz
D139 CN Tower: Canada Rising 10 $249 Buy Quiz
D143 Trans-Siberian Railway: West Meets East 12 $299 Buy Quiz
D151 Brooklyn Navy Yard: Cradle of the Navy 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D153 SUEZ CANAL: Joining of the Waters 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D155 EAST SIDE ACCESS: NYC’s Deep Dig 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D159 Second Avenue Subway: A Long Time Coming 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D161 WESTWARD HO! The No. 7 Subway Line Extension 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D171 CROSSRAIL: Connecting the Dots 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D172 TRANS-HUDSON: Amtrak’s Gateway Program 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D176 High-Speed Rail: The Need for Speed 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D178 Triangle in the Sky: The Flatiron Building 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D181 The Bridges of Allegheny County 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D185 This Old Ballpark: Wrigley Field’s 1060 Project 15 $349 Buy Quiz
D193 Columbia River Highway: Wonder Road of the West 15 $349 Buy Quiz
E380 The Electrification of America 2 $59 Buy Quiz
E381 Long Distance, Please 2 $59 Buy Quiz
E382 Mr. Bell’s Big Idea 2 $59 Buy Quiz
E383 What Mr. Morse Hath Wrought 1 $29 Buy Quiz
E384 Automation Evolution 1 $29 Buy Quiz
E385 The Atomic Age 2 $59 Buy Quiz
E388 Television: Adding Sight to Sound 2 $59 Buy Quiz
E389 Persistence of Vision 1 $29 Buy Quiz
E390 The Magic of Light 1 $29 Buy Quiz
E391 Radio Days 2 $59 Buy Quiz
E393 RADAR: RAdio Detection And Ranging 2 $59 Buy Quiz
E394 Many Moons 2 $59 Buy Quiz
E525 It Thinks Therefore It Is: The Evolution of the Computer 10 $249 Buy Quiz
E628 TELEVISION: Window on the World - Section A: The Age of Discovery 5 $129 Buy Quiz
E629 TELEVISION: Window on the World - Section B: Mechanical Marvels 8 $199 Buy Quiz
E630 TELEVISION: Window on the World - Section C: Our Friend the Electron 8 $199 Buy Quiz
E631 TELEVISION: Window on the World - Section D: Postwar Developments 10 $249 Buy Quiz
E632 TELEVISION: Window on the World - Section E: In Living Color 12 $299 Buy Quiz
E633 TELEVISION: Window on the World - Section F: A Vast Wasteland 3 $89 Buy Quiz
E634 TELEVISION: Window on the World - Section G: Behold the Revolution 15 $349 Buy Quiz
G395 Just Can’t Take it Anymore 2 $59 Buy Quiz
G397 The Printed Page 2 $59 Buy Quiz
G398 Our Friend the Tree 2 $59 Buy Quiz
G400 The Evolution of Air Power 3 $89 Buy Quiz
G401 To Feed a Nation 6 $149 Buy Quiz
G402 His Master’s Voice 1 $29 Buy Quiz
K133 Petroleum: The Inside Story 2 $59 Buy Quiz
M429 The Motor Age 5 $129 Buy Quiz
M430 The Watchmaker’s Art 1 $29 Buy Quiz
M431 Manufacturing Music 1 $29 Buy Quiz
M432 Aluminum: The 20th Century Metal 2 $59 Buy Quiz
M433 The Miracle of the Can 1 $29 Buy Quiz
M434 Plastics: The Fourth Kingdom 2 $59 Buy Quiz
M435 Internal Combustion 1 $29 Buy Quiz
M436 Henry Ford: Triumph of an Idea 3 $89 Buy Quiz
M438 The Steel Wheel 3 $89 Buy Quiz
M439 The Evolution of Ordnance 1 $29 Buy Quiz
M440 Textiles: America’s First Industry 3 $89 Buy Quiz
M450 Submarines: The Silent Service 2 $59 Buy Quiz
M454 NORMANDIE: Ship of Dreams 8 $199 Buy Quiz
M474 Flattop to Forrestal: The Evolution of the Supercarrier 3 $89 Buy Quiz
M481 Hindenburg: Last of the Great Airships 8 $199 Buy Quiz
M490 When Boats Had Wings: The Golden Age of Flying Boats 8 $199 Buy Quiz
M493 Mach 1 & Beyond: The Quest for Supersonic Flight 5 $129 Buy Quiz
M502 Flying Windmill The Gyroplane Story 8 $199 Buy Quiz
M509 Down to the Sea in Ships 4 $119 Buy Quiz
M541 Going Up! Going Down! A History of the Otis Elevator Company 12 $299 Buy Quiz
M554 Boeing 747-100: The Plane That Changed the World 10 $249 Buy Quiz
M567 What Next, Flying Cars? The Roadable Aircraft Story 8 $199 Buy Quiz
M570 Progress Before Profit: The George Westinghouse Story 3 $89 Buy Quiz
M572 Tucker 48: The Car of Tomorrow 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M577 Reinventing the Wheel 8 $199 Buy Quiz
M579 STAINLESS STEEL: The Alloy of Endless Possibilities 8 $199 Buy Quiz
M593 TRIPLE-A: The Evolution of Anti-Aircraft Artillery 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M594 The Mighty Jeep: Instructions Not Included 12 $299 Buy Quiz
M616 MOONSHOT: Saturn V and the Mission to the Moon 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M617 Ford Model T: The Car That Changed the World 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M622 L-1011 vs. DC-10: Battle of the Wide-Body Tri-Jets 12 $299 Buy Quiz
M623 Making it Right: The Salvage of the Costa Concordia 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M637 Airbus A380 SuperJumbo: White Elephant of the Skies (Section I – Competition is a Sin) 8 $199 Buy Quiz
M638 Airbus A380 SuperJumbo: White Elephant of the Skies (Section II – The A380 Challenge) 10 $249 Buy Quiz
M639 Airbus A380 SuperJumbo: White Elephant of the Skies (Section III – Creating a Titan) 6 $149 Buy Quiz
M640 Airbus A380 SuperJumbo: White Elephant of the Skies (Section IV – Revenue Service) 4 $119 Buy Quiz
M641 Airbus A380 SuperJumbo: White Elephant of the Skies (Section V – Fall From Grace) 9 $219 Buy Quiz
M642 Douglas DC-3: Queen of the Skies 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M644 Boeing B-29 Superfortress: For the National Offense 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M657 VW Beetle: Car of the People 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M658 STREAMLINED: The Shape of Things to Come 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M665 LIBERTY: The Ships That Won the War 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M668 H.M.S. Dreadnought: The Ship That Changed the World 15 $349 Buy Quiz
M669 RAPID-FIRE: The Evolution of the Machine-Gun 15 $349 Buy Quiz
S255 Chrysler Building: Race to the Sky 4 $119 Buy Quiz
S256 Gustav Eiffel and the 300-Meter Tower 4 $119 Buy Quiz
S257 Sydney Harbor Bridge: The Giant Coat Hanger 6 $149 Buy Quiz
S258 World Trade Center: Magnificent Ambition 8 $199 Buy Quiz
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