|PDH Online Course Description||PDH Units/
Learning Units (Hours)
In this course, we will examine the background and events leading up to the design, construction and completion of the World Trade Center in New York City. To fully understand and appreciate the complex, including the twin towers, we’ll examine the social, economic, political, technical etc. events/requirements that would ultimately create the “city within a city.”
Furthermore, we will examine in-depth and detail the engineering and architecture involved in designing the WTC, in particular the substructure and “tube” design of the towers. As well, we’ll focus on the construction methods, materials and systems utilized. Also, we will examine the calamities of 1993 and, in particular, September 11th, 2001, the latter event having destroyed the complex. Lastly we’ll review the renewal of the WTC site and its future prospects.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
Note to Webinar Attendees:
Our live webinars (web seminars) are considered as "Courses of Learning" (live courses) by the New York State Board for Engineering and Land Surveying and as "Timed & Monitored Courses" by the Ohio State Board for Professional Engineers and Surveyors. Unlike the traditional seminars held in a classroom setting, our webinars deliver live instruction to your home or office. You will be able to interact directly with our instructor during a webinar through audio channel or chat box. However, you must attend the webinar at a scheduled date and time. We will verify your attendance through our online webinar platform. The certificate of completion will not be issued unless you attend the webinar and pass a quiz (all quiz questions will be reviewed during the webinar). Thank you for your cooperation.
NY PE & PLS: You must choose courses that are technical in nature or related to matters of laws and ethics contributing to the health and welfare of the public. NY Board does not accept courses related to office management, risk management, leadership, marketing, accounting, financial planning, real estate, and basic CAD. Specific course topics that are on the borderline and are not acceptable by the NY Board have been noted under the course description on our website.
AIA Members: You must take the courses listed under the category "AIA/CES Registered Courses" if you want us to report your Learning Units (LUs) to AIA/CES. If you take courses not registered with AIA/CES, you need to report the earned Learning Units (not qualified for HSW credits) using Self Report Form provided by AIA/CES.