Roofing and Waterproofing
This online course
provides guidelines for design of roofing and waterproofing systems for building
construction. It covers design of new low-slope and steep roof systems, reroofing
of existing buildings, and waterproofing, and dampproofing systems. The course
materials are based entirely on the US military handbook MIL-HDBK-1001/5A: Roofing
and Waterproofing. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which
is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
The purpose of
this course is to provide guidelines for design of roofing and waterproofing
systems for building construction.
The contents covers many aspects of roof design and construction, beginning
with the structural deck, choice of insulation, vapor control, many different
systems of surfacing, an guidelines for plaza and below-grade waterproofing.
You are required to study the following US military handbook:
MIL-HDBK-1001/5A: Roofing and Waterproofing (93 pages, PDF file format, 217 KB).
click on the above underlined hypertext to view, save or print the document
for your study.
additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following
websites or web pages:
Roofing: Construction, Codes, Insulation
Roofing and Waterproofing Expert Witnesses and Consultants
Roofing and Waterproofing Products
Once you finish studying the above course content you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.