Continued Education

ATL offers many support services for Architects and Engineers, we are proud to aid our clients with their professional development hour requirements. Certified by the Practicing Institute of Engineering (PIE), our seminars provide an opportunity to question one of our seasoned experts as they inform you on the best and current practices in the field.

If you are interested in in arranging a seminar, please call Zach Short at 518-383-9144 or email us at info@atlantictesting.com.

ATL’S APPROVED LIST OF
EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR TOPICS INCLUDE:

Introduction to Concrete Non-destructive Test (NDT) Methods

This presentation is an introduction to concrete NDT methods. Different NDT methods outlined in ACI 228.2, Report on Nondestructive Test Methods for Evaluation of Concrete Structures, will be presented and discussed, focusing on the more popular stress wave methods, such as impact echo, sonic/ultrasonic echo, impulse response, and ultrasonic pulse velocity. (1 PDH)

Air Void Systematics of Hardened Concrete

This presentation describes the air voids and the air void system structure in hardened concrete, and explains how it affects the strength and durability of the concrete. (1 PDH)

Concrete Petrography
Learn about concrete, aggregate, petrographic methodology and instrumentation, and what a petrographic analysis can tell us about concrete, from water/cement ratio and aggregate type to carbonation and failure mechanisms. (1 PDH)
Geology for Engineers Preparation through Identification, Geologic Hazards, 2 Part Series

This presentation provides geologic insight into some of the most common engineering hazards (expansive soils, toxic soils, faults, liquefaction, karst, and rock properties) associated with Earth materials, events, and processes, and how to identify and prepare for them. (1 PDH)

Subsurface Investigation Hardships and Challenges
A presentation on overcoming the challenges associated with accessing difficult subsurface investigation locations safely and efficiently.  The presentation will focus on tidal water, deep water, side slopes, spillways, swampy areas, and inside building locations. (1 PDH)
Building Code of NYS - Special Inspections
Overview of the changes in the Building Code of NYS. Chapter 17, Structural Tests and Special Inspections, and related chapters, outline the provisions that govern the quality, workmanship, and requirements for materials covered. Seminar specifically focuses on soil, masonry, concrete, structural steel fireproofing, and geotechnical engineering. (1 PDH)
Hot Weather Concrete
An overview of the five essentials of quality concrete, the potential problems of placing concrete in hot and cold weather, mitigation procedures, and considerations to take before and after placing concrete. (1 PDH)
Cold Weather Concrete
An overview of the five essentials of quality concrete, the potential problems of placing concrete in hot and cold weather, mitigation procedures, and considerations to take before and after placing concrete. (1 PDH)
Asbestos/Lead/Mold
Overview of Asbestos and the Revised Industrial Code Rule 56; Lead – Concerns for the Design Professional; Mold – Standards/Guidelines Control Methods. (1 PDH)
Incidental Disturbance Assessments and Site Specific Variances
A presentation on methodologies of incidental disturbances and cleanups of uncontrolled disturbances.  This presentation will also include the site specific variances petition process within New York State.  (1 PDH) Each of the above presentations is one hour and can be given at your office. They are approved for one Professional Development Hour (PDH) for PE’s in attendance. For architects, we issue a certificate of course completion to be processed with your AIA paperwork for architects to receive a continuing educational unit (CEU). Download the Lunch & Learn educational seminars brochure (PDF).

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