Investigate resilient engineering with floodproofing strategies in engineering. Learn how to safeguard structures against floods, mitigate risks, and ensure resilience including floodproofing techniques, regulations, and innovative solutions.

Two Hours


Provider Approval Information

  • FBPE Florida Board of Professional Engineers Provider #0009623
  • CE Broker #50-32681 Michigan Board Of Professional Engineers

Valid in states that do not issue Providership designations.

Delve into real-world case studies, flood risk assessments, and cutting-edge technologies designed to safeguard infrastructures against flooding. Whether you’re a civil engineer, urban planner, or environmental consultant, this course equips you with essential skills to design flood-resilient structures and develop flood management plans.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe Floodproofing and Retrofitting.
  • Identify Floodproofing Considerations.
  • Explain Data Collection and Analysis.
  • Recall Design Requirements of Floodproofing.
  • State Bidding Process and Order of a Project.
  • Analyze Costs and Benefits.
  • Recall Construction Process and Community Safety.
  • Identify Criteria for Acceptance of the Final Project

Who will Benefit from this Class

  • Civil Engineers
    Civil engineers involved in the design and construction of infrastructure projects, including bridges, dams, and buildings, can benefit significantly. Floodproofing is essential for ensuring the structural integrity and safety of these constructions during flood events.
  • Environmental Engineers
    Environmental engineers working on projects related to water resources management, sustainable infrastructure, and disaster resilience can enhance their knowledge in floodproofing techniques. This knowledge is crucial for creating eco-friendly solutions that withstand flooding.
  • Structural Engineers
    Structural engineers specializing in building design and analysis can deepen their understanding of floodproofing methods. This knowledge is vital for incorporating flood-resistant features into architectural designs, ensuring the safety of occupants and the longevity of structures.
  • Geotechnical Engineers
    Geotechnical engineers dealing with soil mechanics, foundation engineering, and slope stability analysis can benefit from understanding floodproofing techniques. Proper floodproofing measures can prevent soil erosion and foundation instability during flood events.
  • Hydraulic Engineers
    Hydraulic engineers, particularly those working with water flow modelling and floodplain management, can gain valuable insights into floodproofing strategies. Understanding how structures interact with water flow is crucial for effective floodproofing design.
  • Urban and Regional Planners
    Professionals involved in urban and regional planning can benefit from the floodproofing class as it provides insights into creating flood-resilient communities. Knowledge of floodproofing techniques is essential for sustainable city and infrastructure planning.
  • Disaster Management Professionals
    Individuals working in disaster management and emergency response can enhance their expertise in floodproofing. This knowledge is invaluable for creating disaster-resistant communities and developing effective emergency response plans.

This course includes:

  • Virtual Access From Any Computer
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Competitive Pricing
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

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No. It is not necessary to take a test in order to receive credit for this class.

Yes. You can proceed through the slides, activities, audio clips and video clips at your own pace. Take as long or as little time as you would like.

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The class will be available for twelve months after the date of purchase.

No. Maintaining a record of completed Professional Development Hours (Continuing Education Units) is the responsibility of the professional. Your Education Pathways online account will have a history of the classes that you have taken but you should retain a copy of your certificates of completion.

FAQs About Our Online Classes in General

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