Designing Permanent Erosion and Sediment Control Systems
Development of land, whether it is for a new highway or a new office building, requires the re-contouring of terrain. And as such, requires a redistribution of drainage patterns. This change in the land creates the potential for long term erosion through storm events that occur during the life of the project. To prevent long term erosion, permanent erosion and sediment control system need to be developed as an integral part of the projects’ designs. The primary goals of this interactive online course are to familiarize Engineers, Architects and Contractors with the design and application of different Best Management Practices (or BMPs for short) in the design of Permanent Erosion and Sediment Control.
- Describe the need for permanent erosion and sediment control systems, how to protect the environment, and how to save time and money lost to erosion damage
- List the limitations of different soil types and soil coverings to sustain runoff while at the same time minimizing impact to health, safety and welfare of the community.
- Identify the methods and strategies used for permanent erosion and sediment control.
- Select the adequate erosion control design applications according to specific site characteristics, such as area of drainage basin and terrain slope.
- Identify the Best Management Practices (BMPs) for permanent erosion and sediment control in order to mitigate flooding, reduce pollution, and provide other amenities.
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Alfredo is a Civil Engineer that has managed Transportation, Land Development, Water Resources and Aviation projects from planning to construction for the past 14 years. Most recently his consulting work has focused on assisting state and local agencies in improving the safety of our transportation network. He has been responsible for several multi-modal transportation projects in the Tampa Bay Area, throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is a licensed Civil Engineer in Florida, North Carolina, and Ecuador.
At the University of South Florida, Alfredo serves as an instructor for the Transportation sections of the P.E. Preparation Courses hosted by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Student Chapter. Alfredo is a member of ASCE’s Street and Highway Operations Committee and is an associate member of the Aviation Planning and Operations Committee. At the national level, Alfredo helps several of the Transportation Research Board Committees and is currently involved in the following committees: Low Volume Roads; Hydrology, Hydraulics and Water Quality; Pedestrian Safety; and Bicycle Transportation.
Alfredo served as the Chair of the local ASCE Transportation and Development Institute group during its first two years (2012-2014). The Florida West Coast Chapter of the ASCE has recognized Alfredo’s commitment to the profession and our community honoring him with the Young Engineer of the Year Award in 2014. As part of his involvement with the local engineering community, Alfredo currently serves as a Board Member of the Florida West Coast Branch for ASCE.
Except loss of sound and need more text.
By Michael P. (Engineer, Professional Organization) on February 24, 2018
Except loss of sound and need more text.
I liked the presentation.
By Adnan A. (Engineer) on February 9, 2018
I liked the presentation.It was kind of an interactive
I received hard copies of this course and five additional courses and this …
By Donald M. (Engineer, Professional Organization) on January 18, 2018
I received hard copies of this course and five additional courses and this course, Permanent Erosion and Sediment Control, I marked up paper copies of the exam and faxed them to 1 813 286 7992 but no response has happened. The rest of the courses I plan to use this email to submit the course tests. Thanks. Don McCutcheon
As is the case in most courses even when the material and presentation is e…
By Peter V. (Engineer, Land Surveyor) on December 19, 2017
As is the case in most courses even when the material and presentation is excellent as it was in this course, the test questions do not closely follow the material and provide for ambiguity. their really should be individuals with the knowledge that matches the presenter to properly prepare the test questions
The class was great, but I wish I could print out the information to review…
By Elizabeth W. (Engineer) on December 14, 2017
The class was great, but I wish I could print out the information to review for the exam.