Continuing Education

Online Courses

Course Name: Understanding Crash Barriers and Hostile Vehicle Mitigation
Course Number: TY0811-W
Course  Description: This course contains information that will take a designer through the history of crash rated barriers in the US. It will outline the different organizations and testing criteria involved in certifying a vehicle barrier as “crash rated”. You will be introduced to several aspects of perimeter security and Hostile Vehicle Mitigation. This includes some of the design concepts and ideology to achieve the required security level. We will analyze the different types of barriers, both crash and non-crash rated, that may be used as part of threat deterrence. The course also offers some insight into the analysis of site-specific information that may help guide your decisions on what type of barriers to select. Finally we will look at the current climate of vehicle-borne attacks and the security measures being taken to thwart them.
Course Link:http://lms.architect-forum.com/subscribe.php?course_id=267

Course Name: BOLLARD BASICS: New ASTM F3016 Standard is a Design Liability Game Changer!
Course Number: TY0807-W
Course  Description:This program will cover why the new ASTM F3016 Standard was developed and what the Bollard design specifier now needs to know to protect their company and customers from low speed vehicle impact liability. Provided is a thorough explanation and overview of how Bollards and other Vehicle Impact Protective Devices are tested under the new national low speed ASTM F3016 Standard and why traditional concrete filled Bollards fail this test method.
Course Link:http://www.architect-forum.com/AIA-TY0807-W.htm

Course Name: Vehicular Gate & Operator Systems: Easy To Learn Design Criteria For Compliance With The UL325 & ASTM2200 National Standards
Course Number: TY0808-W
Course  Description: Provides an overview of the NEWLY REVISED 2016 UL325 National Standard. The course will guide design professionals on how to properly specify automated vehicular gates and also include important facts to know about UL325 and ASTM F 2200 Standards as they apply to automated gates. The design professional will learn in detail those standards and what to do to protect the firm and client liability.
Course Link:http://www.architect-forum.com/AIA-TY0808-W.htm