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Engineering Principles for Rigging & Load Handling - Online Course

40 Hours
Completion Certificate

40 hours | Online & On-Demand

This course has been audited and approved by ASME and has been accredited by LEEA.

This Course follows the following weekly framework:

  • Reading Assignments
  • Instructor Lecture Videos
  • Knowledge Checks
  • Final Exam

This Course includes the following Materials:

  • Rigging Engineering Basics 
  • Engineering Equation Reference Card

The student should expect to spend between 7 to 10 hours per week on the Course Curriculum.

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Course Overview

Module 1: Statics and Dynamics

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Vectors & Forces
  • Moments
  • Structures
  • Friction
  • Center of Gravity

Module 2: Basic Structural Analysis & Design

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Stress & Strain
  • Stress & Strain Supplement: Shear Stress & Shear Strain
  • Beam Shear & Bending
  • Beam Shear and Bending: Centroid & Moment of Inertia
  • Connections
  • Columns

Module 3: Introduction to Dynamics

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Rectilinear Kinematics
  • Force & Acceleration
  • Work & Energy

Module 4: Hydraulics & Powered Lifting

  • Fundamentals Principles of Hydraulics
  • Definitions & Components of Hydraulics
  • Diagrams & Symbols of Hydraulics

Course Assessment

Quizzes conducted throughout this course are designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 70% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course if the pass mark is not achieved.

Course Access

This course will be available for 365 days from when assigned to yourself or others. After that, access to the course will be closed. You will have the option to purchase the course again to receive access for an additional 365 days.

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Introduction to Rigging and Load Handling
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