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"The Future of Industrial Training: the New Digital Classroom"

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At TPC Training Systems, we’ve been on the hunt for ways that our industrial skills training solutions can evolve to meet the needs of all of our customers, and we’ve learned some things in the process. In this webinar, we’ll share what we’ve learned and give you a preview of the future of industrial training.

You’ll learn about:
  • The best uses of webcast and simulcast training formats
  • The advantages of blended online and live training
  • Virtual reality (VR) training environments, including an exclusive sneak peek inside a VR simulation

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    Engineering Principles for Rigging & Load Handling

    Engineering Principles for Rigging & Load Handling

    Covers the foundational knowledge for those hoping to complete the full Rigging Engineering Library.

    Engineering principles including statics, dynamics, structural analysis, design, and hydraulics are covered. These principles are also introduced as they apply to rigging and load handling. Course duration includes lectures, reading assignments, exercises and exams. This course is accredited by LEEA and approved by ASME for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in compliance with the IACET Standard.

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    • Online Course & Test $1,795.00

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    Lesson 1: Statics and Dynamics

    Major Considerations; Vectors & Forces; Moments; Structures; Friction; Center of Gravity


    – Become familiar with engineering terms regularly used in load handling activities and planning.
    – Understand the principles behind basic rigging engineering theory.
    – Identify the effect the friction coefficient on multiple surfaces.
    – Understand the effects of vectors and forces in the rigging engineering space.

    Lesson 2: Basic Structural Analysis & Design

    Major Considerations; Stress & Strain; Shear Stress & Shear Strain; Beam Shear & Bending; Centroid, Moment of Inertia; Connections; Columns


    – Identify units of stress.
    – Determine the maximum shear and bending values in a beam.
    – List the modes of riveted joint failure.
    – Understand the basics of a factor of safety (also known as a design factor).

    Lesson 3: Introduction to Dynamics

    Major Considerations; Rectilinear Kinematics; Force & Acceleration; Work & Energy; Derivatives & Integrals

    – Understand the relationship between integrals and derivatives.
    – Identify how velocity effects acceleration.
    – Name energy’s international standard (SI) units.
    Lesson 4: Load Handling Activities
    Principles; Definitions; Components; Diagrams; Symbols; Power Calculations

    – Calculate force when provided with variables of area and pressure.
    – List all of the factors regulated by a hydraulic motor.
    – Calculate work

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