Alternative Load Handling Equipment Engineering & Applications (RE-140)

Industrial Training International, Inc.


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Alternative Load Handling  Equipment Engineering & Applications
Online & On-Demand | 32 hours

Course Overview

This Course may be taken by students wishing to complete the entire Program, or as a standalone course.  This course is available online and on demand. 

This course has been audited and approved by ASME for Continuing Education Units through IACET and has been accredited by LEEA.

Course Length

This Course is available for 12 weeks in duration and follows the following weekly framework:

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

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

Course Material

Students will receive the following course material:

  • Rigging Engineering Basics by J. Keith Anderson
  • Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry Systems by David Duerr
  • Recommended Practices for Telescopic Hydraulic Gantry Systems by SC&RA (book only)
  • Horizontal Load Handling Reference Card
  • ASME B30.1
Shipping is charged for these materials, but will be reimbursed to shipments made in the United States and Canada.

Course Outline

Module 1:  Hydraulic & Strand Jacks

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Strand Jacks
  • Compatible Mast Systems
  • Jack and Pack Systems
  • Heavy Duty Proprietary Systems
  • Elephant Foot Jacks
  • Gripper-Type Climbing Jacks
  • Push-Up Mast Systems
  • Cranes with Strand Jacks

 Module 2:  Telescopic Hydraulic Gantries

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Application & Engineering
  • Lift Planning & Operations
  • Strand Jacks on THGS

 Module 3:  Modular Lift Towers & Various Systems

  • Module Introduction
  • Engineering Considerations for MLTs & Alternative Lift Methods
  • Layout & Construction Guidelines for MLTs & ALMs
  • Operations of MLTs & ALMs

 Module 4:  Horizontal Load Handling Systems

  • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
  • Skidding Systems
  • Rolling Systems
  • Alternative Horizontal Rigging Systems

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