Crane & Derrick Engineering, Installation & Planning (RE-120)

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Crane & Derrick Engineering, Installation & Planning
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 & on-demand for 1 year.  Please review our Online Course Access Policy.

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

Course Length (32 hours)

This Course 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 *
  • Cranes & Derrick by Lawrence K. Shapiro and Jay Shapiro
  • Mobile Crane Support Handbook by David Duerr
  • ITI Mobile Crane Operator Reference Card
  • ASME B30.3
  • ASME B30.5
  • ASME B30.8
    *  Only students who have not previously received the book, Rigging Engineering Basics by Keith Anderson, will receive a copy.
      Shipping is charged for these materials, but will be reimbursed to shipments made in the United States and Canada.

      Course Outline

      Module 1: Introduction to Cranes & Derricks

      • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
      • Hoisting, Drums & Sheaves
      • Wire Rope & Fittings
      • Powered Lifting, Luffing, Derricks & the Contemporary Crane
      • Basis for Load Ratings

      Module 2: Crane Configurations

      • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
      • Derricks
      • Mobile Cranes
      • Load Spreading
      • Tower Cranes
      • Various Cranes

      Module 3: Loads & Forces

      • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
      • Static Loads
      • Dynamic Loads
      • Wind Loads

      Module 4: Stability Against Overturning

      • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
      • Mobile Cranes
      • Tower & Self-Erecting Cranes
      • Dynamic Stability

      Module 5: Crane Use & Planning

      • Module Introduction & Major Considerations
      • Mobile Crane Installations
      • Tower Crane Installations
      • Derrick Installations
      • Ground Surveying
      • Controlling Risk
      • Load Charts - Rating Charts & Overloading
      • Mobile Cranes on Barges