About Us

PDHexpress was created by Mr. Franco F. Davati, P.E., DABFE. Mr. Davati is the President of Failure & Damage Analysis and DiscountPDH.com. DiscountPDH.com is the most trusted and recognized continuing education course provider for Engineers, Contractors, Architects, Land surveyors, and other professionals.

As a leader in the industry we have often been asked by our customers for a fast, quick and easy way to obtain their certificate before the deadline, using a simple website to follow. No confusing flowcharts and no emailing of the course material or section of a book.

PDHexpress is simply the fastest way that a technical professional can obtain his/her certificate to renew his / her license.

With new courses added periodically and over 3000 hours of online courses for engineers, contractors, architects, land surveyors and other professionals, PDHexpress.com is simply the Best of the Best under one umbrella .We cover the most practical and useful courses in the industry. As a matter of fact our courses are so popular that many of our competitors have copied us. If you see any of our courses in other websites, you know where it has come from!

All of our PDH or CE courses are in compliance with the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Guidelines and all State Boards of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.

All of our PDH courses have been accepted by Engineering Boards Nationwide. Every State that requires Pre-approval for PDH courses has Pre-approved us as a PDH course provider. We are registered under our main company, Failure & Damage Analysis Inc. and we are a State Board of Engineers approved PDH course provider.

Conveniently, all of our PDH courses and PDH quizzes are available instantly at your fingertips. Your PDH quizzes are graded before you even pay! You can take your PDH quiz and print your PDH certificate instantly. This will help those engineers who need to buy their online PDH courses at the last minute for their PE license renewal. Once you have simply signed up and taken our courses, you may never try another company.

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Franco F. Davati, M.S., P.E., DABFE
President
Failure & Damage Analysis, inc

Franco Davati is a Principal Mechanical Engineer specializing in accident reconstruction and failure analysis. He is a registered mechanical engineer by examination in the State of Texas and has been testifying in court as an engineer since 1996. Mr. Davati has a Bachelor of Science in engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from San Diego State University. He taught engineering classes at the College of Engineering during his post graduate work in San Diego State University. Mr. Davati has over 25 years experience in Engineering.

As the managing President and founder of Failure & Damage Analysis, Inc., Mr. Davati has a wide range of experience in Engineering and accident reconstruction. Beside the classical engineering root cause failure analysis, engineering mechanics, design, stress analysis, fracture mechanics and FEA (finite element analysis) Mr. Davati has also experience in engineering investigation involving biomechanics and collision analysis, boat accident, hurricane damage, construction accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, failure analysis, home foundation damage investigation, metallurgy engineering, mold investigation, oil & gas accidents, product liability accident, roof damage investigation, vehicle accident reconstruction, vehicle fire and insurance fraud investigation.

Mr. Davati developed and taught continuing education live seminars approved by the Texas Department of Insurance to the attorneys and insurance agents since 1995. He has developed and been teaching engineering continuing education live seminars to the professional engineers since 2005.

Mr. Davati holds a Diplomat status with the American Board of Forensic Examiners and has testified numerous times in court as an engineer.

He has been an invited guest speaker at the Houston Trial Lawyers Associations where he gave a presentation regarding the low velocity collisions to the attorneys and two visiting judges, 1999. With the recommendation from the Mayor Brown's office, gave a presentation to the Houston Police Department and made suggestions regarding the  increased number of truck accidents in the Houston Metropolitan area.


              

Experience

  • Root cause failure analysis
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Design
  • Stress Analysis
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Metallurgy
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Industrial & Machinery Accidents
  • Engineering Design / Safety Check
  • Oil & gas accidents
  • Product liability
  • Biomechanics & Collision analysis
  • Boat accidents
  • Hurricane damage investigation
  • Construction accidents
  • Tractor-trailer accidents
  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Foundation damage
  • Mold investigation
  • Roof damage investigation
  • Vehicle accident reconstruction
  • Crush Analysis
  • Vehicle Fires
  • Low Speed Collisions
  • Insurance fraud investigation