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  • Building Envelope Impact on HVAC Energy Use: 3 PDH

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    How airtight are the buildings you are responsible for? What is the energy load and indoor air quality like in your buildings? The only way to know is to perform a study. Despite common assumptions, measurements have shown that typical U.S. commercial buildings are not particularly airtight. In this course we present a recent simulation study on the impact of improving envelope airtightness in U.S. commercial buildings. You get documented, verifiable facts, report charts and graphs illustrating the findings, and a discussion from the report on the results of the study, Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    How airtight are the buildings you are responsible for? What is the energy load and indoor air quality like in your buildings? The only way to know is to perform a study. Despite common assumptions, measurements have shown that typical U.S. commercial buildings are not particularly airtight.

    In this course we present a recent simulation study on the impact of improving envelope airtightness in U.S. commercial buildings. You get documented, verifiable facts, report charts and graphs illustrating the findings, and a discussion from the report on the results of the study, Investigation of the Impact of Commercial Building Envelope Airtightness on HVAC Energy Use.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the reasons for performing a study
    • Understand the method of analysis regarding building envelope tightness
    • Describe the buildings used for the study
    • Understand which climates allow for the most HVAC savings
    • Explain the results of the study

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Carbon Absorption of Volatile Organic Compounds: 3 PDH

    Carbon Absorption of Volatile Organic Compounds: 3 PDH

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    Carbon adsorption is used in air pollution control to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from low to medium concentration gas streams, when stringent outlet concentration must be met and/or recovery of the VOC is desired. This course covers the types of adsorbers, adsorption theory, and design procedures for carbon adsorption equipment.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Carbon adsorption is used in air pollution control to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from low to medium concentration gas streams, when stringent outlet concentration must be met and/or recovery of the VOC is desired. This course covers the types of adsorbers, adsorption theory, and design procedures for carbon adsorption equipment.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • The types of carbon adsorption equipment and which are in most common use
    • Define an adsorption isotherm and be able to recognize the equation for the Freundlich isotherm
    • Adsorber sizing parameters
    • Make adsorption and desorption time calculations
    • Procedures for estimating carbon requirements
    • Cost estimation procedures for carbon adsorption systems
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Chillers, Refrigerant Compressors, and Heating Systems: 6 PDH

    Chillers, Refrigerant Compressors, and Heating Systems: 5 PDH

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    This course focuses on the equipment and equipment components used to generate heating and cooling. It does not include fans and pumps. This distinction is clear for most equipment types, such as unit heaters, boilers, and chillers. However, for packaged air-conditioning (AC) equipment the distinction can be subtle. Most packaged AC equipment is treated as a unit by performance rating procedures. Hence, separation of the fans is difficult. For this study, only the refrigerant compressors of packaged equipment are considered. 
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    This course focuses on the equipment and equipment components used to generate heating and cooling. It does not include fans and pumps. This distinction is clear for most equipment types, such as unit heaters, boilers, and chillers. However, for packaged air-conditioning (AC) equipment the distinction can be subtle. Most packaged AC equipment is treated as a unit by performance rating procedures. Hence, separation of the fans is difficult. For this study, only the refrigerant compressors of packaged equipment are considered.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • To provide an accurate estimate of the energy used by primary cooling and heating equipment in the US commercial building sector
    • To provide a physical understanding of the factors, which contribute to energy use by the equipment
    • To provide a baseline estimate of current national energy use, which can be used for calculation of the national energy savings impact of various options for reducing energy usage
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.


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  • Concepts for Advanced Electrical Knowledge & Practical Troubleshooting: 8 PDH

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    In this course, applicable to all professional engineering backgrounds, the student will understand the concepts of electricity and mechanism and design of electronics. They will understand how electrical components work from theory to design to the operation of common industrial circuits with tips for practical troubleshooting.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the concepts of electricity & electronic theory
    • Understand electromagnetism and electromotive force
    • Understand current, voltage, and resistance in circuits
    • Explain DC & AC circuit analysis
    • Discuss capacitance and inductance
    • Understand DC & AC measuring instruments and concepts
    • Explain circuit analysis and troubleshooting circuits

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 30 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies eight professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Construction Site Safety: 0.5 PDH

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    In this course the student will study the top ten construction site safety hazards. The student will understand the most common construction site safety hazards and the methods to mitigate these hazards to increase safety for all personnel.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    In this course the student will study the top ten construction site safety hazards. The student will understand the most common construction site safety hazards and the methods to mitigate these hazards to increase safety for all personnel.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Identify common construction site hazards
    • Discuss safety practices to decrease hazard risks
    • Explain guidelines to increase hazard awareness and prevent accidents
    • Discuss Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and its uses
    • Understand Hazard communication
    • Utilize Safety Checklists

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 0.5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.


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  • Design of Small Water Systems: 3 PDH

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    This course focuses on criteria for water source development, design of small water supply, treatment, and distribution systems. This professional engineer online course is from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manual on the Design of Small Water Systems. This manual provides information of interest to planners and designers of small water systems. The major emphasis of this course is on the design of systems that will be effective and reliable, requiring a level of operation and management activity commensurate with their physical size and the available sources.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This course focuses on criteria for water source development, design of small water supply, treatment, and distribution systems. This professional engineer online course is from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manual on the Design of Small Water Systems. This manual provides information of interest to planners and designers of small water systems. The major emphasis of this course is on the design of systems that will be effective and reliable, requiring a level of operation and management activity commensurate with their physical size and the available sources.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Preliminary Water System Planning and Design Considerations
    • Water Quality Requirements (State, EPA, local)
    • Water Quantity Requirements
    • Water Source Options and Source Development
    • Water Treatment Unit Operations such as Disinfection, Iron Removal
    • Manganese Removal, Hardness Removal, Taste and Odor Removal
    • Stability and Corrosion Control, Turbidity Removal, Color Removal, and many other technologies and their applications

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals I: 3 PDH

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals I: 3 PDH

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    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learning learn the fundamentals from the earlier history to the basic components which make up all diesel engines today.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learning learn the fundamentals from the earlier history to the basic components which make up all diesel engines today.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Diesel engine history
    • Differences to other combustible engines
    • Major components
    • Cooling systems
    • Lubrication systems
    • Fuel systems
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

       

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  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

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    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE
    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Air system
    • Exhaust system
    • Operation terminology
    • Compression ratio
    • Basic diesel cycles
    • Four & two stroke cycles
    • Engine control
    • Fuel control
    • Engine protection
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
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  • Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals: 1.5PDH (On-Demand Webinar)

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    This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE
    This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Describe Diesel Engine Operation both 2 and 4 stroke
      • Discuss the history & background of diesel engines
      • Understand the functions of different components and subsystems of a diesel engine
      • Describe typical terminology and design features
      • Discuss Engine Fuel Control and speed control design operations
      • Explain the engine protection system and components

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a five question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. Records also are available anytime online by accessing your account on EZ-pdh.com. This course satisfies 1.5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Our On-demand Webinars are recorded from live webinars conducted utilizing GotoWebinar.com service (chosen for reliability, ease of use, no software required and ability to attend using your computer, tablet, or smart phone).

    Upon purchase your will have access to launch the On-demand Webinar.

    The On-demand Webinar will play through similar to a live webinar, however you will have the ability to take anytime, pause/rewind and complete in more than one session.

    Upon completion you will then answer a short five question quiz, which can be taken unlimited times until passing, immediately generating a certificate of completion.
    You may print or save your certificate or access anytime within your account.

  • Engineer’s Guide to Corrosion-Causes, Protection and Control: 8 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the process of corrosion on metals from its causes and effects into protection and control. The student will understand corrosion on a variety of metals and methods to mitigate and control corrosion over the life of a material. Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss environmental factors that affect corrosion
    • Understand the eight major forms of corrosion
    • Discuss corrosion characteristics and properties of various common metals
    • Explain corrosion protection and methods of control
    • Discuss monitoring of corrosion and available inspection technologies
    • Understand the electrochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics of the corrosion process

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 30 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies eight professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Essentials of Heating and Cooling of Buildings: 7 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand all elements effecting heating and cooling of structures and to properly calculate loads and loss for ideal thermal comfort.Instructor: Seth, Grablow PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the human body, human heat transfer, and thermal comfort
    • Understand design conditions for heating and cooling
    • Understand heat gain, heat loss, and heat transfer of people and equipment
    • Explain solar heat gain and transfer
    • Discuss infiltration heat load and weatherizing
    • Understand calculating heating and cooling requirements
    • Understand annual energy consumption of a building

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies seven professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Fasteners 1.5 PDH (On-Demand Webinar)

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    This course presents an in-depth look at steel fasteners. A broad range of topics will be discussed including fastener strength, thread design , applications, properties and tensioning methods. This course will go beyond the standards and specifications and provide engineers with a thorough understanding of fasteners and fastener design and applications as well as helpful background information.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Explain the basics of bolting
      • Gain an understanding of the materials and properties of steel fasteners
      • Become familiar with fastener construction & coatings
      • Understand fastener design criteria and applications
      • Discuss practical tensioning methods

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a five question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. Records also are available anytime online by accessing your account on EZ-pdh.com. This course satisfies 1.5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Our On-demand Webinars are recorded from live webinars conducted utilizing GotoWebinar.com service (chosen for reliability, ease of use, no software required and ability to attend using your computer, tablet, or smart phone).

    Upon purchase your will have access to launch the On-demand Webinar.

    The On-demand Webinar will play through similar to a live webinar, however you will have the ability to take anytime, pause/rewind and complete in more than one session.

    Upon completion you will then answer a short five question quiz, which can be taken unlimited times until passing, immediately generating a certificate of completion.
    You may print or save your certificate or access anytime within your account.

  • Fluid Flow: 4 PDH

    Fluid Flow: 4 PDH

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    Fluid flow and practical fluid mechanics is essential to any engineer's knowledge base. This course will overview the basic principles of fluid flow including the three key attributes to solve all fluid problems. Bernoulli Equation will be discussed in detail to enable understanding of different types of energy in a fluid stream. Laminar and turbulent flow, head loss, and factors affecting head loss will also be dicussed in detail and explained with practical problems.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Fluid flow and practical fluid mechanics is essential to any engineer's knowledge base. This course will overview the basic principles of fluid flow including the three key attributes to solve all fluid problems. Bernoulli Equation will be discussed in detail to enable understanding of different types of energy in a fluid stream. Laminar and turbulent flow, head loss, and factors affecting head loss will also be dicussed in detail and explained with practical problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Review of key principles
    • Shear Stress in a fluid
    • Conservation of Mass
    • Conservation of Momentum
    • Reynolds number
    • Laminar versus turbulent flow
    • Bernoulli Equation
    • Major head losses
    • Minor head losses
    • System level analysis
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Fundamentals of Gas Turbine Engines: 5 PDH

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    This course provides an overview of the development of gas turbines, operational theory, Brayton cycle, conditions and design limitations that affect performance, types of turbine engines and components utilized in a gas turbine engine.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Concepts for machines that harness power from heated air or water have been around since the 1600s. From this beginning, the gas turbine engine now is at the center of major industries including: aviation, naval propulsion, and power generation. This course provides an overview of the development of gas turbines, operational theory, Brayton cycle, conditions and design limitations that affect performance, types of turbine engines and components utilized in a gas turbine engine.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • History of development of the gas turbine
    • Basic gas turbine engine operation theory, Brayton Cycle
    • Factor affecting engine performance
    • Types of gas turbine engines
    • Components of a gas turbine engine
    • Gas turbine engine auxiliary systems

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Fundamentals of Metals: 8 PDH

    Fundamentals of Metals: 5 PDH

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    The course provides an understanding of the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms, failure modes and the characteristics determine their usefulness for a specific application. Often, materials are subject to variable forces (loads). The engineer calculates these forces to establish the service that can be expected and material scientists experiment to determine how materials deform (elongate, compress, and twist) or break as a function of applied load, time, temperature, and other conditions.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    The course provides an understanding of the structure and properties of metals, stress mechanisms, failure modes and the characteristics determine their usefulness for a specific application. Often, materials are subject to variable forces (loads). The engineer calculates these forces to establish the service that can be expected and material scientists experiment to determine how materials deform (elongate, compress, and twist) or break as a function of applied load, time, temperature, and other conditions.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Mechanical properties of metals
    • Structure of metals and how those structures are affected by various processes
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

       

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  • Fundamentals of Pumps: 4 PDH

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    This online course provides an overview of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, pump components, protection, and operational considerations. Pumps serve in a wide range of applications, from industrial uses such as pumping oil or natural gas, to consumer uses in vehicles or decorative fountains. Knowledge of the different designs of pumps can be used when selecting them for use in a system.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE
    This online course provides an overview of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, pump components, protection, and operational considerations. Pumps serve in a wide range of applications, from industrial uses such as pumping oil or natural gas, to consumer uses in vehicles or decorative fountains. Knowledge of the different designs of pumps can be used when selecting them for use in a system.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Centrifugal Pump Design and Classification
    • Pump Operation and Protection
    • Cavitation Prevention
    • Positive Displacement Pump Design and Classification

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Fundamentals of Valves: 4 PDH

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    Valves are a ubiquitous feature in many industrail facilities. As Valves make up the most common single piece of equipment found in industrial facilities familiarity with valves is useful practical knowledge. This course will provide an overview of the common components of valves, types of valves usage, design considerations, and actuation methods.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Valves are a ubiquitous feature in many industrail facilities. As Valves make up the most common single piece of equipment found in industrial facilities familiarity with valves is useful practical knowledge. This course will provide an overview of the common components of valves, types of valves usage, design considerations, and actuation methods.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Valve Functions
    • Basic Parts of Valves
    • Different Types of Values (Usage and Design)
    • General Design Considerations when using valves
    • Types of Valve Actuators

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Heat Exchangers Fundamentals: 4 PDH

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    Heat Exchangers are a vital part to many industrial and consumer systems. They can be found anywhere from power plants and breweries to cars and HVAC systems. Heat Exchangers are vital for transferring heat from or between fluids. Knowledge of the fundamentals behind the use and design is vital to anyone involved with mechanical systems. This course reviews the practical applications of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid flow principles covered in other PDH courses.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Heat Exchangers are a vital part to many industrial and consumer systems. They can be found anywhere from power plants and breweries to cars and HVAC systems. Heat Exchangers are vital for transferring heat from or between fluids. Knowledge of the fundamentals behind the use and design is vital to anyone involved with mechanical systems. This course reviews the practical applications of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid flow principles covered in other PDH courses.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Methods of Constructing Heat Exchangers
    • Types of Heat Exchangers
    • Review Rate of Heat Transfer equations
    • Applications of Heat Exchangers

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Heat Transfer: 4 PDH

    Heat Transfer: 4 PDH

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    The transfer of heat is an integral part of many industrial processes. Moreover, heat transfer affects our everyday lives – from an oven heating our dinner to the wind cooling us on a hot summer day. Thus, it is important that the engineer understands how to apply the basic principles of heat transfer to solve real-world problems.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    The transfer of heat is an integral part of many industrial processes. Moreover, heat transfer affects our everyday lives – from an oven heating our dinner to the wind cooling us on a hot summer day. Thus, it is important that the engineer understands how to apply the basic principles of heat transfer to solve real-world problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Heat transfer definitions and terminology, including heat flux, thermal conductivity, LMTD, and heat transfer coefficients
    • Conduction and the equivalent resistance formulas
    • Convection and use of the overall heat transfer coefficient
    • Radiant heat transfer, including black bodies, gray bodies and emissivity
    • CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

      You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Improving Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will learn the general concept of the most efficient methods to enhance energy efficiency of historic buildings, while limiting the damage done during the rehabilitation process.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course the student will learn the general concept of the most efficient methods to enhance energy efficiency of historic buildings, while limiting the damage done during the rehabilitation process.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Inherent energy efficient features of historic buildings
    • Concept of conducting an energy audit
    • Actions to improve energy efficiency
    • Dealing with moisture
    • Applicable alternative energy sources

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies two (2) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Introduction to Mechanical Components: 1.5 PDH (On-Demand Webinar)

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    Along with pumps and valves, reviewed in separate PDH courses, there are many other components that can be found in an industrial/power generation setting. Knowledge of these systems can be useful to any engineer. This online course provides a brief overview of air compressors, hydraulics, boilers, cooling towers, and other components likely to be installed in an industrial facility.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Describe the general mechanical components of industrial and power generation facilities
      • Discuss the various types of air compressors, cooling towers, demineralizers, stem traps, etc.
      • Describe the different features and configurations of these components
      • Explain the safety hazards associated with these components

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a five question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. Records also are available anytime online by accessing your account on EZ-pdh.com. This course satisfies 1.5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Our On-demand Webinars are recorded from live webinars conducted utilizing GotoWebinar.com service (chosen for reliability, ease of use, no software required and ability to attend using your computer, tablet, or smart phone).

    Upon purchase your will have access to launch the On-demand Webinar.

    The On-demand Webinar will play through similar to a live webinar, however you will have the ability to take anytime, pause/rewind and complete in more than one session.

    Upon completion you will then answer a short five question quiz, which can be taken unlimited times until passing, immediately generating a certificate of completion.
    You may print or save your certificate or access anytime within your account.

  • Introduction to Mechanical Components: 4 PDH

    $24.00
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    Along with pumps and valves, reviewed in seperate PDH courses, there are many other components that can be found in an industrial/power generation setting. Knowledge of these systems can be useful to any engineer. This online course provides a brief overview of air compressors, hydraulics, boilers, cooling towers, and other components likely to be installed in an industrial facility.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Along with pumps and valves, reviewed in seperate PDH courses, there are many other components that can be found in an industrial/power generation setting. Knowledge of these systems can be useful to any engineer. This online course provides a brief overview of air compressors, hydraulics, boilers, cooling towers, and other components likely to be installed in an industrial facility.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Air Compressors
    • Hydraulics
    • Boilers
    • Cooling Towers
    • Demineralizers
    • Pressurizers
    • Steam Tramps
    • Filters and Strainers
    • Basic operations and functions of these components
    • Features typical to these components

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 16 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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    Jet Turbine Engine Fundamentals: 1 PDH

    $6.00
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    In this course the student will learn the basic components and operation of modern gas turbine engines used in aviation.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the various major components of a gas turbine engine
    • Explain the functions of each major component
    • Understand basic construction and material selection for each major component
    • Identify the pros/cons of each type of engine

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies one professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Mechanical Systems Commissioning: 6 PDH

    $36.00
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    In this course the student will learn the various benefits commissioned mechanical equipment has to a facility by understanding the procedures in developing a commissioning program for mechanical equipment and the detailed processes effective in verifying proper system installation.Instructor: Seth, Grablow PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss the need for commissioning mechanical equipment
    • Understand the commissioning process
    • Explain commissioning of HVAC equipment
    • Explain commissioning of Generators And Ancillary Equipment
    • Explain commissioning of Air Compressors And Pneumatic Control Systems
    • Explain commissioning of Fire Suppression Systems
    • Explain commissioning of Cranes And Elevators
    • Explain commissioning of Water And Sewage Treatment Systems

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies six professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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