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  • Pumped Storage Hydropower and Conduit Hydropower: 1 PDH

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    In this online course a student will learn about the different ways pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower can enhance renewable energy portfolio's, the steps necessary to develop this new technology, and the common barriers encountered for deployment.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    In this online course a student will learn about the different ways pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower can enhance renewable energy portfolio's, the steps necessary to develop this new technology, and the common barriers encountered for deployment.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Understanding of pumped storage hydropower
    • Understanding of potential hydropower from conduits
    • Addresses the technical flexibility that existing pumped storage facilities can provide to support intermittent renewable energy generation
    • Describing grid reliability benefits
    • Understanding the differences between Pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower
    • Safety aspects of constructing conduit hydropower projects on existing water-conveyance structures
    • Current status and the future outlook for PSH in the United States

    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 three (1) continuing education hour (CEH)/professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Solar Hot Water Systems Design: 6 PDH

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    This course will assist an engineer to understand the optimal and reliable configurations of solar water heating systems in different climates along with design specifications, planning principles, and guidelines for such systems that serve building clusters with significant domestic hot water needs. Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss solar energy and its constraints
    • Understand solar hot water thermal system configurations
    • Discuss applications in the government sector
    • Explain solar hot water design and design considerations
    • Discuss solar hot water system performance
    • Understand solar hot water system maintenance

    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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  • Thermodynamics: 8 PDH

    Thermodynamics: 8 PDH

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    This course provides a detailed overview of Thermodynamics Principles and Practices including thermodynamic principles in practical industrial, commercial and residential applications. The student will comprehend, analyze and solve various types of practical thermodynamic problems through several case studies. Laws, equations, graphs, charts, tables and diagrams, pertaining to various thermodynamics concepts, are covered and utilized in the analysis and solution of the case study problems.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    This course provides a detailed overview of Thermodynamics Principles and Practices including thermodynamic principles in practical industrial, commercial and residential applications. The student will comprehend, analyze and solve various types of practical thermodynamic problems through several case studies. Laws, equations, graphs, charts, tables and diagrams, pertaining to various thermodynamics concepts, are covered and utilized in the analysis and solution of the case study problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Energy concepts and extension/application of the law of conservation of energy
    • Conversion of thermal energy to electricity through steam turbines and electric generators
    • Understanding and application of Steam Tables
    • Fundamental and essential concepts such as entropy, enthalpy, heat of fusion, heat of sublimation, latent and sensible heat
    • Thermodynamic processes
    • Heat engine cycles
    • Pyschrometric analysis based on psychrometric chart
    • Refrigeration cycle related numerical analysis utilizing Pressure –Enthalpy Charts

    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 8 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Water Cooled Air Conditioning Systems Part 1: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the requirements and best practices for the design, installation and commissioning of cooling tower systems of water cooled air conditioning systems.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Cooling Tower Types and Systems
    • Construction and Installation Requirements
    • Installation Locations
    • Water and Bleed-Off Water Water Control
    • Notices and Labels
    • Risk Management
    • Testing and Commissioning

    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 two (2) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Water Cooled Air Conditioning Systems Part 2: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand the requirements and best practices for the operation and maintenance of cooling tower systems of water cooled air conditioning systems.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Operation of Cooling Tower Systems
    • Maintenance of Cooling Tower Systems
    • Management of Cooling Tower Systems
    • Decommissioning of Cooling Tower Systems

    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 two (2) professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Water Cooled Air Conditioning Systems Part 3: 2 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand water-cooled air conditioning systems and the guidelines for cooling tower design, installation, testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Corrosion Inhibition
    • Scale Inhibition
    • Bacterial and Microbiological Control
    • Water Treatment System Controls and Monitoring
    • Occupational Saftey and Health

    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 two (2) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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