Environmental Engineering

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  • Prescriptive Method for Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) in Construction: 3 PDH

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    In this course the student will learn prescriptive requirements to facilitate the use of Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) in wall systems for the construction of one- and two-family dwellings. Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Explain SIP materials, shapes, & standard sizes
    • Understand prescriptive provisions for wall thickness selection
    • Discuss Above grade wall requirements
    • Discuss SIP header & connection details
    • Explain construction details to design and construct residential wall systems using SIPs

    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 three professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Process Design for Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels: 4 PDH

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    In this course you the student will understand the motivation, process, design, and cost of converting biomass into biofuel. The focus of this course is to find a plausible pathway to convert algal carbohydrates and lipids to fuel and to minimize cost during production.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    In this course you the student will understand the motivation, process, design, and cost of converting biomass into biofuel. The focus of this course is to find a plausible pathway to convert algal carbohydrates and lipids to fuel and to minimize cost during production.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Why the motivation to exploit this energy supply
    • Process design and cost estimation
    • Economics and processing cost factors
    • Analysis of processing research on case study
    • Future research and opportunities

    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 four (4) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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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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  • Roundabouts Part 1: 3 PDH

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    This is part I of a three-part series, this is the first course covering the first 2 chapters of Roundabouts: An Informational Guide from the Federal Highway Administration. This course gives you an introduction to the features and benefits of the many different types of roundabouts. It also covers the safety, cost and policy concerns related to building roundabouts.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This is part I of a three-part series, this is the first course covering the first 2 chapters of Roundabouts: An Informational Guide from the Federal Highway Administration. This course gives you an introduction to the features and benefits of the many different types of roundabouts. It also covers the safety, cost and policy concerns related to building roundabouts.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Understanding of the development of the roundabouts
    • Reviewing the types of roundabouts
    • Describing roundabout design features
    • Understanding the differences between roundabouts and traffic circles
    • Safety aspects of roundabouts
    • Multimodal considerations of roundabouts

    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 three (3) continuing education hour (CEH)/professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Roundabouts Part 2: 5 PDH

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    This is part II of a three-part series. The second course covering chapters 3, 4, & 5 of Roundabouts: An Informational Guide from the Federal Highway Administration. This course provides an in-depth look into planning a roundabout and what factors to account for when designing it. Also, it covers what is necessary to operate a successful roundabout and the cause and effect of different features. Last, you will understand the differences in safety between roundabouts and signalized intersections.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This is part II of a three-part series. The second course covering chapters 3, 4, & 5 of Roundabouts: An Informational Guide from the Federal Highway Administration. This course provides an in-depth look into planning a roundabout and what factors to account for when designing it. Also, it covers what is necessary to operate a successful roundabout and the cause and effect of different features. Last, you will understand the differences in safety between roundabouts and signalized intersections.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Planning and design of roundabouts
    • Comparing operational performance
    • Space and economic evaluations
    • Traffic operations
    • Performance Analysis
    • Safety and statistics
    • Crash prediction models

    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 five (5) continuing education hour (CEH)/professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.


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  • Roundabouts Part 3: 5 PDH

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    This is part III of a three-part series. The third course covering the final chapters 6, 7, & 8 of Roundabouts: An Informational Guide from the Federal Highway Administration. In this course the student will learn the many different ways to design a roundabout and what steps are taken to ensure the most efficient and safe roundabout for a given location. Also covered are the signage requirements, landscaping potential, and multi-roundabout systems that can be used when designing a roundabout.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    This is part III of a three-part series. The third course covering the final chapters 6, 7, & 8 of Roundabouts: An Informational Guide from the Federal Highway Administration. In this course the student will learn the many different ways to design a roundabout and what steps are taken to ensure the most efficient and safe roundabout for a given location. Also covered are the signage requirements, landscaping potential, and multi-roundabout systems that can be used when designing a roundabout.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Design principles
    • Geometric elements
    • Double-Lane, rural, and mini-roundabouts
    • Traffic design
    • Signage, markings, and illumination
    • Other design considerations
    • Crash prediction models

    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 five (5) 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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  • Wastewater Treatment Plants: 1 PDH

    Wastewater Treatment Plants: 1 PDH

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    Package plants are pre-manufactured wastewater treatment facilities typically used to treat flows between 0.01 and 0.25 MGD. This course provides information about three types of package plants, extended aeration, sequencing batch reactor and oxidation ditch systems. General configuration, typical applications for each, advantages and disadvantages, typical performance, and cost are covered.
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Package plants are pre-manufactured wastewater treatment facilities typically used to treat flows between 0.01 and 0.25 MGD. This course provides information about three types of package plants, extended aeration, sequencing batch reactor and oxidation ditch systems. General configuration, typical applications for each, advantages and disadvantages, typical performance, and cost are covered.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • General configuration of extended aeration, sequencing batch reactor, and oxidation ditch package plants
    • Typical applications for extended aeration, sequencing batch reactor, and oxidation ditch package plants
    • Advantages and disadvantages of extended aeration, sequencing batch reactor, and oxidation ditch package plants
    • Design criteria for extended aeration, sequencing batch reactor, and oxidation ditch package plants
    • Typical performance and costs of extended aeration, sequencing batch reactor, and oxidation ditch package plants
    • 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 1 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

       

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