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  • Civil Engineering Courses

    Iowa-Civil Engineering Package: 15 PDH

    $90.00 $60.00
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    Two Civil Engineering courses plus Iowa Codes, Rules, & Ethics course that will earn 15 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Iowa – Codes, Rules, & Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Iowa Codes, Rules and Ethics
    In this course the student will study the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board Laws and Rules, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Iowa’s Codes and rules
      • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
      • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
      • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
      • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
      • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

    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.

    Pavement Design for Roads, Streets, Walks and Open Storage Areas: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Pavement Design
    This online course provides guidance for design of pavements and supporting materials for roads, streets, walks and open storage areas. The contents include procedures for conducting preliminary site reconnaissance, traffic analyses, and criteria for the design of subgrade, subbase, base courses, flexible and rigid pavements.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Preliminary Soil Investigations
      • Vehicular Traffic Considerations
      • Flexible Pavement Materials & Subgrades
      • Bituminous Pavement
      • Flexible Pavement Design
      • Rigid Pavement Design
      • Concrete Pavement Design
      • Reinforced Concrete Pavements
      • Pavement Overlays
      • Joints For Plain & Reinforced Concrete
      • Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements
      • Seasonal Frost Conditions

    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 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Foundations in Expansive Soils: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Foundations in Expansive Soils
    This course presents guidance and information for the geotechnical investigation necessary for the selection and design of foundations for heavy and light buildings constructed in expansive clay soil areas. The information in this course is generally applicable to many types of structures such as residences, warehouses, and multi-story buildings. Emphasis is given to the maintenance of an environment that encourages constant moisture conditions in the foundation soils during and following construction. Special attention must always be given to specific requirements of the structure such as limitations on allowable differential movement.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Guidelines of the geotechnical investigation and analysis
      • Field exploration
      • Laboratory investigations
      • Methodology for prediction of volume changes
      • Selection of the type of foundation
      • Structural details of design procedures provided for reference
      • Methods of minimizing foundation movement
      • Construction techniques and inspection Remedial repair of damaged structures

    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 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

     

    Iowa

    Professional Development Hours (PDH) Requirements

    Iowa professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. Only 10 of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

    Subject Requirement
    Hours Required 30 hours biennially
    Renewal Dates December 31 even-numbered years or odd-numbered years depending on the date of initial licensure. Certificates of licensure that were initially issued in even–numbered years expire in odd–numbered years and certificates that were initially issued in odd–numbered years
    Course Approval The Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board's requirements
    Course Content The Board defines accepted continuing education activities as “education which is obtained by a professional or occupational licensee in order to maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or to develop new and relevant skills and knowledge.” The board segregates PDH credits into Group 1 and Group 2 activities

    Group 1 Activities
    There are limitations on the number of hours allowed in each type of course area for Group 1 activities, which are intended to maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure. Here is a list of Group 1 activities along with the corresponding maximum number of PDHs allowed in each renewal period:

    •Mathematics and Basic Science (10 PDH)
    •Engineering Sciences (10 PDH)
    •Humanities and Social Sciences (5 PDH)
    •Engineering curriculum courses (10 PDH)

    Group 2 Activities
    There are no limitations on the number of hours allowed for group 2 activities, which include postgraduate level engineering science or design, new technology, environmental regulation, and courses in management of engineering

    Online Courses Accepted. Online courses are considered “independent study” by the Board. A maximum of 10 PDH may be earned each renewal period through online continuing education coursesPDH CarryoverA maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. Dual licensees are required to report a minimum of forty (40) PDH units for each renewal period, with at least twenty (20) PDH units earned in each profession
    2. Courses in CAD and fundamental computer applications will generally not be acceptable as either Group 1 or Group 2 activities. Only computer courses that have the solution of engineering or land surveying problems as a purpose will be considered acceptable
    3. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years. EZpdh helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by EZpdh for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online at any time through your login account
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    Preview Course: Iowa Codes, Rules and EthicsPreview Course: Pavement DesignPreview Course: Foundations
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  • Electrical Engineering Courses

    Iowa-Electrical Engineering Package: 15 PDH

    $108.00 $60.00
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    Two Electrical Engineering courses plus Iowa Codes, Rules, & Ethics course that will earn 15 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    Iowa – Codes, Rules, & Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Iowa Codes, Rules and Ethics
    In this course the student will study the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board Laws and Rules, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Iowa's Codes and rules
      • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
      • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
      • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
      • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
      • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

    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.

    Basic Electrical and DC Theory: 9 PDH

    Preview Course: Basic Electrical and DC Theory
    This course introduces the basic electricity and electrical circuit concepts associated with direct current. Topics include calculation of current, voltage, resistance and power in series, parallel and combination circuits with direct current (DC) power sources.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • How is DC voltage produced and what does an electric circuit consist of
      • What is a rectifier and how half-wave bridge rectifiers differ from full-wave bridge rectifiers
      • What is the difference between a schematic diagram, one-line diagram, block diagram and wiring diagram
      • What is resistivity and how temperature affects the resistance of materials
      • What is the difference between open circuit, close circuit, and short circuit
      • What primary characteristics identify a series, parallel or a combination circuit
      • How to calculate the current and voltage drop in series, parallel or combination circuits
      • How to calculate the equivalent resistance for a series, parallel or combination circuit
      • What is meant by the terms voltage divider and current division
      • How is electron flow theory different from conventional current theory

    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 9 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    AC Theory, Circuits, Generators & Motors: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: AC Theory, Circuits, Generators & Motors
    This course explores the fundamentals of AC circuits, and how, instead of working with pure resistances, the concept of impedance is introduced. AC circuit theory can cause engineers a lot of difficulty; however this course will attempt to make the concept easy to see and understand. Numerous pictures and graphs are used to show the basic fundamentals of how Alternating Current works. This course also details the general theory and equations for AC Circuit analysis, AC generators and AC Motors.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • AC motor theory
      • AC motor construction and operation
      • AC motor applications and usage
      • Transformer theory and design
      • Electronic Measuring devices
      • Instrument construction
      • Distribution 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 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

     

    Iowa

    Professional Development Hours (PDH) Requirements

    Iowa professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. Only 10 of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

    Subject Requirement
    Hours Required 30 hours biennially
    Renewal Dates December 31 even-numbered years or odd-numbered years depending on the date of initial licensure. Certificates of licensure that were initially issued in even–numbered years expire in odd–numbered years and certificates that were initially issued in odd–numbered years
    Course Approval The Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board's requirements
    Course Content The Board defines accepted continuing education activities as “education which is obtained by a professional or occupational licensee in order to maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or to develop new and relevant skills and knowledge.” The board segregates PDH credits into Group 1 and Group 2 activities

    Group 1 Activities
    There are limitations on the number of hours allowed in each type of course area for Group 1 activities, which are intended to maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure. Here is a list of Group 1 activities along with the corresponding maximum number of PDHs allowed in each renewal period:

    •Mathematics and Basic Science (10 PDH)
    •Engineering Sciences (10 PDH)
    •Humanities and Social Sciences (5 PDH)
    •Engineering curriculum courses (10 PDH)

    Group 2 Activities
    There are no limitations on the number of hours allowed for group 2 activities, which include postgraduate level engineering science or design, new technology, environmental regulation, and courses in management of engineering

    Online Courses Accepted. Online courses are considered “independent study” by the Board. A maximum of 10 PDH may be earned each renewal period through online continuing education coursesPDH CarryoverA maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. Dual licensees are required to report a minimum of forty (40) PDH units for each renewal period, with at least twenty (20) PDH units earned in each profession
    2. Courses in CAD and fundamental computer applications will generally not be acceptable as either Group 1 or Group 2 activities. Only computer courses that have the solution of engineering or land surveying problems as a purpose will be considered acceptable
    3. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years. EZpdh helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by EZpdh for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online at any time through your login account
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    Preview Course: Iowa Codes, Rules and EthicsPreview Course: Basic ElectricalPreview Course: AC Theory & Circuits
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  • Mechanical Engineering Courses

    Iowa-Mechanical Engineering Package: 15 PDH

    $90.00 $60.00
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    Two Mechanical Engineering courses plus Iowa Codes, Rules, & Ethics course that will earn 15 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Iowa – Codes, Rules, & Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Iowa Codes, Rules and Ethics
    In this course the student will study the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board Laws and Rules, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Iowa’s Codes and rules
      • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
      • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
      • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
      • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
      • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

    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.

    Thermodynamics: 8 PDH

    Preview Course: Thermodynamics
    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
      • Psychrometric 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.

    Heat Transfer: 4 PDH

    Preview Course: Heat Transfer
    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 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 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

     

    Iowa

    Professional Development Hours (PDH) Requirements

    Iowa professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. Only 10 of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

    Subject Requirement
    Hours Required 30 hours biennially
    Renewal Dates December 31 even-numbered years or odd-numbered years depending on the date of initial licensure. Certificates of licensure that were initially issued in even–numbered years expire in odd–numbered years and certificates that were initially issued in odd–numbered years
    Course Approval The Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board's requirements
    Course Content The Board defines accepted continuing education activities as “education which is obtained by a professional or occupational licensee in order to maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or to develop new and relevant skills and knowledge.” The board segregates PDH credits into Group 1 and Group 2 activities

    Group 1 Activities
    There are limitations on the number of hours allowed in each type of course area for Group 1 activities, which are intended to maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure. Here is a list of Group 1 activities along with the corresponding maximum number of PDHs allowed in each renewal period:

    •Mathematics and Basic Science (10 PDH)
    •Engineering Sciences (10 PDH)
    •Humanities and Social Sciences (5 PDH)
    •Engineering curriculum courses (10 PDH)

    Group 2 Activities
    There are no limitations on the number of hours allowed for group 2 activities, which include postgraduate level engineering science or design, new technology, environmental regulation, and courses in management of engineering

    Online Courses Accepted. Online courses are considered “independent study” by the Board. A maximum of 10 PDH may be earned each renewal period through online continuing education coursesPDH CarryoverA maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. Dual licensees are required to report a minimum of forty (40) PDH units for each renewal period, with at least twenty (20) PDH units earned in each profession
    2. Courses in CAD and fundamental computer applications will generally not be acceptable as either Group 1 or Group 2 activities. Only computer courses that have the solution of engineering or land surveying problems as a purpose will be considered acceptable
    3. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 4 years. EZpdh helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by EZpdh for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online at any time through your login account
    State Website Access State Website

    Preview Course: Iowa Codes, Rules and EthicsPreview Course: ThermodynamicsPreview Course: Heat Transfer
    Click “Preview Course” to view prior to purchase
    Click “Add to Cart” to purchase