Iowa Packages

  • Iowa-Civil Engineering Package: 30 PDH

    $360.00 $180.00
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    Fifteen live interactive webinars and three self administered distance learning courses guaranteed to be accepted by the Iowa Engineering and Land Surveying Examining BoardInstructor: Raymond Bosek, PE
    Package includes the following 15 live interactive courses:
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    Webinar: Design for Construction Safety: 1 PDH

    This course will provide engineers with information on how to recognize and anticipate construction hazards and how to eliminate them with well thought out design features. This course emphasizes permanent design features that eliminate or reduce the risk to hazards.Read More

    Webinar: Ethics for the Practicing Engineer: 1 PDH

    In this introductory ethics course the engineer will understand why we study ethics as engineering professionals, ethical theories to use in our ethical decision making, and some tools to identify and resolve ethical conflicts.Read More

    Webinar: Administering the Construction Project: 2.5 PDH

    In this course we will review the management and administrative procedures that practitioners will need to guide construction projects from the pre-construction phase to project close out successfully. The course will benefit professional engineers serving as project managers or field representatives by presenting techniques that can be applied to the construction project to enhance operations, improve scheduling, mitigate issues, and help minimize and resolve claims or disputes.Read More

    Webinar: Infrastructure Planning: 2 PDH

    This course presents the main concepts of infrastructure planning in the public sector including the environmental, social, and institutional assessments and discusses many planning methodologies and approaches. The purpose of this course is to provide practitioners involved in planning public infrastructure projects with guidelines to be considered and applied in the planning process.Read More

    Webinar: Storm Shelters & Safe Rooms: 1 PDH

    This course presents engineers with important information about the design and construction of community and residential safe rooms that will provide protection during tornado and hurricane events. The course will center around design guides FEMA P-320, P-361, and ICC 500.Read More

    Webinar: Bases and Subbases for Concrete Pavements: 1 PDH

    In this course the student will understand the best practices for the design and construction of bases and subbases for concrete pavements as well as the effects on performance.Read More

    Webinar: Internal Curing for Concrete Pavements: 1 PDH

    In this course the student will understand the concepts and benefits of internal curing for concrete pavements including mixture design, quality control, and studies of practical applications over the past two decades.Read More

    Webinar: Roller Compact Concrete Pavements: 1 PDH

    This introductory course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the fundamentals of RCCP in design and construction. It presents an overview of the best practices for roller-compacted concrete pavement, its uses, its mixtures and construction.Read More

    Webinar: Fasteners: 1.5 PDH

    This course presents an in-depth look at steel fasteners with focus on structural fasteners, since they are a critical part of most steel structures. A broad range of topics will be discussed including fastener strength, selection criteria, available coatings and testing. This course will go beyond the standards and specifications and provide engineers with helpful background information and practical strategies to mitigate fastener issues and keep projects trouble free.Read More

    Webinar: Engineer's Guide to Green Building: 1 PDH

    In this course the student will examine numerous materials and methods to incorporate into a commercial & residential build to make it a green build. This includes understanding of the attributes of green building methods and products and the design and developing considerations for all building & home systems.Read More

    Webinar: Engineer's Guide to Green Building-Part 2: 2 PDH

    In this course the student will examine numerous materials and methods to incorporate into a commercial & residential build to make it a green build. This includes understanding of an in-depth examination of all green materials and methods for building green, and a comprehensive green building checklist to review before, during, and after any green build.Read More

    Webinar: Engineering Economic Analysis: 2 PDH

    This Course presents an overview of engineering economy analysis concepts. This course reviews the concepts of engineering economic analysis, including the time value of money, common analysis factors, discrete compounding and continuous compounding, taxes and depreciation, as well reviewing and applying various analysis methods. Numerous applications and problems will be set-up, solved and discussed.Read More

    Webinar: Introduction to Mechanical Components: 1.5 PDH

    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.Read More

    Webinar: Accessibility: 2010 ADA Guidelines – Accessible Routes: 1.5 PDH

    This course will focus on the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (the 2010 ADA Accessibility Design Guidelines): it will deep dive into chapter 4: Accessible Routes of the ADA guidelines covering in detail all regulations and requirements.Read More

    Webinar: OSHA Noise Hazards: 0.5 PDH

    This Course presents an overview of the hazards of workplace noise, especially evident in the construction industry; and steps to identity, mitigate, and control this hazard.Read More

    Package includes the following three self-administered distance education courses:

    Foundation in Expansive Soil:  6 PDH

    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. Read MorePreview Course

    Structural Design Criteria For Structures Other Than Buildings: 2 PDH

    This two hour online course establishes structural design criteria for structures other than buildings, furnishes design guidance for various types of structures, and identifies special considerations with regard to certain materials in specific applications. Structures other than buildings which are covered in this course include the following: bridges; dock and harbor facilities; drainage structures; bulk material structures; water and wastewater structures; and mechanical, electrical, and communication structures.Read MorePreview Course

    Deterioration of Concrete: 2 PDH

    The course also provides a brief description of the basic mechanism of each common problem, a description of the typical symptoms that would be observed during a visual inspection, and suggests preventative methods or techniques to prevent further damage.Read MorePreview Course

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  • Civil Engineering Courses

    Iowa-Civil Engineering Package: 15 PDH

    $90.00 $60.00
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    Regarding Professional Development Hours:

      • For all licenses expiring on December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2021, all required hours may be independent study
      • For individuals who have a single license as an engineer or land surveyor, the number of required professional development hours set to 15 hours
    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 BoardInstructor: 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 laws 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:

        • Have a better understanding of the characteristics of the flexible and rigid pavements; and
        • Be familiar with the criteria for the design of pavements and supporting materials

    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.

    Preview Course: Iowa Codes, Rules and Ethics
    Preview Course: Pavement Design
    Preview Course: Foundations in Expansive Soils
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  • Electrical Engineering Courses

    Iowa-Electrical Engineering Package: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $60.00
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    Regarding Professional Development Hours:

      • For all licenses expiring on December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2021, all required hours may be independent study
      • For individuals who have a single license as an engineer or land surveyor, the number of required professional development hours set to 15 hours
    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 BoardInstructor: 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 laws 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.

    Concepts for Advanced Electrical Knowledge & Practical Troubleshooting: 8 PDH

    Preview Course: Concepts for Advanced Electrical Knowledge
    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.

    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 8 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Electrical Reliability of North American Electric Power Systems: 5 PDH

    Preview Course: Electrical Reliability of North American Electric Power Systems
    In this course the student will understand the North American interconnected electric grid and will become familiar with the requirements on the users, owners and operators of bulk power system to ensure reliable grid operations.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Discuss the US Electric Grid system and its history
      • Understand the functions and concepts of electric power system operations
      • Discuss FERC and the Energy Policy Act of 2005
      • Discuss the electric reliability organization
      • Explain reliability standards and standard’s development
      • Explain reliability compliance, enforcement, and assessments

    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.

  • Mechanical Engineering Courses

    Iowa-Mechanical Engineering Package: 15 PDH

    $90.00 $60.00
    Add to cart
    Regarding Professional Development Hours:

      • For all licenses expiring on December 31, 2020 and December 31, 2021, all required hours may be independent study
      • For individuals who have a single license as an engineer or land surveyor, the number of required professional development hours set to 15 hours
    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 BoardInstructor: 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 laws 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.

    Mechanical Systems Commissioning: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Mechanical Systems Commissioning
    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.

    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 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Solar Hot Water Systems Design: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Solar Hot Water Systems Design
    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.

    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 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.