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  • Maryland-Civil Engineering Package #2: 17 PDH

    $102.00 $64.00
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    Maryland Approved Provider
    Three Civil Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 17 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Maryland Statutes, Regulations & Ethics

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, 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 Maryland’s statutes and regulations
      • 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.

    Advanced Fabricated Building: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Advanced Fabricated Building
    In this course the student will understand the building requirements of manufactured structures, particularly residential homes in Florida, as well as understand the various fabrication materials used for other advanced building projects.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

        • Discuss building codes & HUD codes for fabricated structures
        • Understand the materials & products of manufactured buildings
        • Discuss systems & systems testing of manufactured buildings
        • Explain the various fabrication products for advanced construction
        • Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each of these fabrication products

    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.

    Durability by Design: 5 PDH

    Preview Course: Durability by Design
    In this course the student will receive guidance on designing durable homes for today’s housing industry, addressing critical topics, including water vapor management, envelope design, and natural hazards.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

          • Explain durability and critical areas of concern on residential structures
          • Understand the negative effects of ground water, rain water, and water vapor
          • Discuss HVAC and plumbing designs for durability
          • Discuss effects of solar radiation and mitigation techniques
          • Explain decay, corrosion, and natural hazards effects and solutions for durability

    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.

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

    Preview Course: Prescriptive Method for Structural Insulated Panels
    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.

    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 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

  • Maryland-Electrical Engineering Package #2: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $60.00
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    Two Electrical Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 16 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional EngineersInstructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Maryland Statutes, Regulations & Ethics

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, 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 Maryland’s statutes and regulations
      • 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.

  • Maryland-Mechanical Engineering Package #2: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $64.00
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    Maryland Approved Provider
    Two Mechanical Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 25 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional EngineersInstructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Maryland Statutes, Regulations & Ethics

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, 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 Maryland’s statutes and regulations
      • 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.

    Essentials of Heating and Cooling of Buildings: 7 PDH

    Preview Course: Essentials of Heating and Cooling of Buildings
    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.

    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 7 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.

  • Environmental engineering

    Maryland-Chemical Engineering Package: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $64.00
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    Maryland Approved Provider
    Six Chemical Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 16 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional EngineersInstructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    Process Design for Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels: 4 PDH

    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.

    Carbon Absorption of Volatile Organic Compounds: 3 PDH

    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.

    Deterioration of Concrete: 2 PDH

    This course is most relevant to engineers wishing to attain knowledge on the most common causes of problems in concrete. 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.

    Hazardous Waste Identification: 2 PDH

    This course covers hazardous waste regulated by the EPA under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), starting with determining whether what waste is considered a solid waste according to the RCRA regulations and moving on to determining if it fits one of the RCRA requirements for being a hazardous waste.

    Wastewater Treatment Plants: 1 PDH

    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.

    Chemical Deicers & Concrete Pavement: Impacts & Mitigation: 1 PDH

    In this course the student will understand the distresses caused to concrete by chemical deicers and methods used to minimize this distress.

  • Civil Engineering Courses

    Maryland-Civil Engineering Package: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $64.00
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    Maryland Approved Provider
    Three Civil Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 16 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Maryland Statutes, Regulations and Ethics

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, 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 Maryland’s statutes and regulations
      • 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 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.

    Home Builders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Building Design: 5 PDH

    Preview Course: Homebuilders Guide
    In this course, the student will review Chapters 1-4 from “Homebuilders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction”, FEMA 232 – June 2006 prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Background & History
      • Above-Code Recommendations
      • International Residential Code & IRC Seismic Design Categories
      • Building Response & Concepts Concerning Site
      • Other Hazards including Coastal Hazards
      • Earthquake Resistant Requirements
      • IRC General Earthquake Limitations
      • Load Path
      • Lateral Capacities
      • House Configuration Irregularities
      • Foundation Requirements including Concrete Foundations & Masonry Foundations
      • Special Soil Conditions
      • Foundation Resistance to Sliding Loads
      • Special Considerations for Cut & Fill Sites
      • Foundation Design and Reinforcement
      • Interior Braced Walls Anchoring
      • Floor Design & Construction including Wood Frame, Cantilevered & Concrete Slab-On-Grade
      • Requirements for Blocking
      • Floor Sheathing

    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.

    Deterioration of Concrete: 2 PDH

    Preview Course: Deterioration of Concrete
    In this course, the student will review Chapter 3, Causes of Distress and Deterioration of Concrete from Engineer Manual (EM) 1110-2-2002, “Engineering and Design – Evaluation and Repair of Concrete Structures” published by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (issued 30 June 1995). This course is most relevant to engineers wishing to attain knowledge on the most common causes of problems in concrete. 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.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Common causes of concrete deterioration
      • Symptoms of concrete distress and deterioration that can be found during visual inspections
      • Preventative measures to reduce or eliminate further concrete degradation.

    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 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education

  • Electrical Engineering Courses

    Maryland-Electrical Engineering Package: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $64.00
    Add to cart
    Maryland Approved Provider
    Four Electrical Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 16 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional EngineersInstructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, 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 Maryland’s statutes and regulations
      • 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.

    2017 NEC Significant Code Changes Part 1: 4 PDH

    Part 1 of a multiple part series, this four (4) hour course covers and highlights some of the significant changes and updates in the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) which was recently updated from the 2014 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). The student will progress through each section of the NEC from the introduction up to and including article 300. The student will be identifying chapters, articles, and tables of where and what significant changes occurred (be it an addition, revision, or deleting), the student will review the 2017 version of the updated text, and understand the reason for the change with an explanatory brief.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Become familiar with some of the significant changes including additions, deletions, and modification to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) from the 2014 Edition for Chapters 1 up to and including chapter 3
      • Comprehend, after reviewing the significant changes and additions to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) the large scope of the changes to the code, thereby seeking additional and more thorough reviews of the entire code

    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.

    2017 NEC Significant Code Changes Part 2: 4 PDH

    Part 2 of a multiple part series, this four (4) hour course covers and highlights some of the significant changes and updates in the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) which was recently updated from the 2014 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). The student will progress through all of article 400. The student will be identifying chapters, articles, and tables of where and what significant changes occurred (be it an addition, revision, or deleting), the student will review the 2017 version of the updated text, and understand the reason for the change with an explanatory brief.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Become familiar with some of the significant changes including additions, deletions, and modification to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) from the 2014 Edition for Chapter 4
      • Comprehend, after reviewing the significant changes and additions to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) the large scope of the changes to the code, thereby seeking additional and more thorough reviews of the entire code

    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.

    2017 NEC Significant Code Changes Part 3: 4 PDH

    Part 3 of a multiple part series, this four (4) hour course covers and highlights some of the significant changes and updates in the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) which was recently updated from the 2014 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). The student will progress through all of article 500. The student will be identifying chapters, articles, and tables of where and what significant changes occurred (be it an addition, revision, or deleting), the student will review the 2017 version of the updated text, and understand the reason for the change with an explanatory brief.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Become familiar with some of the significant changes including additions, deletions, and modification to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) from the 2014 Edition for Chapter 5
      • Comprehend, after reviewing the significant changes and additions to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) the large scope of the changes to the code, thereby seeking additional and more thorough reviews of the entire code

    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.

    Photovoltaic Power Systems: 1 PDH

    In this online course you will learn what a photovoltaic (PV) power system is and the following as it pertains to the PV system: Circuit requirements, Disconnecting means, Wiring methods, Grounding, Marking, and Connections to other sources.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Understand the various components and terminologies associated with photovoltaic systems
    • Learn photovoltaic system’s circuit requirements and installation guidelines including wiring methods
    • Discuss grounding methods as well as standard markings of photovoltaic system components
    • Identify standard methods to connect to other power systems and loads

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a ten (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 (1) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

  • Environmental Engineering Courses

    Maryland-Environmental Engineering Package: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $64.00
    Add to cart
    Maryland Approved Provider
    Six Environmental Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 16 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional EngineersInstructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    Building Envelope Impact on HVAC Energy Use: 3 PDH

    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.

    Hurricane Mitigation: Summary Report On Building Performance: 3 PDH

    After major hurricane disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) dispatches Building Performance Assessment Teams (BPATs) to evaluate the successes and failures of buildings to withstand the wind and flood forces of these storms. The teams document the results of their evaluations in building performance assessment reports. This 3-hour online course summarizes the BPAT reports for Hurricane Katerina.

    A Guide to Offshore Wind Energy: 2 PDH

    Offshore wind turbines harness the energy of the ocean winds and turn it into electricity. This course introduces the basic principles of proposed US offshore wind facilities. The course summarizes a study conducted by EESI of existing European and Asian offshore wind farms. The topics addressed include technical issues related to marine foundations and structures, transmission issues unique to offshore power generation, political and regulatory issues and the public’s perceptions of proposed offshore wind farms. This course demonstrates that offshore wind energy has been successfully implemented in other parts of the world and that the potential for wind farms in U.S. waters is favorable.

    Improving Energy Efficiency in Historic Buildings: 2 PDH

    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.

    Ponds- Planning, Design, Construction: 2 PDH

    This course provides guidance on some of the required criteria the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has in place for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of ponds. This course describes basic design principles of embankment and excavation ponds as well as construction requirements. This online PDH course is intended for hydrologists, civil engineers, agricultural engineers, construction engineers, municipal engineers, geotechnical engineers and environmental engineers.

    Wastewater Treatment Plants: 1 PDH

    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.

  • Mechanical Engineering Courses

    Maryland-Mechanical Engineering Package: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $64.00
    Add to cart
    Maryland Approved Provider
    Two Mechanical Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 25 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional EngineersInstructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Maryland Statutes, Regulations and Ethics

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, 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 Maryland’s statutes and regulations
      • 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
      • 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.

    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 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.

    Pumped Storage Hydropower and Conduit Hydropower: 1 PDH

    Preview Course: Pumped Storage
    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.

  • Maryland-Structural Engineering Package: 16 PDH

    $96.00 $64.00
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    Maryland Approved Provider
    Three Structural Engineering courses plus Maryland Statutes, Regulations, & Ethics course that will earn 16 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional EngineersInstructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Maryland – Statutes, Regulations, and Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    This course satisfies the minimum 1 hour ethics/laws (ref. MAC 09.23.06.03)

    In this course the student will study the Maryland Board for Professional Engineer’s Statutes and Regulations, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    Design and Construction of Road Tunnels-Part 1 Planning: 5 PDH

    In this course the student will come to understand a general overview of the planning process of a road tunnel project, geometrical requirements and recommendations of new road tunnels, investigative techniques and parameters required for planning, construction and design of road tunnels, and the different types of reports required for a road tunnel project.

    Home Builders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Building Design: 5 PDH

    In this course, the student will review Chapters 1-4 from “Homebuilders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction”, FEMA 232 – June 2006 prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security. The student must take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions at the end of this course to earn PDH credits.

    Hurricane Mitigation: Summary Report On Building Performance: 3 PDH

    After major hurricane disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) dispatches Building Performance Assessment Teams (BPATs) to evaluate the successes and failures of buildings to withstand the wind and flood forces of these storms. The teams document the results of their evaluations in building performance assessment reports. This 3-hour online course summarizes the BPAT reports for Hurricane Katerina.

  • Maryland-Land Surveyors’s Package: 24 PDH

    $144.00 $80.00
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    Maryland Approved Provider
    Five Land Surveying courses courses that will earn 24 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Maryland Board for Professional Land SurveyorsInstructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Maryland–Minimum Standards of Practice & Ethics: 4 PDH

    This course satisfies the minimum 4 hours stds/ethics (ref. COMAR. §09.13.08.03)

    In this course the student will review and examine both the minimum standards of practice for boundary surveys in Maryland as well Ethics to satisfy the four mandatory hours of continuing education required by the COMAR. §09.13.08.03.

    Public Land Survey: Rectangular System: 8 PDH

    In this course the student will review the rectangular surveying system which has been used continuously in the United States since 1785. As all facets of this system occasionally come into use, the student will become well versed in the field procedures of conducting an original survey covering both historical and current methods.

    Aerial Photogrammetry: 5 PDH

    In this course the student will understand procedural guidance, technical specifications, and quality control (QC) criteria for performing aerial photogrammetric mapping activities.

    Introduction to Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) for Land Surveyors : 4 PDH

    This course is an introduction of using sUAS in land surveying. From FAA licensing requirements to common sUAS products and software, with an understanding of these basics a land surveyor can easily get started in using this up and coming technology.

    Airborne Topographic LiDAR: 3 PDH

    In this course the student will review the principles of Airborne Topographic LiDAR and learn how to utilize methods to employ this technology in the field.