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  • Minnesota-Civil Engineering Package #2: 25 PDH

    $150.00 $80.00
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    Four Civil Engineering courses plus Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, & Rules course that will earn 25 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveyoring, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior DesignInstructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Minnesota – Ethics, Statutes, and Rules for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, and Rules
    In this course the student will study two ethics courses including the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Statutes and Rules.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Minnesota’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.

    Engineer’s Guide to Corrosion-Causes, Protection and Control: 8 PDH

    Preview Course: Engineer’s Guide to Corrosion
    In this course the student will understand the process of corrosion on metals from its causes and effects into protection and control. The student will understand corrosion on a variety of metals and methods to mitigate and control corrosion over the life of a material.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

        • Discuss environmental factors that affect corrosion
        • Understand the eight major forms of corrosion
        • Discuss corrosion characteristics and properties of various common metals
        • Explain corrosion protection and methods of control
        • Discuss monitoring of corrosion and available inspection technologies
        • Understand the electrochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics of the corrosion process

    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.

    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.

  • Minnesota-Electrical Engineering Package #2: 24 PDH

    $144.00 $80.00
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    Three Electrical Engineering courses plus Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, & Rules course that will earn 24 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveyoring, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior DesignInstructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    Minnesota – Ethics, Statutes, and Rules for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Minnesota Ethics, Statutes and Rules
    In this course the student will study two ethics courses including the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Statutes and Rules.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Minnesota’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.

    Engineer’s Guide to Corrosion-Causes, Protection and Control: 8 PDH

    Preview Course: Engineer’s Guide to Corrosion
    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 environmental factors that affect corrosion
      • Understand the eight major forms of corrosion
      • Discuss corrosion characteristics and properties of various common metals
      • Explain corrosion protection and methods of control
      • Discuss monitoring of corrosion and available inspection technologies
      • Understand the electrochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics of the corrosion process

    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.

  • Minnesota-Mechanical Engineering Package #2: 24 PDH

    $144.00 $80.00
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    Three Mechanical Engineering courses plus Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, & Rules course that will earn 25 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveyoring, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior DesignInstructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Minnesota – Ethics, Statutes, and Rules for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, and Rules
    In this course the student will study two ethics courses including the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Statutes and Rules.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Minnesota’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.

    Engineer’s Guide to Corrosion-Causes, Protection and Control: 8 PDH

    Preview Course: Engineer’s Guide to Corrosion
    In this course the student will understand the process of corrosion on metals from its causes and effects into protection and control. The student will understand corrosion on a variety of metals and methods to mitigate and control corrosion over the life of a material.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

        • Discuss environmental factors that affect corrosion
        • Understand the eight major forms of corrosion
        • Discuss corrosion characteristics and properties of various common metals
        • Explain corrosion protection and methods of control
        • Discuss monitoring of corrosion and available inspection technologies
        • Understand the electrochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics of the corrosion process

    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.

    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.

  • Civil Engineering Courses

    Minnesota-Civil Engineering Package: 24 PDH

    $144.00 $80.00
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    Five Civil Engineering courses plus Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, & Rules course that will earn 24 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveyoring, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior DesignInstructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Minnesota – Ethics, Statutes, and Rules for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, and Rules
    In this course the student will study two ethics courses including the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Statutes and Rules.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Minnesota’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.

    Conduits, Culverts, and Pipes Part I: 4 PDH

    Preview Course: Conduits I & II
    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides guidance on the design and construction of conduits, culverts, and pipes, and the design procedures for trench/embankment earth loadings, highway loadings, railroad loadings, surface concentrated loadings, internal/external fluid pressures, cast-in-place conduits for dams, circular reinforced concrete pipe for small dams and levees, and corrugated metal pipe for rural levees and culverts.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Material selection
      • Installation methods
      • Loadings
      • Method of analysis
      • Joints & camber
      • Life cycle design

    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.

    Conduits, Culverts, and Pipes Part II: 4 PDH

    Preview Course: Conduits I & II
    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides guidance on the design and construction of conduits, culverts, and pipes, and the design procedures for trench/embankment earth loadings, highway loadings, railroad loadings, surface concentrated loadings, internal/external fluid pressures, cast-in-place conduits for dams, circular reinforced concrete pipe for small dams and levees, and corrugated metal pipe for rural levees and culverts.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Material selection
      • Installation methods
      • Loadings
      • Method of analysis
      • Joints & camber
      • Life cycle design

    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.

    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.

    MinnesotaMinnesota professional engineers are required to earn 24 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements

    SubjectRequirement
    Hours Required24 hours biennially
    Renewal DatesJune 30 even years
    Course ApprovalThe Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements
    Course ContentTechnical, non-technical, regulatory, ethical, and business practice activities for a well-rounded education provided the education directly benefits the health, safety, or welfare of the public. There must be a clear purpose and objective for each activity which will maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or certification or develop new and relevant skills and knowledge
    Online CoursesAccepted. Internet-based courses are specifically shown as acceptable by the Minnesota Board provided an exam or other verification process is used. EZpdh.com’s online quiz satisfies this requirement
    PDH CarryoverA maximum of 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. Dual license holders must earn professional development hours required by the license or certificate requiring the greatest number of professional development hours and must obtain in each profession a minimum of one-third of the total professional development hours required. The remaining one-third requirement may be obtained in either profession at the sole discretion of the licensee
    2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 2 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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  • Electrical Engineering Courses

    Minnesota-Electrical Engineering Package: 24 PDH

    $144.00 $80.00
    Add to cart
    Three Electrical Engineering courses plus Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, & Rules course that will earn 24 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveyoring, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior DesignInstructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    Minnesota – Ethics, Statutes, and Rules for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Minnesota Ethics, Statutes and Rules
    In this course the student will study two ethics courses including the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Statutes and Rules.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Minnesota’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.

    Basic Electrical and DC Theory: 9 PDH

    Preview Course: Basic Electrical
    Do you know where electricity comes from? To be able to say yes to that question, you must understand a bit about the physics of matter. In this course you’ll learn the basics involving: matter, electron theory, magnetism, electromagnetism, the laws of electrical circuits, series circuits, parallel circuits, series-parallel circuits and the basic electrical formulas.

    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.

    Batteries, DC Circuits, DC Generators, & DC Motors: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Batteries & DC Circuits
    This electrical training course provides a basic introduction to DC theory, electrical circuits, batteries and DC machinery (motors and generators). This course is essential to electrical engineers to refresh upon the basics and relearn the basic knowledge of electrical principals and equipment usages and applications.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Battery operations: series, parallel, primary, secondary, shelf life, etc
      • Battery types: wet, dry, alkaline, etc
      • Battery harzards
      • Inductance
      • Capacitance
      • DC generator construction
      • DC generator theory of operation
      • DC generator voltage production, ratings, & losses
      • DC motor theory
      • DC motor construction and operation

    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.

    AC Theory, Circuits, Generators & Motors: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: AC Theory & Circuits
    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.
    MinnesotaMinnesota professional engineers are required to earn 24 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveyoring, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements

    SubjectRequirement
    Hours Required24 hours biennially
    Renewal DatesJune 30 even years
    Course ApprovalThe Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements
    Course ContentTechnical, non-technical, regulatory, ethical, and business practice activities for a well-rounded education provided the education directly benefits the health, safety, or welfare of the public. There must be a clear purpose and objective for each activity which will maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or certification or develop new and relevant skills and knowledge
    Online CoursesAccepted. Internet-based courses are specifically shown as acceptable by the Minnesota Board provided an exam or other verification process is used. EZpdh.com’s online quiz satisfies this requirement
    PDH CarryoverA maximum of 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. Dual license holders must earn professional development hours required by the license or certificate requiring the greatest number of professional development hours and must obtain in each profession a minimum of one-third of the total professional development hours required. The remaining one-third requirement may be obtained in either profession at the sole discretion of the licensee
    2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 2 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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  • Mechanical Engineering Courses

    Minnesota-Mechanical Engineering Package: 25 PDH

    $150.00 $80.00
    Add to cart
    Five Mechanical Engineering courses plus Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, & Rules course that will earn 25 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveyoring, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior DesignInstructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Minnesota – Ethics, Statutes, and Rules for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Minnesota Ethics, Statutes, and Rules
    In this course the student will study two ethics courses including the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design Statutes and Rules.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Minnesota’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
      • 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 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.

    Fluid Flow: 4 PDH

    Preview Course: Fluid Flow
    Fluid flow and practical fluid mechanics is essential to any engineer’s knowledge base. This course will overview the basic principles of fluid flow including the three key attributes to solve all fluid problems. Bernoulli Equation will be discussed in detail to enable understanding of different types of energy in a fluid stream. Laminar and turbulent flow, head loss, and factors affecting head loss will also be discussed in detail and explained with practical problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Shear Stress in a fluid
      • Conservation of Mass
      • Conservation of Momentum
      • Reynolds number
      • Laminar versus turbulent flow
      • Bernoulli Equation
      • Major head losses
      • Minor head losses
      • System level analysis

    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.

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals I: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Diesel I & II
    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learning learn the fundamentals from the earlier history to the basic components which make up all diesel engines today.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Diesel engine history
      • Differences to other combustible engines
      • Major components
      • Cooling systems
      • Lubrication systems
      • Fuel systems

    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.

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Diesel I & II
    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Exhaust system
      • Operation terminology
      • Compression ratio
      • Basic diesel cycles
      • Four & two stroke cycles
      • Engine control
      • Fuel control
      • Engine protection

    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.
    MinnesotaMinnesota professional engineers are required to earn 24 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveyoring, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience, and Interior Design. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements

    SubjectRequirement
    Hours Required24 hours biennially
    Renewal DatesJune 30 even years
    Course ApprovalThe Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements
    Course ContentTechnical, non-technical, regulatory, ethical, and business practice activities for a well-rounded education provided the education directly benefits the health, safety, or welfare of the public. There must be a clear purpose and objective for each activity which will maintain, improve, or expand skills and knowledge obtained prior to initial licensure or certification or develop new and relevant skills and knowledge
    Online CoursesAccepted. Internet-based courses are specifically shown as acceptable by the Minnesota Board provided an exam or other verification process is used. EZpdh.com’s online quiz satisfies this requirement
    PDH CarryoverA maximum of 12 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. Dual license holders must earn professional development hours required by the license or certificate requiring the greatest number of professional development hours and must obtain in each profession a minimum of one-third of the total professional development hours required. The remaining one-third requirement may be obtained in either profession at the sole discretion of the licensee
    2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 2 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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