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Heat Transfer

COURSE NO: M03-001
Heat Transfer
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the fundamentals of Heat Transfer which is the study of thermal energy in transit due to temperature difference. Heat Transfer is a basic branch in thermal sciences which explains how heat is transferred by conduction, convection and thermal radiation. This course also explains how specific parameters can affect the rate of heat transfer.


This 3 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical and chemical engineers, nuclear facility operators, maintenance personnel, and other technical staff who are interested in understanding the mechanics of heat transfer.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning heat transfer terminology
  • Understanding conduction heat transfer
  • Understanding convection heat transfer
  • Understanding radiant heat transfer
  • Performing heat transfer design calculations
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Volume 2 of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1012/1-92, "Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Heat Transfer (525 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Volume 2 of this DOE publication.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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