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Air Pollution 15 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP15C-17
PACKAGE PDH: 15
PACKAGE PRICE: $216
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: Overview of Odors
COURSE NO: C02-043
COURSE PROVIDER: Marc Karell, P.E., CEM
Overview of Odors
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on a common problem facing environmental engineers and that is how to evaluate and treat an odor problem. Odors are not always toxic, but the nature of odors often causes people to act emotionally and demand that the source be eliminated. However, the nature of odorous compounds is that even a very low concentration can trigger detection or other reaction.

 

This course describes the nature of odorous compounds, how they are detected, their typical sources, and approaches and technologies commonly used to control them. It presents the factors and information necessary to assess an odor situation and how to approach it. It provides an overview of how to proceed in treating an odor episode and presents real life situations.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to chemical and environmental engineers involved at the facility level to determine how to technically approach an odor episode and treat it effectively.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the nature of odorous compounds
  • Understanding the basic characteristics of odors
  • Learning about the different sources of odors and the corresponding types of odorous compounds
  • Learning how to approach remediating an odor problem once it is detected
  • Learning about common odor control technologies to properly solve the odor problem
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled "Overview of Odors".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Overview of Odors (198 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twelve (12) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

 

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.

COURSE TITLE: Selection Tips for Environmentally Safe Refrigerants
COURSE NO: C02-026
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Selection Tips for Environmentally Safe Refrigerants
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on the responsible use and selection of refrigerants in vapor compression refrigeration systems. The thermodynamic efficiency of a refrigeration system depends mainly on its operating temperatures. However, important practical issues such as the system design, size, initial and operating costs, safety, reliability, and serviceability etc. depend very much on the type of refrigerant selected for a given application.

 

Due to several environmental issues such as ozone layer depletion and global warming and their relation to the various refrigerants used, the selection of suitable refrigerant has become one of the most important issues in recent times. Replacement of an existing refrigerant by a completely new refrigerant, for whatever reason, is an expensive proposition as it may call for several changes in the design and manufacturing of refrigeration systems. Hence it is very important to understand the issues related to the selection and use of refrigerants.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to HVAC engineers, facility engineers, architects, environmentalists, operations and maintenance personnel, as well as consultants and contractors who construct, build and manage facilities.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the differences between primary and secondary refrigerants
  • Understanding the phenomenon of ozone layer depletion and its relationship to various refrigerants
  • Understanding the criteria used in refrigerant selection
  • Understanding the thermo-physical, environmental and economic properties of refrigerants
  • Understanding the numbering system used for designating refrigerants
  • Understanding the international treaties and regulation in force on choice of refrigerants
  • Understanding the available options for the replacements for CFCs and HCFCs
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled "Selection Tips for Environmentally Safe Refrigerants".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Selection Tips for Environmentally Safe Refrigerants (174 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.

 

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.

COURSE TITLE: Leak Detection and Repair: A Best Practices Guide
COURSE NO: C02-050
COURSE PROVIDER: Aleksandr Treyger, P.E.
Leak Detection and Repair: A Best Practices Guide
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes best practices and programs related to leak detection and repair. It also provides detailed information about sources, causes and control of equipment leaks.

 

Leaking equipment, such as valves, pumps, and connectors, are the largest source of emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and volatile hazardous air pollutants (VHAPs) from petroleum refineries and chemical manufacturing facilities. Emissions from equipment leaks exceed emissions from storage vessels, waste-water, transfer operations, or process vents. Such emissions are known or suspected of causing numerous detrimental health effects and they frequently cause significant financial losses due to lost products and fines.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to environmental, chemical, process, and mechanical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with leak detection and repair at refineries, chemical plans, power plants, and many other facilities that utilize pumps, connectors, valves, open-ended lines, pressure relief valves, and sampling connections.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Reviewing the importance of regulating equipment leaks
  • Learning the major elements of an LDAR program
  • Reviewing typical mistakes made when monitoring to detect leaks
  • Learning problems that occur from improper management of an LDAR program
  • Knowing best practices that can be used to implement an effective LDAR program
  • Reviewing EPA's Method 21 General Procedure
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need the review the course document which is based on the EPA Publication, "Leak Detection and Repair. A Best Practices Guide" published by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. The course document includes complimentary appendices related to Method 21, enforcement alerts, and a summary of NEIC comparative monitoring results of leaking valves at a number of refineries.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Leak Detection and Repair: A Best Practices Guide (1.42 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this EPA 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.

COURSE TITLE: Implementing a Climate Change Program
COURSE NO: C02-012
COURSE PROVIDER: Marc Karell, P.E., CEM
Implementing a Climate Change Program
Note: New York Professional Engineers: This course does not qualify for PDH credit in New York State only. For complete information, please visit the website of the NY State Licensing Board.
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course begins with a thorough explanation of the business (non-regulatory) reasons that every business can benefit from a climate change program and how to institute such a program.  Then it covers how to estimate GHG emissions based on globally accepted standards. It also covers how to estimate GHG emissions from the processes you control and how to estimate them from other processes related to your product that your company may not have direct control over ("carbon footprint").

 

This course also describes how to conduct a life cycle analysis to enable your company to focus intelligently on effective GHG emission reduction strategies. Then, it discusses GHG emission reduction opportunities, including the basics of conducting an energy audit or assessment.  Finally, it provides advice on how to manage your GHG emissions and reductions, set achievable goals, and to report successes.

 

As a result, there is growing pressure for companies and people to reduce GHG emissions with the hope of reversing climate change and its effects in the future. The Kyoto Protocol and other initiatives are introducing incentives for businesses to reduce GHG emissions. Climate change is ultimately a technical issue and must be addressed by different engineers (mechanical, environmental, chemical) applying their specialty knowledge to reduce GHG emissions.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for environmental engineers, mechanical engineers, HVAC equipment specialists, and construction workers who are interested in gaining a better understanding about implementing a climate change program.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand the nature and importance of the issue of climate change
  • Explain why it is not just an environmental issue, but a core business value
  • Provide management tips on initiating a climate change program at your company
  • Understand how to perform a baseline GHG emissions inventory
  • Understand how to perform a life cycle analysis (LCA)
  • Learn how to manage GHG emission reduction goals
  • Learn the basics about GHG emission reduction strategies, including an energy audit or assessment
  • Learn how to manage and communicate successes
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled "Implementing a Climate Change Program".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Implementing a Climate Change Program (234 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
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.

COURSE TITLE: Boiler Fuels, Emissions and Efficiency
COURSE NO: M02-028
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Boiler Fuels, Emissions and Efficiency
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course introduces the different types of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels commonly fired in industrial, commercial and institutional boilers. It describes the characteristics of fossil and non-fossil fuels with emphasis on coal, oil, natural gas, biomass, and refuse-derived fuels (RDFs). This course also presents the principle emissions from combustion boilers that are regulated under the Clean Air Act (CAA); mechanisms by which they are formed as well as the various control techniques for reducing them.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to mechanical engineers, designers, contractors, building professionals, and manufacturers who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the various boiler fuels and their emissions.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the different types of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels commonly fired in boilers
  • Knowing the four principle emissions from combustion boilers; nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), particulate matter (PM) and carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Learning how to maximize efficiency by understanding combustion losses and boiler losses
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 3, "Fuels, Emissions, and Efficiency" of the Department of Energy (DOE) Publication "Guide to Low-Emission Boiler and Combustion Equipment Selection".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Boiler Fuels, Emissions and Efficiency (206 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on 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.

COURSE TITLE: Air Pollution Control: Wet Scrubbers
COURSE NO: C05-021
Air Pollution Control: Wet Scrubbers
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to the various types of wet scrubbers, as well as their design and cost considerations.

 

A wet scrubber is an air pollution control device that removes particulate matter (PM) and acid gases from waste gas streams of stationary point sources. The pollutants are removed primarily through the impaction, diffusion, interception and/or absorption of the pollutant onto droplets of liquid. The liquid containing the pollutant is then collected for disposal. There are numerous types of wet scrubbers that remove both acid gas and particulate matter.

 

This 5 PDH online course is intended for use by chemical or environmental engineers, design professionals, construction personnel and others involved in the planning, design and construction of air pollution control systems using wet scrubbers.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the general function of a wet scrubber system
  • Knowing the meaning of PM10 and PM2.5 as measures of particulate matter size
  • Learning about the capture mechanisms for PM removal with wet scrubbers
  • Understanding the general characteristics of spray towers, cyclonic spray towers and tray towers
  • Understanding the general characteristics of dynamic scrubbers, venturi scrubbers, and orifice scrubbers
  • Understanding the general characteristics of other designs for wet scrubbers
  • Learning about the configuration and operation of venturi scrubbers
  • Understanding the general characteristics of liquid storage and delivery systems and liquid injection systems
  • Understanding the general characteristics of a venturi throat section
  • Understanding the general characteristics of a collection chamber and mist eliminator
  • Understanding the general characteristics of a waste liquid collection and disposal system
  • Learning about the type of auxiliary equipment used with wet scrubbers
  • Learning about the parameters affecting the overall performance of a wet scrubber
  • Learning about the general components of wet scrubber system design
  • Knowing the equations, graphs and tables available to assist in the system design process
  • Performing design calculations for estimating pressure drop, scrubber velocity and cross-sectional area
  • Performing calculations for the consumables, water usage and electrical power usage
  • Familiarizing with the general approaches to cost analysis for wet scrubber systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the material in Section 6, Chapter 2 of the EPA Air Pollution Control Cost Manual, Publication EPA/452/B-02/-001, published on July 15, 2002.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Air Pollution Control: Wet Scrubbers (701 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the Section 6, Chapter 2 of the EPA 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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