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Delaware Wastewater and Ethics 24 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: DE24C-19
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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COURSE TITLE: Wastewater Treatment Processes and Systems
COURSE NO: C07-002
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wastewater Treatment Processes and Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information on individual onsite/decentralized treatment technologies or unit processes. Information on typical application, design, construction, operation, maintenance, cost, and pollutant removal effectiveness is provided for most classes of treatment units and their related processes. This information is intended to be used in the preliminary selection of a system of treatment unit processes that can be assembled to achieve predetermined pollutant discharge concentrations or other specific performance requirements.

 

This 7 PDH online course is applicable to civil, and environmental engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning, selection and design of subsurface wastewater infiltration systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding of conventional system types and treatment options
  • Knowledge of the subsurface wastewater infiltration system
  • Establishing design considerations
  • Evaluating construction management and contingency options
  • Understanding the design, construction and functionality of septic tanks
  • Understanding the design, construction and functionality of sand/media filters
  • Understanding the design, construction and functionality of aerobic treatment units
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 4 of the USEPA Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual, EPA/625/R-00/008, "Treatment Processes and Systems". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Wastewater Treatment Processes and Systems (3.1 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty five (35) questions to earn 7 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 4 of 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: Wastewater Treatment System Performance Requirements
COURSE NO: C08-003
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wastewater Treatment System Performance Requirements
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course outlines essential steps for characterizing wastewater flow and composition and provides a framework for establishing and measuring performance requirements. It also describes methods for establishing and ensuring compliance with wastewater treatment performance requirements that protect human health, surface waters, and ground water resources. Furthermore, it describes the characteristics of typical domestic and commercial wastewaters and discusses approaches for estimating wastewater quantity and quality for residential dwellings and commercial establishments.

 

In addition, this course identifies the pollutants of concern in wastewaters and discusses the fate and transport of these pollutants in the receiving environment. It also presents the various technical approaches for establishing performance requirements for onsite systems, based on risk and environmental sensitivity assessments. Finally, it discusses performance monitoring to ensure sustained protection of public health and water resources.

 

This 8 PDH online course is applicable to civil, and environmental engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning, selection and design of subsurface wastewater infiltration systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Estimating wastewater characteristics
  • Estimating wastewater flow
  • Understanding wastewater quality
  • Minimizing wastewater flows and pollutants
  • Integrating wastewater characterization and other design information
  • Determining the transport and fate of wastewater pollutants in the receiving environment
  • Establishing performance requirements
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 3 of the USEPA Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual, EPA/625/R-00/008, "Establishing Treatment System Performance Requirements".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Wastewater Treatment System Performance Requirements (4.84 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty (40) questions to earn 8 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 3 of 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: Wastewater Treatment System Selection
COURSE NO: C02-009
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wastewater Treatment System Selection
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on the selection process of the subsurface wastewater infiltration system. It describes various steps involved in the selection process including understanding of the prevailing design conditions, matching these conditions to system performance, establishing design boundaries and boundary loadings, evaluating the receiving environment and mapping out the site.

 

Selecting the appropriate system type, size, and location at the site depends on the wastewater flow and composition information, site- and landscape-level assessments, performance requirements, and the array of available technology options. Key to selecting, sizing, and siting the system are identifying the desired level of performance and ensuring that the effluent quality at the performance boundaries meets the expected performance requirements.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to civil, and environmental engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning, selection and design of subsurface wastewater infiltration systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluating design conditions and selecting the appropriate system
  • Matching design conditions to system performance
  • Establishing design boundaries and boundary loadings
  • Evaluating the receiving environment
  • Mapping the site
  • Developing the initial system design
  • Rehabilitating and upgrading existing systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 5 of the USEPA Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual, EPA/625/R-00/008, "Treatment System Selection". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Wastewater Treatment System Selection (2.84 MB)
Course Quiz
​Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 5 of 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: Earthquake Resilience Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities
COURSE NO: C02-076
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Earthquake Resilience Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes how water and wastewater utilities can be more resilient to earthquakes. It provides the best practices from utilities that have used mitigation measures to address the earthquake threat.

 

An earthquake is a sudden and violent shaking of the ground caused by movement within the earth’s crust or by volcanic activity. The water sector is particularly vulnerable to earthquake damage and service disruptions. By understanding the threat of earthquakes and the potential impacts to both the water infrastructure and the community, water utility owners and operators can make more informed decisions on earthquake mitigation options.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to environmental, civil, and structural engineers as well as others interested in learning more about how wastewater utilities can be more resilient to earthquakes.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the earthquake threat
  • Knowing how to Identify vulnerable assets and determine consequences
  • Learning how to pursue mitigation and funding options
  • Familiarizing with the available tools to assess specific structures
  • Familiarizing with the standards and resources for earthquake resilience
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “Earthquake Resilience Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities” which is based on the U.S. EPA publication number EPA-810-B-18-001 dated March 2018.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Earthquake Resilience Guide for Water and Wastewater Utilities
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: Biological Wastewater Treatment I - Activated Sludge
COURSE NO: C02-066
Biological Wastewater Treatment I - Activated Sludge
Course Highlights

This online engineering course provides an overview of biological wastewater treatment, a general description of the activated sludge process, information about several variations of the activated sludge process, discussion of design calculations for an activated sludge aeration tank, and discussion of activated sludge operational calculations.  Example calculations and examples using the course spreadsheet for making the calculations are also included.

 

This course is Part I of a three-part series. The other two courses in this Biological Wastewater Treatment series are about Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) processes and Membrane Biofilm Reactor (MBR) processes.

 

The activated sludge process is very widely used for biological wastewater treatment. In a sewage (or industrial wastewater) treatment plant, the activated sludge process is a biological process that can be used for one or several of the following purposes: oxidizing carbonaceous biological matter, oxidizing nitrogenous matter (mainly ammonium and nitrogen in biological matter), and removing nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorus).

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended primarily for civil engineers, environmental engineers, and chemical engineers.  After completing this course you will be familiar with the common variations of the activated sludge process used for biological wastewater treatment and be able to make typical aeration tank design and operational calculations.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Knowing the equation for biological oxidation and how it fits into the organic carbon cycle
  • Knowing the equation for photosynthesis and how it fits into the organic carbon cycle
  • Learning about the major components of an activated sludge wastewater treatment system
  • Understanding the differences between an extended aeration and conventional activated sludge system
  • Understanding the differences between a contact stabilization and conventional activated sludge system
  • Calculating the required aeration tank volume (in U.S. units) for a specified volumetric loading, hydraulic residence time, or aeration tank F:M ratio, if given suitable aeration tank influent and aeration tank parameter information.
  • Calculating the required aeration tank volume (in S.I. units) for a specified volumetric loading, hydraulic residence time, or aeration tank F:M ratio, if given suitable aeration tank influent and aeration tank parameter information.
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Biological Wastewater Treatment I – Activated Sludge”. In addition, you need to review the Excel spreadsheet titled, "Aeration Tank Blower Calcns Package_US units".
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Biological Wastewater Treatment I - Activated Sludge (1.10 MB)
Aeration Tank Blower Calcns Package_US units (346 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on both documents.
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: Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster
COURSE NO: LE3-001
Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster
Course Highlights

This online engieering PDH course provides instruction in engineering ethics through a case study of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. The minimum technical details needed to understand the physical cause of the Shuttle failure are presented. The disaster itself is chronicled through NASA photographs. Next the decision-making process, especially the discussions occurring during the teleconference held on the evening before the launch, is described. Direct quotations from engineers interviewed after the disaster are used to illustrate the ambiguities of the data and the pressures that the decision-makers faced in the months and hours preceding the launch. The course culminates in an extended treatment of six ethical issues raised by Challenger.

 

This 3 PDH online course is intended for all engineers who are interested in gaining a better understanding about the ethical issues that lead to the Challenger disaster and how they could have been avoided.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Common errors to avoid in studying the history of an engineering failure: the retrospective fallacy and the myth of perfect engineering practice
  • Shuttle hardware involved in the disaster
  • Decisions made in the period preceding the launch
  • Ethical issue: NASA giving first priority to public safety over other concerns
  • Ethical issue: the contractor giving first priority to public safety over other concerns
  • Ethical issue: whistle blowing
  • Ethical issue: informed consent
  • Ethical issue: ownership of company records
  • Ethical issue: how the public perceives that an engineering decision involves an ethical violation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Engineering Ethics Case Study: The Challenger Disaster (1.46 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 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.

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