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Energy Storage 15 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP15R-05
PACKAGE PDH: 15
PACKAGE PRICE: $216
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COURSE TITLE: Introduction to Batteries
COURSE NO: E03-002
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Introduction to Batteries
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Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course will discuss the characteristics and application of different types of batteries in detail.

 

Electricity cannot always be generated where and when it is needed so batteries are used in instances where direct current is needed and/or there is no access to power outlet, or a cord become cumbersome. A battery is a device where chemical energy is converted to electrical energy. Many different types of batteries are available for a wide variety of applications, from storing solar power for satellites in space to powering heart pacemakers fitted inside people's chests.

 

All batteries contain one or more cells, but the terms battery and cell are often used interchangeably. A cell is the working chemical unit inside a battery. Cells can be divided into primary cells and secondary cells. Primary cells include dry cells, better known as flashlight batteries and the secondary cells, better known as rechargeable batteries include the lead-acid batteries used in automobiles and the nickel-cadmium batteries used in cellular phones.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to electrical engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding of batteries.
Learning Objectives

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

  • State the purpose of a cell
  • Identify the parts and state the purpose of a cell
  • Explain the chemical process that takes place in the primary and secondary cells
  • Recognize and define the terms electrochemical action, anode, cathode, and electrolyte
  • State the causes of polarization and local action and describe methods of preventing these effects
  • Identify the various cells in use today and some of their capabilities and limitations
  • Define a battery, and identify the three ways of combining cells to form a battery
  • Describe general maintenance procedures for batteries including the use of the hydrometer, battery capacity, and rating and battery charging
  • Observe the safety precautions for working with and around batteries
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 2 of Module 1 titled "Introduction to Batteries" of the Naval Education and Training Materials (NAVEDTRA 14173), Electricity and Electronic Training Series.

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Introduction to Batteries (390 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 Chapter 2 of Module 1 of this NAVEDTRA 14173 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: Storage Battery Maintenance and Principles
COURSE NO: E08-004
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Storage Battery Maintenance and Principles
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Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides basic engineering guidance in operation, maintenance, diagnostics, and testing of Lead-acid and Ni-Cad batteries down to individual battery cell level.

 

Batteries are the backup power source for millions of consumer, business, medical, military, and industrial equipments worldwide. The critical applications such as computers, servers, instruments, telecommunications or life saving equipments require 100% redundancy in every aspect to ensure high degree of reliability and operation. Although the power supply is available from commercial power supply sources, any malfunction and interruption of the utility power can be detrimental to the critical operations of the facility. Consistent and reliable performance of batteries is thus critical to smooth functioning of modern equipments.

 

In the United States battery replacement is a 17 billion dollar market. Around 75% of these "starting", "power", "stand-by", "industrial", "marine" and all types of lead-acid batteries have stopped working prematurely, due to inadequate maintenance, while the remaining 25% is due to mechanical failures. The number one cause of reduced lifespan and output capacity is attributed to "over sulfation" caused due to crystallization when a battery cell is under charged and overheat resulting from over charging. Ongoing maintenance of batteries is thus very important.

 

This 8 PDH online course is applicable to electrical and mechanical engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff, energy auditors and facility personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding of storage battery maintenance and principles.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Principles and characteristics of Lead-acid, VRLA and Ni-Cad batteries
  • Importance of float charge, initial charge and equalizing charge
  • Affect of undercharging and over discharge of batteries
  • Importance of voltage and specific gravity readings at appropriate temperature correction
  • Sedimentation, water replacement rate and constant voltage charging
  • Battery life for different types and services
  • Internal shorts, connection resistance
  • Causes and elimination of over sulfation
  • Acceptance testing and inspection guidelines
  • Capacity tests to determine replacement
  • Summary of battery troubles and recommended actions
  • Type of electrolyte, levels and general care
  • Batteries for microwave and VHF radio equipment
  • Battery safety, explosive and safety hazard ventilation
  • Battery charging equipment, motor generator sets and static rectifier chargers
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the publication of the United States Department of the Interior, Facilities Instructions, Standards, and Techniques Volume 3-6, titled "Storage Battery Maintenance and Principles" published by the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Storage Battery Maintenance and Principles (3.18 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 this DOI 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 Conditioning with Thermal Energy Storage
COURSE NO: M04-028
COURSE PROVIDER: A. Bhatia
Air Conditioning with Thermal Energy Storage
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of various TES technology options and discusses their inherent pros and cons.

 

Thermal energy storage (TES) system is a load shifting strategy for creation of cooling to off-peak hours. In a TES system, a storage media is cooled during periods of low cooling demand and the stored cooling is used later to meet air-conditioning load or process cooling loads. Operating refrigeration chillers at night and displacing energy use from peak (day time) to off-peak periods when the energy is at a lower cost is the primary objective of TES system.

 

As a proven technology, chilled water or ice thermal storage systems supply the desired reliability for high air conditioning availability during peak hours and can substantially cut operating costs and reduces capital outlays when systems are suitably designed. It offers building owners the potential for substantial operating cost savings by using off-peak electricity to produce chilled water or ice for use in cooling during peak-hours.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to architects, air-conditioning engineers, controls engineers, contractors, environmentalists, energy auditors and loss prevention professionals. It is assumed that all the readers know the basic functioning of the air conditioning system.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Overview of thermal energy storage systems
  • Understanding chilled water storage systems
  • Understanding ice thermal storage systems
  • Selecting a right TES system
  • Familiarizing with district cooling system
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Air Conditioning with Thermal Energy Storage".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Air Conditioning with Thermal Energy Storage (497 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 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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