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Solid Waste 24 PDH Package Discount

PACKAGE NO: DP24C-13
PACKAGE PDH: 24
PACKAGE PRICE: $288
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COURSE TITLE: Solid Waste Disposal Facility - Design Criteria
COURSE NO: C08-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Solid Waste Disposal Facility - Design Criteria
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course explains how to identify key design features and system components for the composite liner and leachate collection system. The technical considerations include:

  • Design Concepts
  • Design Calculations
  • Physical Properties
  • Construction Methods

 

New municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) facilities and lateral expansions of existing landfill units must comply with either a design standard or a performance standard for landfill design. The EPA has developed minimum regulatory requirements that should be considered during the design, construction, and operation of MSWLF units to ensure that they perform in a manner protective of human health and environment. These requirements apply to owners and/or operators of MSWLF units operating on or after October 9, 1993.

 

This 8 PDH online course is applicable to owners and/or operators of MSWLF units, as well as engineers, designers, managers, construction workers and any other personnel involved with the planning and design of municipal solid waste landfills.

Learning Objectives

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

Designs Based on The Performance Standard:

  • Leachate characterization and leakage assessment
  • Leachate migration in the subsurface
  • Leachate migration models
  • Relevant point of compliance assessment

Composite Liners and Leachate Collection Systems:

  • Soil liner component (soil properties, lab testing, design, construction, and testing)
  • Flexible membrane liners (fml properties, design, installation and testing)
  • Leachate collection systems (strength, compatibility, grading, drainage and filtration)
  • Leachate removal systems (pumps, sumps, and standpipes)
  • Inspections (field observations and laboratory testing)
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 4, “Design Criteria” of the EPA “Solid Waste Disposal Facility” Technical Manual.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
SWDF - Design Criteria (945 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty (40) questions to earn 8 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: Solid Waste Disposal Facility - Operating Criteria
COURSE NO: C04-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Solid Waste Disposal Facility - Operating Criteria
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course contains a series of operating requirements pertaining to routine operation, management and environmental monitoring at municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) units. The operating requirements pertain to new MSWLF units, existing MSWLF units, and lateral expansions of existing MSWLF units.

 

EPA has developed these operating requirements to assist owners/operators in achieving compliance with the criteria and ensure the safe daily operation and management at MSWLF units. These operating requirements apply to owners and/or operators of MSWLF units operating on or after October 9, 1993.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to owners and/or operators of MSWLF units, as well as engineers, designers, managers, construction workers and any other personnel involved with the operation and maintenance of municipal solid waste landfills.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Exclusion of hazardous waste
  • Cover material application
  • Disease vector control
  • Explosive gases control
  • Air monitoring
  • Facility access
  • Run-on/run-off control systems
  • Surface water requirements
  • Liquid restrictions
  • Recordkeeping requirements
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 3, "Operating Criteria" of the EPA "Solid Waste Disposal Facility" Technical Manual.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
SWDF - Operating Criteria (437 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 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: An Introduction to Sanitary Landfills
COURSE NO: C02-018
An Introduction to Sanitary Landfills
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to the planning and design of sanitary landfills including dry and wet landfills, site selection, site development plans, site layout, trench design, leachate control and treatment, gas control, runoff control, support facilities, and landfill closure issues.

 

The main advantage of a sanitary landfill is that handling and processing of refuse is kept to a minimum.  Handling is limited to the pickup and transport of the waste, the spreading of refuse, and covering with a suitable cover material.

 

New technologies that can produce a closed landfill system, a self contained system resulting in very little impact on the surrounding environment, have resulted  in more restrictive legislation and regulations  for sanitary landfills. Therefore, site selection and proper landfill design are considered the most important factors in the refuse disposal process.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for all engineers, design professionals, construction and solid waste operational personnel who are engaged in the planning, design and operation of sanitary landfills.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Learn about the applications and characteristics of dry and wet landfills.
  • Learn about the two most commonly used methods of operating a landfill.
  • Learn about landfill site selection issues associated with nearby airports, wetlands, seismic impact zones, unstable areas, cover, existing site utilities and access.
  • Learn what features must be incorporated into landfill site development plans, and accompanying plans and narratives required to fully characterize the landfill site planning, design, operation and closure.
  • Learn the fundamentals of landfill trench design.
  • Learn the fundamentals of landfill cover requirements to minimize infiltration and erosion.
  • Learn about leachate, runoff, and gas control and sanitary landfills.
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to  review the course document titled: "An Introduction to Sanitary Landfills".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Introduction to Sanitary Landfills (1.08 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 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: An Introduction to Sludge Handling, Treatment and Disposal
COURSE NO: C04-021
An Introduction to Sludge Handling, Treatment and Disposal
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course will introduce you to processes and equipment for handling, treating and disposing of sludge produced by wastewater treatment plants. It covers sludge pumping, thickening, conditioning, dewatering, digestion, storage and final disposition. It also discusses loading parameters for gravity thickeners and operational parameters for air flotation thickeners. This course will provide guidelines for chemical conditioning of sludge; and advantages, disadvantages and shortcomings of filter presses, basket centrifuges, and solid bowl decanter centrifuges.  Finally it illustrated the design parameters for aerobic and standard and high-rate anaerobic sludge digesters.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for civil, environmental and chemical engineers as well as construction professionals seeking an introduction to sludge handling, treatment and disposal.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identifying the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of the four primary types of sludge pumps
  • Recommending pump types for primary, chemical precipitated, trickling-filter, activated, thickened and concentrated sludge
  • Learning about gravity and flotation thickening of sludge, as well as the mass loading guidelines for gravity thickeners
  • Learning about the operational parameters for flotation thickening of sludge
  • Learning how chemical conditioning is used to improve sludge dewaterability and how heat can improve dewaterability of sludge
  • Learning about sludge dewatering using a belt filtration press
  • Understanding the advantages, disadvantages, shortcomings and solutions to problems that may arise with belt filter presses
  • Understanding the design guidelines for sludge drying beds
  • Learning about sludge moisture reduction using vacuum filtration
  • Learning about sludge dewatering using basket centrifuges or using solid bowl centrifuges
  • Understanding the advantages, disadvantages, shortcomings and solutions to problems that may arise with solid bowl decanter centrifuges
  • Learning about plate-and-frame filter presses, as well as manual, semi-automatic and automatic controls for filter presses
  • Learning about continuous and intermittent batch aerobic sludge digestion, as well as anaerobic sludge digestion
  • Understanding the design parameters for aerobic digestion using air, as well as the design parameters for standard- and high-rate anaerobic digesters
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to Sludge Handling, Treatment and Disposal".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Introduction to Sludge Handling, Treatment and Disposal (888 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) 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.

COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to Solid Waste Incineration
COURSE NO: C04-024
An Introduction to Solid Waste Incineration
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course will introduce you to the basic principles and practices of solid waste incineration including classification and characterization of solid waste, oxidation fundamentals, the mechanisms of combustion, and combustion process control. You will learn about heating values of wastes and fuels, the basic chemistry of oxidation, stoichiometry, air control, the four phases of primary combustion, secondary combustion, mass burn systems, process control, and the effect of air control on emissions.  This course will give you a foundation to move forward and address solid waste incineration issues in your company or agency activities.

 

Incineration is a controlled combustion process for reducing solid, liquid, or gaseous combustible wastes primarily to carbon dioxide, water vapor, other gases, and a relatively small, noncombustible residue that can be further processed or land-filled in an environmentally acceptable manner. The incineration of solid waste involves a sequence of steps in the primary process, which includes drying, volatilization, combustion of fixed carbon, and burnout of char of the solids, which is followed by a secondary process, the combustion of the vapors, gases, and particulates driven off during the primary process.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for environmental, industrial, chemical and mechanical engineers, as well as, maintenance personnel and construction professionals interested in learning about solid waste incineration.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning the definition and description of the combustion process
  • Learning the descriptions and basic properties of the four principal types of waste
  • Learning the heating values of residential, municipal and commercial waste
  • Learning about the effect of moisture on heating values
  • Learning the basic chemistry of oxidation
  • Learning about the two major combustible chemical elements of significance
  • Learning about the two chemical elements that cause pollution and corrosion in waste incineration
  • Learning about the stoichiometric ratio and how it is employed in waste incineration analysis
  • Learning the effects of excess air in the waste incineration process
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to Solid Waste Incineration".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Introduction to Solid Waste Incineration (2.67 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) 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.

COURSE TITLE: Activated Sludge Calculations with Excel
COURSE NO: C02-035
Activated Sludge Calculations with Excel
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course includes background on 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 illustrating the setup and use of an Excel spreadsheet for making activated sludge design and operational calculations are also included.

 

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
  • Knowing the major components of an activated sludge wastewater treatment system
  • Ability to describe the differences between an extended aeration and conventional activated sludge system
  • Ability to describe the differences between a contact stabilization and conventional activated sludge system
  • Ability to calculate 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
  • Ability to calculate 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
  • Ability to calculate the required activated sludge recycle flow rate, waste activated sludge flow rate, and aeration tank F:M ratio, if given suitable wastewater stream and aeration tank information along with the desired value for sludge retention time
  • Be able to use an Excel spreadsheet for making activated sludge design and operational calculations
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document tiled, "Activated Sludge Calculations with Excel".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Activated Sludge Calculations with Excel (1.34 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 credit. The quiz will be based on this 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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