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Solid Waste 24 PDH Package Discount

PACKAGE NO: DP24C-19
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 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: Solid Waste Disposal Facility - Closure and Post Closure Criteria
COURSE NO: C03-005
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Solid Waste Disposal Facility - Closure and Post Closure Criteria
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes EPA's closure and post-closure criteria for solid waste disposal facilities. The criteria for landfill closure focus on two central themes: (1) the need to establish low-maintenance cover systems and (2) the need to design a final cover that minimizes the infiltration of precipitation into the waste.

 

Critical technical issues that must be faced by the designer include the following:

  • Degree and rate of post-closure and stresses imposed on soil liner components
  • Long-term durability and survivability of cover system
  • Long-term waste decomposition and management of landfill leachate and gases
  • Environmental performance of the combined bottom liner and final cover system

 

Full closure and post-closure requirements apply to municipal solid waste landfill (MSWLF) units that have been receiving waste since October 9, 1993. For MSWLF units that stopped receiving wastes prior to October 9, 1993, only the final cover requirements apply.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to owners, operators of MSWLF units, as well as engineers, designers, managers, construction workers and any other personnel involved with the closure and post-closure of municipal solid waste landfills.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Final cover design
  • Alternative final cover design
  • Closure plan
  • Closure criteria
  • Post-closure care requirements
  • Post-closure plans
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 6, “Closure and Post-Closure” of the EPA “Solid Waste Disposal Facility Criteria” Technical Manual.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
SWDF - Closure and Post Closure Criteria (261 KB)
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 Chapter 6 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: Advancing Sustainable Materials Management
COURSE NO: C01-021
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Advancing Sustainable Materials Management
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the facts and statistics about the generation and disposition of municipal solid waste (MSW) over time in the United States. It examines the disposing of waste in landfills, recycling, composting, and combustion with energy recovery.

 

Approximately 262 million tons of MSW was generated in the United States in 2015. Understanding how waste is generated and disposed of is important for managing scarce materials.

 

This report analyzes MSW trends in generation and management, materials and products, and economic indicators affecting MSW. It also includes a section on the generation of construction and demolition (C&D) debris, which is not a part of MSW, but comprises a significant portion of the non-hazardous solid waste stream.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to civil, environmental and sustainability engineers and other technical personnel who are interested in gaining a basic understanding of waste management on the individual and household level.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Knowing where MSW comes from and how it is disposed of
  • Understanding how to manage materials in order to maximize economic efficiency
  • Learning when recycling, composting, and combusting with energy recovery should be used
  • Familiarizing with the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) process
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review "Advancing Sustainable Materials Management" by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), publication EPA530-F-18-004, dated July 2018.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ADVANCING SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS MANAGEMENT (1.5 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. 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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