This course introduces the basics of residential and small-scale commercial rainwater harvesting systems design. It is intended to serve as a first step in considering options for constructing a rainwater harvesting system or implementing a harvesting program.
This 4 PDH online course provides guidance on the design and construction of conduits, culverts, and pipes, and design procedures for trench/embankment earth loadings, highway loadings, railroad loadings, surface concentrated loadings, and internal/external fluid pressures.
This course discusses the activated sludge process employed extensively throughout the world in its conventional form and modified forms, all of which are capable of meeting secondary treatment effluent limits at wastewater treatment plants.
This course provides discussion of and detailed examples of process design calculations for a single stage BOD removal MBBR system, a two-stage BOD removal MBBR system, a single stage tertiary nitrification MBBR system, a two-stage BOD removal/Nitrification MBBR system a post-anoxic denitrification MBBR system and a pre-anoxic denitrification MBBR system.
This course includes discussion of process design calculations for the membrane module used in an MBR system, for an MBR aeration tank designed to provide BOD removal and nitrification, and for a pre-anoxic tank to go with an MBR BOD removal and nitrification system.
This course is about measurement of the flow rate of a fluid flowing under pressure in a closed conduit. Several categories of pipe flow measurement devices are described and discussed, including some associated calculations.
This course introduces the framework for applying sustainable design principles. You will learn the goals of each, opportunities you can use to pursue them, and resources that will help you reach them.
This course is an introduction to passive solar technology to heat buildings. You will learn the fundamentals that will allow you to move forward design cost-effective and efficient passive solar buildings.
Ion Exchange Techniques for Water Desalination The Ion Exchange Techniques for Water Desalination online PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses. Water desalination systems may employ different technologies depending on a variety of technical and economic factors. One of the most important systems relies on ion exchange technology. This course will introduce…
This course provides an introduction to design criteria for treated water storage requirements at facilities, gives typical design analysis for elevated tanks, standpipes, and reservoirs, and provides guidance on the procedures to be followed in selecting sites for such storage works
This course will give environmental and civil engineers and other design and construction professionals an introduction to the design, construction and process control considerations for microbiological and corrosion control in cooling water systems.
Fire Protection Systems The Fire Protection Systems online 4 PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses. This course describes the operation, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems commonly used in buildings and other structures. Fire protection systems include automatic sprinkler systems, standpipe and hose systems, foam extinguishing systems, gaseous extinguishing…