M-051 An Introduction to Solar Water Heating Systems: 3 PDH

M-051 An Introduction to Solar Water Heating Systems

Description of the An Introduction to Solar Water Heating Systems course

The An Introduction to Solar Water Heating Systems online PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses. This course presents the information required to design a solar energy water heating system, after planning and system selection have been completed.  The design of the principle sub-systems, such as collectors, storage and controls, are discussed.

This course is intended for mechanical engineers and other design and construction professionals interested in an introduction to the design of solar water heating systems.

 Learning Objectives:

At the end of this PDH online continuing education course, you will:

  • Learn about solar absorber construction and components,
  • Learn how to design collector manifolds,
  • Learn the benefits of, and how to design, a reverse-return system,
  • Learn the benefits and drawbacks of internally and externally manifolded collector systems,
  • Learn the fundamentals of solar collector selection and specification
  • Learn about flow balancing for collector arrays,
  • Learn the importance of, and how to do, pressure drop calculations, and
  • Learn how to design and specify the collector, transport, storage and control sub-systems.

 Refunds and Cancellation Policies

The online PDH course is accepted as continuing education activity by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Mechanical Engineering category of courses please click here.

Length of the Course / Activity

This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 3 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.

Course Quiz

To receive the certificate of completion for the above 3 PDH online course, you will need to take a 15-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.

Certificate of Completion

Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.

State Acceptance

This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:

AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY

For detailed state by state requirements click here.

Need help?

Do you need help choosing the right course or package for you? Please give us a call or send us an email and we will be happy to provide guidance on which courses are most relevant for you and create a customary course package.

Course Content

Total learning: 1 lesson / 1 quiz Time: 1000000 weeks



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