M-056 Treatment of Closed Industrial Water Systems: 3 PDH

M-056 Treatment of Closed Industrial Water Systems

Description of the Treatment of Closed Industrial Water Systems course

The Treatment of Closed Industrial Water Systems online 3 PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses. The term “closed water system” refers to a water system that is used to provide heating, cooling, or both for industrial processes or facilities. The system is sealed (closed), sometimes under pressure, and is not open to the atmosphere. No evaporation takes place and, with good operation, water is lost only minimally from the system. In general, water treatment for closed systems is much easier than for open systems. Makeup water is needed only to replace seal leakage and other incidental leakage. Because of the small makeup water requirements of these systems, they require little chemical treatment, which can be added intermittently as needed. Once properly treated, the system water does not form scale and has little or no corrosion potential. Two main types of closed water systems are used at many installations: hot water closed heating systems and chilled water closed cooling systems.

This course is an introduction to best practices for treatment of closed industrial water systems used to provide heating, cooling, or both for buildings and industrial processes.

This course is intended for mechanical engineers and other design and construction professionals wanting an introduction to the technologies, equipment and operational practices for treatment of closed industrial water systems used to provide heating, cooling, or both for industrial processes or facilities.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Learn about treatment of hot water systems;
  • Learn about treatment of closed chilled water systems, brine systems, and glycol systems supply cold or chilled water for cooling processes and air conditioning;
  • Learn about treatment of diesel engine jacket cooling systems;
  • Learn about water treatment programs for both closed hot water and closed chilled water systems to control corrosion and deposition of microbiological organisms;
  • Learn about treatment of makeup water;
  • Learn about corrosion control program options;
  • Learn how to implement sulfite-caustic treatment programs;
  • Learn how to manage a nitrite-azole treatment program; and
  • Learn about polysilicate-azole treatment programs.

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.

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