M-057 An Introduction to Cooling Towers: 2 PDH

M-057 An Introduction to Cooling Towers

Description of the An Introduction to Cooling Towers course

The An Introduction to Cooling Towers online 2 PDH course is a part of the Mechanical Engineering category of courses. Cooling water systems remove heat generated from a variety of industrial processes. There are three basic types of cooling water systems: once-through, open recirculating, and closed recirculating cooling water systems. This course describes once-through and open recirculating systems.

This course is intended for mechanical engineers and other design and construction professionals wanting an introduction to the use of cooling towers to provide cooling for HVAC systems and industrial processes.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Learn about the three basic types of cooling water systems;
  • Learn where once-through cooling water systems are typically used;
  • Learn why recirculating cooling water systems are open to the atmosphere and continuously recycle and reuse the cooling water;
  • Learn about natural draft cooling towers;
  • Learn about forced-draft and induced-draft cooling towers;
  • Learn how to calculate key parameters for cooling towers; and
  • Learn the difference between cross-flow and counter-flow cooling towers.

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 2 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 2 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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