Project Risk Management

Risks must be considered in all engineering projects. This course examines both the positive and negative sides of risk management. This course assists the engineer in dealing with risk by helping the engineer to identify risks; quantify, prioritize and develop responses to risk; outlining of methods for setting up contingencies; handling risk during the project, and closing a risk. Merriam-Webster defines risk as “the possibility that something bad or unpleasant (such as an injury or ...
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Project Management

Learn about the foundational project management principles necessary to effectively meet all expectations with regard to final project delivery, including the established goals of time, budget, and quality. The manner in which a business organization manages its projects is the key to developing and retaining clients and being a profitable operation. Everyone in an organization is involved, either directly or indirectly, in projects which the organization undertakes. Each person can contrib...
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Mechanical Systems I

Learn theoretical and current practical knowledge in the area of mechanical systems and various mechanical components. The purpose of this course is to provide practitioners with the theoretical as well as current practical knowledge in the area of mechanical systems and various mechanical components and to strengthen the relationships of materials science to manufacturing techniques. This course is accepted for credit by all states except New York.
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Mechanical Engineering Overview

Reviews the subjects of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning, designed for professional engineers of all experience levels. The course provides a review of the basic principles of mechanical engineering as they relate to heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. It is designed for the experienced professional engineer desiring a refresher course or for the professional engineer whose undergraduate curricula did not include air conditioning. The course was authored by Char...
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Managing Engineering Services Contracts

Learn how to improve the efficiency of the design and construction process, reduce the probability of a professional liability claim, and improve the likelihood of expectations being met. The central theme of this course is achieving expectation management. Almost all of the information contained herein is intended to enhance that process. While the course is primarily directed to practitioners that serve as consultants to clients with whom they have a contract, the philosophies and procedu...
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Laws and Regulations Applicable to the Practice of Engineering in Maryland

Fulfills the requirements of Chapter 6, paragraph 03 A (1) by providing 1 hour of continuing education on the Maryland statutes and rules applicable to the practice of professional engineering. The course provides a thorough review of Subtitle 23, Chapter 6, paragraph 03 A (1) through a series of questions on each section of the Law and Rules that will prepare the student to correctly answer questions in the evaluation examination at the end of the course. PDH Now is an approved provider...
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Law and Rules for Professional Engineers of Indiana for 2014-2016

Fulfill the requirements of 864 IAC 1.1-15-3(C) by reviewing 1 hour of continuing education on Indiana statutes and rules. The course provides a thorough review of Indiana Code-31 and Title 864 of the Indiana Administrative Code through a series of questions on each section of the Law and Rules that will prepare the student to correctly answer questions in the evaluation examination at the end of the course. The course will conclude with a 10-question examination to measure the effective...
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Infrastructure Planning

The main concepts of infrastructure planning in the public sector, including the environmental, social, and institutional assessments. This course presents the main concepts of infrastructure planning in the public sector, including the environmental, social, and institutional assessments and discusses many planning methodologies and approaches. The purpose of this course is to provide practitioners involved in planning public infrastructure projects with guidelines to be considered and ...
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Grounding and Bonding of Electrical Systems

An introduction to grounding and bonding and application information for engineers with all levels of electrical design experience. This course familiarizes engineers with electrical system grounding and bonding issues associated with solidly grounded systems under 600V. This course can serve as an introduction to grounding and bonding for engineers with little or no professional electrical design experience. The course also presents practical, but not widely known, grounding and bonding ap...
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Green Development

Learn from the recent growth history of the state of Florida and the mechanisms used to institute Green Development. This course introduces the engineer to the components of sustainability or “Green Development.” In 1990-2000, Florida’s population grew by 23.5%, with an increase of 3 million people. Approximately 6,000 people move to Florida each week. Over the last 5 years, the number of new single-family detached homes built each year in the state has grown steadily from 117,310 ...
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Florida Building Code (2014 - 5th Edition), Chapter 16: Building Structural Design (Course #732.0)

Advanced course on Chapter 16, Building Structural Design, 2014 Florida Building Code 5th Edition. This course satisfies requirements of Chapter 471.0195, F.S., which requires all licensees actively participating in the design of engineering works or systems in connections with buildings, structures, or facilities covered under the Florida Building Code to take advanced continuing education courses on the Florida Building Code. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Professional...
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Ethics I for Professional Engineers

Reviews the approach of the study of ethics, 5 prominent theories of ethics, and the application of these theories to serving the public as a Professional Engineer. Ethics is defined as the study of standards of conduct and moral judgment; moral philosophy. The purpose of this course is to provide guidelines for ethical conduct for practitioners engaged in engineering activities. The course concludes with an evaluation exam covering all three chapters of the text. This course is designed...
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Emergency and Standby Power Systems

Practical emergency and standby power system application information for both beginning and seasoned electrical design professionals alike. The nature of electrical power failures, interruptions, and their duration covers a range in time from micro seconds to days. In the face of possible failures of normal electrical utility power sources, a reliable alternative supply of electric power must be provided for facilities and systems that cannot go without power. This course can serve as an...
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EE 101: An Introduction to Electrical Engineering Concepts for the non-Electrical Engineer

Guides non-electrical engineers through the many questions that arise when they must interact with and understand the subject of electrical power. For many non-electrical engineers (civil, mechanical, structural, fire protection, and other design professionals), understanding how electricity "works" and knowing how to specify equipment that utilizes electricity can be confusing. Electricity can't be pumped out of the ground like oil or captured from moving air like wind energy. So it is ...
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Design-Build Project Delivery

Familiarize yourself with Design-Build project delivery concepts, a rapidly-growing trend in North American engineering projects. Design-Build Project Delivery familiarizes practitioners with Design-Build procedures and concepts. The course is authored by William H. Palm, P.E., a consulting engineer with over 30 years experience in private practice. This course contains information as to best practices in the area of design build activity. This course meets the NCEES Guidelines of a c...
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Construction Project Scheduling

Learn effective methods of scheduling construction projects and assure construction managers that projects will be completed in a timely and cost-effective manner. Time is money! The time needed for completion of a construction project and the money required to complete it are most often the major concern to all parties involved in a project. The owner may be interested in shortening each phase of the project or s/he may want to extend the project due to budget cuts, but there is a close re...
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Common Sense Ethics

Principles needed to live an ethical life and build a desired professional reputation as a Professional Engineer. This course discusses ethical issues and theories. It covers the human nature of ethics, ethical issues, ethical theories, and a common sense approach to ethics. The course concludes with an evaluation exam covering all four chapters of the text. The course is designed to fulfill the requirements of 864 IAC 1.1-15-3(b) of the Indiana Board of Professional Engineers and Chapte...
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Administering the Construction Project

Learn how to guide construction projects from the pre-construction phase to project close out successfully. Administering the Construction Project is authored by William H. Palm, P.E. and reviews the management and administrative procedures that practitioners will need to guide construction projects from the pre-construction phase to project close out successfully. The course will benefit professional engineers serving as project managers or field representatives by presenting techniques th...
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Online Other Disciplines FE Exam Prep Course

Online Other Disciplines FE Exam Prep Course At-a-Glance * 90 days of self-guided, unlimited online materials access * You pick the dates - Sign up when it's convenient for you * Unlimited access to 14 recorded webinars totaling over 20 hours covering FE exam topics * Download and print slides that accompany each webinar * Submit your questions online - Subject matter experts will get back to you * $750/members; $950/non-members - Includes all required mat...
MN Society of Professional Engineers

Online Electrical Power PE Exam Prep Course

The Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers (MnSPE) can help you pass the PE exam! Our electrical power PE exam prep course is offered prior to the April and October PE exams each year. Courses are held via live, instructor-led webinar and are open to students anywhere in the world. Webinars are recorded for repeat review and access by students. We use books and materials published by Professional Publications, Inc., providers of the popular Lindeburg books – order books through MnSPE at...
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Low Voltage Fundamentals

There are many types of alarm systems in operation throughout the world today. As the technology becomes available, many different, new alarms appear in the marketplace. Alarm systems encompass an exceedingly large array of possibilities. These systems are very effective in protecting persons and property, are intrinsically dependable and difficult to bypass. Many individuals and industrial organizations rely on these systems for protection and information. The scope of this course is to discu...
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Electric Power Substations & Distribution

Delivery of electricity is made possible by sophisticated distribution systems that transmit huge volumes of high voltage electricity from generating stations. Through these systems, the electricity is transformed into lower voltages for commercial and residential use. This interactive online course covers basic information regarding electric power substations and the distribution of electric power, including components of power substations, individual equipment components, and electric power ...
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Commercial Application Electric Transformers

This course covers basic information regarding electric power transformers and their application in commercial, business and residential facilities. General information about how these electric transformers provide the proper voltage for commercial facilities is included. This course will focus primarily on the utility type of transformer for power supplies needed to operate equipment, HVAC systems, lighting, and convenience power systems.
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Advanced Energy Conversion Analysis

If you have a good basic foundation in energy conversion analysis, this course will take you up another step to a more advanced understanding of the subject. In this interactive course you will learn about the ideal simple and basic power cycles, power cycle components/processes and compressible flow components and their T - s and h - T diagrams, operation and major performance trends. You will review basic elements of Carnot Cycle, Brayton Cycle, Otto Cycle, Diesel Cycle, compression, combust...
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Building Systems for Designers - Electrical Appliances and Communications Equipment

As we all know from talking with parents and grandparents and from watching old movies and TV shows, technology at home and in the office has changed considerably. Many of the items we consider necessities in our modern world would seem like magic to our ancestors. This course will give you the evolution of our most commonly used appliances as well as current information to use in designing for today’s homes and offices. We’ll focus on kitchen appliances, laundry equipment, and data and co...
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Electric Fire Alarm Systems

This course covers an important topic involving the safety and wellbeing of building occupants to alert them with electrical fire alarms in the event of emergency or a fire event. This type of system provides a means for safe evacuation of personnel from buildings when these types of emergencies arise. A full description and review of electric fire alarm systems is provided to give you an excellent resource for the field of fire alarms. We will focus on information for electrical alarm systems...
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Power Transmission and Distribution Webcast

This webcast covers transmission and distribution of electric power, including components of transmission lines, transformers, switch gear, substations, and electric power distribution systems. General information related to electric service loads is covered, as well as operational aspects and costs involved in transmitting and distributing electric power.
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Electric Power Substations Webcast

This webcast covers basic information regarding electric power substations and the distribution of electric power, including components of power substations, individual equipment components, and electric power distribution systems. General information related to operational aspects of substations and distributing electric power is included.
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Commercial Application Transformers Webcast

This webcast covers basic information regarding electric power transformers and their application in commercial, business, and residential facilities. General information about how electric transformers provide the proper voltage is included. We will focus primarily on the utility type of transformer for power supplies needed to operate equipment, HVAC systems, lighting, and convenience power systems.
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Understanding the Energy Independence and Security Act Webcast

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA 2007) established energy management goals and requirements while also amending portions of the National Energy Conservation Policy Act (NECPA). This webcast will discuss the Federal energy management and water conservation requirements in several areas, including: Section 431 - Energy Reduction Goals for Federal Buildings, Section 432 - Facility Management/Benchmarking, Section 438 - StormWater Requirements, and other important high perfor...
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Protecting Your Communications System from Transients and Surges Webcast

Lightning and power surges cause millions of dollars in damage each year. In this webcast you will learn how to use surge protection and proper grounding methods to improve reliability of communications network and reduce damage to equipment.
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International Building Code & More: Code Officials and Code Processes

This course concentrates on the code process as a whole. It introduces the different types of code officials and the various steps that should be taken for a smooth approval of a design. It also discusses how to document the code information effectively and how performance and sustainability requirements need to be incorporated from the beginning of a project. An important thing to remember is that the interior of a building must be designed in conjunction with the codes, standards, and federa...
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Building Systems for Designers - Electrical Systems Basics

Our reliance on electricity has serious implications for environmental quality and resource conservation. Lighting consumes 25 to 30 percent of the energy used in commercial buildings. This adds heat to a building’s interior and increases energy use for air conditioning. In this course we will review basic principles of system design and the various sources of power. We’ll also explore the design process, system components, and end-point devices. Posted by arrangement with John Wiley & ...
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2014 NEC Changes - Chapter 2: Wiring and Protection

The National Electrical Code® (NEC®) is the United States standard for the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment. Since 1911 the NFPA® has been making updates to the NEC Code document. The NEC is updated and published every 3 years. This is the second of several courses covering the changes in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA. Chapter 2 is primarily concerned with correctly sizing and protecting circuits. Every article in this cha...
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2014 NEC Changes - Articles 90, 100, and 110 (Introduction & Chapter 1)

The National Electrical Code® (NEC®) is the United States standard for the safe installation of electrical wiring and equipment. Since 1911 the NFPA® has been making updates to the NEC Code document. The NEC is updated and published every 3 years. This is the first of several courses covering the changes in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA. This course provides coverage of significant changes in the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every ne...
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2014 NEC Changes - Chapter 3: Wiring Methods and Materials

This is the third of several courses covering the changes in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA®. The 2014 NEC provides an accurate, reliable, and authoritative account of the hundreds of significant revisions in the 2014 Code. This Course provides coverage of significant changes in the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every new edition of the NEC, some of the changes include new requirements to sections, while some of the changes include ...
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2014 NEC Changes - Chapter 4: Equipment for General Use

This is the fourth of several courses covering the changes in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA®. The 2014 NEC provides an accurate, reliable, and authoritative account of the hundreds of significant revisions in the 2014 Code. This course provides coverage of significant changes in the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every new edition of the NEC, some of the changes include new requirements to sections, while some of the changes include e...
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2014 NEC Changes - Chapter 5: Special Occupancies

This is the fifth of several courses covering the changes in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA®. The 2014 NEC provides an accurate, reliable, and authoritative account of the hundreds of significant revisions in the 2014 Code. This course provides coverage of significant changes in the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every new edition of the NEC, some of the changes include new requirements to sections, while some of the changes include e...
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2014 NEC Changes - Chapter 6: Electric Signs and Outline Lighting

This is the sixth of several courses covering the changes in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA®. The 2014 NEC provides an accurate, reliable, and authoritative account of the hundreds of significant revisions in the 2014 Code. This course provides coverage of significant changes in the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every new edition of the NEC, some of the changes include new requirements to sections, while some of the changes include e...
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2014 NEC Changes - Condensed Version

This is a condensed summary of the most significant changes covering the eight Chapters of the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA®.
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2014 NEC Changes - A Summary of Changes for Chapters 5-8

This Course provides a summary of the significant changes, for chapters 5-8 of the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every new edition of the NEC, some of the changes include new requirements to sections, while some of the changes include entirely new articles. Some changes are revisions to existing requirements while others are deletions to some existing requirements. To view these changes in detail, please take the “2014 NEC Changes” courses. Although not required, it is recommen...
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2014 NEC Changes - Chapter 7: Special Conditions

This is the seventh of several courses covering the changes in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA®. The 2014 NEC provides an accurate, reliable, and authoritative account of the hundreds of significant revisions in the 2014 Code. This course provides coverage of significant changes in the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every new edition of the NEC, some of the changes include new requirements to sections, while some of the changes include...
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2014 NEC Changes - Chapter 8: Communications Systems

This is the eighth of several courses covering the changes in the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code® (NEC®) created by the NFPA®. The 2014 NEC provides an accurate, reliable, and authoritative account of the hundreds of significant revisions in the 2014 Code. This course provides coverage of significant changes in the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every new edition of the NEC, some of the changes include new requirements to sections, while some of the changes include e...
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2014 NEC Changes - A Summary of Changes for Chapters 3 and 4

This Course provides a summary of the significant changes, for chapters 3 and 4, of the 2014 National Electrical Code®. With every new edition of the NEC, some of the changes include new requirements to sections, while some of the changes include entirely new articles. Some changes are revisions to existing requirements while others are deletions to some existing requirements. To view these changes in detail, please take the “2014 NEC Changes” courses. Although not required, it is rec...
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Electric Power Transformers Webcast

This course will cover information regarding electric power transformers and their application in commercial, business and residential facilities. Information about how electric transformers provide the proper voltage is included. Focus will be primarily on the utility type of transformer for power supplies needed to operate equipment, HVAC systems, lighting, and convenience power systems.
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Texas State Laws & Rules for Electricians

At the conclusion of this course, you will have a better understanding and knowledge of the laws and rules which govern electricians in the State of Texas. You will be able to: 1) Identify the various professions and sub-professions regulated by the Texas laws and rules for electricians, and the responsibilities and limitations of each license 2) Describe licensing requirements and enforcement 3) Identify work that is exempt from the laws and rules chapter covered in this course 4)...
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