Engineers: Maintain Your PE License With A La Carte Courses From ESD

SOUTHFIELD — Engineers who need continuing education hours can get them conveniently by taking PE licensing courses on an a la carte basis from The Engineering Society of Detroit.

Classes are available from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through Oct. 25. Two four-hour classes are also available Saturday, Oct. 8.

All classes are held at ESD Headquarters in Southfield.

The instructor-led, three- or four-hour courses are taught by industry professionals. The cost is $75 for ESD members and $100 for non-members for the weeknight courses. The cost for courses Saturday, Oct. 8 is $100 for ESD members and $125 for non-members.

A Continuing Professional Development Activity Certificate of Completion will be provided along with a description of the program.

Pre-registration is required. To register, contact Fran Mahoney at fmahoney@esd.org or 248-353-0735, ext. 116. For questions, please contact Elana Shelef at eshelef@esd.org or 248-353-0735, ext. 119.

The schedule is:

Tuesday, Oct. 4 – Probability & Statistics (Probability Distributions; Regression and Curve Fitting; Measures of Central Tendencies and Dispersions; Expected Value in Decision Making)

Thursday, Oct. 6 – Fluid Mechanics I (Stress, Pressure and Viscosity; Manometers; Flow Characterization; Impulse-Momentum Principle; Dimensional Homogeneity); and Power & Rotating Machines I (Single Phase and Three Phase; Transmission and Distribution; Voltage Regulation; Motors and Generators; Power Factor)

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 – 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Wastewater Collection & Treatment (Civil; Environmental; Biochemistry, Biology & Bacteriology; Wastewater Quantity and Quality; Treatment Equipment and Processes) 1 to 5 p.m., Fluid Mechanics; Pumps & Fans (Fluid Dynamics; Dimensional Analysis; Pumps and Piping Systems)

Tuesday, Oct. 11 – Fluid Mechanics II (Continuation of Class I: Stress, Pressure and Viscosity; Manometers; Flow Characterization; Impulse-Momentum Principle; Dimensional Homogeneity); and Power & Rotating Machines II (Continuation of Class I: Single Phase and Three Phase; Transmission and Distribution; Voltage Regulation; Motors and Generators; Power Factor)

Thursday, Oct. 13 – Engineering Economics (Analysis; Depreciation; Taxation; Estimation; Inflation)

Tuesday, Oct. 18 – Electric Circuits (Voltage; Power; Energy; Elements; Circuits)

Thursday, Oct. 20 – Computational Tools (Spreadsheets; Algorithms and Flowcharts); and Electronics (Solid-State Fundamentals; Discrete Devices; Bias Circuits; Amplifiers; Instrumentation; Power Electronics)

Tuesday, Oct. 25 – Electromagnetic Fields (Maxwell Equations; Wave Propagation; Transmission Lines; Electromagnetic Compatibility)

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