Course NumberPM-02-902W
PDH Hours2
Engineering Achievements of Thomas Edison

Webinar: Engineering Achievements of Thomas Edison

Scheduled: Saturday, June 15, 2024, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Webinar calendar pdhAuthor: Aleksandr Treyger

Explore the remarkable legacy of Thomas Edison in our comprehensive 2-hour live webinar. This course is suitable for all engineering disciplines – civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers, as well as design and construction professionals. Delve into the life of one of history’s most prolific inventors, whose creations like the incandescent light bulb, phonograph, and motion picture camera, have fundamentally shaped modern existence.

This webinar offers an in-depth review of Edison’s biography, providing insights into his journey from a curious inventor to a successful entrepreneur. Participants will engage in discussions about Edison’s engineering achievements, exploring how his inventions have stood the test of time. The course also presents a unique perspective on Edison’s professional relationships and rivalries, including his interactions with contemporaries like Nikola Tesla and Albert Einstein. With a variety of illustrations to enrich the learning experience, this course is not just a retrospective on Edison’s life but a celebration of his enduring impact on modern engineering and technology.

Join us for “Engineering Achievements of Thomas Edison” and earn 2 PDH credits while gaining a deeper understanding of how Edison’s work continues to influence current technological advancements and engineering practices.

Learning Objectives

This Live Webinar course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Review biography of Thomas Edison
  • Discuss engineering achievements of Thomas Edison
  • Edison vs. Tesla and Einstein
  • Importance of Edison’s inventions these days

Note: This is a live webinar delivered via GoToMeeting. Login instructions will be emailed to you 24-48 hours prior to the webinar and the morning of the webinar. If you have not received your instructions for any reason please call customer support the day of the event. Webinars are live and interactive and students will have the ability to directly interact with and ask questions of the presenter.

We provide technical courses for PDH credits that meet Board requirements for Professional Engineers, Geologists and Land Surveyors. This course is guaranteed to be accepted in AK, AL, AR, FL, GA, IA, IL, ID, IN, KS, KY, 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. Before purchasing this course, please confirm that your state Board is listed above.