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  • Civil Engineering Courses

    Nevada-Civil Engineering Package: 30 PDH

    $180.00 $90.00
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    Six Civil Engineering courses plus Nevada Statutes, Codes, & Ethics course that will earn 30 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Nevada Board of Licensure of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
    Instructor: Raymond Bosek, PE

    Nevada – Statutes, Codes, & Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Nevada Statutes, Codes, and Ethics
    In this course the student will study the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Statutes and Codes, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Nevada’s statutes and codes
      • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
      • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
      • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
      • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
      • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Pavement Design for Roads, Streets, Walks, and Open Storage Areas: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Pavement Design
    This course provides guidance for design of pavements and supporting materials for roads, streets, walks and open storage areas. The contents include procedures for conducting preliminary site reconnaissance, traffic analyses, and criteria for the design of sub-grade, sub-base, base courses, flexible and rigid pavements.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Preliminary Soil Investigations
      • Vehicular Traffic Considerations
      • Flexible Pavement Materials & Subgrades
      • Bituminous Pavement
      • Flexible Pavement Design
      • Rigid Pavement Design
      • Concrete Pavement Design
      • Reinforced Concrete Pavements
      • Pavement Overlays
      • Joints For Plain & Reinforced Concrete
      • Roller-Compacted Concrete Pavements
      • Seasonal Frost Conditions

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Foundations in Expansive Soils: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Foundations
    This course presents guidance and information for the geotechnical investigation necessary for the selection and design of foundations for heavy and light buildings constructed in expansive clay soil areas. The information in this course is generally applicable to many types of structures such as residences, warehouses, and multi-story buildings. Emphasis is given to the maintenance of an environment that encourages constant moisture conditions in the foundation soils during and following construction. Special attention must always be given to specific requirements of the structure such as limitations on allowable differential movement.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Guidelines of the geotechnical investigation and analysis
      • Field exploration
      • Laboratory investigations
      • Methodology for prediction of volume changes
      • Selection of the type of foundation
      • Structural details of design procedures provided for reference
      • Methods of minimizing foundation movement
      • Construction techniques and inspection
        Remedial repair of damaged structures

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Home Builders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Building Design: 5 PDH

    Preview Course: Homebuilders Guide
    In this course, the student will review Chapters 1-4 from “Homebuilders Guide to Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction”, FEMA 232 – June 2006 prepared by the Building Seismic Safety Council for the Federal Emergency Management Agency of the Department of Homeland Security.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Background & History
      • Above-Code Recommendations
      • International Residential Code & IRC Seismic Design Categories
      • Building Response & Concepts Concerning Site
      • Other Hazards including Coastal Hazards
      • Earthquake Resistant Requirements
      • IRC General Earthquake Limitations
      • Load Path
      • Lateral Capacities
      • House Configuration Irregularities
      • Foundation Requirements including Concrete Foundations & Masonry Foundations
      • Special Soil Conditions
      • Foundation Resistance to Sliding Loads
      • Special Considerations for Cut & Fill Sites
      • Foundation Design and Reinforcement
      • Interior Braced Walls Anchoring
      • Floor Design & Construction including Wood Frame, Cantilevered & Concrete Slab-On-Grade
      • Requirements for Blocking
      • Floor Sheathing

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Conduits, Culverts, and Pipes Part I: 4 PDH

    Preview Course: Conduits I & II
    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides guidance on the design and construction of conduits, culverts, and pipes, and the design procedures for trench/embankment earth loadings, highway loadings, railroad loadings, surface concentrated loadings, internal/external fluid pressures, cast-in-place conduits for dams, circular reinforced concrete pipe for small dams and levees, and corrugated metal pipe for rural levees and culverts.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Material selection
      • Installation methods
      • Loadings
      • Method of analysis
      • Joints & camber
      • Life cycle design

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Conduits, Culverts, and Pipes Part II: 4 PDH

    Preview Course: Conduits I & II
    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides guidance on the design and construction of conduits, culverts, and pipes, and the design procedures for trench/embankment earth loadings, highway loadings, railroad loadings, surface concentrated loadings, internal/external fluid pressures, cast-in-place conduits for dams, circular reinforced concrete pipe for small dams and levees, and corrugated metal pipe for rural levees and culverts.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Material selection
      • Installation methods
      • Loadings
      • Method of analysis
      • Joints & camber
      • Life cycle design

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Deterioration of Concrete: 2 PDH

    Preview Course: Deterioration of Concrete
    In this course, the student will review Chapter 3, Causes of Distress and Deterioration of Concrete from Engineer Manual (EM) 1110-2-2002, “Engineering and Design – Evaluation and Repair of Concrete Structures” published by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (issued 30 June 1995). This course is most relevant to engineers wishing to attain knowledge on the most common causes of problems in concrete. The course also provides a brief description of the basic mechanism of each common problem, a description of the typical symptoms that would be observed during a visual inspection, and suggests preventative methods or techniques to prevent further damage.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Common causes of concrete deterioration
      • Symptoms of concrete distress and deterioration that can be found during visual inspections
      • Preventative measures to reduce or eliminate further concrete degradation.

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 10 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Nevada

    Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Requirements

    Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPC in Nevada
    Nevada professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

    Subject Requirement
    Hours Required 30 hours biennially
    Renewal Dates January 1 of odd-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters A through E
    July 1 of odd-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters F through K
    January 1 of even-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters L through R
    July 1 of even-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters S through Z
    Course Approval The Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements
    Course Content The Nevada Board website states that the “requirement for continuing professional competency (CPC) is intended to protect the public by reinforcing the need for lifelong learning in order to stay more current with changing technology, equipment, procedures, processes, tools, and established technical and business standards. The rule specifying qualifying CPC activities was designed to give flexibility in selecting among a broad range of subjects that are intended to strengthen or maintain competency in technical, managerial (business), or ethical fields.” Courses must “maintain, improve, or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to (the engineer’s) discipline”
    Online Courses Internet-based training is accepted provided a graded quiz is required. EZpdh’s online courses meet this criteria
    PDH Carryover A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. For dual licensees, the number of PDH units required shall be 18, at least one-third of which shall be obtained in each profession
    2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 3 years. EZpdh.com helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by EZpdh.com for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online through your login account
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  • Electrical Engineering Courses

    Nevada-Electrical Engineering Package: 30 PDH

    $180.00 $90.00
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    Four Electrical Engineering courses plus Nevada Statutes, Codes, & Ethics course that will earn 30 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Nevada Board of Licensure of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    Nevada – Statutes, Codes, & Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Nevada – Statutes, Codes, and Ethics
    In this course the student will study the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Statutes and Codes, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Nevada’s statutes and codes
      • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
      • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
      • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
      • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
      • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Basic Electrical and DC Theory: 9 PDH

    Preview Course: Basic Electrical
    Do you know where electricity comes from? To be able to say yes to that question, you must understand a bit about the physics of matter. In this course you’ll learn the basics involving: matter, electron theory, magnetism, electromagnetism, the laws of electrical circuits, series circuits, parallel circuits, series-parallel circuits and the basic electrical formulas.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • How is DC voltage produced and what does an electric circuit consist of
      • What is a rectifier and how half-wave bridge rectifiers differ from full-wave bridge rectifiers
      • What is the difference between a schematic diagram, one-line diagram, block diagram and wiring diagram
      • What is resistivity and how temperature affects the resistance of materials
      • What is the difference between open circuit, close circuit, and short circuit
      • What primary characteristics identify a series, parallel or a combination circuit
      • How to calculate the current and voltage drop in series, parallel or combination circuits
      • How to calculate the equivalent resistance for a series, parallel or combination circuit
      • What is meant by the terms voltage divider and current division
      • How is electron flow theory different from conventional current theory

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 30 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 9 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Batteries, DC Circuits, DC Generators, & DC Motors: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: Batteries & DC Circuits
    This electrical training course provides a basic introduction to DC theory, electrical circuits, batteries and DC machinery (motors and generators). This course is essential to electrical engineers to refresh upon the basics and relearn the basic knowledge of electrical principals and equipment usages and applications.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Battery operations: series, parallel, primary, seconday, shelf life, etc
      • Battery types: wet, dry, alkaline, etc
      • Battery harzards
      • Inductance
      • Capacitance
      • DC generator construction
      • DC generator theory of operation
      • DC generator voltage production, ratings, & losses
      • DC motor theory
      • DC motor construction and operation

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    AC Theory, Circuits, Generators & Motors: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: AC Theory & Circuits
    AC circuit theory can cause engineers a lot of difficulty; however this course will attempt to make the concept easy to see and understand. Numerous pictures and graphs are used to show the basic fundamentals of how Alternating Current works. This course also details the general theory and equations for AC Circuit analysis, AC generators and AC Motors.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • AC motor theory
      • AC motor construction and operation
      • AC motor applications and usage
      • Transformer theory and design
      • Electronic Measuring devices
      • Instrument construction
      • Distribution systems

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    AC Motors, Transformers, Instruments & Distribution Systems: 6 PDH

    Preview Course: AC Motors & Distribution
    This course provides an excellent overview of 1) AC motor theory, applications, and industrial usage, 2) Transformers and transformer design, 3) Instruments and measuring devices, and 4) distribution systems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • AC motor theory
      • AC motor construction and operation
      • AC motor applications and usage
      • Transformer theory and design
      • Electronic Measuring devices
      • Instrument construction
      • Distribution systems

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 6 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
    Nevada

    Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Requirements

    Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPC in Nevada
    Nevada professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

    State WebsiteAccess State Website

    Subject Requirement
    Hours Required 30 hours biennially
    Renewal Dates January 1 of odd-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters A through E
    July 1 of odd-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters F through K
    January 1 of even-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters L through R
    July 1 of even-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters S through Z
    Course Approval The Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements
    Course Content The Nevada Board website states that the “requirement for continuing professional competency (CPC) is intended to protect the public by reinforcing the need for lifelong learning in order to stay more current with changing technology, equipment, procedures, processes, tools, and established technical and business standards. The rule specifying qualifying CPC activities was designed to give flexibility in selecting among a broad range of subjects that are intended to strengthen or maintain competency in technical, managerial (business), or ethical fields.” Courses must “maintain, improve, or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to (the engineer’s) discipline”
    Online Courses Internet-based training is accepted provided a graded quiz is required. EZpdh’s online courses meet this criteria
    PDH Carryover A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. For dual licensees, the number of PDH units required shall be 18, at least one-third of which shall be obtained in each profession
    2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 3 years. EZpdh.com helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by EZpdh.com for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online through your login account


  • Mechanical Engineering Courses

    Nevada-Mechanical Engineering Package: 30 PDH

    $180.00 $90.00
    Add to cart
    Six Mechanical Engineering courses plus Nevada Statutes, Codes, & Ethics course that will earn 30 PDH guaranteed to be accepted by the Nevada Board of Licensure of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    Nevada – Statutes, Codes, & Ethics for Professional Engineers: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Nevada Statutes, Codes, & Ethics
    In this course the student will study the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors Statutes and Codes, including Professional Engineering Ethics.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • The engineer’s guidelines for practicing within Nevada’s statutes and codes
      • The engineer’s duty to protect the public
      • The engineer’s duty to make objective and truthful statements
      • The engineer’s duty to limit practice to his or her field of competence
      • The engineer’s duty to maintain client confidentiality
      • The engineer’s responsibility to the profession

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Thermodynamics: 8 PDH

    Preview Course: Thermodynamics
    This course provides a detailed overview of Thermodynamics Principles and Practices including thermodynamic principles in practical industrial, commercial and residential applications. The student will comprehend, analyze and solve various types of practical thermodynamic problems through several case studies. Laws, equations, graphs, charts, tables and diagrams, pertaining to various thermodynamics concepts, are covered and utilized in the analysis and solution of the case study problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Energy concepts and extension/application of the law of conservation of energy
      • Conversion of thermal energy to electricity through steam turbines and electric generators
      • Understanding and application of Steam Tables
      • Fundamental and essential concepts such as entropy, enthalpy, heat of fusion, heat of sublimation, latent and sensible heat
      • Thermodynamic processes
      • Heat engine cycles
      • Pyschrometric analysis based on psychrometric chart
      • Refrigeration cycle related numerical analysis utilizing Pressure –Enthalpy Charts

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 30 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 8 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Heat Transfer: 4 PDH

    Preview Course: Heat Transfer
    The transfer of heat is an integral part of many industrial processes. Moreover, heat transfer affects our everyday lives – from an oven heating our dinner to the wind cooling us on a hot summer day. Thus, it is important that the engineer understands how to apply the basic principles of heat transfer to solve real-world problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Heat transfer definitions and terminology, including heat flux, thermal conductivity, LMTD, and heat transfer coefficients
      • Conduction and the equivalent resistance formulas
      • Convection and use of the overall heat transfer coefficient
      • Radiant heat transfer, including black bodies, gray bodies and emissivity

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Fluid Flow: 4 PDH

    Preview Course: Fluid Flow
    Fluid flow and practical fluid mechanics is essential to any engineer’s knowledge base. This course will overview the basic principles of fluid flow including the three key attributes to solve all fluid problems. Bernoulli Equation will be discussed in detail to enable understanding of different types of energy in a fluid stream. Laminar and turbulent flow, head loss, and factors affecting head loss will also be dicussed in detail and explained with practical problems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Shear Stress in a fluid
      • Conservation of Mass
      • Conservation of Momentum
      • Reynolds number
      • Laminar versus turbulent flow
      • Bernoulli Equation
      • Major head losses
      • Minor head losses
      • System level analysis

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 15 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Chillers, Refrigerant Compressors, and Heating Systems: 5 PDH

    Preview Course: Chillers & Refrigerants
    This course focuses on the equipment and equipment components used to generate heating and cooling. It does not include fans and pumps. This distinction is clear for most equipment types, such as unit heaters, boilers, and chillers. However, for packaged air-conditioning (AC) equipment the distinction can be subtle. Most packaged AC equipment is treated as a unit by performance rating procedures. Hence, separation of the fans is difficult. For this study, only the refrigerant compressors of packaged equipment are considered.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Accurate estimates of the energy used by primary cooling in the US commercial building sector
      • Accurate estimates of the energy used by primary heating in the US commercial building sector
      • Factors which contribute to energy use by the equipment
      • Baseline estimate of current national energy use
      • Calculation of the national energy savings impact
      • Methods & options for reducing energy usage

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 20 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 5 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals I: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Diesel I & II
    Part I of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learning learn the fundamentals from the earlier history to the basic components which make up all diesel engines today.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Diesel engine history
      • Differences to other combustible engines
      • Major components
      • Cooling systems
      • Lubrication systems
      • Fuel systems

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Diesel Engine Fundamentals II: 3 PDH

    Preview Course: Diesel I & II
    Part II of a two-part series. This course provides the engineer the basic understanding of the operation and design of Diesel Engines. The student will learn in depth, the diesel engine operation including an overview of all basic components as well as the different cycles and the operation of all essential systems of modern day diesel engines.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Exhaust system
      • Operation terminology
      • Compression ratio
      • Basic diesel cycles
      • Four & two stroke cycles
      • Engine control
      • Fuel control
      • Engine protection

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a 25 question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. This course satisfies 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
    Nevada

    Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Requirements

    Continuing Education or PDH is known as CPC in Nevada
    Nevada professional engineers are required to earn 30 PDH biennially. All of the required hours can be earned through online continuing education courses. EZpdh.com courses are accepted by the Nevada State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. The following table shows a quick rundown of license renewal requirements.

    State WebsiteAccess State Website

    Subject Requirement
    Hours Required 30 hours biennially
    Renewal Dates January 1 of odd-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters A through E
    July 1 of odd-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters F through K
    January 1 of even-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters L through R
    July 1 of even-numbered years for licensees whose last name begins with one of the letters S through Z
    Course Approval The Board does not require pre-approval for providers or specific courses. Each engineer must determine whether an activity meets the Board’s requirements
    Course Content The Nevada Board website states that the “requirement for continuing professional competency (CPC) is intended to protect the public by reinforcing the need for lifelong learning in order to stay more current with changing technology, equipment, procedures, processes, tools, and established technical and business standards. The rule specifying qualifying CPC activities was designed to give flexibility in selecting among a broad range of subjects that are intended to strengthen or maintain competency in technical, managerial (business), or ethical fields.” Courses must “maintain, improve, or expand the skills and knowledge relevant to (the engineer’s) discipline”
    Online Courses Internet-based training is accepted provided a graded quiz is required. EZpdh’s online courses meet this criteria
    PDH Carryover A maximum of 15 PDH may be carried forward into the next renewal period
    Additional
    1. For dual licensees, the number of PDH units required shall be 18, at least one-third of which shall be obtained in each profession
    2. PDH completion records must be maintained for a minimum of 3 years. EZpdh.com helps you meet this requirement by providing you with the ability to instantly access and print a certificate upon successful completion of a course. Additionally, your certificates of completion are securely maintained by EZpdh.com for a minimum of seven years and can be accessed online through your login account