Nuclear Power Plant Materials 2021 (5 PDH Online)

Material Selection - Fuel, Cladding, Reflectors, Controls, and Shielding Materials; Nuclear Reactor Core Problems

Imagine a convenient and affordable way to complete your continuing education requirements for your PE license renewal. You have found it. E1 Education was created because we know how expensive and difficult it can be to complete your continuing education hours each year.

This course will review properties considered when selecting materials, fuel materials, cladding, reflectors, control materials, shielding materials, nuclear reactor core problems, atomic and thermal displacement due to irradiation, effect due to neutron capture, radiation effects in organic compounds and reactor use of aluminum. This course will count for five (5) PDH's.

The course material is intended for you to study at your own pace. You may stop and restart at any time. Your course and quiz progress will be saved when you return. You will not have to listen to the instructor reading for hours. See below under Course Curriculum for free a preview of the course and quiz. The preview video is simply to explain how the course works. After purchasing the course, you will have access to the full presentation as a portable document format (pdf) file for your review and while you are taking the quiz.

You must get a passing grade of 70% for the course and you can retake the quiz if necessary. Once you pass the quiz, you can download the completion course certificate. You will have access to the course for 120 days. If you need more time, please email us at [email protected].


Course Curriculum


  Nuclear Power Plant Materials (5 PDH's)
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Your Instructor


Richard Edgar, PE, MBA
Richard Edgar, PE, MBA

Richard is an accomplished business, sales and engineering manager with a with over 24 years of combined experience including contract work at NASA and 20+ years in energy business. Richard has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and master’s degree in business administration. He received his PE license in Texas in 2001 and has served on numerous technical committees including ASTM, ASHRAE, NEMA, ASCE and IEEE. Richard has been granted permission to use the National Society of Professional Engineers' Code of Ethics for Engineers in engineering ethics training courses. [email protected]



Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and expires in 120 days. It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. If you need more time, please email us at [email protected]
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for 120 days - across any and all devices you own. If you need more time, please email us at [email protected]
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Is this course accepted by the Texas Board of Professional Engineers?
Yes, we guarantee this course meets the requirements of the state of Texas. If you encounter a problem, we will refund your money.

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