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  • EZpdh-2017-NEC-part-1-pdh-engineer-courses-new

    2017 NEC Significant Code Changes Part 1: 4 PDH

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    Part 1 of a multiple part series, this four (4) hour course covers and highlights some of the significant changes and updates in the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) which was recently updated from the 2014 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). The student will progress through each section of the NEC from the introduction up to and including article 300. The student will be identifying chapters, articles, and tables of where and what significant changes occurred (be it an addition, revision, or deleting), the student will review the 2017 version of the updated text, and understand the reason for the change with an explanatory brief.
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Become familiar with some of the significant changes including additions, deletions, and modification to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) from the 2014 Edition for Chapters 1 up to and including chapter 3
    • Comprehend, after reviewing the significant changes and additions to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) the large scope of the changes to the code, thereby seeking additional and more thorough reviews of the entire code

    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 four (4) professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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    2017 NEC Significant Code Changes Part 2: 4 PDH

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    Part 2 of a multiple part series, this four (4) hour course covers and highlights some of the significant changes and updates in the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) which was recently updated from the 2014 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). The student will progress through all of article 400. The student will be identifying chapters, articles, and tables of where and what significant changes occurred (be it an addition, revision, or deleting), the student will review the 2017 version of the updated text, and understand the reason for the change with an explanatory brief.
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Become familiar with some of the significant changes including additions, deletions, and modification to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) from the 2014 Edition for chapter 4
    • Comprehend, after reviewing the significant changes and additions to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) the large scope of the changes to the code, thereby seeking additional and more thorough reviews of the entire code

    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 four (4) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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    2017 NEC Significant Code Changes Part 3: 4 PDH

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    Part 3 of a multiple part series, this four (4) hour course covers and highlights some of the significant changes and updates in the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) which was recently updated from the 2014 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). The student will progress through all of article 500. The student will be identifying chapters, articles, and tables of where and what significant changes occurred (be it an addition, revision, or deleting), the student will review the 2017 version of the updated text, and understand the reason for the change with an explanatory brief.
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Become familiar with some of the significant changes including additions, deletions, and modification to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) from the 2014 Edition for chapter 5
    • Comprehend, after reviewing the significant changes and additions to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) the large scope of the changes to the code, thereby seeking additional and more thorough reviews of the entire code,

    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 one (1) professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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    2017 NEC Significant Code Changes Part 4: 4 PDH

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    Part 4 of a multiple part series, this four (4) hour course covers and highlights some of the significant changes and updates in the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) which was recently updated from the 2014 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). The student will progress through all of article 600. The student will be identifying chapters, articles, and tables of where and what significant changes occurred (be it an addition, revision, or deleting), the student will review the 2017 version of the updated text, and understand the reason for the change with an explanatory brief.
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Become familiar with some of the significant changes including additions, deletions, and modification to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) from the 2014 Edition for Chapters 6
    • Comprehend, after reviewing the significant changes and additions to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) the large scope of the changes to the code, thereby seeking additional and more thorough reviews of the entire code

    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 four (4) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • EZpdh-2017-NEC-part-5-pdh-course-engineers-new

    2017 NEC Significant Code Changes Part 5: 4 PDH

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    Part 5 of a multiple part series, this four (4) hour course covers and highlights some of the significant changes and updates in the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) which was recently updated from the 2014 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC). The student will progress through each section of the NEC from article 700 up to and including article 900. The student will be identifying chapters, articles, and tables of where and what significant changes occurred (be it an addition, revision, or deleting), the student will review the 2017 version of the updated text, and understand the reason for the change with an explanatory brief.
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Become familiar with some of the significant changes including additions, deletions, and modification to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) from the 2014 Edition for Chapters 7 up to and including chapter 9.
    • Comprehend, after reviewing the significant changes and additions to the 2017 Edition of NFPA 70: National Electrical Code (NEC) the large scope of the changes to the code, thereby seeking additional and more thorough reviews of the entire code,

    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 four (4) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • A guide to offshore wind energy

    A Guide to Offshore Wind Energy: 2 PDH

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    Offshore wind turbines harness the energy of the ocean winds and turn it into electricity. This course introduces the basic principles of proposed US offshore wind facilities. The course summarizes a study conducted by EESI of existing European and Asian offshore wind farms. The topics addressed include technical issues related to marine foundations and structures, transmission issues unique to offshore power generation, political and regulatory issues and the public's perceptions of proposed offshore wind farms. This course demonstrates that offshore wind energy has been successfully implemented in other parts of the world and that the potential for wind farms in U.S. waters is favorable.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    Offshore wind turbines harness the energy of the ocean winds and turn it into electricity. This course introduces the basic principles of proposed US offshore wind facilities. The course summarizes a study conducted by EESI of existing European and Asian offshore wind farms. The topics addressed include techinical issues related to marine foundations and structures, transmission issues unique to offshore power generation, political and regulatory issues and the publics perceptions of proposed offshore wind farms. This course demonstrates that offshore wind energy has been successfully implemented in other parts of the world and that the potential for wind farms in U.S. waters is favorable.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Awareness of the basic principles of Offshore Wind Energy
    • Awareness of the geographic areas in the U.S. that are canidates for wind farms
    • Learn the affects of wind farms on commercial fishing and birds
    • Public concerns about offshore wind farms relating to property values, local economy and jobs

    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 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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

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

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    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.
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    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.

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  • AC Theory, Circuits, Generators & Motors: 6 PDH

    AC Theory, Circuits, Generators & Motors: 6 PDH

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    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.
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    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.

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  • Basic Electrical and DC Theory: 10 PDH

    Basic Electrical and DC Theory: 9 PDH

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    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.
    Instructor: Juan-Pesante, PE

    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.

    This course also introduces the basic electricity and electrical circuit concepts associated with direct current. Topics include calculation of current, voltage, resistance and power in series, parallel and combination circuits with direct current (DC) power sources.

    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.

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

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

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    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.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    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 theory and terminology
    • 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.

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  • Electrical Safety Introduction to Aerial Lines

    Electrical Safety Introduction to Aerial Lines: 5 PDH

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    This online course includes specific requirments for poles and structures, pole mounted equipment, and aerial lines. This course is intended for electrical engineers and electrical maintenance technicians interested in safe working conditions handling aerial electrical power distribution lines. Requirments addressed for aerial line work, include pole handling and erection, climbing and working on poles, stringing of lines, working around pole-mounted lighting and other equipment, tool handling, tree and brush trimming adjacent to an aerial line right of way. Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    This online course includes specific requirments for poles and structures, pole mounted equipment, and aerial lines. This course is intended for electrical engineers and electrical maintenance technicians interested in safe working conditions handling aerial electrical power distribution lines. Requirments addressed for aerial line work, include pole handling and erection, climbing and working on poles, stringing of lines, working around pole-mounted lighting and other equipment, tool handling, tree and brush trimming adjacent to an aerial line right of way.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Have a better understanding of pole handling operations, pole installation, replacement and removal
    • Learn about ground handling of poles
    • Requirements for poles
    • Understand the gin pole method
    • General rules for pole climbing
    • Proper procedure for sharpening gaffs
    • How to work safely on crossing structures
    • Understand the importance of tree trimming and brush removal
    • Know the terminology of aerial rope use

    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.

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  • exterior electrical power distribution

    Exterior Electrical Power Distribution: 4 PDH

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    This course provides an introduction to exterior electrical power distribution systems for buildings and related infrastructure. The information provided here can be utilized by electrical engineers in the development of the plans, specifications, and calculations, and can serve as the minimum electrical design requirements. It is applicable to the traditional electrical services customary for Design-Bid-Build construction contracts and for Design-Build construction contracts. Project conditions may dictate the need for a design that exceeds these minimum requirements. The design criteria and standards contained within are the minimum requirements acceptable for installations for efficiency, economy, durability, maintainability, and reliability of electrical power supply and distribution systems. The criteria and standards herein are not intended to be retroactively mandatory.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    This course provides an introduction to exterior electrical power distribution systems for buildings and related infrastructure. The information provided here can be utilized by electrical engineers in the development of the plans, specifications, and calculations, and can serve as the minimum electrical design requirements. It is applicable to the traditional electrical services customary for Design-Bid-Build construction contracts and for Design-Build construction contracts. Project conditions may dictate the need for a design that exceeds these minimum requirements. The design criteria and standards contained within are the minimum requirements acceptable for installations for efficiency, economy, durability, maintainability, and reliability of electrical power supply and distribution systems. The criteria and standards herein are not intended to be retroactively mandatory. After completing this course you will have gained knowledge of circuitry and electrical equipment found to power buildings and how to design an exterior electrical distribution systems for buildings.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Learn guidelines for selection of primary voltage
    • Learn about main electric supply station
    • Learn how design utilization electric supply stations differ from main electric supply stations
    • Learn about primary unit substations to distribute underground medium voltage circuits
    • Learn design criteria for secondary unit substations
    • Learn guidelines for design and installation of pad-mounted transformers
    • Learn about medium voltage switchgear
    • Learn about application of pad-mounted sectionalizing termination cabinets
    • Learn application and limitation guidelines for power factor correction or to minimize line losses
    • Learn “best practices” for exterior electric power distribution
    • Learn criteria for overhead power distribution lines
    • Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of copper versus aluminum conductors for exterior electrical power distribution
    • Learn when and where to apply surge arrestors
    • Learn the fundamentals of fuse protection
    • Learn about underground electrical 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 4 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Interior electrical distribution systems

    Interior Electrical Distribution Systems: 3 PDH

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    This course provides an introduction to interior electrical distribution systems for buildings and related infrastructure. Topics covered in this course include transformers, service entrances, switchgear, switchboards, panelboards, motor controls and motor control centers. After completing this course you will have gained knowledge of circuitry and electrical equipment found in buildings and how to design an interior electrical distribution system for buildings.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    This course provides an introduction to interior electrical distribution systems for buildings and related infrastructure. Topics covered in this course include transformers, service entrances, switchgear, switchboards, panelboards, motor controls and motor control centers. After completing this course you will have gained knowledge of circuitry and electrical equipment found in buildings and how to design an interior electrical distribution system for buildings.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Learn how to select and specify transformers
    • Have knowledge of service entrance requirements and learn about switchgear and switchboards
    • Know the basic considerations when employing panelboards
    • Know the requirments for motor control centers
    • Know the fundamentals of motor controls and motor control circuites
    • Know when to employ surge protection devices
    • Understand Raceways and wiring devices
    • Learn about emergency engine generator sets
    • What is automatic transfer equipment
    • Learn how to employ stationary batteries and battery chargers
    • 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 3 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Introduction to Electrical Design for Cathodic Protection Systems

    Introduction to Electrical Design for Cathodic Protection Systems: 4 PDH

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    This is an introduction to design and application of cathodic protection systems to mitigate corrosion in underground steel structures such as tanks and pipelines. Topics that will be covered in this course are the two principle methods used to mitigate corrosion, an introduction to the steps designing a sacrificial anode system and impressed current system and the field testing requirements needed for both of these systems. This course is intended for engineers with a current or prospective need to understand the fundamentals of protecting underground structures from corrosion using sacrificial anode and impressed current cathodic protection systems.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    This is an introduction to design and application of cathodic protection systems to mitigate corrosion in underground steel structures such as tanks and pipelines. Topics that will be covered in this course are the two principle methods used to mitigate corrosion, an introduction to the steps designing a sacrificial anode system and impressed current system and the field testing requirements needed for both of these systems. This course is intended for engineers with a current or prospective need to understand the fundamentals of protecting underground structures from corrosion using sacrificial anode and impressed current cathodic protection systems.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Learn the nine steps in designing a sacrificial anode system
    • Learn the thirteen steps in designing an impressed current system
    • Learn how to conduct field testing requirements for both of these systems
    • Calculations for current requirements, life expectancy, rectifier voltage, and anodes needed

    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.

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  • Introduction to Electrical Requirements for Buildings

    Introduction to Electrical Power Requirements for Buildings: 2 PDH

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    This online course is an introduction to electric power requirements for building and multi-building developments. In this course you will learn about terminology, acquistition and analysis of preliminary load data needed, estimate individual loads, emergency loads, area loads and loads for entire developments and activities. This course will teach you about basic considerations for power sources and considerations when purchasing primary electric power from a utility. This course will give electrical engineers who have limited experience with building design an introduction to electric load estimating methodology.
    Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    This online course is an introduction to electric power requirements for building and multi-building developments. In this course you will learn about terminology, acquistition and analysis of preliminary load data needed, estimate individual loads, emergency loads, area loads and loads for entire developments and activities. This course will teach you about basic considerations for power sources and considerations when purchasing primary electric power from a utility. This course will give electrical engineers who have limited experience with building design an introduction to electric load estimating methodology./p>

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Know how to convert motor horsepower to input kilovolt-amperes for preliminary estimates
    • Define Demand Factor and know how it is used to determine power requirements
    • Define Diversity Factor and know how it is used to determine power requirements
    • Define Coincidence Factor and know how it is used to determine power requirements
    • Learn the guidelines for selection of Demand Factors
    • Learn the guidelines for selection of Load Factors
    • Know the three types of emergency power loads
    • Demand and Load Factors for a wide variety of buildings and activities
    • Estimate lighting power requirements for various areas

    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 2 professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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    Photovoltaic Power Systems: 1 PDH

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    In this online course you will learn what a photovoltaic (PV) power system is and the following as it pertains to the PV system: Circuit requirements, Disconnecting means, Wiring methods, Grounding, Marking, and Connections to other sources.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    In this online course you will learn what a photovoltaic (PV) power system is and the following as it pertains to the PV system: Circuit requirements, Disconnecting means, Wiring methods, Grounding, Marking, and Connections to other sources.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Understand the various components and terminologies associated with photovoltaic systems
    • Learn photovoltaic system’s circuit requirements and installation guidelines including wiring methods
    • Discuss grounding methods as well as standard markings of photovoltaic system components
    • Identify standard methods to connect to other power systems and loads

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a ten (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 one (1) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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    Pumped Storage Hydropower and Conduit Hydropower: 1 PDH

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    In this online course a student will learn about the different ways pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower can enhance renewable energy portfolio's, the steps necessary to develop this new technology, and the common barriers encountered for deployment.
    Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE

    In this online course a student will learn about the different ways pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower can enhance renewable energy portfolio's, the steps necessary to develop this new technology, and the common barriers encountered for deployment.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Understanding of pumped storage hydropower
    • Understanding of potential hydropower from conduits
    • Addresses the technical flexibility that existing pumped storage facilities can provide to support intermittent renewable energy generation
    • Describing grid reliability benefits
    • Understanding the differences between Pumped storage hydropower and conduit hydropower
    • Safety aspects of constructing conduit hydropower projects on existing water-conveyance structures
    • Current status and the future outlook for PSH in the United States

    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 three (1) continuing education hour (CEH)/professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Systems Failure Anatomy of a Blackout

    Systems Failure Anatomy of a Blackout: 6 PDH

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    This is an online course that gives detailed description of the electrical system blackout that happened August 14th, 2003. This was one of the largest blackouts in US history, that affected more than 150 million people. This course will cover the conditions prior to the start of the blackout sequence, conditions prior to the start of the blackout sequence, casual events leading to the power system cascade, and the cascading failure of the power system.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    This is an online course that gives detailed description of the electrical system blackout that happened August 14th, 2003. This was one of the largest blackouts in US history, that affected more than 150 million people. This course will cover the conditions prior to the start of the blackout sequence, conditions prior to the start of the blackout sequence, casual events leading to the power system cascade, and the cascading failure of the power system.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Know what happened, why it happened, and what can be done to minimize future outages
    • Learn about power system operations, the planning, design, protection and control

    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.

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