Electrical Engineering

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  • 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: 6 PDH

    $36.00
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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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