Electrical Engineering

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  • Electricity Storage Services and Benefits: 3 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand modern energy storage systems and the benefits offered for utilities and end users illustrated through use cases. Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss a brief history of energy storage
    • Understand electrical energy time-shift and supply capacity
    • Discuss transmission infrastructure of energy storage
    • Understand customer energy management services

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a fifteen (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 three (3) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • Emerging Technologies Connected Vehicles: 1PDH (On-Demand Webinar)

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    As this latest technology emerges, the engineer will learn about connected vehicles, the technologies, and the various public and private programs used for development and testing.Instructor: Seth Grablow, PE
    As this latest technology emerges, the engineer will learn about connected vehicles, the technologies, and the various public and private programs used for development and testing.

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

      • Understanding of what is a Connected Vehicle
      • Discuss the US DOT connected vehicle programs and partnerships between public & private entities
      • Describe the many technologies and common components
      • Explain the various issues of implementing connected vehicles

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

    You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a five (5) question multiple-choice quiz. The quiz can be retaken unlimited times until a passing grade of 70% or better is earned. Records also are available anytime online by accessing your account on EZ-pdh.com. This course satisfies one (1) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

    Our On-demand Webinars are recorded from live webinars conducted utilizing GotoWebinar.com service (chosen for reliability, ease of use, no software required and ability to attend using your computer, tablet, or smart phone).

    Upon purchase your will have access to launch the On-demand Webinar.

    The On-demand Webinar will play through similar to a live webinar, however you will have the ability to take anytime, pause/rewind and complete in more than one session.

    Upon completion you will then answer a short five question quiz, which can be taken unlimited times until passing, immediately generating a certificate of completion.
    You may print or save your certificate or access anytime within your account.

  • 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 twenty (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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  • Fundamentals of Fiber Optics: 3 PDH

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    This online course is an introduction to concepts and theories of fiber optics and associated technologies. In this course you will learn about the history of fiber optics, its advantages & disadvantages, and the concepts of fiber optics including: the theory of light transmission through fiber optics, the structure of fiber optics, and properties of transmission.Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Understand the history of fiber optics
    • Discuss basic fiber optics systems
    • Understand the nature of light propagation and the electromagnetic theory of light
    • Explain the properties of light reflection, refraction, diffusion, and absorption
    • Explain the basic optical fiber material properties and how optical fibers transmit light
    • Explain the ray and mode theories of light propagation along an optical fiber
    • Discuss the processes of light attenuation and dispersion
    • Understand the structure and components of fiber optic systems

    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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  • High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Technology: 3 PDH

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    In this course the student will understand high voltage direct current systems, theory, benefits, and components as well as a review of current applications used today. Instructor: Juan Pesante, PE

    SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE OR SKILL OBTAINED

    This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

    • Discuss why use HVDC systems
    • Understand the main types of HVDC schemes/li>
    • Discuss converter theory
    • Explain principle arrangement of an HVDC transmission project
    • Discuss main components of a HVDC system
    • Understand managing a HVDC system project

    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 three (3) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • 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 fifteen (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 three (3) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • 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 twenty (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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  • 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 fifteen (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 two (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 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) continuing education hour (CEH)/professional development hour (PDH) of continuing education.

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  • 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 twenty (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 six (6) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.

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