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>
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
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.
You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a thirty (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 eight (8) professional development hours (PDH) of continuing education.
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.