Power Quality & Harmonics (PFQ)

Power Quality & Harmonics

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course covers the fundamentals of power generation, distribution, quality, monitoring, and troubleshooting. Online and portable power monitoring and testing concepts are detailed. Power quality measurements are  also introduced with common applications.

Personal protective equipment based on requirements outlined in NFPA 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace are presented. Troubleshooting and mitigation methods are presented through supplemental videos, chapter worksheets and chapter activity sheets.

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NUMBER
313
DURATION
3.5-Day
SCHEDULE
8 am-4:30 pm
(final day ends at noon)
INVOLVEMENT
Lecture
 
CREDITS
2.8 CEUs
TUITION
$1,335

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is intended for engineers, electricians and technicians that install, maintain, repair and/or troubleshoot power and auxiliary systems.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize symptoms of power quality problems including sags, swells, under or overvoltage, harmonics, transients, electrical noise, (EMI/RFI/EMF), interruptions wiring and grounding issues.
  • Classify power quality events according to IEEE, ITIC (CEBNA) and public utility standards.
  • Explain proper application and interpret results of power quality monitoring equipment.
  • Recommend viable solutions including UPS, line voltage regulators, transient (surge) suppressors, harmonic filters, line filters, power conditioners, k-rated, isolations and zigzag transformers, proper wiring and grounding etc.

REQUIREMENTS

The participant should have basic knowledge of AC/DC electricity, wiring and mathematics.

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