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Electrical System Fundamentals

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: FSU Corporate and Professional Development Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Big Rapids, United States
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This course will teach the basic theory of electricity and electronics as applied to the heavy equipment industry. Instruction will include use of instruments for measuring current, voltage, and resistance. Hands on exercises will focus on calculating current draws, voltage drops, and resistances of series, parallel, and a combination of series and parallel systems. Exercises will also include the construction and testing of series, parallel, and series/parallel systems.

Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Ferris State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Big Rapids, United States
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Electronics, automation, and computers are the lifeblood of today&,#146,s high tech societies. The Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology (BS EET) program graduates professionals that develop, design, apply, manage and direct the future of these technologies.

Graduates are prepared for careers in Industrial Automation and Controls, Digital and Embedded Systems Design, Instrumentation, Programming, or Control Networks. Our graduates often obtain positions with titles such as Control System Integrator, Product Designer, Embedded Systems Developer, Control and Network Specialist, Technical Sales Specialist, Electrical/Electronics Product Specialist, etc.

The BS in Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology is accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (ETAC-ABET), 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, Phone 410-374-7700.

Career Opportunities

The BS EET program is known for quality and responsiveness to industry. In addition to a solid foundation in electronic concepts, students learn the most current and relevant topics for today&,#146... [Read More]

Electrical Power Generation (Certificate)

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Ferris State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Big Rapids, United States

Graduation Requirements:

50% of the total credit hours must be earned at Ferris State University.

Grade of C- or higher in each course.

Cumulative GPA must be a 2.0 or higher.

Auto Electricity - Electronics

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Ferris State University
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Big Rapids, United States

Provides electrical fundamentals and practical lab activities. Includes electricity, Ohm\&,#146,s Law, magnetism, inductance, capacitance, basic electronic devices, schematic user\&,#146,s information, test procedures, test equipment, and batteries.

Testing, Commissioning and Maintenance of Electrical Systems

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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This course provides guidelines to anyone who wishes to know and understand the role of commissioning in a project, whatever its size. The importance of planning and preparation for the project, from engineering to commissioning and start up, will be emphasized. This course deals with safety considerations in maintenance and testing procedures for all the components of any electrical system. It also discusses field testing of all the major components of an electrical system such as motors, generators, switchgear, protection and control, UPS and battery systems.

Course Outline:
AC &, DC voltage testing techniques
Testing of motors &, generators
Transformers &, switchgear
Cables &, accessories
Battery system &, protective relay system
Power distribution system maintenance
Grounding, ground resistance measurement
Insulating Oils, Fluids and Gases
Electrical safety &, precautions
Overview of Commissioning

Power System Fundamentals for Non-Electrical Professionals

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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The course explains the fundamental principles of electric power system. It describes step by step what constitutes an electric power system, how it works, what are the associated components of a power system and their functionalities, why blackouts occur, what are the mitigation measures and which are the institutions that carry out those measures.

The course also describes the latest developments in power system like smart grid, its components and their applications in transmission and distribution.

Course Outline:
Electricity Basics
What Constitutes a Power System
Active and Reactive Power
Single and Three Phase Systems
Distribution and Transmission Systems Overview
Overhead Systems
Power System Faults and Protections
How Stable is Our Power System
Power System Reliability
Blackouts and Causes &, Who Ensures Reliability of our Power System
Distributed Generation &, Smart Grid

Who Should Attend
Regulators ?Legal services?Engineers from disciplines other than electrical engineering ?Technicians involved in power conversion work required for oil and gas industries as we... [Read More]

Per-Unit System Analysis of Electrical Power Systems

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of Per Unit System used in the calculations and analysis of single and three phase power circuits. It will provide the student with the background knowledge on which the modern day computer software programs are based. It will include working examples of practical situations and the way manufacturers use per unit and percent impedances when describing the ratings of their products.

Course Outline:
Defining Per Unit Values
Defining the Base Quantities
Converting to/from Per Unit Values
Per Unit Values in a Three Phase System
Understanding Transformer Ratios in the Per Unit System
Understanding “Y?&, “Delta?Loads in the Per Unit System
Working Single and Three Phase Examples
“Base?Conversion
The Per-Unit System Advantages

Who Should Attend:
Those looking to work in the protection and control area of power systems and wish to have a more comprehensive understanding of the basic workings of this area, such as:
Students ?Managers ?Engineers ?Technologists ?Maintenance Workers

Ontario Electrical Code Essentials 2016

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Designers, installers and users are responsible for electrical safety. The Ontario Electrical Code establishes safety standards for installation, maintenance and use of electrical facilities for prevention of electrical fire and shock hazards.

Course Outline:
Wire and Cable Applications - Sections 4, 12 and 36
Grounding and Bonding - Sections 10 and 36
Protection and Control - Section 14
Fire Alarm Systems and Fire Pumps - Section 32
Motor Applications - Section 28
High Voltage Substations and Lines - Sections 36 and 26
Hazardous Locations - Section 18
Intrinsically Safe and Non-Incendive Circuits
Emergency Systems - Section 46
Renewable Energy Systems ?Section 64
Interconnection of Power Production Sources- Section 84
Electric Vehicle Charging Systems - Section 86

Who Should Attend
Engineers &, Others in Design &, Construction ?Plant Personnel ?Maintenance &, Safety Personnel ?Contractors ?Fire &, Accident Investigators?Operating Personnel ?Manufacturing ?Government &, Electrical Utility Staff

Monitoring of Electrical Energy and Demand To Reduce Your Costs

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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In this training seminar on “Real Time Monitoring?(RTM), the advantages of installing and using RTM to reduce utility waste will be presented.

This is a comprehensive and systematic approach to monitor utility use directly from your utility meter in order to cut waste and save money.
RTM equips property managers and operators the tools that they need to better manage their utility consumption by having the information that they need to understand what is being used and a what price - all in real time.
RTM can also be used to satisfy the CFO by verifying utility bills and indicating whether utility bills are correct. The accounting department appreciates RTM to accurately know year-end utility accruals.

Utility fundamentals will be discussed in terms of actual case studies to demonstrate how utility savings were achieved. Utilities that will be addressed include electricity, natural gas, district steam, and chilled water. Case studies will be drawn from numerous commercial and industrial property experiences.

Training will begin with an overview of the energy sector, utility billing plans, rate structures, and a review of th... [Read More]

Grounding and Bonding of Electrical Systems

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Grounding and bonding systems ensure that electrical systems are safe from electric shock and fires by limiting the voltage imposed by lightning, line surges, or unintentional contact with high voltage lines as well as a ground-fault. An integrated approach of theory and practice will ensure you have a firm foundation of knowledge when you begin your next design or construction project, or when you encounter problems in your electrical system which must be corrected for safety, operational or power quality reasons.

Case studies will be presented to discuss grounding and bonding applications in a variety of areas (industrial and substation) in order to reinforce fundamental grounding principles common to a variety of applications.

Course Outline:
Grounding
Grounding vs. bonding
Electrical code requirements &, standards
Grounding resistance &, resistivity
Substation grounding
Electronic equipment
Lightning protection
Measurement techniques

Who Should Attend:
Electrical Engineers ?Design Engineers ?Managers ?Project Managers ?Power Quality Specialists ?Maintenance Managers ?Consult... [Read More]

Electrical Distribution Systems

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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You will develop an understanding of the electrical distribution system by learning the basic concepts for direct current circuits and extending this knowledge to single-phase and 3-phase alternating current circuits.

The objective of this course is to explain, without using rigorous mathematical derivations, the meaning of electrical quantities, including kVA, kW and power factor. Topics include distribution system configuration, electro-magnetic fields, major electrical machinery, system protection, power system metering, and the importance of power quality. You will receive an explanation of load characteristics and their effects on power costs.

Course Outline:
Basic Concepts
Generation, Transmission &, Distribution
Distribution System Components
Major Electrical Machinery
System Protection
System Grounding
Power Quality
Electrical Distribution Systems
Electrical Safety
Non-Utility Generation

Who Should Attend:
Engineers ?Facility &, Operations Managers ?Technical Specialist ?Plant Engineers ?Project Engineers &, Managers ?Engineering Consultants ?Architects

Electrical Power Equipment - Selection, Commissioning and Maintenance

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Many industries are concerned with the maximum efficiency, reliability, and longevity of electrical equipment. Using the latest technology, this seminar addresses the above objectives by covering the successful operation of motors, variable-speed drives, transformers, generators, rectifiers, inverters, uninterruptible power systems, circuit breakers, and fuses.

Participants will learn detailed information about the equipment’s basic design, operating characteristics, specification, selection criteria, advanced fault detection techniques, critical components, and maintenance issues.

Course Outline:
Electrical Switching Stresses
Substation Components
Major Equipment
Low and Medium-Voltage Switchgear &, Circuit Breakers
Short Circuit in Electrical Protection Systems
Coordination of Electrical Protection Systems
Distribution Transformers
Grounding of MV and LV systems
Protective Relaying, Control, and Metering
Arc Flash Hazard and Mitigation by Design

Electrical Power Distribution System for Industrial Plants

Course Format: On-site
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Electric power distribution system plays an important role in the efficient operation of a modern industrial plant. Such a system includes high voltage circuit breakers, switchgear, transformers, motor control centers, electric motors, variable speed drives, etc. A trouble-free electrical system is essential for an interruption-free plant operation. This course will cover all aspects of power distribution, including system planning, equipment selection and application, system grounding, protection and conformity with electrical code requirements, etc. Participants will work under instructor guidance to develop a power distribution system single line diagram for a typical industrial plant.

Objective
To provide practical understanding of a power distribution system and its protection in an industrial plant.

Who Should Attend
Electrical power distribution engineers, electrical power system engineers, plant managers, plant engineers from all types of industries particularly chemical and petroleum, large institutional power distribution engineers, consulting engineers and other engineers as well as technical personnel involved in the design, e... [Read More]

Electrical Power ?Effective Transmission, Distribution and Utilization Engineering

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Reliability, power quality, and the science of transmission and distribution are crucial subjects for a professional understanding of the power distribution field. This course presents a comprehensive overview of the elements of power distribution systems with plenty of real-life industry examples. Topics will include grounding, electrical system protection distribution automation, power substation, non-utility generation, demand-side management, and trends such as HVDC and green energy integration, particularly from wind and solar sources.

The course is interactive and considerable time is spent on group discussions of field experiences.

Course Outline:
Transmission &, distribution
Electrical &, magnetic fields
Protection systems: contactors &, breakers
Load shedding &, peak shaving
Distribution grounding
Power quality &, reliability engineering
Utilization: power factor, KVAR reduction
Solar, PV &, wind turbine power generation
Electrical safety: OSHA/NFPA
HVDC transmission

Electrical Overhead and Underground Distribution Systems

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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The course covers the special knowledge and skills needed for the efficient implementation of safe and economical electrical distribution projects. Through interaction with your instructors and fellow participants, you will learn about planning and design considerations, overhead conductors, structure types and loading, fault protection coordination, arc flash, system grounding and electrical and mechanical characteristics of cables.

Topics also covered include designs and ratings of distribution transformers, capacitors ratings and types, protection in distribution systems, and distributed generation. Your learning experience will include group discussions of specific situations.

Course Outline:
General Planning and Design Considerations
Substation Components
Conductors
Cable Construction, Standards and Specifications
Pole Structure, Type, and Design
Power Systems Studies
Arc Flash
Grounding &, Distributed Generation
Capacitors
Pad-mounted Distribution Transformers

Electrical Hazardous Area Classifications and Hazardous Area Wiring Workshop

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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The requirements for electrical hazardous area classifications and associated wiring methods for safety interlocks for the storage, use and handling of flammable and combustible materials are defined in the Canadian Building Code (CBC), Canadian Electrical Code (CEC), National Fire Code (NFC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) documents as reference by the Canadian codes. Hazardous area classification drawings and/or a report are required for submission to the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).

Course Outline:
Electrical hazardous area classifications
Classification of hazardous locations
Basis &, determination of classified zones
Applicable code requirements
Hazardous areas
Hazardous area classification: workshop
Wiring methods, control measures &, mechanical systems
Explosion prevention &, methodology
Wiring methods &, component selection: workshop

Who Should Attend
Plant Managers &, Engineers ?Project Engineers ?Engineers in Training ?Technologists ?Electricians ?Electrical Designers ?Chemical Process Operators ?Equipment personnel

Electrical Engineering for Practitioners in the Oil and Gas Industry

Course Format: On-site
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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This course is focused on basic electrical engineering concepts and is designed to promote integration of engineering disciplines in the oil &, gas industry and to introduce electrical engineering concepts to oil and gas practitioners.

You will study basic electrical engineering design concepts such as fault calculations and protective equipment coordination and become familiar with the electrical single line diagram, area classification concepts, grounding and bonding issues. You will learn how to identify possible areas of vulnerability in your electrical system, how to mitigate the risks to your electrical systems and how to improve the bottom line of your business.

Course Outline
Area classifications, standards &, practices
Short circuit studies for equipment &, relaying
Grounding
Load analysis
Plant utility interface
Protective devices &, relay settings
Motor protection
Surge voltage protection
Application areas in Petro Chem industry
Energy management &, efficiencies

Electrical Design for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Facilities

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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This course focuses on basic electrical design concepts &, provides an understanding of the methods used to design low voltage power distribution systems. A practical approach is taken to discussing low &, high voltage electrical circuits, equipment, &, systems used in facilities. The course emphasizes the Canadian Electrical Code while teaching the fundamentals of electrical generation, transmission &, distribution, design philosophy &, procedures, construction materials, services, grounding, &, power quality.

The course will prepare you to review electrical systems for compliance with the Canadian Electrical Code. No electrical design experience is required. All topics begin at the fundamentals level.

Course Outline:
Review of Basic Electrical Concepts
Electrical Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
Voltage levels and control
Grounding and Bonding
Power Sources and Distribution Systems
Standards, Recommended Practices, Guides, and Codes
Protection and Coordination
Protective relaying
Case Study
Step by step designs process for the typical small industrial/commercial... [Read More]

Electrical Engineering for Non-Electrical Engineers

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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This course focuses on basic electrical design concepts that will meet the demands of industrial and commercial design, construction, and maintenance. In addition to familiarizing participants with basic electrical circuits and circuit parameters, the course provides a general understanding of the methods used to design low voltage power distribution systems (600 volts or less).

The course will emphasize Canadian Electrical Code while introducing the basics of electrical generation, transmission and distribution, design philosophy and procedures, construction materials, services, grounding, and power quality.

Course Outline
Electric power &, circuit fundamentals
Power quality
Major electrical equipment
Electrical power generation
Load characteristics &, conductor sizing
Fault calculation &, protection system
Standards &, codes
Design procedures
Motor branch circuit design
Feeder circuit design

Who Should Attend
Non-Electrical Engineers ?Project Engineers ?Operations &, Maintenance Engineers ?Managers ?Construction personnel ?Plant &, Facility Engineers ?Insp... [Read More]

Canadian Electrical Code - 2015

Course Format: On-site
School/Trainer: EPIC Educational Program Innovations Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Dorval, Edmonton, Calgary, Halifax, Mississauga, Ottawa, Regina, Richmond, Saint Johns, Winnipeg, Canada
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Designers, installers and users are responsible for electrical safety. The Canadian Electrical Code establishes safety standards for design, installation, maintenance and use of electrical facilities for prevention of undue electrical fire and shock hazards.

Excellent code knowledge is a prerequisite to correct specification and application of equipment and wiring in all areas of design, construction, maintenance, manufacturing and the use of electricity. This seminar demonstrates accurate interpretations and applications in areas such as wiring systems, grounding and bonding, protection and control, motors, lines and substations, explosion-proof areas, fire alarms and emergency systems. It also highlights other key standards, including the Building Code, IEEE, NFPA and CSA which are referenced throughout the Canadian Electrical Code.

Objective
To enhance participants?knowledge in key sections of the Canadian Electrical Safety Code.

Who Should Attend
This seminar will be of interest to engineers and others in design and construction, engineers and other plant personnel, maintenance and safety personnel, contractors, fire and... [Read More]

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