Electrical Power Training

ELECTRICAL POWER TRAINING

TABLE OF CONTENTS


 

1.0 Introduction to Electricity 

  • Energy and Electricity
  • Voltage
  • AC Voltage Values
  • Current
  • Power
  • Resistance
  • Conductors
  • Insulators

2.0 Safety 

  • Codes and Standards
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Electrical Shock
  • Grounding
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Lockout Devices
  • Hazardous Locations

3.0 Basic Electrical Measurements 

  • Introduction to Meters 
  • Reading Analog Displays 
  • Reading Digital Displays 
  • Meter Precautions
  • Taking Measurements 

4.0 Series Circuits 

  • Ohm’s Law 
  • Power Formulas 
  • Series Connections 
  • Resistance in Series Circuits 
  • Voltage in Series Circuits 
  • Current in Series Circuits 
  • Power in Series Circuits
  • Measurements

5.0 Parallel Circuits 

  • Parallel Connections
  • Resistance in Parallel Circuits 
  • Voltage in Parallel Circuits 
  • Current in Parallel Circuits 
  • Power in Parallel Circuits 
  • Series/Parallel Circuits 
  • Measurements 

6.0 Conductors and OCPD’s 

  • Conductors 
  • Wire Sizes 
  • Conductor Ratings 
  • Raceways 
  • Connections 
  • Cord Ends 
  • Overcurrent 
  • Overcurrent Protection 

7.0 Basic Circuit Connections 7.0

  • Switches 
  • Lamp Fixtures 
  • Receptacles 
  • GFCI Receptacles 
  • Grounding 

8.0 Magnetism, Solenoids and Transformers 

  • Magnetism 
  • Electromagnetism 
  • Solenoids 
  • Coils 
  • Transformer Operation 
  • Transformer Rating 
  • Single-Phase Transformer Connections 
  • Calculations 

9.0 Power Distribution Systems 

  • Three-Phase Circuits 
  • The Wye Connection 
  • The Delta Connection 
  • Calculations 
  • Plant Voltages 

10.0 Three-Phase Motors 

  • Operating Principles 
  • Construction 
  • The Wye Connection 
  • The Delta Connection 
  • Connection Diagrams 
  • Reversing 
  • Motor Types 

11.0 Troubleshooting Electric Motors 

  • Why Motors Fail
  • Power Problems  
  • Continuity Checks 
  • Ground Fault Checks 
  • Insulation Checks 

12.0 Motor Starters 

  • Manual Motor Starters 
  • Magnetic Motor Starters 
  • Operation 
  • Arc Suppression 
  • Contacts 
  • Overload Relays 
  • Melting Alloy Overloads 
  • Troubleshooting 

13.0 Motor Protection 

  • Overcurrent 
  • Nameplate Data 
  • Motor Starting Protection 
  • Motor Running Protection 
  • Feeder and Branch Circuit 

14.0 Introduction to Basic Motor Controls 

  • Line Diagrams 
  • Wiring Diagrams 
  • Symbols 
  • Automatic Two-Wire Control 
  • Start/Stop Three-Wire Control 

15.0 Reversing Three-Phase Motors 

  • Reversing Wye and Delta Connected Motors 
  • Reversing Manual Starters 
  • Reversing Magnetic Starters 
  • Interlocking 
  • Reversing Drum Switches 
  • Forward & Reverse Control Circuit 

16.0 Review and Assessment

  • Review/Completions –Sessions 1 - 15 
  • Final Examination