The Electric Power Principles course provides students with entry-level principles and applications of electricity. During the course, participants are provided opportunities to conduct hands-on exercises utilizing TEEX Electrical Component props wired in specific configurations to become more familiar with electrical meters. During these scenarios, guidance is provided by training personnel to ensure the proper application of formulas is being used when verifying findings. Upon completion of the course, participants will have an understanding of electrical circuits, components, and their applications to industrial and utility equipment.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
In order to fully participate in all field exercises, participants are required to have the following equipment; rubber gloves (Class 0) and safety glasses.
TopicsApplication of electrical formulas to circuit problem solving +Application, inspection and connection of electric testing meters +Characteristics of conductors, insulators and semi-conductors +Construction of series and parallel electrical circuits +Electrical theory to include magnetism, electromagnetism and their application +Operation and connection of circuit control devices (photo cells, time clocks and magnetics) +Overview of the electrical system from generation to the customers service +Principles of alternating current to include single- and three-phase systems (delta and wye) +Safety practices +Use of electrical meters to measure specific values in electrical circuits
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