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Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering is the science that studies the use of electricity and the equipment used to generate, distribute, and control it.

The short course videos form part of a professional development series and are designed to provide you with critical knowledge and practical tools that can be immediately applied to the workplace. They include lectured recordings and practical online materials that can be studied at your own pace.

Courses in this category:

US$ 299

Electrical safety is an important issue for those working on electrical facilities in utility networks and large industrial installations. A number of serious accidents including fatalities occur...

US$ 199

Faults in underground cables may cause loss of supply to customers and loss of revenue for suppliers so it is imperative that the fault location process is efficient and accurate to minimise...

US$ 299

VIEW INTRODUCTORY VIDEO HERE

 

Switchgear (and circuit breakers) are critical components in electrical distribution systems and their operation significantly affects the overall performance of

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US$ 299

This course focuses on the building blocks of grounding of electrical systems. Unnecessary theory is reduced to allow you to focus on best practices over the duration of the course.

Few topics

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US$ 299

This course focuses on the building blocks of electrical engineering, the fundamentals of electrical design, and integrating electrical engineering know-how into the other disciplines within a...

US$ 299

Whether you are designing, specifying, installing, testing or commissioning electrical equipment from small to large commercial and industrial installations, you need to have a thorough understanding ...

US$ 299

Installation of high voltage distribution and transmission equipment has increased significantly over the years due to ongoing global demand for power. As a result, the need to ensure the reliability ...

US$ 299

This is a practical online course on power distribution, focusses on medium voltage (1kV- 36kV) power considerations, switchgear, power cables, transformers, power factor correction, earthing,...

US$ 119

OUTLINE

  • Voltage classification
  • Multiple voltage levels in power distribution
  • Types of distribution arrangements and redundancy
  • Expandability

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE

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US$ 299

VIEW INTRODUCTORY VIDEO HERE

Few topics generate as much controversy and argument as that of earthing and the associated topics of surge protection, shielding and lightning of electrical and

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US$ 199

Power system protection is one of the most important aspects of the electrical power industry. Without protection, any stem fails. So it is imperative that safety and protection be given utmost...

US$ 299

Power-system protection has become increasingly important as a way of protecting electrical power systems from faults through the isolation of faulty parts from the rest of the electrical network.

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US$ 19

OUTLINE

  • Need for the regulations
  • Regulations for protection against various electrical hazards
  • Features of AS/NZS 3000
  • Special electrical installations

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS

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US$ 299

Electrical drawings are most widely used in all electrical areas as it communicates the exact details of components involved in a circuit as well as their connection details, to other engineers.

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US$ 299

Burning of fossil fuels create harmful greenhouse gas emissions which will lead to dangerous global warming phenomenon. Using renewable energy instead of fossil fuels will significantly reduce the

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US$ 299

This online course has been designed to give plant operators, electricians, field technicians and engineers a better appreciation of the role played by power system protection systems. An

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US$ 149

Pre-Recording 1
ROLE OF SUBSTATIONS IN AN ELECTRICAL NETWORK, TYPES AND CONFIGURATIONS OF SUBSTATIONS

  • Networks – an introduction
  • Different voltages in a network
  • Substations as network
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US$ 129

Overview:

Role & configurations of substations, system studies, switchyard technical specifications

Topics:

  • Introduction
  • Networks, different voltages in a network
  • Substation types

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US$ 149

Fault limiting, PFC, harmonic control, protection design


Topics:

  • Introduction
  • Fault limiting reactors
  • Power factor compensation
  • Static VAR compensator (SVC)
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US$ 149

Earthing systems, switchyard lightning protection, control & interlocking
Topics:

  • Basics of earth fault protection
  • Touch and step voltages
  • Earth grid and its role in safety
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US$ 99

Switchyard facility planning, GIS SWGR

Topics:

  • Building considerations
  • Substation earthing requirements
  • Switchyard civil works
  • Substation structures

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US$ 599

Electrical Substation & Switchyard Design

Who will benefit from this course?
This course is aimed at engineers who are already working as electrical system designers as well as those who belong

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US$ 149

Module 5 – Overview of MV metal enclosed SWGR, MV substation design & specifications

Topics:

  • Application of medium voltage in distribution networks
  • Metal-enclosed switchgear

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US$ 249

An electrical distribution system is a series of electrical circuits that delivers power in the proper proportion to homes, commercial businesses and industrial facilities. In order to transfer...

US$ 699

Fundamentals of electrical substation and switchyard design

Role of substations in an electrical network, types and configurations of substations:

  • Networks – an introduction
  • Different

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US$ 249

Electrical power system operates at various voltage levels from 415 V to 400 KV or even more. Electrical apparatus used may be enclosed (e.g., motors) or placed in the open (e.g., transmission...

US$ 249

Selective co-ordination is a very important aspect of power system protection design. When a short circuit or an abnormal power flow occurs for a sustained period of time, the protective devices...

US$ 249

A motor is an electro-mechanical device that converts electrical energy to mechanical energy. The very basic principle of functioning of an electrical motor lies on the fact that force is experienced ...

US$ 1299

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Drawings
Installing a safe electrical system begins with a well-planned electrical drawing. Standard symbols and lines are used to represent the different types ...

US$ 249

The electro technology industry impacts on almost every aspect of daily life. The technology ranges from traditional light and power, hardware platforms and networking automation to virtual...

US$ 249

Analog and digital signals are used to transmit information, usually through electric signals. In both these technologies, the information, such as any audio or video, is transformed into electric...

US$ 199

All industrial and manufacturing processes operate under the control of a variety of automated and computer-based control systems. As process control technology evolves rapidly, and the digital age...

US$ 349

An electrical circuit describes about the current and voltage flow. This flow is different for different types of circuits like open, closed and short circuits. To measure this current and voltage...

US$ 149

Electricity has become part and parcel of our life. Power systems are mainly used to transfer electric power primarily with three phase AC generators. The power being generated is transmitted to the...

US$ 229

Electric energy is essential for anything that we do. Electricity is most often generated in power stations also known as power houses, which are more economical. This generated electrical energy has ...

US$ 129

In the field of equipment maintenance, installation or modification, the ability to read and understand schematics and drawings is an absolute must. Any electrical working or drawing consists of...

US$ 149

Power distribution has become a pre-requisite when electricity was generated at power stations. It is the final process in the delivery of electricity to the end user at a reasonable cost. As the...

US$ 99

Switchgears help in protecting our modern power system network, from generation to distribution end. For proper control, protection and maintenance of a transformer, a well-bred switchgear system is...

US$ 99

Cables are used for transfer of electrical power between two or more devices. These cables are formed by binding two or more wires together. Depending upon the need of customers the selection of...

US$ 29

OUTLINE

  • Need for earthing, direct and indirect
  • shocks, touch and step potential
  • Types of earthing, system and protective earthing, isolation
  • Earth conductors and electrodes
  • Measureme

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US$ 29

OUTLINE

  • Magnetic fields
  • Electromagnetic fields
  • Transformer operation
  • Step down and step up
  • Construction
  • Single and polyphase transformers
  • Cooling
  • Oils and coolants
  • Efficiency

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US$ 39

OUTLINE

  • Incipient and solid faults
  • Need for protection, overloads, overvoltage and overcurrent
  • Fuses, circuit breakers, relays
  • Protection of equipment

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE


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US$ 69

OUTLINE

  • Cables
  • Pilot wire differential
  • Overhead lines
  • Distance protection (basic principles, characteristics, various schemes)

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE

  • Structural
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US$ 29

OUTLINE

  • Current transformers: construction, performance, specification, magnetisation, curves etc
  • Voltage transformers: types, accuracy, connections

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS


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US$ 39

OUTLINE

  • Stator and rotor faults
  • Overload and over-voltage
  • Reverse power/unbalanced loading
  • Loss of excitation and synchronism
  • Typical protection scheme for industrial generators
     

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US$ 39

OUTLINE

  • Electrical parameters – W/VA/VAr
  • Measuring
  • Power and energy measurement
  • Smart metering
  • Measuring voltages, currents and resistance

 

WHO SHOULD COMPLETE THIS COURSE

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US$ 39

OUTLINE

  • Power quality problems
  • Voltage variations,
  • Overvoltage and under-voltages,
  • Voltage imbalances
  • Voltage and frequency variations,
  • Interruptions and surges
  • Lightning and
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