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Medium-Voltage Electrical Distribution for Mission Critical, Industrial, and Campus Facilities

  • Oct. 6-15, 2020 - Online (U261)
After completing this course, you will better understand the components that make up medium voltage systems used in non-utility applications. You will learn how systems are laid out and how components are designed and selected. You will also better understand reliability and cost trade-offs in design as well as installation requirements in the National Electrical Code and other applicable codes.
Discipline: Electrical

Understanding Medium-Voltage Switchgear

  • Oct. 12-15, 2020 - Online (U260)
Proper switchgear design and operation is fundamental to safe and reliable medium-voltage (MV) electrical distribution systems. This two-day class is designed to give medium-voltage engineers, designers, specifiers, owners, and operators the tools they need to better understand these valuable system assets. Through a combination of lectures and practical exercises, you'll increase your awareness of switchgear types, applications, layouts, ratings, and protection and control systems.
Discipline: Electrical

Principles of Substation Design and Construction

  • Oct. 14-22, 2020 - Online (T869)
  • Jan. 25-27, 2021 - Lake Buena Vista, FL (U409)
  • Oct. 25-27, 2021 - Madison, WI (U316)
This fundamental course leads you through a step-by-step study of the substation design and construction process. From initial site review and selection, to creating substation layout drawings and equipment specifications, you will consider every phase in detail. Expert instructors with decades of substation design experience will guide you in learning how to develop reliable substation designs, control project costs, and keep your project on schedule. In-class exercises will put you in the design environment and give you the confidence to immediately apply what you've learned in this course to your job.
Discipline: Electrical

Fundamentals of Power Delivery for the Non-Electrical Professional

  • Oct. 19-21, 2020 - Online (U215)
During this three-day course, various aspects of generation, transmission, and distribution will be discussed. This course will help you understand various terminologies and technologies used at utilities. Whether you are in customer service, operations, or management, without a formal background in electrical engineering or you are new engineer to the field, this course will provide valuable information that will help in making intelligent decisions at your job. The course includes discussion on emerging technologies that are changing the industry.
Discipline: Electrical

Power Electronics Design Fundamentals - Multiphysics approach for Cooling, EMI, Thermal Design, Wide Bandgap Devices

  • Oct. 26-29, 2020 - Online (C039)
Power electronics is the application of solid-state electronics for the control and conversion of electric power, and is present in most electronic devices. In this course, you will receive an introduction to this emerging and rapidly growing field.
Discipline: Electrical

Introduction to Power System and Substation Grounding

  • Oct. 26-28, 2020 - Online (U197)
Note: The Madison, WI course, originally schedule for Oct 23rd & 24th, will be moved to an online format, held Oct 26th-28th. Click "View Details" under the "Upcoming Dates" to see online course details.We will introduce you to the fundamentals of utility power system grounding. You will learn the different system configuration methods and the theory behind common methods. Your expert instructors will walk you through the step-by-step process of substation grounding optimization studies and corresponding design and construction drawings.
Discipline: Electrical

IEC 61850 Boot Camp

  • Oct. 27-29, 2020 - Madison, WI (U328)
IEC 61850 is quickly becoming the communication standard of choice. The standard covers client-server, publish-subscribe and process bus communications. Additionally, it defines secure end-to-end communications. Learn the fundamentals of these various profiles, existing application examples and get hands-on experience of the operations of the IEC 61850.
Discipline: Mechanical

Design of Transmission Lines, Structures, and Foundations

  • Nov. 2-6, 2020 - (T870)
  • Feb. 15-19, 2021 - Lake Buena Vista, FL (U405)
  • Nov. 1-5, 2021 - Madison, WI (U317)
This in-depth course will provide you with the latest criteria and practical techniques used in the design of transmission line structures and foundations. You will gain a solid understanding of line behavior that will allow you to design new transmission lines and upgrade existing ones. Emphasis will be on the fundamental, physics-based analysis and design concepts used in the civil/structural design of transmission structures and foundations. Expert instructors will elaborate on foundation and line design concepts with design examples using traditional design methods and modern computer software.
Discipline: Electrical

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