BASIC ELECTRICITY

Course Code: EM 77

Course Objective

  • To understand the different components circuit breakers
  • To understand the Electrical Fundamentals
  • To understand the Electrical Test Equipment for Everyday Use
  • Understanding Your Building Electrical System
  • To understand the Working Safely with Industrial Electricity
  • To understand The National Electrical Code® (NEC)
  • To understand the Wire Selection
  • To understand the Installing Wire (Conductors)
  • To understand the Installing and Wiring Equipment
  • To understand the Basic Troubleshooting Techniques

 

Target Audience

  • Electrical Engineers
  • Electrical Supervisors
  • Electrical Technicians
  • Electrical Project Engineers
  • Mechanical Professional staf

 

Course Outline

Day 1

Electrical Fundamentals

  • How Electricity Is Produced – Six Different Methods
  • DC and AC in Plants and Facilities – Hands-on Exercise
  • Voltage, Current and Resistance; Ohm’s Law
  • Hands-on Circuit-building Activities with Field Components
  • Simple Circuit
  • Series Circuit
  • Parallel Circuit
  • Combination Circuit
  • Using Multimeters to Measure Voltage, Current, and Resistance in Circuits
  • Verifying a Circuit is De-energized
  • 3 Modes of Failure: Open Circuits, Short Circuits, and Ground Faults
  • Power: What it is, and How It’s Determined
  • Single-phase and Three-phase Systems

Day 2

Electrical Test Equipment

  • Multimeters – Hands-on Exercise
  • Voltage Testers
  • Clamp-on Ammeter, Megohmmeters & Others
  • Understanding Your Building's Electrical System
  • Reading Electrical Single-Line Diagrams
  • Major Components
  • The Electrical Service
  • Motor Control Centers
  • Transformers – How they work
  • Delta vs. Wye connected systems
  • Switchgear and Circuit Breakers
  • Overcurrent Protective Devices
  • Feeders
  • Disconnects
  • Motors, Panelboards, and Branch Circuits
  • Lighting Circuits
  • Electrical Floor Plans & Facility Wiring

Day 3

Electrical Safety in the Workplace

  • Introduction to NFPA 70E®
  • Hazards & Dangers of Electricity
  • Shock, Arc Flash, and Arc Blast
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)
  • Developing Safe Work Practices
  • The National Electrical Code®
  • Purpose, Overview & Definitions
  • Installation Requirements
  • “Qualified Electrical Workers”
  • Wire Selection
  • Conductor Types & Materials
  • Wire Size and Wire Insulation

Day 4

Installing Wire (Conductors)

  • Raceways & Cable Trays
  • Conduits
  • Fittings and Boxes
  • Dedicated Working Space
  • Sizing of Fuses/Circuit Breakers
  • Sizing of Motor Overloads
  • Conduit Fill Considerations
  • Wiring Equipment
  • Wire Nuts, Terminals and Crimpers – hands-on exercise
  • Switches and Receptacles – hands-on exercise
  • Fluorescent Ballasts
  • Motors
  • Temporary Wiring

Day 5

Basic Troubleshooting Techniques

  • Branch Circuit Problems
  • Control Circuit Troubleshooting
  • Checking and Replacing Fuses
  • Electrical Maintenance Activities
  • Performing Checks as part of an Assured Equipment Grounding Program
  • Use and Operation of GFCI’s
  • Types of Electrical Maintenance
  • Special Precautions


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Date & Location

Date : 21 July 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Istanbul

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