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Introduction to Power Quality Seminar, July 19, 2019
Our Most Popular Seminar!

Introduction To Power Quality
Introduction To Power Quality
This 4-hour course, Introduction to Power Quality Seminar, is applicable to electrical industry professionals serving either industrial or commercial environments. For maximum benefit of this course, participants should have an understanding of basic electrical principles such as Ohms law, power, electrical metering, motors, and general electrical equipment and systems and a working knowledge of basic algebra. 

Upon completion of this course, students should have a meaningful understanding of the various types of power quality disturbances and harmonic distortion. They should understand the causes of these problems as well as typical means of solving or preventing these problems.  $139

(4 PDH) Approved by the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) 4 Credit Hours. 

(4hrs DSPS # 18431 / July 19, 2019)

Time; 8:00 AM to Noon
Cedarburg, WI


Intro to Power Quality Outline:

Voltage sags, under-voltage, and outages
Definition of sags, under-voltages, and outages
Causes of sags, under-voltages, and outages
Typical remedies to protect against sags, under-voltage, and outages
Voltage swells and over-voltage
Definition of swells and over-voltages
Sources of swells and over-voltages
Typical remedies to protect against swells and over-voltages

High-Frequency Disturbances
Transient over-voltages Definition of transients
Sources of transient over-voltages
Typical remedies to protect against transients

Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Definition of EMI and RFI
Sources of EMI
Typical remedies to protect against EMI

Harmonic distortion Definition of harmonic distortion
Distorted waveforms & harmonic spectra
Sources of harmonics & effects of impedance
Harmonic resonance with capacitors

PWM Voltage Distortion
Effect of pulsed voltage on motors
Voltage reflection & voltage doubling
Typical methods to protect motors

Power Quality Measurements
Measurements, locations, instruments
PQ waveforms
Wrap up


The above Power Quality Seminars are approved by the State of Wisconsin for credential types:
Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification, Industrial Journeyman Electrician License, Journeyman Electrician License, Master Electrician License, (Intro to Power Quality & Motor Control –Above + Registered Electrician Registration)


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