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Arc Flash Resistant Equipment

COURSE NO: E02-019
Arc Flash Resistant Equipment
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents details that address IEEE and IEC equipment accessibility types, arc resistant ratings, and testing procedures according to IEEE standards.


Arc flash resistant equipment may be described as the equipment made to withstand the impact of internal arcing fault by meeting the testing requirements of IEEE Guide C37.20.7-2007. In the 1970s, an interest started in Europe in assessing electrical equipment under internal arcing, which lead to IEC standard. This research spread to North America and was used as a foundation for EEMAC G14-1 procedure. The development of IEEE standard heavily relies on Annex AA of IEC standard and adopts many of the refinements originated in EEMAC G14-1 procedure. IEC 62271-200 defines the requirements for factory assembled metal-enclosed switchgear and control gear for alternating currents at rated voltage above 1 kV and up to and including 52 kV. It includes indoor and outdoor assemblies and frequencies up to and including 60 Hz.

This 2 PDH online course is suitable for electrical engineers with a desire to find out more about arc flash resistant equipment. Upon successful completion engineers will have more information about usage of arc flash resistant equipment and its proper application.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the IEEE and IEC equipment accessibility types
  • Understanding arc resistant ratings
  • Testing according to IEEE standards
  • Familiarizing with equipment maintenance procedures
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, “Arc Flash Resistant Equipment” by Velimir Lackovic, Char. Eng.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Arc Flash Resistant Equipment (1.4 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

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