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Continuous Energy Improvement in Motor Driven Systems

COURSE NO: E08-007
PDH CREDIT: 8
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Continuous Energy Improvement in Motor Driven Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the fundamental information and necessary guidance required to assist the Manufacturing and Process industries in optimizing their electric motor driven systems which leads to substantial energy / cost savings.

 

Electric motors are among the least well-managed industrial equipment, even though motor-driven equipment accounts for approximately 70% of the electrical energy consumed by process industries and approximately 90% for electrical intensive industries. Motors that are not properly managed can result in billions of dollars in wasted energy and operating costs to an industry.

 

A detailed analysis of the U.S. motor systems inventory indicates that this energy use could be reduced by 11% to 18% if plant managers implement all cost-effective applications of mature and proven energy efficiency technologies and practices. It is worth noting that the suggested improvements are not necessarily limited to the U.S., but can be implemented in any industry around the world that utilizes motor driven systems.

 

This 8 PDH online course is applicable to electrical, mechanical, and industrial engineers as well as other technical personnel interested in learning more about improving the operation of motor driven systems.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with motor energy management and best practices
  • Understanding the different types of utility charges
  • Learning about the steps involved in conducting a motor survey
  • Familiarizing with motor specification and selection considerations
  • Estimating motor load and efficiency
  • Analyzing motor efficiency opportunities
  • Conducting plans for improving motor efficiency
  • Familiarizing with the opportunities to improve system efficiencies
  • Understanding the importance and practicality of power factor correction
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “Continuous Energy Improvement in Motor Driven Systems” prepared by the U.S. Department of Energy, publication number DOE/GO-102014-4357.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
CONTINUOUS ENERGY IMPROVEMENT IN MOTOR DRIVEN SYSTEMS (2.45 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of forty (40) questions to earn 8 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
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

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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