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Electrical Protection Systems 12 PDH Discount Package

PACKAGE NO: DP12E-08
PACKAGE PDH: 12
PACKAGE PRICE: $187.2
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: An Introduction to Static Electricity and Lightning Protection Systems
COURSE NO: E02-018
An Introduction to Static Electricity and Lightning Protection Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides technical guidance and design requirements for static electricity and lightning protection systems as well as related grounding systems for facilities and other structures. The information provided here may be utilized by electrical engineers in the development of the plans, specifications and calculations, and may serve as the minimum electrical design requirements.  Project conditions may dictate the need for a design that exceeds these minimum requirements.

 

Static electricity and lightning and protection systems are used to prevent or lessen damage from electrostatic discharges or lightning strikes to structures. These protection systems mitigate the fire hazards posed to structures. A static electricity or lightning protection system provides a low-impedance path for the electric current to lessen the heating effect of current flowing through flammable structural materials. If the current travels through porous and water-saturated materials, these materials may literally explode if their water content is flashed to steam by heat produced from the high current.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for electrical engineers, design professionals, construction managers and other technical personnel seeking an introduction to lightning and static electricity protection systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about key codes and standards
  • Learning about static grounding and bonding requirements
  • Understanding the importance of connections
  • Knowing the special considerations for static bus bars
  • Understanding how to employ ground grab bars
  • Knowing the special factors to consider at petroleum oil lubricant (POL) facilities
  • Learning about the design considerations at aircraft hangars
  • Leaning how to determine the requirements for lightning protection (LPS) systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, “An Introduction to Static Electricity and Lightning Protection Systems”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
An Introduction to Static Electricity and Lightning Protection Systems (360 KB)
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 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 may print your Certificate of Completion after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email you your Certificate of Completion. Also, you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Fundamentals of Lightning Protection Systems
COURSE NO: E02-009
COURSE PROVIDER: John Tobias, Ph.D., P.E.
Fundamentals of Lightning Protection Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information concerning the principles of lightning protection systems. Protection principles of the five basic lightning protection subsystems discussed in this course are as follows:

  • Strike Termination Subsystem
  • Conductor Subsystem
  • Grounding Electrode Subsystem
  • Equipotential Bonding Subsystem
  • Surge Protection Subsystem

 

Given this understanding of lightning protection system operation, this course offers in conclusion a brief discussion of the applicable design standards commonly used for lightning protection. Specific design requirements can be found in the National Fire Protection Associations’ Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems,’ NFPA 780.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to civil and electrical engineers, architects, as well as design professionals and construction personnel involved with the planning and design of structures requiring lightning protection.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the basics of how lightning protection systems function
  • Knowing the subsystems that comprise the lightning protection system
  • Understanding the purpose and basic function of each of the subsystems
  • Identifying the engineering and construction standards for lightning protection systems commonly used in the United States
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Fundamentals of Lightning Protection Systems”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Fundamentals of Lightning Protection Systems (2.16 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this course 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 may print your Certificate of Completion after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email you your Certificate of Completion. Also, you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Strike Terminations for Lightning Protection Systems
COURSE NO: E03-012
COURSE PROVIDER: John Tobias, Ph.D., P.E.
Strike Terminations for Lightning Protection Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information concerning the Strike Termination Subsystem of a Lightning Protection System (LPS). It is one of the five following subsystems of a lightning protection system:

  • Strike Termination Subsystem
  • Conductor Subsystem
  • Grounding Electrode Subsystem
  • Equipotential Bonding Subsystem
  • Surge Protection Subsystem

 

An overview of the complete lightning protection systems and its functioning is given in CED Course No. E02-009, Fundamentals of Lightning Protection Systems. Completing that course is recommended as a prerequisite to this course but is not necessary. This course will discuss the details of implementing the Strike Termination Subsystem (STS) which is one of the necessary subsystems of the lightning protection system.  No single subsystem, of itself, constitutes complete protection against the effects of lightning.  Each of the subsystems works in a complimentary fashion.

 

The STS intercepts the lightning event.  Specifications are given to arrange the receptors of the strike, called strike terminations, in such a fashion that protects a structure and adjacent areas.  These specifications are based on the guidance of well-accepted design standards commonly used for lightning protection. Specific design requirements can be found in the National Fire Protection Associations’ Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems,’  NFPA 780.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to architects, civil and electrical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning and design of structures requiring lightning protection.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the purpose and function of the STS
  • Knowing the material requirements for the STS
  • Understanding the concept of Zone of Protection afforded by the STS
  • Knowing the specifications for the arrangement of strike terminations to protect a structure from lightning as part of a total LPS
  • Identifying the engineering and construction standards for lightning protection systems commonly used in the United States
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Strike Termination for Lightning Protection Systems”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Strike Terminations for Lightning Protection Systems (980 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this course 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 may print your Certificate of Completion after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email you your Certificate of Completion. Also, you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Grounding System Theory and Practice
COURSE NO: E04-027
Grounding System Theory and Practice
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to grounding system design. It addresses various grounding problems, describes how grounding systems are modelled and explains how step and touch voltages are calculated.

 

In underground-fault conditions, the flow of current will result in voltage gradients within and around the substation, not only between structures and nearby earth, but also along the ground surface. In a properly designed system, this gradient should not exceed the limits that can be tolerated by the human body.

 

The purpose of a ground mat study is to provide for the safety and well-being of anyone that can be exposed to the potential differences that can exist in a station during a severe fault. The general requirements for industrial power system grounding are similar to those of utility systems under similar service conditions. The differences arise from the specific requirements of the manufacturing or process operations.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to electrical engineers with a desire to understand the fundamentals of grounding practices and safety issues related to grounding design.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the basic theory behind grounding system analysis
  • Understanding why grounding systems are important part of commercial and industrial power systems
  • Learning how to calculate step and touch voltages
  • Understanding the consequences of inadequate grounding system design
  • Learning about commercial software modelling techniques, simulation performance and interpretation of the results
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Grounding System Theory and Practice" and provided below.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Grounding System Theory and Practice (567 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this 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 may print your Certificate of Completion after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email you your Certificate of Completion. Also, you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Transformer Protection
COURSE NO: E01-006
COURSE PROVIDER: Andre LeBleu, P.E.
Transformer Protection
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on the different applications of transformer power system protection of two winding three phase transformers. It explains the different applications, where they are used and the pros and cons for each type of system.

 

This 1 PDH online course is applicable to electrical engineers that design and or operate power systems that range from 15kV to 480V.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding technical concerns regarding transformer protection
  • Learning about the technical applications for transformer protection
  • Understanding the basics of each type application
  • Learning about the pro and con explanation for each type of application
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "Transformer Protection".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Transformer Protection (114 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on this entire course 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 may print your Certificate of Completion after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email you your Certificate of Completion. Also, you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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