Basic Electrical Theory
This online engineering PDH interactive presentation provides a brief outline on the basic electrical concepts.
The presentation explains the concept of the electrostatic force and the first law of electrostatics. It defines the basic electrical terminology and its corresponding units of measure. It also describes the methods of producing electricity and the principle of magnetism and magnetic circuits. At the end, the presentation provides a list of basic electrical symbols used to read and interpret electrical system diagrams and schematics.
This 1 PDH online interactive presentation is applicable to electrical and computer engineers, design and construction personnel, technical staff and facility operators who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the theory of electricity.
This continuing education interactive presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Understanding atoms and their forces
- Distinguishing electrical components conductors, insulators and resistors
- Understanding voltage and current
- Learning the units of electrical measurements
- Identifying the methods of producing voltage
- Understanding magnetism and magnetic circuits
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