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Basic Electrical Theory

COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Basic Electrical Theory
Course Highlights

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.

Learning Objectives

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
Course Document
For this course, you will need to go through the interactive presentation "Basic Electrical Theory". To access the presentation, you will need to log in or register and purchase the course. Following the course purchase, please click on the link provided in your account to view the presentation. The duration of this presentation is approximately 65 minutes.
This particular course document is accessible only after purchase.

Course Quiz
Once you finish watching the PDH interactive presentation, you will be redirected to your account to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on this interactive presentation. 
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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