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Insulation Coordination and Surge Arresters

Insulation Coordination and Surge Arresters

Note: This is a recorded video presentation and does not qualify as a live webinar.

Course Highlights

This online PDH video presentation reviews the different types of overvoltages that may be present on an Electrical System. It discusses steady state and transient overvoltages and how to distinguish between them.


There are different requirements for insulation coordination, depending on voltage. This video presentation also discusses proper selection type of surge arresters, correct installation of surge arresters, and selecting the appropriate surge arrester for protection against natural atmospheric discharge.


This 1 PDH online video presentation is intended primarily for electrical and mechanical engineers, as well as others who are interested in learning more about overvoltages, surge arresters and insulation coordination.

Learning Objectives

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


  • Knowing how to identify the OVERVOLTAGES that may be present on an Electrical System
  • Understanding the distinction between steady state and transient over-voltages
  • Knowing how to select the proper Surge Arresters, type for the application
  • Understanding correct installation of the SURGE ARRESTERS
  • Familiarizing with insulation coordination requirements for medium, high voltage and ultra high voltage equipment
  • Learning how to select proper surge arrester for protection against natural atmospheric discharge
Course Document

For this course, you will need to watch the video presentation titled, "Insulation Coordination and Surge Arresters”. To access the video presentation, you will need to log in or register and purchase the course.  Following course purchase, please click on the link provided in your account history to view the video presentation. The duration of the video presentation is approximately 50 minutes.

Please note that you will be watching the video presentation via YouTube or another video streaming platform which will be streaming though
Course Quiz
Once you are finished watching the PDH video presentation, you will need to close or minimize the video portal to return to your account and click on “Take Quiz”. You will need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH creditThe quiz will be based on this video 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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