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Electrical Design for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Facilities

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After participating in this course you will be able to do the following:

  • Apply electrical design concepts in your work situations
  • Design electrical systems in compliance with the Canadian Electrical Code
  • Determine load characteristics and demand factors of your system
  • Analyze fault currents in AC systems as well as in distribution equipment
  • Increase the efficiency of your substation

This course focuses on basic electrical design concepts & provides an understanding of the methods used to design low voltage power distribution systems. A practical approach is taken to discussing low & high voltage electrical circuits, equipment, & systems used in facilities. The course emphasizes the Canadian Electrical Code while teaching the fundamentals of electrical generation, transmission & distribution, design philosophy & procedures, construction materials, services, grounding, & power quality.

The course will prepare you to review electrical systems for compliance with the Canadian Electrical Code. No electrical design experience is required. All topics begin at the fundamentals level.

Course Outline:

  • Review of Basic Electrical Concepts
  • Electrical Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
  • Voltage levels and control
  • Grounding and Bonding
  • Power Sources and Distribution Systems
  • Standards, Recommended Practices, Guides, and Codes
  • Protection and Coordination
  • Protective relaying
  • Case Study
  • Step by step designs process for the typical small industrial/commercial facility

Who Should Attend
Electrical Engineers & Supervisors Technologists • Technicians involved in electrical systems in industrial applications and commercial and institutional buildings and facilities • Plant, Project, & Facility Engineers • Electrical Contractors & Sales Engineers.

Course Rating
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This course is currently scheduled at the following locations. Click the city name to learn even more details about this course.

Mississauga, ON
on 9/16/2019

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Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.