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Industrial Electricity Fundamentals

Industrial Maintenance & Technology


Course Length

24 Hours

Max Attendees


Course Description

Covering common electrical systems found in manufacturing and industrial settings this course provides a more advanced study of DC and AC electrical concepts and principles with an emphasis on 3-phase power. This course covers transformers, capacitor banks, motor operations, motor feeder, branch circuits, and NEC codes.  Note: Knowledge or completion of a basic electrical course is a requirement. 

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Understand the working principles behind many 3-phase devices
  2. Comprehend wiring diagrams and schematics
  3. Analyze and troubleshoot DC and AC circuits.
  4. Apply the codes in the electrical wiring of industrial applications.
  5. Test motors, transformer types, and test for input and output voltage.

Course Outline

  • Safety
  • Conductors and Overcurrent Protection Devices (OCPD)
  • Basic Circuit Connections
  • Magnetism, Solenoids
  • AC circuits
  • Inductance and Capacitance
  • Transformer
  • Power Distribution Systems
  • DC- Motors
  • Single Phase- Motors
  • Three-Phase Motors
  • Troubleshooting Electric Motors
  • Motor Protection