A Simple Way to Look at Three Phase Power (WEBINAR)

Course Number: E-2023W
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Robert J. Scoff, P.E.
Scheduled: Friday, September, 08, 2017, 10:00am - 12:00pm ET (9am CT, 8am MT, 7am PT)
Type: Live Interactive Webinar
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Overview

In A Simple Way to Look at Three Phase Power , you'll learn ...

  • There is a review of single phase alternating current circuits.
  • This course includes a review of Ohm’s Law, power and energy.
  • There is an explanation of why RMS is used when working with alternating current voltages and currents.
  • Single phase and three phase waveforms and vectors will be explained.

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In today’s world, electrical power is used to help us do much of our work, and also helps make our lives more livable and enjoyable. On the personal level, most of us only use single phase power. However, for industrial and commercial purposes, three phase power is the predominate way that electrical energy is generated, transmitted, and used. With that in mind, it can be useful to know some of the basic theory of the three phase electrical power.

In “A Simple Way to Look at Three Phase Power” you will learn the basic concepts of single phase and three phase alternating current electrical power. We will start with single phase electrical theory because three phase voltage is simply three single phase voltages connected in a certain manner.

As engineers, we like to know how the things of the world work. This course is set up so that any engineer can get a better feeling of how the power and energy that we use does the things that it does. Afterwards, you may begin to notice the transmission lines and electrical switchyards that are scattered over the landscape. We may also appreciate the electrical system and view it in a way that we never did before.

Special Note: Course E-3013 and course E-2023W are alternate presentations of the same course material. Therefore, only one version, either the course or webinar, can be taken during a renewal cycle. If you have any questions regarding course eligibility, please contact our Customer Service Team.

 

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This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • There is a review of single phase alternating current circuits.
  • This course includes a review of Ohm’s Law, power and energy.
  • There is an explanation of why RMS is used when working with alternating current voltages and currents.
  • Single phase and three phase waveforms and vectors will be explained.
  • The VIP Chart, which has been developed by the author, will be explained and used.
  • We will see how a three phase circuit can be thought of as three single phase circuits.
  • Wye-Delta transformation for sources and loads will be shown.
  • There will be a review of Kirchoff’s Current Law, because it is useful in this particular way of looking at three phase circuits.
  • Balanced and unbalanced loads and reactive components will be addressed.
  • What phase sequence means and its importance will be discussed.
  • We will show some practical examples and reasons for using three phase electrical power.

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ATTENTION OHIO ENGINEERS: PDHengineer's webinars are "Timed and Monitored" to meet your state requirements. This means that you can use our webinars to fulfill your entire PDH requirement for Ohio. This webinar is guaranteed to be accepted by your state board as "timed and monitored" CPD credit.

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