AFCIs, Grounding, and SPDs for Residential Applications

Course Number: E-2038
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Michael A. Benoist, P.E.
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Overview

In AFCIs, Grounding, and SPDs for Residential Applications, you'll learn ...

  • How the NEC can be applied to residential use in existing dwellings for protection from electrical safety hazards
  • Four protection methods against electrical hazards and surges
  • The NEC edition and article in effect for each of the four protection methods with key updates identified for 2011, 2014, and 2017 editions
  • How Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter devices are UL tested

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 22 pages

For all states where the NEC is in effect, this course explains how the NEC can be applied to residential use in existing dwellings for protection from electrical safety hazards ‒ arc faults and ground faults, and from surges which can damage electronics equipment.

Four protection methods are presented: grounding, surge protection, GFCI, and AFCI. For each method, the NEC edition/article reference is provided as it is applicable by state. Design specification/drawing examples are presented for grounding, surge protection, and GFCI. More details about AFCIs are presented in the second part of the course.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Map of the NEC edition in effect for each state
  • 2-Wire to 3-Wire Receptacle Replacement- Grounding
  • Surge Protective Device- SPD
  • Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter-GFCI
  • Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter-AFCI

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 11 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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This course is applicable to professional engineers in:
Alabama (P.E.) Alaska (P.E.) Arkansas (P.E.)
Delaware (P.E.) Florida (P.E. Area of Practice) Georgia (P.E.)
Idaho (P.E.) Illinois (P.E.) Illinois (S.E.)
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