Power Cable Testing

Course Number: E-3075
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Velimir Lackovic, Electrical Engineer
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Overview

In Power Cable Testing, you'll learn ...

  • The various mechanisms that can cause a power cable to fail
  • Nondestructive field diagnostic testing methods for existing power cables
  • Acceptance proof testing of newly installed cables
  • Features and characteristics of various destructive and nondestructive cable testing methods

Overview

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 37 pages

This course discusses various power cable testing procedures, cable failures and their analysis, insulation and conductor defects, field testing of medium voltage cables and different cable testing methods.

This course is suitable for electrical engineers with a desire to understand the fundamentals of power cable testing. The course covers issues related to different failure types such as mechanical failures, overheating, chemical actions, etc. and ways to mitigate failures such that service interruption time is minimized.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Cable visual inspection
  • Cable failures and their analysis
  • Heating of cables
  • Conductor and insulation defects
  • Field testing of medium voltage cables
  • Cable testing methods

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 30 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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Length: 37 pages

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