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for the electric power industry

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December 10-14, 2017:   Power System Protection,   AZTech - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

March 11-15, 2018:   Induction Motor and Transformer Application,   AZTech - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

July 23-25, 2018:   Power System Analysis Skills for Engineers and Technicians,   University of Wisconsin - Madison

July 26-27, 2018:   Introduction to Power Transformers and Induction Motors,   University of Wisconsin - Madison

Short Course Topics Taught

  • Arc Flash Hazard
  • Cable Tray System Design
  • Conduit System Design
  • Fault Calculations
  • Instrument Transformers
  • Ladder Logic
  • Lighting System Design
  • Metering
  • Motor Control Centers
  • Motor Selection and Application
  • One-Line Diagrams
  • Overcurrent Device Coordination
  • Per-Unit System
  • Power in AC Systems
  • Power Quality
  • Protective Device Selection
  • Sequence Networks
  • Short Circuit Availability
  • Shunt Capacitors for Power Factor Correction
  • Source Configuration
  • Switchgear
  • Symmetrical Components
  • Transformer Connections
  • Transformer Ratings
  • Voltage Drop Calculations
  • Zones of Protection
  • Distributed Generation
  • Distribution Automation
  • Distribution Substation Design
  • Load Characteristics
  • Load Forecasting
  • Primary Feeder Design
  • Protective Devices - Reclosers, Sectionalizers, Fuses
  • Renewable Energy
  • Smart Grid Technologies
  • Voltage Regulation
  • AC Machines
  • AC Motor Application
  • AC Motor Starting
  • DC Machines
  • Ladder Logic
  • Magnetic Circuits
  • Motor Circuit Design
  • Motor Control
  • Transformers
  • Transformer and Motor Applications
  • Transformer Connections
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam Review
  • Professional Engineering (PE) - Power Exam Review
  • Industrial Systems - Communication Protocols
  • Industrial Systems - Distributed Control Systems
  • Industrial Systems - Fast Source Transfers
  • Utility Systems - Communication-Based Fault Detection
  • Utility Systems - Intelligent Sectionalizing
  • Utility Systems - Optimization Techniques
  • Utility Systems - Substation Topologies
  • DC System
  • Generators
  • Metering
  • Motors
  • Plant Electrical Systems
  • Safety in the Workplace
  • Switchgear
  • Transformers
  • Variable-Frequency Drives
  • Converting Between Line and Sequence Currents
  • Delta-Wye Transformer Behavior
  • Impedance Diagrams / Thevenin Equivalents
  • Open-Circuit Fault Calculations
  • Per-Unit Calculations
  • Phasors and Complex Number Mathematics
  • Sequence Networks
  • Short-Circuit Fault Calculations
  • Symmetrical Components
  • Three-Phase Power Calculations
  • AC and DC Auxiliary Systems
  • Control Circuits
  • Control Houses
  • Corrosion Control
  • Engineering Drawings
  • Foundations
  • General Design Considerations
  • Grounding
  • Major Equipment
  • Physical Layout
  • Site Design
  • Structures
  • Substation Automation
  • 2Q Planning and Engineering
  • 230kV Transmission Planning Methods
  • Contingency Planning
  • Distribution Feeder System Planning and Layout
  • Distribution Operations
  • Distribution Planning
    • The System Approach
    • Key Concept
    • Planning Process
    • Substation Planning
    • Feeder Planning
    • What Planners Can Do
  • Distribution System Economics
    • Line Selection
    • Transformers
    • Load Reach
  • Distribution System Reliability
    • Tracking Reliability
    • What is Good Reliability?
    • Value-Based Planning
  • Engineering Economics
    • True System Costs
    • Time Value of Money
    • Cost of Losses
  • Fault Calculations and Protective Equipment Selection
  • Load Forecasting
    • Informal
    • Simple Trending
    • Sophisticated Trending
    • Simulation
  • Loss Reduction
  • Planning Criteria and Standards
    • Types of Distribution Systems
    • Service Areas
    • Typical Costs to Deliver Power
    • Criteria and Standards
  • Planning Process
    • Four-Step Process
    • Lead Times
  • Power Distribution Reliability and Protection Engineering
  • Background
    • Phasor and Complex Math
    • Per-Unit System
    • Symmetrical Component Theory
  • First-Cycle vs Interrupting Current
  • Minimum and Maximum Fault Current
  • Non-Radial Circuit Protection
    • Distance Relays
    • Current Differential
  • Other Protection Applications
    • Transformers
    • Buses
    • Generators
    • Motors
    • Breaker Failure
    • Overcurrent Protection Device Coordination
      • Industrial Systems
      • Utility Systems
    • Protection Strategies
      • Automatic Circuit Reclosing
      • Fuse Saving versus Fuse Blowing
      • Impact on Reliability
      • Momentary Interruption Reduction
      • Sustained Interruption Reduction
    • Protective Devices
      • Circuit Breakers and Relays
      • Fuses
      • Reclosers
      • Sectionalizers
    • Sequence Network Development
    • Short-Circuit and Open-Circuit Fault Analysis
    • Specific Protection Concerns
      • Distributed Generation
      • Backfeed
      • Metering Considerations
    • System Modeling Methods
  • Bending Moment
  • Conductors
  • Conductor Motion
  • Current Differential Protection
  • DC Transmission
  • Distance Protection
  • Foundations
  • Guying
  • Insulators
  • Mechanical Loading
  • National Electrical Safety Code
  • Overhead Structures
  • Right-of-Way Requirements
  • Sag-Tension Calculations
  • Transmission Planning
  • Traveling Waves
  • Underground Transmission