Course Detail: WTPL400 - Basic Electricity for the Power Industry

This 90-hour course meets 7.5 hours a day for 12 days. As a result of this training students will be able to Discuss and define the basic electron theory, static electricity, electrical quantities, and the relationship between magnetism, volts, current flow, and resistance; define Direct and Alternating Currents, their respective applications, advantages and disadvantages, then calculate the values of DC and AC series, parallel and series/parallel circuits; demonstrate correct usage of several measuring instruments, determine proper conductor sizes and resistor types; discuss the components and functions of DC electric motors and generators; describe single- and three-phase AC Power, the different types of transformers, their connections, and their applications, and discuss the components, functions and applications of three-phase and single-phase alternators and motors.

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