Electricity, Circuits and Electronics for Engineers

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Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce students to the concepts of electricity , circuits and electronics and how these concepts are used in various facilities and plants. Through real-world examples, students will learn how to use electrical and electronic equipment in their daily work.
This course also introduce students to the various techniques used to design and analyze circuits. They will also learn how to use the Thevenin method and the node method to simplify circuit analysis.

Key Takeaways

Analyze circuits using the node method, superposition, and the Thevenin method.
Construct simple digital gates using MOSFET transistors.
Identify how to use intuition to solve circuits.
Identify the various safety features of Electrical equipment.
Recognize the various aspects of maintaining and operating electrical equipment, such as the proper installation, operation, and maintenance of terminals and wires.

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Course Outline

Part 1
How Electricity Is Produced
DC and AC in Plants and Facilities
Voltage, Current and Resistance
Simple Circuit
Series Circuit
Parallel Circuit
Combination Circuit
Modes of Failure
Open Circuits
Short Circuits
Ground Faults
From Physics to Electrical Engineering
Lumped Abstraction
Intuitive Simplification techniques
Nodal analysis
Thevenin & Norton methods
Digital abstraction and digital logic
Combinational gates
Part 2
Electrical Test Equipment
Clamp-on Ammeter, Megohmmeters & Others
Reading Electrical Single-Line Diagrams
Switchgear and Circuit Breakers
Overcurrent Protective Devices
Motors, Panelboards, and Branch Circuits
Lighting Circuits
Electrical Floor Plans & Facility Wiring
Electrical Safety in the Workplace
Hazards & Dangers of Electricity
Shock, Arc Flash, and Arc Blast
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Developing Safe Work Practices
Wire Selection
Conductor Types & Materials
Wire Size and Wire
Insulation Installing Wire (Conductors)
Part 3
Wiring Equipment
Wire Nuts, Terminals and
Switches and Receptacles
Temporary Wiring
Basic Troubleshooting Techniques
Branch Circuit Problems
Control Circuit Troubleshooting
Checking and Replacing Fuses
Electrical Maintenance Activities
Performing Checks
Types of Electrical Maintenance
Electronics fundamentals related to circuits
MOSFET switch
MOSFET switch models
Nonlinear resistors
Nonlinear networks
Small signal analysis
Small signal circuit model
Dependent sources
Course Review

Who Should Attend?

This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for
This program is designed for participants who operate any electrical equipment during their daily tasks at work. It is also for any professional interested to understand the basics related to Electrical components and equipment.

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