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Electrical Engineering for Non-Electrical Engineer


Upon completion of this course, the participant shall be able to;

  • Gain an understanding of the operating characteristics of all electrical equipment
  • Learn in detail all the diagnostic techniques and inspections required of critical components of electrical equipment. 
  • Understand thoroughly all the tests required for the various types of electrical equipment
  • Determine all the  maintenance and troubleshooting activities required to minimize electrical equipment downtime and operating cost
  • Gain a detailed understanding of all the calculations and sizing techniques used for all electrical equipment
  • Learn how to select electrical equipment by using the performance characteristics 
  • Learn about the various types of enclosures and sealing arrangements used for electrical equipment
  • Learn all the codes and standards applicable for electrical equipment



Day 1:Fundamentals of Electrical Systems

  • Inductors
  • Capacitors
  • Resistance
  • Electrical circuits &  safety
  • Alternating current & direct current
  • Single-phase &  three-phase system
  • Power system
  • Elements of power system

Day 2:Electrical Transformers

  • Machinery principles
  • Transformers, types and construction of transformers, size, and performance
  • Voltage regulation, transformer efficiency, transformer taps and voltage regulators, autotransformers, three-phase transformers, transformer ratings, inrush current
  • Instrument transformers
  • Transformers’ characteristics, phase relationships, Star/Star connected transformer, basic materials, dielectrics, copper, iron, insulation, leakage reactance, core construction
  • Components of a power transformer, core, windings, nitrogen demand system, conservative tank with air cell, current transformers, bushings, tap changers, insulation

Day 3:Electrical Motors

  • Rotating magnetic field, relationship between electrical frequency and the speed of magnetic field rotation, RMS voltage in a three-phase stator, induced torque in a three-phase machine, winding insulation in ac machines, ac machine power flow and losses  
  • Induction motor construction, rotor slip, electrical frequency of the rotor, losses and the power flow diagram, induction motor torque-speed characteristics, variation of the torque-speed characteristics, starting induction motors, induction motor starting circuits
  • DC Motors, types, characteristic, applications
  • Synchronous Motors

Day 4:  Inverters and  Variable Speed Drives

  • Variable speed (frequency) drives,  principles of ac variable speed drives, inverters, insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBT’s),
  • Pulse-width modulated inverters, input power converter (rectifier), output IGBT inverter, magnetic breaking, regeneration, transients, harmonics, power factor and failures, IGBT switching transients
  • ac drives, motor bearing currents, selection criteria for variable speed drives, maintenance, common failure modes, motor application guidelines

Day 5: Uninterruptible Power Systems and  Generators

  • Uninterruptible power systems (UPSs), UPS operation,  voltage regulation, harmonic distortion, advanced UPS design, efficiency, input power converter, inverter, battery system, UPS sizing, battery selection
  • Synchronous generators, construction, synchronous generator operating alone, parallel operation of ac generators, synchronous generator ratings, synchronous generator capability curves
  • Generator components, auxiliaries and excitation, cooling systems.
  • Generator surveillance and testing, generator operational checks (surveillance and monitoring), generator diagnostic testing
  • Frequently asked questions

Who Should Attend


The course is suggested for :

  • Engineers of all disciplines
  • Managers
  • Technicians
  • Maintenance personnel
  • Other technical individuals (this course is suitable for individuals who do not have an electrical background)


5 Days

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