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Electrical Engineering Preliminary Consideration

Bijan Ghayour, PE

This 6-hour course provides basic design guidance in the proper selection of electric power sources and distribution systems. The contents cover electric power preliminary design considerations such as preliminary data, estimation of loads, selection of electric power source, uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system design, installation of distribution systems, levels of distribution voltage, grounding of distribution systems, and selection of distribution systems.

This course has been developed from the evaluation of the existing facilities, from surveys of the availability of new materials and construction methods, and from selection of the best design practices of the government, and the privet sector.

The course materials are based entirely on the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) of Department of Defense: UFC 3-501-03N: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATION. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

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