Overcurrent Protection for Conductors and Equipment Self Guided Online Course
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|Description||Terms & Specifications|
This self-paced online course explains overcurrent protection requirements of the National Electrical Code®. The purpose of overcurrent protection for conductors and equipment is to open the circuit if the current reaches a value that will cause an excessive or dangerous temperature in conductors or conductor insulation.
Students will learn to:
- Understand the purpose of overcurrent protection.
- Explain the difference between overcurrent and overload.
- Explain the difference between a short circuit and a ground fault.
- Understand how the minimum ratings are determined for various items.
- Explain aspects of the protection of conductors.
- Explain the factors involved in the location of overcurrent protection.
- Explain tap rules.
- Understand how other equipment is protected, including panelboards, motor control centers, transformers and welders.
- Understand special protection requirements for motors and refrigeration equipment.
Who Will Benefit:
Anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evaluating or installing electrical systems, including: designers, installers, engineers, electrical contractors, technicians, project managers, fire marshals, and architects.
Continuing Education Credits:
Complete this module and qualify for .1 CEUs. Upon successful completion of a course series, participants will be prompted to download the CEU certificate directly from the course site. Please verify applicability with your professional board before registering.
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