SOUTHFIELD — Holders of the Professional Engineer certification in Michigan who need professional development hours — and who want to brush up on their electrical engineering skills — can accomplish both Saturday, Sept. 26 at The Engineering Society of Detroit.
A few seats remain open for week’s Electrical Engineering PE Continuing Education class, “Electric Power Transmission & Distribution.”
The course costs $125 for non-members and offers four hours of credit. It runs from 1 to 5 p.m. at ESD Headquarters, 20700 Civic Center Drive, Suite 450, in Southfield.
To register or for more information, visit www.esd.org or contact Fran Mahoney at firstname.lastname@example.org or (248) 353-0735, ext. 116, or Elana Shelef at email@example.com or (248) 353-0735, ext. 119.
The course covers the following electric power issues:
* System Representation
* Voltage Drop
* Power Factor Correction
* Modeling of Transmission Lines
* Load Sharing
* Fault Current Analysis
* 3-Phase Short Circuits
* Unbalanced Short Circuits
* Transformer Connections
* Instrument Transformers
* Insulation Testing
* Ground Resistance Testing
* Protection against Lightning and Surges
* Demand and Energy Management
* Overcurrent Protection Relays
* Fuses and Circuit Breakers