Electrical Maintenance Phase II

Curriculum Content

Electrical Power Systems | Contact Hours: 40
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to describe and perform the racking of a breaker in/out with a strong emphasis on Safety.  Topics covered will include: an overview of the NFPA 70E PPE requirements, while working or racking a switchgear breaker in/out, familiarity with power system distribution using single line diagrams, types of breaker X/Y closing schemes, and synchronous motor field application control, 3 phase AC transformer connections, instrument transformers, circuit protection and relay coordination.

Electronic Circuits| Contact Hours: 40
Topics include basic amplifiers, typical amplifiers, operational amplifiers, power supplies including regulation, switching and UPS, oscillators, pulse and control circuits, and modulation.

AC/DC Circuits | Contact Hours: 40
This course will provide you with the opportunity to learn the basics for both AC and DC industrial drives.  Hardware and operation are covered.  You will also set-up a basic AC and DC drive. Topics include feedback devices such tachometers, encoders and resolvers, load and motor matching.

Basic Hydraulics and Pneumatics | Contact Hours: 40
Topics include basic hydraulic and pneumatic principles and laws, along with detailed descriptions of the theory and operation of all essential components. Hands on exercises using industrial grade equipment built into a training test cabinet. Hydraulic and pneumatic components and their power requirements are also discussed and basic troubleshooting techniques.

PLC System Troubleshooting | Contact Hours: 40
This course is for those who are responsible for maintaining a ControlLogix system and who are familiar with basic ladder logic and controller concepts.  Students will monitor and edit tags, edit ladder logic, document/print and search for project components, create trend charts and watch lists, force I/O and toggle bits.  Participants will also troubleshoot controller problems, digital I/O problems, analog I/O problems, and power supply problems.

Physics II | Contact Hours: 40
A more detailed study of heat and fluid dynamics will be covered. Additional topics will include Sound, Light, and Optics, Electrolysis, Electrical fields and Magnetism. Topics in Chemistry as related to the plant operation will be included.

Advanced Measurements | Contact Hours: 80
This course uses classroom and laboratory exercises to build a foundation in industrial measurement and control. The basic concepts of pressure, level, flow, and temperature are covered.  Reading and interpreting basic piping and instrument drawings (P&ID) is also included.  Students will calibrate transmitters and test measurement loops, test and set motor operated valve position sensors, troubleshoot and calibrate load cells.

Also covered are the installation, calibration, and maintenance of measurement devices.  An examination of the devices used in measurement and control systems, such as PID (Proportional, Integral, and Derivative) controllers, combustion controls, transmitters, transducers, and recorders is covered.  Topics covered are loop characteristics, test equipment, calibration, and configuration, maintenance and installation, working in hazardous locations, and trends.  Reading and interpreting advanced Piping and Instrument Drawings (P&ID) will also be included.

HMI (Proficy/Cimplicity) | Contact Hours: 40
This course is designed for those who develop, configure, and use applications with a Cimplicity Plant Edition system.  Participants will configure a project and I/O drivers to communicate with Cimplicity.  Create and edit point database tags and graphic screens.  Configure a system for operator controls, alarming, logging, and security.  Develop and modify operator screens, alarm viewers, and trend charts.

CAD – AutoCad and Microsoft Office Visio | Contact Hours: 80
The used in this course include AutoCAD LT and Microsoft Office Visio.  Graphics and text windows, user interface, drawing setup parameters, rectangular and polar coordinate entry, display control functions, 2D geometric objects, selection sets, object snap modes, X and Y coordinate filters, inquiry commands, text creation and modification, and 2D editing commands. The student should be able to develop electrical, hydraulic, and instrumentation drawings with Microsoft Office Visio and AutoCad LT.

Technical Writing | Contact Hours: 32
This course will emphasize proper and acceptable writing techniques to be used in the conduct of daily job activity. Records, logs, and orders will be covered. Extensive examples and exercises will be included to assure that accurate transfer of information takes place.

Basic Rigging, Inspection and Signaling | Contact Hours: 24
Rigging safety and inspection criteria, rigging selection and how to determine the weight of a load.  How to move and manipulate loads, perform hands-on drifting of a load.  Demonstrate completing pre-use and annual inspections of lifting slings and accessories including the required documentation.  Demonstrate the use of proper hand signals to a lift operator to guide a load.

Process Line Fundamentals & Tension Analysis | Contact Hours: 40
This course consists of subjects designed to provide and understanding of the various drives, which makes up a process line and the application of electric motors, controls, and power supplies required to satisfy their requirements.  Practical application problems will be solved as part of the course.  Included in the course are discussions on DC Motors, AC Motors, Multiple Motor Drives, Bridles, Helper Drives, Generators, Thyristor Power Supplies, Variable Frequency Power Supplies, Reels, Storage Devices, Levelers, and Slide Trimmers.