Fundamentals of power engineering in production facilities
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Fundamentals of power engineering in production facilities

Learn the most important concepts about power engineering and Ace technical interviews
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Created by Emin Mammadov
Last updated 6/2017
Price: $60
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have a strong fundamental knowledge that will help them to jump-start their career
  • Have enough knowledge to be able to get the job done with little or no guidance
  • Ace the technical interview and get the dream job in the power industry
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  • Basic English skills
  • Access to Internet
  • Motivation to learn

This course is designed to teach the target audience the basics of electrical power engineering. It is intended to ease the transition between a classroom and a workplace. It is not a secret that “real world” situations can be different from the book examples and this class will teach you what you need to know to succeed and impress your colleagues and your boss. The information that you will learn is interrelated and in the end, you will have enough understanding of the material to be able to do the job on your own without intensive Google search. 

As you learn about transformers, motors, generators and protection studies, you will also be better prepared for any technical interview. Students will develop distinctive knowledge and have stronger skills compared to their competitors and therefore, be able to get a dream job at the top company.

The best part of the course is the ability to learn the information only at fraction of the price that large corporations will charge you. You can learn at your own pace and always come back if something is unclear. In addition, new classes will be added and they won't cost you anything. 

Who is the target audience?
  • People without engineering background entering the power engineering workforce
  • Newly graduated electrical engineers starting their first job
  • Electrical engineering students preparing for the technical interviews
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Curriculum For This Course
8 Lectures
Getting Started
8 Lectures 03:07:34
  • Basics of electricity
  • Simple DC circuit
    • Concept of heating
    • Resistance in series and parallel
  • AC vs. DC
    • DC
    • AC
    • Sine wave
    • 3-phase
    • RMS
  • Inductance 
  • Capacitor 
  • Power
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  • Introduction
  • Parts of a generator
  • Principle of generation operation
  • Types of generators
  • Prime mover, governor, alternator rotors
  • AC generation
  • Three-phase connection
  • Frequency
  • Excitation and voltage control
    • Conventional excitation system
    • Static excitation system
    • Brushless excitation system
  • Stand-alone, island, parallel operation modes
  • Insulation 
  • Cooling

  • Operation principle of transformers
  • Types of transformers 
  • Three-phase transformer connection 
  • Cooling 
  • Tap changers 
  • Special types of transformers 
  • Sizing of transformers.

  • Introduction to power distribution
  • Types of network distribution systems
    • Simple radial system
    • Secondary selective system
    • Primary selective system
    • Looped primary system
  • Number of cores in cables
  • Earthing (grounding)
  • Earthed systems
  • Switchgears

Power distribution, earthing and switchgears

  • Introduction to motors
  • Motors parts
  • Principle of Operation of AC and DC motors
  • Performance characteristics
  • Starting methods
  • Efficiency
  • Power factor
  • Duty cycles
  • Cooling
  • Ingress protection (IP)
  • Insulation
  • Motor failures
  • Nameplate information

  • Introduction to electrical short circuit faults
  • Types of electrical faults 
    • Symmetrical 
    • Asymmetrical
  • Circuit protection devices
    • Fuses
    • Circuit breakers
  • Relays
    • ANSI Codes for protection
  • Motor protection
  • Transformer protection
  • Class protection of protection devices


  • Cable construction
  • Cable selection criteria
  • Cable sizing Calculation
  • Cable glands


    • Load flow analysis
    • Short-circuit studies
    • Transient stability studies
    • Motor starting studies
    • Harmonic analysis
    • Electrical Analysis
      • Electrical load list
      • Load flow
      • Motor studies
      • Short circuit studies
    Power system studies
    About the Instructor
    Emin Mammadov
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    Electrical Engineer, who is passionate about sharing knowledge

    Emin Mammadov graduated from University of Houston with honors in 2014. Since then, he has been working in oil & gas industry starting as an engineer in the upstream field and afterward, has transitioned into the downstream side of the business. Emin has undertaken projects in Singapore, Norway and Italy and has experience with FEED and commissioning and start-up.

    Having taken different training classes offered by the world known companies such as BP, ABB, Amec Foster Wheeler and Eaton, he has taken the most important points from each training class and created a unique course that is available to anyone with internet connection.