This Electric System Fundamentals online course bundle focuses on the physical electrical system and takes learners on a tour from generator to customer meter. It seeks to help learners answer the question “What is the electrical power system and how does it work?” Topics covered include common industry jargon and the basic physical laws of electricity, how generators work, which generation types are commonly used and why, how a system of generators is used to serve a customer load curve, the components that make up transmission and distribution systems, how transmission and distribution systems are designed and operated, the different types of service configurations and when they are used, and how electricity is metered.
Following is a more detailed outline of content contained in the Electric System Fundamentals online course.
Basic Concepts of Electricity
The Electric Transmission System
The Electric Distribution System
Electric Meters and Metering
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