Grounding and Bonding

Date: April 26, 2017
Time: 08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: Energy Education Center - Irwindale
Instructor: Matt Norwalk, Bryan Glenn, & David Viveros
Utility Sponsor: SCE

This class is designed for electricians and engineers and covers the topic of grounding and bonding with a focus on the proper operation and performance of sensitive electronics.  Topics include a comparison between the minimum requirements of the National Electrical Code (NEC) that is designed to provide a safe installation and the recommended grounding practices for performance  provided by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  Case studies will be presented by SCE's Power Quality Team that demonstrate real world examples of problems created by incorrect grounding and bonding and a discussion of the fundamentals of grounding system design.  
Course Objectives:
• Impact of grounding and bonding issues
• Learn about mitigation strategies for improper grounding and bonding
Target Audience:
• Facility Engineers
• Maintenance Technicians
• Service Electricians
• Plant Personnel
Learning Units:
This course is an advanced course and requires a fundamental understanding of power quality and electricity. 
Special Instructions:
Reservations will be held 15 minutes following the start time above.  After this time your seat may be given to a waiting customer.

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