E-005 Basic Electrical Theory: 4 PDH
Description of the Basic Electrical Theory course
The Basic Electrical Theory 4 hour PDH online course is a part of the Electrical category courses. This course describes basic electrical concepts and introduces electrical terminology. The course looks at the fundamental origins of electricity, starting from the forces within an atom. It introduces the First Law of Electrostatics, terminology and units of measurement. It discusses methods of producing voltage and describes magnetism and magnetic circuits.
This course is based on Module 1, “Basic Electrical Theory” of the Department of Energy Publication DOE-HDBK-1011/2-92, “Electrical Science”.
This course is intended for use by electrical engineers, design and construction professionals, students and others interested in learning about basic electrical theory.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to explain and calculate the following:
- Describe and define terms and parameters used in electrical engineering
- Describe various methods of producing voltage
- Describe permeability of ferromagnetic, paramagnetic and diamagnetic materials
- Explain the physical qualities of a magnetic circuit
- Explain the cause of hysteresis losses
- Explain Faraday’s law of induced voltage and Lenz’s law of induction
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Electrical Engineering please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 4 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 4 PDH online course, you will need to take a 20 question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here
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- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 4 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 2
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self