E-086 Diesel Electric Generating Plants: 3 PDH
Description of the Diesel Electric Generating Plants course
The Diesel Electric Generating Plants 3 hour PDH online course is a part of the Electrical category courses. This course will introduce you to diesel-electric generating plants to provide electric power at facilities where utility power is not available and to provide power to facilities in the event of utility power outages. You will learn about criteria for unit and plant capacities, selection of units, spinning reserve requirements, fuel selection, storage and handling, engine exhaust systems, unit cooling systems, lubricating and starting systems, foundations, cranes and hoists, and synchronous generators. You will be introduced to requirements for engine controls and instruments, generator controls and protection, and operating control. This course will give you an introduction that will allow you to move forward to design of specific projects and plants.
This course is intended for electrical and mechanical engineers and other design and construction professionals wanting to learn the fundamentals of designing diesel-electric generating plants for facilities where utility power is not available or where a source of backup or emergency power is needed.
This online PDH course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Learn about the equipment and facilities needed for diesel-electric generating plants.
- Learn how to determine needed plant capacity.
- Learn about spinning reserve and its importance in a power generating system.
- Learn about fuel selection for diesel-electric generators.
- Learn about engine controls and instrumentation.
- Learn about unit starting methods.
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
This online PDH 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 online PDH course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 3 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 3 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 3 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self