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    Author:
    Clapp, Allen
    Sponsored by:IEEE Standards Association
    Tutorial Level: Introductory
    Publication Date: January-2014
    Run Time: 1:00:00
    CEUs: .3
    PDHs: 3
    ECSA CPD (Category 1 - Development Activities): 1 - Includes study time

    Abstract
    This course covers grounding requirements and grounding methods of the National Electrical Safety Code that are to be applied to electric supply and communication utility systems. This course does not cover the theory of grounding.
    After completing this course, you will be able to:
    • Identify electric supply and communication parts required to be grounded.
    • Identify correct methods for grounding parts.
    • Determine appropriate grounding connections.
    • Determine appropriate materials for grounding conductors and electrodes.
    • Understand under what conditions different types of electrodes may be most effective.
    • Identify which conductive items can be connected together and which cannot.
    • Determine appropriate connections between supply and communication grounding systems at served structures.

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    Author:
    Clapp, Allen
    Sponsored by:IEEE Standards Association
    Tutorial Level: Introductory
    Publication Date: August-2012
    Run Time: 1:00:00
    CEUs: .3
    PDHs: 3
    ECSA CPD (Category 1 - Development Activities): 1 - Includes study time

    Abstract
    After completing this course, you will be able to:
    • Understand the historical development of the NESC
    • Determine the correct code and edition
    • Find key NESC rules that affect items of interest

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    Author:
    Clapp, Allen
    Sponsored by:IEEE Standards Association
    Tutorial Level: Introductory
    Publication Date: June-2010
    Run Time: 2:00:00
    CEUs: .3
    PDHs: 3
    ECSA CPD (Category 1 - Development Activities): 1 - Includes study time

    Abstract
    After completing this course, you will be able to:
    • Describe the normally expected levels of different classes of lines and equipment on overhead lines Identify conflicting situations
    • Describe the philosophy for joint-use consideration on overhead lines
    • Describe the requirements for installing communication lines and equipment in the overhead supply spaces
    • Describe the requirements for installing supply lines and equipment in the overhead communication space
    • Determine the correct NESC Rule for clearances of interest
    • Describe key terms
    • Describe the basic clearance requirements of the NESC for different situations
    • Calculate ruling spans
    • Understand the effect of uneven spans on conductor tension, pole bending and clearances in each span
    • Understand the need to provide additional clearances at installation to allow for sag changes over time
    • Understand the factors affecting conductor temperature
    • Understand the appropriateness of alternate methods of determining actual conductor temperature in the field
    • Understand the understand the shape of the catenary sag curve
    • Determine the amount of sag that exists at any point in a span

    Keywords: NESC , Standards , overhead clearance , sags

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    Author: Clapp, Allen
    Sponsored by:IEEE Standards Association
    Tutorial Level: Introductory
    Publication Date: Dec-2009
    Run Time: 1:00:00
    CEUs: .3
    PDHs: 3
    ECSA CPD (Category 1 - Development Activities): 1 - Includes study time

    Abstract
    After completing this tutorial, you will be able to understand the historical development of the NESC, determine the correct code and edition, and find key NESC rules that affect items of interest.

    Keywords: NESC , clearance requirments

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    Author: Clapp, Allen
    Sponsored by:IEEE Standards Association
    Tutorial Level: Introductory
    Publication Date: April-2010
    Run Time: 1:00:00
    CEUs: .3
    PDHs: 3
    ECSA CPD (Category 1 - Development Activities): 1 - Includes study time

    Abstract
    After completing this tutorial, you will be able to:

    Understand the organization and interrelationships of the NESC strengths and loadings rules

    • Use the NESC to determine required Grade of Construction
    • Use the NESC to identify required loadings
    • Use the NESC to identify required load factors Use the NESC to identify required strength factors.
    Keywords: NESC , loadings , standards

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    Author:
    Clapp, Allen
    Sponsored by:IEEE Standards Association
    Tutorial Level: Introductory
    Publication Date: August-2012
    Run Time: 1:00:00
    CEUs: .3
    PDHs: 3
    ECSA CPD (Category 1 - Development Activities): 1 - Includes study time

    Abstract
    After completing this course, you will be able to:
    • Define key considerations for electric supply stations and equipment
    • Understand options for station enclosure fences
    • Interpret a clearance table similar to NESC Table 124-1
    • Understand which types of safety sign formats are appropriate for electric supply stations
    • Explain key requirements for transformers and regulators in supply stations
    • Explain key requirements for circuit breakers, switches and fuses in supply stations
    • Explain key requirements for switchgear

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    Author:
    Clapp, Allen
    Sponsored by:IEEE Standards Association
    Tutorial Level: Introductory
    Publication Date: January-2014
    Run Time: 1:00:00
    CEUs: .3
    PDHs: 3
    ECSA CPD (Category 1 - Development Activities): 1 - Includes study time

    Abstract
    After completing this course, you will be able to:
    • Determine which NESC rule governs horizontal clearances between wires,
      conductors and cables supported on the same structures
    • Determine which NESC rule and table governs vertical clearances of wires,
      conductors, and cables supported on the same structures
    • Determine the relative sag conditions required to determine horizontal
      clearances
    • Determine the relative sag conditions required to determine vertical clearances
    • Explain why additional clearances are required when a wire, conductor or cable is initially installed
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    Author:
    Clapp, Allen
    Sponsored by:IEEE Standards Association
    Tutorial Level: Introductory
    Publication Date: January-2014
    Run Time: 1:00:00
    CEUs: .3
    PDHs: 3
    ECSA CPD (Category 1 - Development Activities): 1 - Includes study time

    Abstract
    This course discusses key rules in the National Electrical Safety Code for underground electric supply and communication lines and equipment. After completing this course, the reader will be able to explain the key requirements in the National Electrical Safety Code for: 1. Underground lines in general 2. Underground conduit systems 3. The separation between underground supply and communication systems 4. The construction of supply cables 5. Installation of cables in underground structures 6. Direct-buried cable systems 7. Risers 8. Supply cable terminations 9. Underground equipment 10. Underground tunnels

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