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COURSE: WENG 470 Introduction to Electrical Systems
The objective of this course is for each student to understand electrical systems as they apply to Air Force and other DoD installations.
This course provides an introduction to electrical system design, maintenance, efficiency and security. The student receives instruction in policy/guidance, electrical safety, power fundamentals, distribution systems, energy security, airfield systems, backup power systems, infrastructure management, lightning protection systems, industrial control systems, energy management, lighting, and facilities. The course curriculum includes basic calculations and concepts related to electrical circuits and principles.
Students will view lessons, complete homework assignments, and do quizzes through an online portal. An instructor will hold live Q&A sessions and be available to answer questions throughout the duration of the course.
Project Managers, Engineers, Supervisors, Energy Managers, and Technicians (3E0X1, 3E0X2)
Planners, Program Managers, QAE's, Technicians (3E1X1, 3E5X1), Utility Asset Managers, and Contractors