PDU: Theory and Calculations Class in Denver, Colorado
Date(s) – Saturday, May 6, 2017
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
IECRM Main Campus
Registration for this class will open on: Saturday, April 1, 2017.
Complete your Theory and Calculations PDU requirement with this 1-day, 8-credit class at the IECRM Denver Campus.
This class provides an overview of Code Calculations and Ohm’s Law based on the NEC. You’ll review how to convert numbers from one form to another and back again, because numbers are part of electrical work and electrical calculations.
PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS WILL NEED TO BRING A CALCULATOR FOR THIS PDU COURSE.
Teaching this class is Steve Cauley.
IECRM’s PDU courses meet the criteria of the Colorado State Electrical Board Rule 9.7, are approved for Wyoming continuing education, and are approved for New Mexico continuing education. In addition, this course meets the criteria for continuing education re-certification requirements of NABCEP Solar PV Certified Installers.
Below is the curriculum that this class will cover, though please note that the instructor will touch upon different topics at different lengths, based on the learning needs of each class. This class covers electrician’s math and basic electrical formulas. Including:
- Electrician’s Math
- Whole numbers
- Percent increase
- Squaring a number
- Square root
- Rounding off
- Testing your answer for reasonableness
- Electrical Formulas & Calculations
- Ohm’s Law
- Electrical circuit, power source (DC, AC)
- Formula wheel
- Power changes
- Series circuit calculations (Relationships between current, voltage, resistance, power)
- Kirchoff’s Voltage Law, Kirchoff’s Current Law
- Parallel circuit calculations
- Circuit resistance
- Multiwire branch circuits, neutral conductor, grounded conductor, current flow on the grounded conductor, balanced systems, unbalanced current, dangers of, NEC requirements
- Raceway fill
- Tips for raceway calculations
- Outlet box fill calculations
- Sizing box
- Conductor equivalents
- Outlet box sizing
- Pull boxes, junction boxes, and conduit bodies, pull/junction box sizing requirements, calculations, tips
- General conductor requirements, conductor insulation, smallest size, terminal temperature rating, conductors in parallel (Article 310.10), NEC requirements for conductors in parallel
NOTE: All purchased book(s) will be distributed on the first day of class.
- OPTIONAL: 2014 NEC Code Book
- OPTIONAL: 2017 NEC Code Book
- OPTIONAL: TABS for Code Book
2017 NEC Code and other optional items are now available! Get yours at iecrm.org/books.
What past students said about this class:
“Great class. Steve is a great instructor.”
“The class was well taught and the teacher was very informative.”