Seminar Overview

How often do you get a chance to work with the Uninterruptible Power Supply system in your facility? Do you know what steps to take in the event of an emergency so that your facility can be kept up and running? What is your procedure if something goes wrong? What about regular testing and preventive maintenance?  This two day Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems training seminar is perfect for anyone who could be at a facility when a power outage occurs - the plant electrician, maintenance technician or a supervising engineer, for example.  Backup emergency systems are essential, but only valuable if you have the people on staff trained to work with them in emergency situations. This Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Systems seminar is designed to make sure your plant and facility personnel are ready for anything.

This 2-day seminar is just $1100. 

Day One - Discussion Topics

Why Have a Uninterruptible Power Supply System (UPS)

  • Types and Duration of UPS
  • Power System Disturbances
    • Sags
    • Surges and Spikes
    • Outages
    • Phase relationships
  • The CBEMA Curve

Three General Types of UPS

  • Kinetic (Motor Generator Sets)
  • Flywheel
  • Static
    • Rectifier
    • Batteries
    • Inverter

THREE TYPES OF STATIC UPSs

  • The Traditional UPS
  • The Static UPS
  • The Static UPS with Bypass

REVIEW OF PASSIVE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS

  • Volts, Ohms and Amps in DC and AC Circuits
  • Resistors
  • Capacitors
    • Formed Caps
    • Failure Mode of Electrolytic Capacitors
  • Inductors
    • Coils and Chokes
    • Single Phase Transformers
    • Three Phase Transformers
    • Wye
    • Delta
  • RLC Circuits in Series and Parallel
    • Tuned Circuits
    • Harmonics
  • Ferro Resonance

Day Two - Discussion Topics

HOW BATTERIES WORK

  • Primary Batteries
  • Secondary Batteries
  • Lead Acid
    • The Chemistry
    • Battery Types
    • Capacity Factors
    • S-Curves
    • Battery Safety and Maintenance
    • Float and Equalize Voltages
    • Load Testing
  • Nickel Cadmium
    • The Chemistry
    • Battery Types
    • Capacity Factors
    • Battery Safety and Maintenance
    • Float and Equalize Voltages
    • Load Testing

REVIEW OF ACTIVE COMPONENTS

  • Diodes
    • Half-wave Rectification
    • Full-wave Rectification
    • Polyphase Rectification
    • Wye/Delta Rectification
    • Troubleshooting Diodes
  • Transistors
    • Applications of Transistors
    • Troubleshooting Transistors
  • Thyristors
    • SCRs
    • Applications
    • Troubleshooting
  • TRIACS
    • Applications
    • Troubleshooting
  • IGBTs
    • Applications
    • Troubleshooting
    • Triggering Circuits
  • Operational Amplifiers
    • Instrumentation Amplifier
    • Inverting Amplifier
    • Non-Inverting Amplifier
    • Ramping Applications

UPS TOPOLOGIES 

  • Single Phase
    • Rectifiers
    • Inverters
  • Three Phase
    • Rectifiers
    • Inverters

TROUBLESHOOTING & MAINTENANCE

MANUFACTURER'S RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE PRACTICES

  • Installation
  • Quarterly Checklists
  • Annual Checklists
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Electrical Safety

 

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Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a certification of completion with 8 classroom hours (.8 TPC Training CEUs) per day attended. Visit our continuing education units page to determine if this class is accepted by  your state licensing agency.

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