Fundamentals of Instrument and Electric Power Metering in Utilities and Industry

Learn fundamentals of instrument and single-phase/three-phase metering in utilities and industry, digital & analog wattmeters, Kwhr meters. 8 lessons in 4h 7min total course length.

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Course Description

This course presents the fundamentals of instrument and single-phase/three-phase metering in utilities and industry, digital and analog wattmeters, Kwhr meters, polyphase connections.

Upon completion participants will be familiar with:

  • What is Electric Power
  • AC & DC Power
  • Voltage, Current, & Power Vectors (Phasors)
  • Capacitive & Inductive Loads
  • Real, Reactive & Apparent Power (Watts, Vars, VA)
  • What is Electric Power
  • The Dynamometer Wattmeter
  • The Energy Meter
  • Single-Phase Metering
  • 3-Wire, Single-Phase Metering
  • Instrument Transformers (Current & Voltage CTs & PTs)
  • Polyphase Energy Meters
  • 3-Wire, Single-Phase Metering with CTs/PTs
  • Metering a 3 Phase 4 Wire Load (“Y” Connected)
  • Metering a 3 Phase 3 Wire Load (Delta Connected)
  • Measurement Canada Standards
  • Blondel’s Theorem
  • Phase & Line Relationship

Course Summary

  1. Basic Metering Introduction
  2. Power and Energy
  3. AC Power
  4. Instrumentation
  5. Single-Phase Metering
  6. Instrument Transformers
  7. Three-Phase Metering
  8. Cross-Wattmeter Verification
  9. The Final Exam With 23 Questions

Who Is This Course For

Electrical Power Systems Managers, Engineers, Technologists, Maintenance Workers, Students in Engineering, and anyone who wants to learn power & energy measurement of a three-phase system.

Requirements

The student should have a basic understanding of single and three-phase power systems, as well as a basic understanding of an electrical three-phase power system.

Downloadable course materials

After purchasing the course, students can download the following materials:

  • Metering Best Practices – A Guide to Achieving Utility Resource Efficiency (pdf)
  • Designing a metering system for small and medium-sized buildings (pdf)

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About Instructor

Graham Van Brunt P. Eng., B.Sc.

An entire career in the power sector of engineering, Graham graduated from Queen's university coupled with subsequent studies with Wilfrid Laurier University to travel the globe and apply his skills and garner his protection and control experience internationally. His passion for staying in touch with his profession and his kinship for mentoring has kept him in front of an audience of learners.

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Course Includes

  • 8 Lessons
  • 8 Topics
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate
  • Lifetime Access