BLDE-208: Overhead Distribution (2020-2021)

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Overhead Distribution
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Designed as an introduction to operation and maintenance of overhead electrical distribution systems. Electrical theory application for various distribution line construction and overhead line configurations, energizing and de-energizing techniques, troubleshooting, and grounding of overhead circuits are explored. Single and three phase distribution transformer applications are discussed. Students will be able to identify and demonstrate personal and electrical safety procedures utilized in overhead distribution switching, isolating, testing and diagnostic applications. Overhead service and power quality issues are analyzed in relation to balanced loading and overall customer satisfaction.

Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2018 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.