Modular vs. Component Standby Power Systems: Weighing Pros and Cons

December 9, 2010

 

Exam for Continuing Education Units

 

Learning units (0.1  CEUs)

 

You must get 8 of 10 questions correct to pass the exam. You may retake the exam if necessary. You will be notified whether you passed or failed automatically after taking the exam. Upon passing the exam, a hardcopy certificate will be mailed within 30 days to you at the address you provide below.

 

1.) Name *
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4.) City *
5.) State *
6.) Zip Code *
7.) Email Address *
8.) Telephone Number *
9.) Company Name *
10.) AIA Registration Number
11.) Question 1 *

As defined for the presentation, component-based standby power systems must have all components furnished by different manufacturers/suppliers

True
False
12.) Question 2 *

As defined for the presentation, modular-based standby power systems are usually provided by the same manufacturer

True
False
13.) Question 3 *

Currently, a typical applications of component-based systems is

Hospitals
Data Centers
Industrial
Municipal
All of the Above
14.) Question 4 *

Mobile containers can contain modular systems as components:

True
False
15.) Question 5 *

The examples of typical applications for modular systems did NOT include:

Data Centers
Hospitals
Industrial
All of the Above
None of the Above
16.) Question 6 *

“Pros” of component-based systems include:

Flexible voltage and capacity
Flexible component selection
Ability to customize/expand
All of the Above
None of the Above
17.) Question 7 *

“Pros” of modular systems include:

Single point of responsibility
Schedule - pre-purchase/plug & play
Performance specification - practical
Listed by UL or similar NRTL
All of the above
None of the Above
18.) Question 8 *

“Cons” of modular systems include:

Coordination of component ratings
More AHJ inspections
No single point of responsibility for extended warranty and maintenance
All of the above
None of the Above
19.) Question 9 *

“Cons” of component systems include:

Coordination of component ratings
More AHJ inspections
No single point of responsibility for extended warranty and maintenance
All of the above
None of the Above
20.) Question 10 *

Weighing pros and cons includes:

Knowledge level of owner
Comfort-level of owner with construction, O&M
Device coordination responsibility
All of the Above