Critical Power: Gensets—Designing Reliable and Flexible Emergency and Standby Power Systems


Air Date: Thursday, May 17, 2012, at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT/11 a.m. PT

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, you will be able to download the completion certificate immediately.


Critical Power: Gensets—Designing Reliable and Flexible Emergency and Standby Power Systems

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10.) Exam Question 1 *

For every 10 degrees above 77 degrees F, how much must engine-driven generators be derated?

3%
0.95%
0.4%
1.15%

11.) Exam Question 2 *

According to Article 708 of the National Electrical Code, Critical Operations Power Systems (COPS) are systems, operations, or facilities designated by local, state, or federal government as “optional.”

True
False

12.) Exam Question 3 *

Legal Required Standby generator systems must be fully coordinated.

True
False

13.) Exam Question 4 *

The National Electrical Code requires both Emergency and Legally Required standby generators to have the capacity to:

Run egress and emergency lighting loads.
Run fire pumps.
Run all loads at one time.
Run smoke removal equipment.

14.) Exam Question 5 *

A generator classified as “emergency” must start within how much time?

30 seconds
10 seconds
60 seconds
Doesn’t matter

15.) Exam Question 6 *

According to NFPA 110, Article 5.1 generator fuel sources can be:

Diesel
Natural gas
Liquid propane
Any of the above

16.) Exam Question 7 *

According to NFPA 110, how much shall the main fuel tank have in storage?

85% of the fuel rating
133% of the fuel rating
150% of the fuel rating
100% of the fuel rating

17.) Exam Question 8 *

When the generator breaker is the largest breaker, the size of the downstream breakers vs. the size of the generator breakers does not matter.

True
False

18.) Exam Question 9 *

When the generator breaker is the largest breaker, the system must coordinate regardless of how many generators are online.

True
False

19.) Exam Question 10 *

Load shedding is used on parallel switchgear systems under the following conditions:

Initial normal service failure, when only one engine is running
When the system is overloaded and needs to reduce load
Where the system has reached capacity and can’t add any more switches
Upon a generator failure
All of the above