Course Length: 3 weeks
Instructor: Ken Lovorn, PE, President, Lovorn Engineering Associates
Course Ranking: 7.5/10
Credits for course: 6 AIA LU (learning units)
Learn all of the skills necessary to design branch circuits for motors. This course will cover single and three phase induction motors, elevator motors, fire pumps, and refrigeration motors. Not only will you learn over current and short circuit protection, you will also learn the National Electrical Code (NEC) criteria for sizing conduit and wire for these motors. Learn little known design tips to reduce installation costs, while still staying within all the NEC criteria for the design of these branch circuits.
Ken has 45 years of progressive design and engineering management experience with architect-engineers and consulting engineers designing electrical systems. As President of Lovorn Engineering Associates (LEA), Ken emphasizes the thorough evaluation of alternative design approaches and how to achieve equivalent compliance with the applicable Codes and Standards, all with a critical eye toward maintaining the best value for the client’s dollar. During Ken’s career, he has designed virtually every type of commercial, institutional, educational and light industrial facility. He is a nationally recognized expert in the solution of harmonic related operational problems, with a special emphasis in the health care environment.
This course has been approved for 6 AIA LU credits.
These self-paced courses are interactive and entirely online. The lecture videos and other materials are available any time, and the instructor responds to student questions as needed.