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PSE4NE1 - Power System 101

PSE4NE1 - Power System 101

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NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION ADMINISTRATION U. P. NATIONAL ENGINEERING CENTER 
Training Course in
 Power System Engineering for Non-Engineers
Competency Training and Certification Program in Electric Power Distribution System Engineering
U. P. NATIONAL ENGINEERING CENTER U. P. NATIONAL ENGINEERING CENTER 
Competency Training and Certification Program in Electric Power Distribution System Engineering
Power System 101
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U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
 Power System 101 Power System Engineering for Non-Engineers
Course Outline
1.What is Electricity?2.How is Electricity Produced?3.How is Electricity Transported?4.How is Electric Power Industryorganized?5.Electric Circuits –the language oelectrical engineers
Power System 101
 
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U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
 Power System 101 Power System Engineering for Non-Engineers
What is Electricity? 
Electricity is basicallyelectronsflow.Electrons carries energy(called electrical energy).When electron flows toelectrical appliances, theenergy carried by electronsare converted to usefulform of energy
Light
Mechanical Power
Heat
Pressure, and
Chemical Action
 Appliances converts electrical energy to useful form of energy
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U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
 Power System 101 Power System Engineering for Non-Engineers
What Makes Electrons Move? 
Voltage 
is the electromotive force (EMF) or the
pressure 
which causes electrons to move. Voltage is measured in
Volts 
ElectricCurren
is therate at which electrons flowthrough a
circuit 
(wires).The unit of measurementfor Electric Current is
 Amperes
.
 
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U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
 Power System 101 Power System Engineering for Non-Engineers
Water Pressurecauses the flow ofwater
Water Flow = Current 
 Analogy of electricity and water
V
I
What Makes Electrons Move? 
Water Pressure = Voltage
Voltage causes theflow of current
U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
U. P. National Engineering Center National Electrification Administration 
 
 Power System 101 Power System Engineering for Non-Engineers
What Makes Electrons Move? 
Direct Current (DC) VoltageAlternating Current (AC) Voltage
Types of Voltage Generated 

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