Provides a foundation for understanding and working with power distribution systems. We start with the science and engineering behind power systems and then examine in detail the components that make up a modern distribution network.

E-Worx core courses for professionals – PC | Protection of Power Distribution Systems, ST | Sags, Tensions and Guying of Distribution Poles and GD | Grounding in Electrical Power Distribution Systems – are specifically designed to provide practical, job-ready information and guidance to employees with frontline or managerial responsibilities working in the power distribution sector.

Who should take it: Anyone who is new to power distribution and power systems engineering, or who needs to refresh their understanding of power distribution fundamentals.

Job Positions include: Field Technicians; Distribution Line Workers; Designers; Engineers; Utility Managers; Engineering Managers; System Engineers, Operations Managers; Safety Managers; Communication Line Workers; and Electric Utility Contractors

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Introduction to Power Distribution Systems Course (EQ1)


The basic alternating current circuit, the difference between single-phase and three-phase circuits, the components of impedance, Ohm’s Law, and symmetrical and asymmetrical currents. The module also provides an overview of a typical power distribution system and its components, and how power systems are represented schematically.

Course Code: EQ1

Runtime: 30 minutes