Underground Residential Distribution Course (EQ6)


The history and development of underground residential distribution (URD), and a review of design considerations, such as plant location and equipment types. We discuss how to size transformers and wires, methods of secondary cabling, and the reliability of underground systems.

Course Code: EQ6

Prerequisite: Introduction to Power Distribution Systems (EQ1),

Runtime: 30 minutes


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