# Electrical Maintenance Fundamentals

This training program consists of fourteen Videotapes/DVD’s that train students in basic electrical theory and print reading for AC/DC and solid state devices. It also shows how to make electrical connections.

Audience: This program is excellent both for the training of electricians as well as multi-craft training needs of process and manufacturing facilities.

### AC/DC Theory (4 Tape Set)

Topics:

AC/DC Theory – Tape 1

• Introduction to Electricity
• Voltage
• Units of Measurement Used for Electricity
• Voltage, Current, and Resistance
• Ohm’s Law Relationship of Work and Power
• Kilowatt Hours

AC/DC Theory – Tape 2

• Introduction to Alternating Current and Direct Current
• Types of Circuits
• and Current in a Series Circuit
• Characteristics of Current and Voltage in a Series Current
• Characteristics of Current and Voltagein a Parallel Circuit
• Finding Total Resistance of Parallel and Series-Parallel Circuits
• Common Causes of Circuit Failure

AC/DC Theory – Tape 3

• Magnetism
• Magnetic Fields
• Magnetism and Electricity
• Induced Voltage
• Sine Waves
• Resistance and Inductance
• Capacitance

AC/DC Theory – Tape 4

• Three-Phase Voltage Systems
• Wye Connections
• Delta Connections
• Transformers
• Transformer Operation
• Motors
• AC Induction Motors

### Electrical Print Reading (2 Tape Set)

Topics:

Electrical Print Reading – Tape 1

• Introduction to Schematic Diagrams
• Using Device Designations and Numbers for Symbols
• Additional Information Found on Schematics
• Using Schematics When Modifying Circuits

Electrical Print Reading – Tape 2

• Introduction to Wiring Diagrams
• Using Wiring Diagrams When Modifying Circuits
• Additional Information on Wiring Diagrams
• Single Line Drawings
• Building Electrical Diagrams
• Use of Electrical Diagrams when Troubleshooting

### Electrical Connections (4 Tape Set)

Topics:

Electrical Connections – Tape 1

• Conductors
• Sizes of Conductors
• Insulation
• Ampacity
• Making a Splice Connection
• Soldering Connections
• Finishing Connections
• Solderless Connectors

Electrical Connections – Tape 2

• Conduct Selection
• Flexible Conduit and Connectors
• Hand Benders
• Power Benders
• Using a Power Bender
• Installing Conduit
• Offset Bends
• Installing Flexible Conduit and Wires

Electrical Connections – Tape 3

• Cable Construction
• Shielding & Grounding High Voltage Cables
• Removing a Cable Jacket
• Terminating Insulating Shields
• Final Preparations for Cable Termination
• Building a Stress Cone
• Class 3 Terminations
• Class 2 Terminations
• Class 1 Terminations

Electrical Connections – Tape 4

• Terminations and Splices
• Ribbon-Shielded Cable
• Cutting a Ribbon Metallic Shield
• Braided Ground Straps
• Preformed Stress Cones
• Installing Prestretched Tubing and Stress Cone Ground Connections
• Heat-Shrinkable Tubing
• Molded Insulation

### Solid-State Devices (4 Tape Set)

Topics:

Solid State Devices – Tape 1

• The Crystal
• Forward and Reverse Bias
• Diode Codes & Symbols
• Operating Characteristic Curves
• Rectification
• Zener Diodes

Solid State Devices – Tape 2

• Electronic Circuit Power Supply
• Half-Wave Rectifiers
• Full-Wave Rectifiers
• Bridge Rectifiers
• Filters

Solid State Devices – Tape 3

• Transistors
• Bipolar Junction Transistors
• Current Flow through a Transistor
• Transistors in Circuits
• Checking Transistor Operation
• SCR’s and Triacs

Solid State Devices – Tape 4

• Introduction to the Oscilloscope
• Setting up an Oscilloscope
• The Coupling SwITC Learning
• Vertical Amplifier Controls
• Horizontal Amplifier Controls
• Triggering Controls
• Oscilloscope Probes
• Troubleshooting a Circuit
• Printed Circuit Assemblies
• Repairing Printed Circuit Assemblies