Our electrical engineering courses provide leading content enabling attendees to improve their theoretical and practical application knowledge.  Our courses are entirely online in a virtual classroom or webinar setting.  Attendees learn through pre-recorded videos, written material, assignments and live webinars. 

Our courses and webinars

Learn what sustained current capacity is and why it is important.   Gain an overview of the principal methods used to calculate current capacity. 

If you are new to cable sizing or unfamiliar with any of the methods covered, this is the perfect introduction. 

Topics Covered:

  • What is sustained current capacity
  • Calculation by tables and derating method
  • IEC 60287 method
  • Finite Element Analysis method
  • Question & Answer Session

Webinar
1-hour

 

BS 7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations.  Widely adopted in the UK and worldwide, learn how to determine current capacity according to BS7671.

Following the course, you should be able to confidently apply the standard, adapt where necessary to suit your requirements and understand its limitations. 

Topics Covered:

  • What is sustained current capacity
  • Circuit parameters
  • Current capacity
  • Derating factors
  • Harmonic currents
  • Question & Answer Session

Webinar
1-hour

 

IEC 60287 - Calculation of the current rating.  Understand the standard, how it works and how to apply it to help solve your cable sizing problems.

We will look at the various sections of the standard, how they fit together and how to use them to carry out the necessary calculations. 

Topics Covered:

  • What is sustained current capacity
  • Current rating of cables
  • Cable losses
  • Internal Thermal resistance
  • External thermal resistance
  • Question & Answer Session

Webinar
1-hour

 

 

We present our course and webinars throughout the year, based on demand.  If you are interested in one of our courses and would like to see it held soon, let us know.

Training Workshops - myCableEngineering sizing application

Need help, have specific questions or want to go deeper, our online interactive workshops can help in understanding and using our cable sizing application.

Private Session - £150 +VAT - personalised 1-hour workshop, up to six participants, nominated by yourself. Available any time.

Open Session £25 +VAT / per participant - joint 1-hour workshop with up to a maximum of six participants. Available subject to interest.

To arrange a private or express interest in an open workshop, please contact us.

 

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