NEC for Electrical Engineers Workshop
Monday, April 2 & Tuesday, April 3, 2018 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Austin Scottish Rite Theater
207 W. 18th Street, Austin, TX 78701
This two-day workshop will provide instruction on the 2017 NEC and on important topics such as short circuit current ratings, selective coordination, and incident energy. It is intended for Electrical Engineers and Designers of electrical systems which are governed by the NEC, and is highly recommended as a review supplement for those preparing to take the electrical P. E. exam. In addition, there will be exhibits by industry manufacturers and suppliers.
Attendees are advised to bring a laptop, an engineering calculator, and a copy of the 2017 NEC, either electronic or paper.
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive a PDH certificate for sixteen hours.
Instructor: Thomas A. Domitrovich is an Electrical Engineer within Eaton Corporation
Mr. Thomas A. Domitrovich is an Electrical Engineer within Eaton Corporation’s electrical group with experience in engineering, sales & marketing, business development and product management. Domitrovich is actively involved with various electrical industry organizations and most recently has focused on the continued growth of electrical safety. Mr. Domitrovich is an author with a wide range of trade magazine articles including columns in two industry trade magazines focused on electrical safety. He sits on NFPA Code Making Panel 2 for the continued development of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). He is also on the NFPA committee for the continued development of NFPA 73 and chairs various committees for other electrical industry organizations. Mr. Domitrovich is a LEED® Accredited Professional, a licensed Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Gannon University.
Registration & Cost:
Non-IEEE Members *
IEEE Life Members, Students
* Become an IEEE member and enjoy the substantial IEEE member discount!
The workshop fee includes breakfast tacos, breakfast beverages, break refreshments, and a thumb drive with the class material. Door prizes will be offered.
Registration and payment for this workshop must be completed at https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/48932. Registration and payment for this workshop must be completed by Wednesday 3/21/2018 to ensure you will have the class materials in time for the workshop. Saturday 3/31/2018 is the final day for registering.
Schedule, Location, Contact & Other Information
Schedule Monday, April 2:
07:00am – 08:00am Registration, Breakfast, Coffee, Networking
08:00am – 08:15am Opening, Speaker Introductions
08:15am – 11:30am Power Systems Analysis, an Introduction
The 1-Line diagram
Three-phase circuit analysis
The power triangle, impedance triangle, and their relationships
11:30am – 12:30pm Lunch break (Several venues within walking distance.)
12:30pm – 01:30pm Illumination Principles - Ruth Sulzer, P.E., member of the Illuminating Engineering Society, Austin Section.
01:45pm – 04:45pm Short-Circuit Analysis
The Impedance diagram
Utility equivalent impedance
Transformer equivalent impedance
Conductor equivalent impedance
Busway equivalent impedances
Motor equivalent impedances
Service entrance short-circuit current calculation
Point to point vs. Per Unit
04:45pm – 05:00pm Daily Wrap-Up and Q&A
05:00pm – 06:00pm Visit Supplier Displays & Networking
Schedule Tuesday, April 3:
07:30am – 08:00am Registration, Breakfast, Coffee, Networking
08:00am – 11:30am Selective Coordination
Time Current Characteristic (TCC) Curves
Circuit breaker tables
11:30am – 01:00pm Lunch break (Several venues within walking distance.)
01:00pm – 04:45pm Incident Energy
Calculating arcing current (IEEE 1584)
Determining clearing times
Calculating incident energy (IEEE 1584)
04:45pm – 05:00pm Wrap-Up and Q&A, Door Prizes
The historic Austin Scottish Rite Theater is located at 207 W. 18th Street, Austin, TX 78701. The building was erected in 1871 as Turner Hall, also known as the German Opera house. Parking lot is available on the east side of the Theater. 18th Street is one-way west!
Contact & Other Information:
If you have any questions or need any additional information about the workshop, please contact James Mercier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
James Mercier, IEEE
518 Academy Drive
Austin, TX 78704
All cancellation and refund requests must be submitted in writing and received by James Mercier at the address above prior to March 28. There will be a 20% processing fee charged for all refunds.