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#207125 - 09/24/12 05:57 PM Harmonics training/books  
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I'm looking into upin' my knowledge on harmonics/power quality and how to address them that does not require me to have a slide ruler and a pocket protector. laugh Sort of Harmonics for dummies type course. Any recommendations out there from personal experience?


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#207126 - 09/24/12 09:54 PM Re: Harmonics training/books [Re: sparkyinak]  
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Fluke has a few interesting CD/DVD on power quality. Check out their website, poke around. You may have to be an 'instructor' to qualify for 'free copies'.

If you have a problem with that, send me a PM or an email.


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#207129 - 09/25/12 12:14 AM Re: Harmonics training/books [Re: HotLine1]  
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Yeah, I found that on their website and ordered their free disk. I also found a class done by AVO out of Texas. It's a 2.5 day class. Anyone took that course?


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#207131 - 09/25/12 09:52 AM Re: Harmonics training/books [Re: sparkyinak]  
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Nearly all of the well-known Switchgear and MCC Manufacturers have Power Quality plus Harmonic Distortion Instructional Documents available on-line...
and for FREE!!! smile thumbs

Check out websites for:

Siemens,
Square D,
Eaton,
Allen-Bradley,
Bussman,
etc.

Also check out some of the Transformer Manufacturers for descriptions of "Triple-N" Harmonics and K-Ratings for Transformers.

-- Scott (EE)


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#207133 - 09/25/12 04:48 PM Re: Harmonics training/books [Re: Scott35]  
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Will do Scott. Thanx The sites I checked out so far havent given me much but not giving up


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#207163 - 09/29/12 04:15 PM Re: Harmonics training/books [Re: sparkyinak]  
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Glad to assist! cheers

Let us know how your quest turns out (i.e. what you found / learned / etc.)

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#207166 - 09/29/12 05:39 PM Re: Harmonics training/books [Re: Scott35]  
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Will do. My supervisor sign off to attend a class at the AVO Training Center in Dallas, Tx. It's a 3.5 day course. In the mean time ill keep digging


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