For over 15 years Total Power has been providing technical training to over 5,000 customer personnel. Total Power places heavy emphasis on the importance of keeping our customers compliant to National Standards and Local Codes through training on a wide range of topics. We cover such topics as; proper maintenance, testing, generator sizing, life-safety requirements, switching and installation practices to name just several. Whether you are a consulting engineer, property manager, end user or contractor, join us to keep up with the latest industry information and trends.
Examines engine-generator configurations and the selection of optional items such as block heaters, base tanks, enclosures, etc. Explores standard configurations versus custom options that may be required based on site-specific criteria. Introduces good design practice guidelines for the installation of engine-generator sets based on site and application specific details. Emphasizes cooling system selection, unit placement, piping requirements, etc. Each seminar was designed specifically for practicing engineers who wish to expand their understanding of current technologies, sizing, codes & standards, switching…Find out more »
Presents methods and calculations for proper sizing of engine-generators. Explores the alternator and engine responses to different types of loads. Presents different techniques to optimize engine-generator performance. Load types covered: Limitations of traditional generator sizing programs Dealing with load uncertainty in new construction Recognizing leading power factor pitfalls When (and why) to use an upsized alternator And so much more!! Each seminar was designed specifically for practicing engineers who wish to expand their understanding of current technologies, sizing, codes &…Find out more »
Discusses performance criteria used to select transfer switches to connect engine-generator power into loads. Explores different grounding considerations and techniques for different applications, plus the selection of overcurrent protection and transfer switch controls. Switch types covered: Open transition Soft loading Closed transition Paralleling switchgear Bypass Isolation Each seminar was designed specifically for practicing engineers who wish to expand their understanding of current technologies, sizing, codes & standards, switching technologies and reliable design characteristics surrounding emergency power systems. If you are…Find out more »