Equipment Disconnects and Grounding

Learning objectives

  • Explain the purpose and operation of disconnects
  • List various types of disconnects and describe their use
  • Explain the purpose of grounding
  • Describe various grounding techniques
  • Identify advantages of neutral grounding
  • Discuss safety precautions taken when working with disconnects and grounding

Course overview

Many devices are used to isolate and shield equipment from damage and protect personnel working on electrical equipment and circuitry.

The Equipment Disconnects and Grounding training course describes the design and function of disconnects used to isolate electric equipment. It also explains some methods of grounding plant equipment.

This online course is part of the Plant Electrical Systems training series.

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