Measuring Devices for Electrical Parameters in Basic Electricity
Measuring Devices for Electrical Parameters in Basic Electricity

Measuring Devices for Electrical Parameters in Basic Electricity

Areas of Study: Maintenance

It is important to know how to properly hook up, calibrate, and select the appropriate measuring field. Making a reading on an inappropriate measuring field will give an erroneous value of data. Edumine and HumEng International are collaborating on the delivery of online courses for mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, and conditional monitoring for mining applications.

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This course includes online delivery for one person and a HumEng Certificate of Completion after requirements are met. It is viewable for up to 90 days.

  • Audience Level:
  • Technical
  • Enrollment:
  • Not Applicable
  • Course Fee:
  • Not Available
  • Duration:
  • 2 hours

Course Summary

Introduction

It is important to know how to properly hook-up, calibrate, and select the appropriate measuring field. Making a reading on an inappropriate measuring field will give an erroneous value of data.

Two types of measuring devices are available, analog and digital.

Analog measuring devices use a spring-mounted needle and a magnetic field to indicate a value on the measuring scale of the device. The value shown is the result of a comparison between the circuit or its components and a known value imbedded in the device.

The digital measuring devices show a numerical value of the measurement. They are very sensitive electronic devices that control both classic electrical circuits and electronic circuits.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify analog and digital voltmeters, ammeters, and ohmmeters.
  • Describe the rules applying to the hooking up of a voltmeter, an ammeter, an ohmmeter, and an indicator lamp.
  • Describe the usefulness of an indicator lamp.

Recommended Background

  • This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, or conditional monitoring for mining applications.

HumEng International

HumEng provides online courses and assessments for mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, and condition monitoring for applications in mining.

The HumEng mission is to design, develop and implement training solutions that increase operational efficiency and productivity, and to sustain these improvements through training best practices.

The HumEng approach to training is based on skills management. Experience has proven that the acquisition of key skills, and the transfer of these skills to the shop floor, increases a company's competitiveness. This is even truer today, when operations must often rely on fewer employees, due to rationalization or to recruiting challenges.

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