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Electrical Engineering 3 Power 1 (FE-PE), SC 033

About this Course: 

Electrical Engineering 3 Power 1 is one of the many 3-hour review sessions designed for engineers who plan to register as a professional engineer and wish to prepare for the examinations required to achieve this status. Licensed engineers who must fulfill registration requirements for continuing education may choose to take any of these individual classes. Your participation in these classes awards Continuing Education Units (CEU) which will be recorded on your Illinois Institute of Technology transcript.
Online FE-PE Review Sessions: In addition to live in the classroom, ALL FE-PE review sessions are available online. Online sessions provide the convenience of anytime anyplace learning and allow sessions to be viewed multiple times.
The Professional Engineering Review schedule indicates when and at which Illinois Tech campus location each session is presented live. Within 24–72 hours after the live presentation, each session is made available on Illinois Tech’s Blackboard Learning System and remains available for the duration of the review course. Those interested in enrolling in individual sessions who have missed the live presentation date may still participate in the online session. Each session is made available in this way for a two-week period upon enrollment.
Get information on the entire Professional Engineering/FE-PE Review Course.


Participants should have a degree in engineering and an interest in the topic.

Who Should Attend: 

This course is valuable for engineers interested in a review of the topic especially licensed engineers interested in fulfilling registration requirements for continuing education.

Expected Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will:

  • Learn and apply basic three phase power including voltage drop models, three phase voltage current, power calculations, power factor correction and two watt meter method
  • Be able to perform voltage drop calculations, identify voltage and current magnitudes for balanced three phase situations, calculate current and power given various parameters, calculate capacitance required to correct a power factor and a basic 2 watt meter method problem
  • Learn Per Unit basics and be able to solve a problem in basic PU and convert back to actual quantities
  • Learn basic requirements for each type of load and how a base is determined, including changing bases
  • Learn transformer basics and be able to perform basic calculations, open and short circuit problems, and efficiency problems
  • Learn three phase transformer configurations and be able to calculate basic auto transformer and paralleled transformer problems
  • Be able to perform basic calculations, open and short circuit problems, and efficiency problems