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Oct. 26 - P. 5: Instrumentation for Power Measurement
Continuing Education Center 
10/26/2012  178 comments
Part 5 discusses available power-related instrumentation that may be applicable to many situations (multimeters, scopes, power meters, source measurement units, among others), as well as implementation issues in practical systems, including 2/4-lead measurements, noise, loops, and other issues.
Oct. 25 - P. 4: Obtain (& Understand) Meaningful Power Information
Continuing Education Center 
10/25/2012  190 comments
Part 4 looks at taking the signals from transducers and converting them into useful information via analog and digital techniques to get meaningful power information, accuracy readings, and data analysis.
Oct. 24 - P. 3: The Basics of Electrical Circuitry
Continuing Education Center 
10/24/2012  175 comments
Part 3 examines the electrical circuitry needed to interface the various sensors, safety issues for the system, the misunderstood term and concept of "ground," and floating/differential measurement situations.
Oct. 23 - P. 2: The 4 Most Common Transducer Types
Continuing Education Center 
10/23/2012  238 comments
Part 2 looks at the four most-used transducer types (shunt resistor, transformer coil, Rogowski coil, and Hall devices) and their key attributes and tradeoffs, use for AC vs. DC vs. transient power measurement, and low, medium, and high-power regimes.
Oct. 22 - P. 1: The Basics of Electrical Power Measurement
Continuing Education Center 
10/22/2012  324 comments
Part 1 of this course will define basic terms, explain why power (and energy) measurement is needed, clarify what will and won't be covered, and explore what the role and reality of power measurement is. It will also provide an overview of the remaining parts of the course.

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