To develop a working knowledge of the PTW Arc Flash and Auto Coordination & Evaluation
To understand the Arc Flash standards and calculation method
To obtain hands-on experience in Arc Flash Label creation and customization
To understand the step by step evaluations process and criteria for protective and non-protective devices
Arc Flash analysis of several hands on examples of electrical distribution systems utilizing the PTW software
Interpretation of PTW Arc Flash results and study options
Review issues related to energy accumulation and multiple contributions and its effects on Arc Flash
Basic computer skills
PTW 101 or equivalent
Students are urged to review:
EEE Red Book Std 141-1993, chapter 4
IEEE Buff Book Std 242-2001, chapters 9, 10 & 11
IEEE Brown Book Std 399-1997, chapters 2, 7 & 15
IEEE 1584 2002/2004a, Guide for Performing Arc Flash Hazard Analysis
NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace
course covers the overview of the Arc Flash standards and reviews the
calculation and modeling procedures in Arc Flash and Coordination
Evaluation. Students will earn 1.6 CEUs for this course.
Arc Flash Hazard Analysis:
IEEE 1584 and NFPA 70E standards, NEC and OSHA requirements
IEEE 1584 and NFPA 70E Calculation Procedures
Relationship with Short Circuit and Protective Device Coordination studies
Issues related to energy accumulation and multiple contributions
Issues related to Induction Motor and Synchronous Machine decays
Bus Report, Line Side and Load Side report options
Arc Flash Labeling Requirements, Personal Protection Equipment
Custom Labels and Work Permits
Examples and interpretation of PTW Arc Flash results
Auto Coordination & Evaluation:
Overview of rules implemented in Power*Tools including NEC and recommended industry standard practices.
Review of software interface. All vs Selected equipment list.
Interpreting results (pass/fail/warning) and Evaluation Notes.
Dynamic TCC generation.
This course is intended for electric power engineers responsible for
the design and analysis of three phase electrical distribution systems.
No previous electrical distribution system analysis experience is
Intro 2 to SKM Power*Tools 2-Day Training
7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Thursday and Friday
$895 for 102 Advanced 2-Day. Does not include hotel or travel costs. $1,950 (Save $95) for 101 and 102, 5-Day. Does not include hotel or travel costs.
Registration Fees Include
PTW Training Manual, Use of 1 computer per 2 students (Torrance, CA
only), Continental breakfast each day from 7 to 7:30 AM, On-site
lunches each day, and an IEEE Certificate of Completion.
will provide a computer with the software installed for the Torrance
location only when requested. However, students are highly encouraged
to bring their own laptop computers. SKM will provide the latest
version of the PTW software prior to the class for installation.
License key will be provided on the first day of the course.