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EDT 206 - Meter Training

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This course provides insight to the various types of residential and commercial revenue meters, both single phase and 3 phases. It also identifies safe installation, removal and troubleshooting practices associated with revenue metering.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Explain the operation of wattmeter, KVA meter and power factor meter.
  2. Recognize the difference in 3 phase and 1 phase meters.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of various meter sockets and meters for single and three phase power.
  4. Explain the use and application of current transformers and potential transformers in metering electrical power.
  5. Demonstrate proper connection and disconnection of meters from their sockets.
  6. Illustrate the tests and checks made before meters are installed.
Listed Topics
  1. Residential service, bases and wiring
  2. Meter sockets
  3. Basic KW meter
  4. Network meter
  5. Specialty meters, overview of operation
  6. Meter connects and disconnects
Reference Materials
Duquesne Light’s Performance Manual For Electrical Lineworkers (Selected chapters), Duquesne Light Meter Technician Manual, Electrical Essentials for Powerline Workers
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006

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