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Careers_in_Power_Engineering_Presentation - Consider an...

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onsider an Electrical Engineering Career Consider an Electrical Engineering Career in the Power or Construction Industries! Presented by Erik C. Baker, P.E. Department Head, Electrical Engineering Affiliated Engineers, Gainesville Office
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AEI – national consulting engineering firm 11 Nationwide Offices AEI a national consulting engineering firm www.aeieng.com
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EE Careers in the Power or Construction Industries : * Involves the generation, transmission, distribution, or application of electric energy * Involves the generation, transmission, distribution, or application of electric energy Utility engineer (GRU, Progress Energy, FP&L, etc.) - Power plant engineer, T&D engineer, relaying engineer, systems planning engineer, meter reader, etc. Consulting engineer (there are many varieties) - Design for Buildings, Facilities, Institutions, Campus Infrastructure (AEI, TLC, SSR, Xnth, etc.), - Design for Heavy Infrastructure, EP&C (Black & Veatch, Burns & McDonnell, CH2MHill, etc.) - Licensed P.E.’s can work out of their house and do small or specialized projects Architectural engineer (building systems, lighting, alarm systems, etc.)
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EE Careers in the Power or Construction Industries (cont.) : dustrial engineer (oil & gas industry, mining industry, etc.) Industrial engineer (oil & gas industry, mining industry, etc.) Process engineer (manufacturing, production line equipment and processes) Applications engineer (generally works for a manufacturer) - Support field applications of manufacturer’s products Manufacturing design engineer - Companies like Cooper Power Systems, Square D, GE, Siemens, S&C, G&W, ABB, etc. - Products to support new technologies (e.g. power electronics, inverters for solar and wind energy) Energy engineering (a new world of opportunities!) - hotovoltaics (solar power) Photovoltaics (solar power) - Wind energy (wind turbines) - Smart grid technologies - Hydro energy (traditional gravity systems, ocean/tidal systems) y g y ( g y y, y) - Geothermal (heat pumps, etc.) - Fuel cells, low energy nuclear reactors (LENR) - Energy efficiency, Sustainability (LEED, energy audits, energy conservation measures, etc.) - Renewable energy sources (biodiesel, biomass gasification, ethanol, etc.)
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So, what do you do as a consulting engineer? Let me show you with some slides from various projects and client presentations . . .
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Electrical Substation Design: Layouts
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Electrical Substation Design: Layouts
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Electrical Substation Design: Grounding • Safety is Primary Concern • IEEE Standard 80 •Computer-based Finite Element Analysis • Soil Resistivity Measurements • Grid Resistance • Ground Potential Rise • Earth Surface Potentials ouch and Step Potentials • Touch and Step Potentials • Equipotential Safety Grates • Counterpoise • Fence Grounding
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Electrical Substation Design: Grounding
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Electrical Substation Design: Grounding
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Electrical Substation Design: Grounding
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Electrical Substation Design: Structures
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Electrical Substation Design: Switchgear
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Electrical Substation Design: Switchgear
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Electrical Substation Design: Relaying
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lectrical Systems Electrical Systems
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