Electrical Systems Crash Course



Electrical Systems Crash Course is comprised of 152, online-type exam questions covering:

  • Electrical power systems analysis
  • Short circuit analysis
  • Grounding principles
  • Electrical construction methods and materials
  • Overcurrent protection methods and device coordination
  • Branch circuit and feeder conductor sizing
  • Power distribution for building systems and equipment
  • Voltage drop calculations
  • One-line diagram
  • Fire alarm device layout
  • Light source selection
  • Lighting calculations
  • Lighting control
  • Receptacle layout
  • Equipment and component selection

The solution sheets to the exam are an excellent addition to your Test-Day Resource Library©.  The Electrical Systems Crash Course may* qualify for up to 5 PDH (Professional Development Hours)/0.5 CEU (Continuing Education Units.)

Electrical Systems
The Electrical Systems Crash Course is designed to help you prepare for the PE Exam by following these 3 steps:

  1. Work through the information in the Crash Course … follow the references … dig deep.
    • following the references/links for the problems will expand your knowledge of the subject.
  2. Work as many problems as you can find and note where you have difficulties.
    • working the problems in the Crash Course plus any additional examples you can find is an excellent test preparation method.
  3. Take the time to put together a comprehensive Test-Day Resource Library©
    • the Test-Day Resource Library© is my #1 recommendation for everyone preparing for the PE Exam.

Remember, this is a process. If you will:

  • spend time every day gathering information
  • work the example problems in the Electrical Systems Crash Course
  • assemble the resources into an organized system

… you will be successful.
If there is anything I can do for you, please do not hesitate to ask.

To Your Success …

Jeff Setzer, PE
Electrical Systems

If you have any questions or comments while working through the Electrical Systems Crash Course, please do not hesitate to contact me. I’d also appreciate your feedback once you’ve completed the guide.

Electrical Systems Crash Course