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PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — Shawnee State University School Partnerships will be offering several workshops for water and wastewater personnel during spring semester 2014.

The Transformers Workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21 will teach students to calculate current, voltages, and power for Wye and Delta transformer circuits, understand the safety issues dealing with transformers, connect transformers as needed in various electrical circuits, design a basic electrical service supply system, test a transformer for proper polarity and determine the efficiency of a transformer system.

The Sync Motors/Power Factor Correction Workshop on Friday, March 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. will cover determining power factor requirements for an AC load line, determining which type of power factor correction is most feasible, and calculating the cost savings for utilizing power factor correction.

A course on PLCs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, April 25 will cover designing a semi-complex PLC control program, connecting the PLC to real-world applications, and troubleshooting discrete state control systems.

All courses will be taught by SSU Associate Professor of Electromechanical Engineering Technology Ken Warfield and are worth 5.25 contact hours.

Registering for one course is $100, and two or more courses cost $85 each. This fee includes instruction, materials, refreshments and lunch. Visit http://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-operators-spring-2014-tickets-9516637519 to register. Online registration is required.

For more information, contact SSU School Partnerships at 740-351-3274

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