Basic Electrical Engeneering


Duration:  1 day


The purpose of this course is to have in depth knowledge in basic electrical engineering through the law of Ohm.

A thorough review of voltage, current and resistance is given, using metaphors for comprehension.

The course will include the following elements:

  • Basic electrotechnical understanding
  • History lesson, including background in electrical engineering
  • The concepts of electric current, voltage, and resistance
  • Difference between DC and AC
  • Building a battery (lead and lithium accumulator)
  • The dangers of working under tension
  • Securing electrical systems
  • First aid for electrical accidents
  • A small practical exercise, re. working under tension

No prerequisites are required on the course to participate


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Accommodation near Svendborg International Maritime Academy:

Accommodation is arranged and paid by the client/course participant. SIMAC has attractive pricing arrangements with several good hotels in Svendborg and the surrounding area. 

Hotel Svendborg: Phone: +45 6221 1700,
Hotel Ærø: Phone: + 45 6221 0760

Danhostel Ferievandrerhjem: Phone: + 45 6221 6699
Hotel Troense: Phone: + 45 6222 5412

When booking a room, please state that you will be attending a course at SIMAC.

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