Electrical Engineering: Preparation for the PE Exam, Power Option

Course Description

This refresher course in the fundamentals of electrical engineering helps those planning to take the electrical engineering portion, power option, of the Professional Engineer Examination. Subjects are offered in the form of general review, with emphasis on the most essential theories and methods. Instruction is not limited to the subject matter covered by the examination. The course is based on notes prepared by the instructors.

Course ID: ELEC 1012O
Course Format: Online

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Available Online Sections

Access Begins Access Ends Registration Deadline Format Cost CRN
Section Details Jun 15, 2018 Nov 7, 2018 Sep 27, 2018 Online $985 18673
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14664 Aug 6, 2014 Nov 12, 2014 Online $985
14789 Nov 17, 2014 May 4, 2015 Online $985
15609 Aug 5, 2015 Nov 13, 2015 Online $985
15611 Nov 16, 2015 May 6, 2016 Online $985
16631 Jun 23, 2016 Nov 14, 2016 Online $985
16801 Nov 14, 2016 May 15, 2017 Online $985
17634 Jun 12, 2017 Nov 13, 2017 Online $985
18463 Nov 21, 2017 May 14, 2018 Online $985

Who Should Attend

Electrical engineers and those preparing to take the Professional Engineer Examination, Power Option

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn problem solving techniques.

  • Understand fundamental principles for material required for the Principles and Practice Examination.


  • Introduction to math

  • Linear circuit analysis

  • Single phase power

  • Three phase power

  • Rotating machinery

  • Power systems

  • Ethics and reliability

  • Power electronics

  • National electric code

  • Fault analysis



  • Notebook of lecture notes and National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveyors (NCEES) sample exam will be shipped to registrants by the course instructor

Additional Resources

Direct all inquiries regarding the State Professional Engineer's Examination and the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination to:

Georgia State Board of Registrants for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
Telephone: (478) 207-1450

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: William Callen, Ph.D.


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