Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits Training

425-01 Troubleshooting AC Circuits

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to outline the logical steps used for troubleshooting AC motor control circuits.

  • Discuss the general sequence of steps employed when troubleshooting
  • List some potential questions to ask operations personnel
  • Identify possible visual indications of a fault
  • Explain actions taken to determine probable cause
  • Discuss how safety rules and procedures fit into the troubleshooting process
  • Describe testing performed with the power off
  • Describe testing performed with the power on

425-02 Troubleshooting DC Circuits

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to outline the logical steps used to troubleshoot DC circuits.

  • Discuss the general sequence of steps employed when troubleshooting DC circuits
  • List some potential sources of information about a circuit
  • Discuss how safety rules and procedures fit into the troubleshooting process
  • Describe how methodical testing can isolate probable cause of the problem
  • Use Ohm’s Law to calculate unknown values in a voltage divider circuit
  • Describe how to use a multimeter to troubleshoot a DC breaker control malfunction