Design Training in MEP System

Design Training Electrical Systems

The Electrical Design course focused on Low Voltage Systems is a advanced program that provides individuals with the knowledge and skills required to design, install, and maintain electrical systems operating at low voltages. This course is aimed at aspiring electrical engineers, designers, technicians, and professionals working in the field of electrical engineering. The course curriculum covers a wide range of topics related to low voltage electrical systems, including fundamental principles, electrical codes and standards, system components, design methodologies, and safety considerations. This course will focus on IEC,NEC,NFPA, NEMA, KAHRAMAA-Qatar standards and regulations.

Course content

1. Types of Electricity

2. Electricity-Generation, Transmission & Distribution

3. Electrical Equipment’s-Transformer, Motor, Generator, UPS etc.

1. Overview of MEP coordination and its importance in building projects

2. Introduction to electrical systems within the MEP framework

3. Roles and responsibilities of electrical Engineers in MEP projects

4. Types of Drawings: Design Drawing IFT drawings, IFC drawings, Builders drawings, work Shop Drawing, coordination drawings and as built drawings.

Coordination Between Building Architectural, Structural & MEP Services

1. Scope of Electrical Designing and Drafting

2. Different types of electrical layouts. Lighting layout, power layout, load scheduling and SLD

1. Designing as per Electrical Standards: NEC, BS, KAHARMAA, IEC, NEMA, NFPA etc.

2. National and international electrical regulations relevant to MEP

1. Different Electrical loads: Lighting loads, Power loads, equipment loads, Etc.

2. Load estimation techniques for MEP projects

3. Calculation of electrical loads for lighting, power, HVAC, and other systems

4. Distribution system design and coordination with other MEP disciplines

Single House, Apartment, High Rise Buildings, Common Area, Open Area

1. House Wiring Concepts. Conduits selection based on material and standards, selection and calculation of electrical wires, selection and calculation of small electrical load circuit breakers as per local authority regulations.

2. Load details for different electrical equipment

1. LUX Level calculation as per the Project

2. Selection and layout of lighting fixtures for various spaces

3. Light Fixtures and controls calculation as per Standards

4. Illumination and Light Fixture Selection Software- DIALUX & DIALUX EVO.

1. Cables: Sizing, Selection, Conductors, Strands, Cores and Insulation

2. Cable schedule selection as per the standards

3. Armoured and Unarmoured Cables

4. Fundamentals on Cable Tray, Cable Ladder, Raceway, Trucking, Conduits, and Routing.

5. Design and Selection of Cable Tray

1. Selection and calculation of switch Gears (Circuit Breakers) and types. MCB, MCCB, ACB, VCB, SF6, ELCB or RCD Etc.

2. Voltage Drop Calculation. (Manual).

3. Selection and calculation of Capacitor Bank (Power Factor correction).

4. BUSBAR details and Selection for Buildings.

5. Bus bar sizing calculation and Wiring connections

6. Panel Boards: low voltage or main distribution boards, sub main distribution boards, final distribution boards, motor control centre boards, emergency panel boards Etc.

7. Main panel: load scheduling based on sub main and final panel boards.

1. Types for Transformers and Transformer selection as per local authority regulation

2. Fault level calculations for Transformers.

3. Short Circuit calculations in a building.

4. Selection and calculation of UPS and Generators.

5. UPS and Battery Sizing Calculations

1. Types of earthing systems used in buildings and according to the requirements.

2. Earth Resistance calculation

3. Earth pit placement in the project

4. Introduction to Lightning Arresters.

5. Design Calculations to adopt Lightning Protection system.

Electrical Generation, Transmission and Distribution General Concept.

DILUX (Lux Level Calculation), (Cable sizing), Master Converter (For conversion). MS Excel, ETAP (Electrical Transient Analyzer)

1. Material Submittals – MS

2. Equipment and Technical Schedules

1. Fire Alarm, Fire Detection system and Emergency Light system.

2. Close Circuit Television (CCTV) systems includes Types and installation

3. Telephone & data System and structural cabling.

4. Public Address System, Intercom System, Access control and security System.

5. ELV Drawing Details: CCTV Layouts, Public Addressable Layout, Fire Alarm System Layout, Communication Layouts and Access control layouts.


1. SLD Approval

2. LV Panel Installation Approval

3. LV Panel Protection Approval

4. HV Panel Scheme Approval

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