Course overview

Earthing Systems and Power Quality Course

In-depth analysis of the fundamental issues in the PQ discipline considering related standards, practical case studies.
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 What's included?

 This course provides an in-depth analysis of the fundamental issues in the PQ discipline considering related standards, practical case studies.
  • Understanding the fundamental concepts of power quality (PQ) problems (types, characteristics, and causes) and related standards.
  • Understanding different stages and procedures required to conduct and implement on-site PQ scurvies.
  • Knowledge of different PQ monitoring equipment and techniques and capability of selecting appropriate equipment for monitoring a given phenomenon.
  • Identification of PQ problems mitigation equipment and techniques as well as study of the effect of earthing system quality of PQ-state and study of power quality disturbances related to inadequate earthing systems.
  • Understanding of requirements, objectives, planning, and properties of earthing systems and study of related standards.
  • Understanding various issues related to earth electrode subsystems.
  • Understanding techniques for various earth/earthing systems resistance measurements and analysis of various affecting parameters.
  • Design of earthing systems for various applications considering various reasonable configurations.
  • Troubleshooting of various earthing systems caused problems.

 Course Overview

  • Preface
  • Power Quality (PQ)
  • Earthing (Grounding) Systems
  • Wiring and Grounding for Power Quality (PQ)
  • Exam
  • Certificate of Completion
5 sections • 8 lectures • 3h 28m total length

 Who Is This Course For

  • Electrical engineering students
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Instrument Engineers
  • Power system designers
  • Safety engineers


  • Basic electrical engineering
  • Passion and Patience for Learning.

Prof. Dr. Mohamed El-Shimy

Professor of the electrical power systems  with the department of Electrical Power and Machines.
About mohamed
Prof. Dr. Mohamed EL-Shimy is currently a professor of the electrical power systems with the department of Electrical Power and Machines, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University. He is also an electromechanical specialist, a freelance trainer, technical advisor, and a member of many associations and professional networks. He is a technical reviewer with some major journals and conferences. His fields of interest include electric power system: analysis, stability, economics, optimization, distribution, renewable energy integration, and reliability.

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