Professional Education Services Company, ltd

Training for Professionals by Professionals

Electrical Grounding and Bonding Concepts

Instructor and Developer:††† Nicholas Georgalis, MSEE, PE


Nicholas Georgalis is a registered professional engineer with the State of Ohio.† He has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Case Institute of Technology and a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering.† Mr. Georgalis worked at AT&T and its affiliates for over 20 years as a staff manager conducting engineering economic studies as one of his responsibilities.† He also helped to establish the Quality District for Ameritech.† His experience includes the engineering and project management of Intelligent Communications Systems.† He has given talks and conducted training on a variety of engineering related subjects to military organizations, public agencies and private corporations.††† Mr. Georgalis has also worked as a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office and he is a patent holder.† As an engineer and project manager for AT&T Mr. Georgalisí experience included the installation and renovation of emergency power systems, uninterruptible power systems, DC power systems, AC power systems, and grounding systems for AT&Tís central offices and administrative buildings.†

Course Outline


 Definition of grounding and bonding

 Purpose of electrical grounding and bonding

 Grounding and bonding standards

 Grounding systems

- Solid ground

- Isolated ground

- High impedance ground

- Ungrounded

 Electrical energy sources


 AC Power Factor

 Grounding and bonding applications

- Lightning protection

- Electrical fault protection

- EMI mitigation

 Soil variation and grounding techniques

 Measurement of ground resistance

Course is qualified for:

On-line hours



Professional Engineers



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