Brainfiller, Inc. is an electrical power and electrical safety training company founded by Jim Phillips, P.E. Jim and the Brainfiller brand are virtually one and the same with Brainfiller being where he develops his very popular training classes, videos, guides, articles and more. With a professional career spanning more than 35 years, Jim has developed more than 20 different training programs and has been helping tens of thousands of people around the world understand electrical power system design, analysis and safety. Having taught over 2500 seminars during his career to people from all seven continents (Yes Antarctica is included!).  He has developed a reputation for being one of the best trainers and public speakers in the electric power industry. Jim’s training is based on his insider’s view from his many leadership positions for the development of various electrical safety standards coupled with his arc flash testing experience and broad electrical power background.  This provides him a unique perspective from the inside – a perspective he loves sharing with others. When asked questions about some topics, his explanations often run along the line of “Well, here’s what happened in the lab when we blew it up…” Here is a sample of Jim’s involvement.

  • Vice Chair of IEEE 1584 – IEEE Guide for Performing Arc Flash Hazard Calculations
  • International Chairman – International Electrotechnical Commission IEC TC78 – Live Working
  • Steering Committee – IEEE/NFPA Arc Flash Collaborative Research Project.
  • Liaison Officer – IEEE 1584 and IEC TC78/WG15 Arc Flash Protection Committees.
  • Author of the book: Complete Guide to Arc Flash Hazard Calculation Studies
  • Contributing Editor for Multi Award Winning – Electrical Contractor Magazine
  • Founder of the internationally known website: ArcFlashForum.com

More about Jim See Jim explain various topics with his Free Videos Subscribe to Jim’s monthly “Grey Matter” where you will receive the latest information from Jim about codes and standards, articles and news from Jim.  Jim’s Training Programs Include:

Electrical Safety Training

  • Arc Flash Hazard Calculation Studies – IEEE 1584 and DC Arc Flash Calculations – 2 Days
  • Medium and High Voltage Electrical Safety 1 Day
  • NFPA 70E – 2018 – Electrical Safety Training – 2 Days
  • NFPA 70E – 2018 – Updates/Refresher Training – 1 Day
  • NFPA 70E – 2018 – Awareness Training – ½ Day
  • OSHA 1910.269 Qualified Worker Training for Non-Electrical Journeyman – 1 Day

Electrical Power Training Classes

  • Design of Electric Power Systems – Part 1 – 1 Day
  • Design of Electric Power Systems – Part 2 – 2 Days
  • Electrical Power System Engineering – 4 Days
  • Protective Relaying – Basic – 1 Day
  • Protective Relaying – Advanced – 1 Day
  • Grounding, Bonding and Power Quality – 1 Day
  • Medium Voltage Power Systems – 2 Days
  • Motor Design, Application and Analysis – 2 Days
  • National Electrical Code – 2017 – 2 Days
  • National Electrical Code – 2017 Major Updates – 1 Day
  • Power Factor and Harmonic Analysis – 1 Day and 2 Day versions
  • Power System Analysis – Per Unit and Electrical Power Calculations – 1 Day
  • Power System Analysis – Symmetrical Components and Electrical Power Calculations – 1 Day
  • Protective Device Coordination Analysis – 1 Day
  • Short Circuit Analysis – 1 Day

List of all training program details and agendas For additional information regarding Jim’s training programs, products and services contact him at: Jim Phillips, P.E. Brainfiller, Inc. P.O. Box 12024 Scottsdale, AZ 85267 U.S.A. (011) 480-275-7451 jphillips@brainfiller.com

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