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Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - November 10, 2015

The office manager, anticipating a repeat this year, wants a key to the electrical closet so he can reset the breaker(s) himself.

Last winter, the administrative offices had repeated nuisance tripping of circuit breakers. The response from maintenance was to reset the tripped breaker and check the current draw with a clamp-on inductive ammeter. In every instance, things appeared normal after reset. The office manager, anticipating a repeat this year, wants a key to the electrical closet so he can reset the breaker(s) himself. The plant engineer wants you to determine the cause, so a showdown won’t be necessary.

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