Transmission Exam Resource Materials

Effective January 23, 2015

Operator/Dispatcher Certification BulletinPDF
Exam Content OutlinePDF
Sample ExamPDF
Sample Exam KeyPDF

Manuals & User Guides

The following are copies of the PJM manuals supporting the certification testing and may not be a copy of current processes and procedures. You can view current versions of the PJM Manuals.

Control Center RequirementsPDF
Transmission OperationsPDF
Balancing OperationsPDF
Emergency OperationsPDF
Generator Operational RequirementsPDF
System RestorationPDF
Reliability CoordinationPDF

Training Material

Note that the following are copies of PJM training presentations that are available as a reference for preparing for the certification exams. The content may not reflect current processes and procedures. You can view current training material on the Training Material page.

Electrical Theory

Lesson 1 - Math ReviewPDF
Lesson 2 - ImpedancePDF
Lesson 3 - Power Principles and Phase AnglePDF
Lesson 4 - Transformer TheoryPDF
Lesson 5 - Power Flow on AC Transmission LinesPDF
Lesson 6 - Generator TheoryPDF


Lesson 1 - Intro to FOTOPDF
Lesson 2 - CommunicationsPDF
Lesson 3 - TelecommunicationsPDF
Lesson 4 - Load Forecasting and WeatherPDF
Lesson 5 - Operational Parameters-LimitsPDF
Lesson 6 - StabilityPDF
Lesson 7 - Monitoring BES EquipmentPDF
Lesson 8 - Equipment OutagesPDF
Lesson 9 - Conservative OperationsPDF
Lesson 10 - Capacity EmergenciesPDF
Lesson 11 - System RestorationPDF

Power System Elements

Lesson 1 - System LoadsPDF
Lesson 2 - Transmission FacilitiesPDF
Lesson 3 - Generation Unit BasicsPDF
Lesson 4 - Relay ApplicationsPDF

EPRI Manual

EPRI - Dynamics of Interconnection Operation
EPRI Power System Dynamics Tutorial - published July 27, 2009