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The Structure

This comprehensive training course consists of two modules which can be booked as a 10-Day Training event, or as individual, 5-Day training courses.

Module 1 - Power Quality and Reliability

Module 2 - Power System Protection

The Course Content

Module 1: Power Quality and Reliability

Day One: Introduction, Voltage Sags and Interruptions

  • Power quality definition and basics
  • Quantifying power quality
  • ITI curve
  • Causes of voltage sags
  • Causes of interruptions
  • Mitigation methods

 

Day Two: Transient Voltage Excursions

  • Motor starting
  • Switching and traveling waves
  • Capacitor switching
  • Lightning
  • Lightning shielding and grounding
  • Ferroresonance

 

Day Three: Reliability Indices, Effects of Fault Clearing on Power Quality

  • IEEE-defined reliability indices
  • Interpreting reliability indices
  • Fault clearing
  • Reclosing strategies
  • Fuse saving philosophy
  • Fuse blowing philosophy

 

Day Four: Insulation Coordination, Arresters, and Steady-State Voltage Regulation

  • Basic impulse level
  • Insulation systems
  • Insulation testing
  • Arrester selection and application
  • Load tap changers and voltage regulators
  • Effects of steady-state voltage on system operation

 

Day Five: Harmonics

  • Fundamentals of harmonics
  • Causes and effects of harmonics
  • AC power and power factor
  • Mitigating harmonic effects
  • K-factor transformers
  • Harmonic filters

 

Module 2: Power System Protection

Day Six: Introduction, Math Review, Symmetrical Components, and Sequence Networks

  • Protection introduction
  • Phasor math
  • Per-unit calculations
  • Symmetrical components
  • Sequence networks
  • Fault modeling

 

Day Seven: Electromechanical and Digital Relays, Relay Schemes for Radial Systems, Time-Coordinated Overcurrent Protection

  • Electromechanical relay operating principles
  • Microprocessor-based relay implementation
  • Instantaneous and time overcurrent relays
  • Reclosers and sectionalizers
  • Time-current curves
  • Device coordination

 

Day Eight: Relay Schemes for Networked Systems and Device Protection

  • Distance relays
  • Distance relays with pilot protection
  • Differential relays
  • Differential relays for bus protection
  • Differential relays for generator protection
  • Differential relays for transformer protection

 

Day Nine: Effect of Protection on Reliability

  • Reliability indices
  • Fault clearing time and reclosing
  • Effects of nearby faults
  • Fuse saving strategy
  • Fuse blowing strategy
  • Intelligent protective devices

 

Day Ten: Arc Flash Hazard and a Look to the Future

  • Shock hazard versus burn/blast hazard
  • IEEE 1584 and NFPA 70E
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazard labeling
  • A look to the future: communication-based overcurrent protection
  • A look to the future: intelligent sectionalizing

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