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Power Distribution

  • Schedule : Online
  • Who is this for: Electrical Engineers , Professionals

Duration: 5-8 Hours
Schedule: Online
Level: Beginner
Rs: 63,000

Course Overview

Objectives

  •  To learn how to implement the right type of switchgear for the appropriate application
  • How to economically select and install the best-suited power cable for a specific use
  • To implement successful maintenance strategies and procedures, and effectively using software techniques to solve problem areas in your power network.

 

  • Introduction
  • Distribution System Planning
  • Inplant generation & its integration with plant power systems
  • Transformers
  • Switchgears
  • Circuit breakers
  • Low voltage distribution
  • Cables
  • Fundamentals of protection
  • Earthing & safety
  • Power quality
  • Asset management & power system automation

 

  • History and growth of power distribution

  • Benefits of 3-phase AC power system

  • Typical characteristics of an industrial distribution system

  • Voltage classification

  • Multiple voltage levels in power distribution

  • Types of distribution arrangements and redundancy

  • Expandability

  • The need for system planning

  • Approach to system planning

  • Data collection

  • Protection of future growth of electricity demand

  • Location of key assets

  • Selection of basic system parameters

  • Planning of electrical system configuration

  • Equipment ratings/sizing

  • Selection of appropriate equipment

  • System studies needed for planning

  • Software packages used for system studies

  • Why in-plant generation?

  • Cost of power interruptions in critical processes

  • Types of in-plant generation

  • Parallel operation of in-plant generator with external source

  • In-plant power generation sources

  • Integrating in-plant generation with plant distribution

  • Transformer theory

  • Construction

  • Cooling

  • Voltage control

  • Power transformers and distribution transformers

  • Installation of transformers

  • Fire protection measures for large transformer installations

  • Troubleshooting

  • Indoor and outdoor construction

  • Comparison

  • Metal enclosed switchgear basics

  • Major components

  • Safety features

  • Protection

  • Switchgear ratings

  • Typical switchgear examples

  • Types of circuit breakers

  • Comparison of various breakers

  • Construction of typical circuit breaker

  • Fault detection of cable installations

  • Major components and auxiliary systems

  • LV switchgear types

  • LV circuit breakers

  • Releases for LV circuit breakers

  • Types and construction of cables

  • Basic design, selection, and sizing

  • Insulating materials for LV and HV cables

  • Accessories for cable installation

  • Fault detection of underground cable installations

  • High voltage power transmission using cables

  • Need for protective apparatus

  • Basic requirements

  • Components of protection systems

  • Protection in distribution systems

  • Protective relays for circuit breaker application

  • Role of fuses in LV and MV distribution

  • Protection integrated in LV devices

  • Importance of settings and coordination of protective relays

  • Time and current grading

  • Electrical shock – why does it happen?

  • Touch and step potential (voltage)

  • Direct and indirect contact

  • Role of electrical insulation in safety

  • Avoiding electric shock-different approaches

  • Earthing of power supply and its safety implications

  • Role of earthing of equipment enclosures in human safety

  • Earthing in outdoor installations

  • Lightning safety

  • Lightning protection of structures

  • What is power quality?

  • Need for improving power quality

  • Variations in voltage amplitude and reasons

  • Equipment sensitivity

  • Handling voltage abnormalities

  • Tackling voltage fluctuations and flicker

  • Effect of power interruptions and needs of equipment

  • Redundancy and automation

  • Power factor and power factor improvement by capacitor banks

  • Asset records

  • Condition Based Maintenance (CBM)

  • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)

  • Insulation deterioration

  • Diagnostic techniques

  • Problems that may be found during switchgear maintenance

  • Defect management

  • Growth of automation in power industry

  • What is SCADA?

  • Requirements for the SCADA master station

  • Requirements for SCADA remote units

  • Issues relating to SCADA deployment

  • Power system automation and its functions

  • Power system automation architecture

  • Communications with Network Control Center