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Electrical Power Distribution Engineering

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After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • gain understanding of the elements of a power distribution system
  • enhance power quality of your non-utility power generation
  • describe the close relationship between planning & operations
  • increase power reliability of your system with the knowledge of the impact on it of the electrical power distribution system
  • become familiar with power protection needs of the electrical distribution systems
  • gain new knowledge about power substation, grounding, system & distribution automation & demand side management

Reliability, power quality & interrelationship between operations & planning are some of the concerns of the employers in the power distribution field. This course presents a comprehensive overview of the elements of power distribution systems & then deals with the major concerns & issues. It also covers grounding, electrical system protection distribution automation & non-utility generation, Future trends, particularly relating to open access, are also discussed.

You are expected to bring specific problems or questions which will be dealt with during the appropriate sessions or panel discussion.

Course Outline:

  • Electrical Distribution System – An Overview
  • Distribution
  • Electrical Fields
  • System Protection
  • Load Characteristics
  • Distribution Grounding
  • Power Quality
  • Reliability
  • Questions and Answers and Feedback to Participants on Achievement of Learning Outcomes

Who Should Attend
Plant Engineers • Electrical Engineers in Industry • Power Engineering Consultants • Power Distribution System Operations Engineers • Utility professionals & their technical support staff as well as those electrical engineers who want to switch to electrical power distribution. This course will be a refresher for those with experience & a comprehensive overview for those who are comparatively new to this industry.

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