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Modern Power System Protective Relaying

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

  • use your knowledge of protection techniques
  • further your understanding of protective devices
  • determine your own relay settings
  • apply your awareness of recommended practices in protection schemes
  • understand problems generally faced and solutions

Protection of low, medium & high voltage power systems requires an understanding of system faults & their detection, as well as their safe disconnection from the power system. This course presents a comprehensive & systematic description of the concepts & principles of operation & application of protection schemes for various power system elements such as feeders, transformers, motors, buses & generators. This course deals with protection systems from a practical perspective & includes important functional aspects such as testing & coordination of protection systems.

This course is specially designed for industries & utilities which depend on proper system protection for operational efficiency & minimizing damage to equipment.

Course Outline:

  • Power System Faults
  • Components of Power System Protection Schemes
  • Current Transformers & Voltage Transformers
  • Feeder Overcurrent Protection
  • Coordination of Electrical Protection Systems
  • Motor protection
  • Bus Protection
  • Transformer Protection
  • Generator Protection
  • Cogeneration & Non-Utility Generation (NUG) Protection
  • Transmission Line Protection
  • Capacitor Protection

Who Should Attend
Engineers • Technicians & Technologists in the Industrial, Consulting & Utility fields • Those Involved in Design, Regulatory Inspection, Operation & Maintenance

Course Rating
4.5 out of 5

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This course is currently scheduled at the following locations. Click the city name to learn even more details about this course.

Windsor, ON
on 11/4/2019

Ottawa, ON
on 4/27/2020

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  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

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