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3 Phase Fault Analysis

2 Professional Development Hours


This course is part of a web series entitled 'Web Series: System Fault Analysis' which includes three webinars:

You save 20% when you enroll for the series.

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

  • Recognize short circuit occurrences
  • Identify fault parameters
  • Use symmetrical components for fault calculations
  • Use Asymmetrical Three Phase Fault Analysis
  • Use KVA or MVA Method for Fault Calculation/Coordination and recognize Real-Time Fault Recordings

This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of power system short circuit calculations and analysis. It will provide the student with the background knowledge on which the modern day computer software programs are based. This webinar requires a firm understanding of topics within “Symmetrical Components” and “Per-Unit System Analysis” (each offered as EPIC webinars and as a webinar series).

Course Outline:

  • The Importance of Short Circuit Knowledge
  • Types of Faults
  • Fault Parameters
  • Asymmetrical Three Phase Fault Analysis
  • Examples of Short Circuit Calculations
  • Real Time Balanced and Unbalanced Fault Recorder Analysis

Who Should Attend:
Those looking to work in the protection and control area of power systems and wish to have a more comprehensive understanding of the basic workings of this area.

  • Students
  • Managers
  • Engineers
  • Technologists
  • Maintenance Workers
Course Rating
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Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :

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

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

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