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Motor Protection

14 Professional Development Hours

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

  • Understand motor protection fundamentals
  • Identify potential improvements to existing motor protection systems
  • Know how to specify motor protection schemes for new equipment
  • Calculate and apply settings for various protection elements
  • Grasp the concepts discussed in IEEE Standard 242-2001, Recommended Practice for Protection and Coordination of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems and its relation to the motor protection approaches discussed in the applicable section of CEC-2012.

This course covers a range of topics related to electrical motor protection in industrial settings. In addition to theoretical explanations, real-world examples of motor protection schemes are presented to give attendees knowledge that can be put into practice immediately.

To provide participants with a solid understanding of motor protection application concepts. Participants will leave the course with the tools and knowledge necessary to address motor protection projects in their own work environments.

Course Outline

  • Faults in power systems and fault levels
  • Introduction to instrument transformers
  • Motor protection fundamentals
  • Relay protection elements overview
  • Motor protection overview
  • Thermal model elements
  • Jogging block, load-jam, and load-loss elements and settings
  • Current unbalance (46), phase reversal, speed switch, and breaker failure elements RTD-based protection
  • Other protection elements
  • Testing examples of a relay

Who Should Attend

  • Electrical engineers
  • design engineers
  • protection engineers
  • maintenance personnel
  • technologists including electricians
  • anyone responsible for the design, construction, installation, inspection, operation and maintenance of motor protection elements at facilities of any size
Course Rating
4.3 out of 5

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Almost all of EPIC's courses 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.

This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.
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