Power System Protection: Part One
This course provides an essential introduction to the principles of power system protection.
It covers the role of protection, why it is required, components of protection systems and their principles of operation. It goes on to provide an understanding of basic protection theory, grading principles and fault calculations. The course includes practical exercises and builds a fundamental understanding of protective systems on electrical networks from LV up to 132kV.
Role of Protection
- Contribution in network design
- Safety requirements
Components & Operation
- LV and MV fuses – characteristics and construction
- Time limit fuses and CT release
- Relays, basic principles, Inst, DT, IDMT, O/C & EF
Introduction to Grading
- Current and time grading
- Definite time
- Practical exercise
LV Networks Protection
- Walk through the LV system
HV Networks Protection
- Walk through HV network system
Basic Fault Calculation
- Construction and operation
- HV and LV fuses
- LV fuse grading
LV ACB Electronic Relays
- Basic principles
- Settings explained
- Plotting characteristics on log-log paper
- Additional features
Programme may be subject to amendment.
Course duration 2 Days
Course Location Capenhurst, Chester
12 Hours allocated
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