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LONG 506 - Electric Substation Design and Electrical Protraction Systems (52 Weeks)

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Course Description

This program is designed to provide an introductory for the fundamentals of the electrical, civil, structural design issues of electric power substations. The program also it will address a complete variety of substation design subjects. It will also discuss application, installation, maintenance and testing issues related to low, medium and high-voltage switchgear and electrical circuit breaker equipment. Additionally the course will provide fundamentals on protection, relay design and protection schemes for transmission lines and transformers

Note: "The minimum number of participants to conduct this course is 3 person"

Course Objectives

  • Understanding of substation technology and modern substation design practices
  • Understanding the importance of preventive maintenance check and servicing of the various types of circuit breakers
  • Implementing safe electrical systems of work and operations
  • Understanding the fundamentals of electrical power protection and applications
  • Recognizing the different fault types
  • Performing simple fault and design calculations
  • Understanding protection system components

Course Details/Schedule

Week 1

Electrical Substations, Power Systems, and Deregulation

  • Structure of the electric power system overview
  • Systems for distribution of power
  • Classifications
  • Equipment definitions
  • Design principles

Substation Project Chronology

  • Workflow and project sequence
  • Site identification and acquisition
  • Engineering design, drawings and documentation
  • Construction, testing and commissioning

Developing the Scope/Identifying the Constraints for the Overall Project

  • Safety
  • Power requirements
  • Site constraints
  • Atmospheric
  • Environmental community and societal influences

Costs and Schedules

  • Costs and financial analysis
  • Schedules and impacts

Site Grading Design

  • Substation grade types
  • Drainage and erosion protection
  • Oil spill containment

Foundations

  • Slab on grade and others
  • Design Techniques
  • Open air
  • Metal clad switchgear
  • Gas insulated subs/SF6

Bus Configurations & Conductor

  • Types of common configurations
  • Reliability criteria

Insulation

  • Insulation protection and shielding
  • Clearance
  • Surge arresters

Grounding

  • Need for grounding
  • Personnel safety
  • Hazardous potentials during faults

Structures

  • Materials
  • Design options and considerations
  • Finishes

Principle Equipment

  • General specifications and ratings
  • Transformers
  • Core, winding configuration
  • Tap changers
  • Specifications

Circuit Breakers/Switches

  • Design and purpose

Ancillary Equipment

  • Potential transformers
  • Current transformers

Substation Auxiliary Systems

  • Necessity
  • AC station power
  • DC and battery power

 

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