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EEE 135 - Basic Operation Of Air Circuit Breaker

Code Start Date Duration Venue
EEE 135 16 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
EEE 135 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course covers Basics of Circuit Breakers and related products. This knowledge will help you better understand customer applications. In addition, you will be better able to describe products and determine important differences between products. You should complete Basics of Electricity before attempting Basics of Circuit Breakers. An understanding of many of the concepts covered in Basics of Electricity is required for Basics of Circuit Breakers. 


Course Objectives

  • Explain the need for circuit protection
  • Identify various types of overcurrent protection devices
  • Explain the basic operation of a thermal-magnetic circuit breaker
  • Describe circuit breaker characteristics shown on a timecurrent curve
  • Define important circuit breaker rating terms
  • Explain why circuit breaker coordination is important
  • Identify internal and external circuit breaker accessories
  • Identify the various types of circuit breakers
  • Identify circuit protection ratings for various types of circuit breakers

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers 
  • Electricians
  • Technicians
  • Contractors
  • Anyone aspire to increase his capabilities in this area

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Need for Circuit Protection 
  • Types of Overcurrent Protection Devices 
  • Circuit Breaker Design
  • Types of Circuit Breakers
  • Circuit Breaker Ratings
  • Time-Current Curves 

Day 2

  • Maintenance  Of Air Circuit Breaker.
  • Overhauling  Of ACB.
  • Trouble Shooting Of ACB.
  • Repairing Of ACB.

Day 3

  • Testing Of ACB (Over Current Tripping Test)
  • Primary Injection Test.
  • Secondary Injection Test.
  • Control and Operating Test.
  • Insulation Resistance Test.

Day 4

  • BS EN ISO 463:2006
  • BS EN 837-1:1998
  • BS EN 60934:1994
  • BS EN 60359:2002, IEC 60359:2001

Day 5

  • Selective Coordination 
  • Series-Connected Systems
  • Residential Circuit Breakers
  • Panelboard Circuit Breakers
  • General Purpose Thermal-Magnetic Circuit Breakers
  • Solid-State Trip Unit Circuit Breakers 
  • Internal Accessories
  • External Accessories