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EEE 504 - Transmission Lines Protection and Maintenance

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Course Description

This course begins with an overview of basic transmission Line terminology, distance theory, distance schemes in addition to differential Line protection. it will continue to cover industry maintenance and asset condition assessment techniques available to manage reliability, safety and other risk factors, as well as methodologies to prioritize these activities.  In addition, the course will cover transmission line asset end-of-life replacements and refurbishments with examples that will allow utilities to establish the most economic alternatives. The information will be structured in a way to facilitate work programming that can be used for business planning and regulatory submissions


Course Objectives

  • Describing how transmission and distribution systems generally operate
  • Identifying the basic components of a transmission and distribution system and explain their functions
  • Being familiar with relay types, selection & calibration, and their applications in different location of electrical power network
  • Learning about the power transformers characteristics and maintenance
  • Understanding how and why transformers testing and maintenance are important
  • Describing the flow path of electricity from a power plant, through a typical T&D system, to the customer

Who Should Attend?

  • Maintenance supervisors
  • Electrical engineers
  • Electricians
  • Service technicians
  • Line and station engineers
  • Reliability specialists
  • Plant engineers
  • Electrical maintenance
  • Service technicians
  • Contractors
  • Anyone who is invloved in planning, installing, and configuring electrical transmission lines