System Protection Technology

Online Courses for the Power & Utilities Industry

For A full list of our online System Protection Technology courses, please select your desired category below to visit our course catalog:
Power Generation Power Transmission Power Distribution NERC CE
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Online Courses for System Protection Technology

2101 Elements of System Protection

The objective of this module is to overview the function of protection schemes, including general protection philosophy and its impact on the operation of the system.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2102 Types of Protective Relays

The objectives of this module is to demonstrate the operation of the most common types of protective relay. This in turn will prepare the participant for succeeding modules which deal with protective schemes often using a combination of these relays.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2103 Monitoring System Conditions

The objective of this tape is to present concepts which are vital tools in the interpretation of system operating conditions.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2104 Fault Characteristics

The objective of this tape is to discuss the characteristics of different types of faults, and their effects on the power system. Knowledge of this material is vital to understanding the protective schemes that are presented in future videotapes.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2105 Generator Protection

The objective of this tape is to review the types of fault that can occur on generators and discuss the various protection schemes that are used on both small and large generators.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2106 Transformer Protection

The objective of this videotape is to review the types of faults that can occur in transformers and to present the different protection schemes that are installed on large and small transformers.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2107 Bus Protection

The objective of this module is to review the different bus layouts that are used in power systems and to present the different protection schemes that are installed to protect against bus faults.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2108 Motor Protection

The purpose of this videotape is to familiarize the participant with the features of motor operation and the most common types of protective devices that are installed.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2109 Line Protection

The objective of this module is to present the broad categories of line configuration and discuss the various types of protection schemes that are employed. Particular attention is paid to coordination for selective tripping and isolation of faulty circuits.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2110 Pilot Protection

The purpose of this videotape is to familiarize participants with the principles of pilot protection, the various schemes used and the different types of communication channels employed.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2111 Protection for System Stability

The purpose of this videotape is to present protection schemes that are used to assist in maintaining system stability. The concept of steady-state operation and dynamic response is demonstrated with particular reference to the power angle curve. The physical consequences of instability are also discussed.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2112 Testing and Commissioning of Protective Schemes

The objective of this videotape is to present and discuss the many factors involved in commissioning new power installations, placing particular emphasis on the testing of protective schemes.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2114 Fault Investigation and Analysis

The objective of this videotape is to demonstrate the various methods that are used to investigate equipment performance during fault conditions. While various types of fault recorders are considered, particular emphasis is placed upon the interpretation of oscillograms.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2115 Introduction to Static Relaying

The objective of this module is to introduce and present the major features of static relaying, including analog-type solid-state relays and digital microprocessor relays. At this stage in the program, it is assumed that all participants are thoroughly familiar with the functions and characteristics of the different types of relays. This module focuses upon the differences between solid state and electromechanical relays.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2116 Coordination of Protection Devices

The objective of this tape is to present a more detailed study of the subject of “coordination” of protective devices, particularly in the area of distribution systems.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2117 Power Supply for Protection & Control Systems

The objective of this videotape is to stress the importance of uninterruptible power supplies for protection and control circuits, and to look at different means of achieving this. The provision of both continuous AC and continuous DC power supply is discussed and attention is paid to individual power supplies for electronic equipment. Some time is devoted to studying operation and maintenance of the common storage battery. This area often seems to be neglected, even though it is after all, the heart of uninterruptible power supplies.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2118 Energy Centre Operations

The objective of this module is to review, for the benefit of relay personnel, the responsibilities of the power system operators and the activities that take place in the energy control center. The operation of protection schemes is of vital importance to the correct functioning of the power system. Complete cooperation between power system operators and relay personnel is essential, and communication must be maintained in both directions.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2119 Telecommunications Protection I – HVSP Devices

The objective of this module is to draw attention to the high voltage hazards that can occur on telecommunication circuits entering substations and power stations, and to review the protection devices that are used to combat this problem.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2120 Telecommunications Protection II – Installation and Configuration

The purpose of this videotape is to continue on from SPT 19 the discussion of telecommunications protection. While SPT 19 presented protection devices, this module focuses on specific installation practice and typical configurations.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2121 Supervisory Control System (SCADA)

The objective of this videotape is to discuss the application of SCADA systems (EMS, and DISTRIBUTION AUTOMATION), and to present the main features of modern installations including equipment layout, communications, operations and maintenance.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2122 Inadvertent Trips – Cause and Prevention

The objective of this module is to draw attention to the problem of inadvertent trips and misoperation of protection equipment. Typical case studies are presented, with the conclusions leading to recommended procedures to help reduce inadvertent trips.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2123 Fault Calculations and Relay Settings

The objective of this module is to present the concepts on which fault calculations are made. Both balanced and non-balanced faults are discussed, including phase-to-phase and phase-to-ground faults. The use of “percent impedance” is shown and the use of symmetrical components is discussed.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2124 Testing Techniques

The objective of this module is to draw attention to the many factors that affect the accuracy of testing on protection circuits and equipment. Fundamental testing techniques are presented along with a discussion of the pitfalls to be avoided. A demonstration on the use of the oscilloscope is included. The need for specific safety precautions is also discussed.

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

2125 Programmable Logic Controllers

This video presents the main features and advantages of PLCs, including hardware arrangements, software (i.e. programming) and typical applications. Extension of the PLC is discussed, noting features of a typical distributed control system

Duration: 4.0 Hour(s) • Cost: $85.00 • Learn More →

For A full list of our online System Protection Technology courses, please select your desired category below to visit our course catalog:
Power Generation Power Transmission Power Distribution NERC CE
For Course Information, discounts and support, feel free to call us at 1.877.251.4387 or fill out our Contact Form.
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