Power Systems 101

Relay Philosophies I
November 6-9, 2017, Houston, TX

Training Curriculum

Power Systems 101 is an intense four (4) day course, eight (8) hours per day, which covers the following curriculum:

Substation Layouts & Protection Zone Diagrams / 4 PDH / 4 CTD

  • Transmission system overview
  • Types of generation
  • What is a fault?
  • Substation layouts

  • Protection zone diagrams

 


Functional Diagram Exercise / 4 PDH / 4 CTD

  • Hands-on functional diagram
  • Line protection
  • Bus protection
  • Transformer protection

  • Breaker failure
  • Lockouts

 

 


Current Transformers / 4 PDH / 4 CTD

  • Saturation current and curves
  • Equivalent circuits
  • CT Testing
  • IEEE standards

  • CT basics
  • Ratios
  • CT classes T&C
  • CT ratings


Breaker Control / 4 PDH / 4 CTD

  • Mechanical operation
  • Trip circuits
  • Close circuits
  • Anti-pump circuits

  • Reclosing
  • Specifications and ratings
  • Alarms
  • IEEE standards


Differential / 4 PDH / 4 CTD

  • Types of bus differentials
  • KCL theory
  • Differential CT circuits
  • Calculating current in differential circuits

  • Mismatched CTs
  • Rolled CTs
  • CT polarity
  • High impedance differential application

  • IEEE Standards


Transformer Protection / 4 PDH / 4 CTD

  • Transformer theory
  • Equivalent circuit
  • Types of transformers
  • Transformer losses

  • Transformer ratings
  • Tap changes
  • IEEE Standards


Line Protection / 4 PDH / 4 CTD

  • Physical characteristics of transmission lines
  • MHO circle
  • Theory of impedance protection
  • Zones of protection

  • POTT, PUTT, DCB, & DCUB end-to-end schemes
  • Reliability and security
  • IEEE standards


Breaker Failure / 4 PDH / 4 CTD

  • Breaker failure initiates
  • Current requirements
  • Various breaker failure logic schemes
  • Critical clearing time

  • System stability
  • Breaker position
  • Trip and lockout theory
  • IEEE standards

Register

Register for $995

Seminar + Printed Book

The pricing includes all instruction, a flash drive with e-copy of the curriculum, breakfast and snacks each day of the seminar, and evening social events. A printed book of the curriculum can be purchased for an additional $100 per person. Seating is limited.


Location:

SpringHill Suites Marriott
914 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77002

Driving Directions

Book Your Room

PGE Room Rates as low as $149.00 per night.
Reserve by October 6, 2017  for this rate.

Or call 713-655-0002 to reserve on the phone.

Contact Information
[email protected]
Power Grid Engineering
321-244-0170 x-348
[email protected] 

Who should attend the PGE Power Systems Seminars?

  • Electric Power Utility Engineers
  • Relay Technicians
  • Test Engineers
  • University Power System Educators
  • Protection & Control Engineers
  • Engineers Seeking PDHs & Graduate Students

What are the benefits of attending?

  • Learn from subject matter experts
  • Small class sizes of up to 50 attendees allows for dynamic classroom discussion
  • Network with other industry professionals
  • Discounted guest room rates at host hotels
  • Course registration fees include electronic curriculum, breakfast, snacks, andevening social activities
  • Earn PDH credits to maintain your PE license or earn CTDs for NETA Certification.

PDH Credits

The Power Systems Seminars have been approved by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers for professional development hours. Power Systems 101, 102, and 103 have been approved for 32 professional development hours; Power Systems 104 has been approved for 24. For attendees seeking PE credits for other states, please check your state’s PDH regulations.experts

NETA CTDs

The Power Systems 101, 102, and 103 courses are eligible for 32 NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs). NETA Certified Technicians (Level III and Level IV) are required to earn a minimum of 48 CTDs every three years to maintain their certification. For more information about the CTD program and requirements, please contact the NETA office at [email protected] or 888-300-6382.