Power Systems 103

Relay Testing & Commissioning 

November 16-19 | Houston, TX

Training Curriculum

Power Systems 103 is an intense four (4) day course, eight (8) hours per day, which covers the following curriculum:

Introduction to Power Systems and Protective Relaying / 2 CEH / 2 CTD

  • Power system faults and abnormal conditions
  • Basic fault calculations and relay settings
  • Relay applications
  • Standards references and documentation
 
 

Technical Tools / 2.5 CEH / 2.5 CTD

  • Trigonometry
  • Phasors in relay circuits
  • 3 phase power systems
  • Power system grounding
 
 

Instrument Transformers / 2 CEH / 2 CTD

  • Potential transformers
  • Grounding and shielding of instrument transformer circuits
  • Current transformer testing
 
 

Relay Design & Basic Elements / 2 CEH / 2 CTD

  • Operational features
  • Ratings
  • 15 basic element characteristics
 
 

Control Circuits / 3 CEH / 3 CTD

  • Contacts
  • Sneak circuits
  • Battery testing
  • Finding grounds
 
 

Transformer Protection & Control / 1.5 CEH / 1.5 CTD

  • Testing overcurrent, differential and sudden pressure
  • Testing voltage regulation and paralleling
  • Emergency replacement of transformers
 
 

Maintaining Relay Systems / 1 CEH / 1 CTD

  • What tests to perform 
  • Nuclear power plants 
  • Reviewing relay operations 
 
 

Analyzing Relay Events / 1 CEH / 1 CTD

  • Troubleshooting
  • Case histories 
 
 

Commissioning Tests; Safety, Manual & Automatic Testing of CTs & Relays / 3 CEH / 3 CTD

  • Testing methodology
  • Field testing philosophies
  • Field checks on instrument transformers
  • Relay programming and testing
 
 

Commissioning Tests; Testing Circuits, Wiring & Functional Tests / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Point to point drawing check
  • Wire checking
  • AC circuit testing
  • Functional tests
 
 

Commissioning Tests; In Service Readings / 4 CEH / 4 CTD

  • Phasing tests
  • In service readings
 
 

Commissioning Tests; Commissioning Numerical Relays / 1.5 CEH / 1.5 CTD

  • Dynamic characteristics
  • Programmable logic
  • In service readings
  • Diagnosing abnormal conditions
 
 

Commissioning; Project Management / 1.5 CEH / 1.5 CTD

  • Pre-job engineering
  • Critical path
  • Outage planning
  • Typical jobs
 
 

Testing Power Line Carrier / 2 CEH / 2 CTD

  • Test procedures for line traps, tuners, transmitter and receivers 
 
 

Redundant Systems / 1 CEH / 1 CTD

  • Primary and backup 
  • Dual trip coil 
  • Dual battery 
  • Physical isolation

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 Houston Downtown
914 Dallas Street
Houston, TX 77002

Hotel Driving Directions

Book Your Room
Book by October 26, 2020 for $159 per night discounted room rate. 

Call 713-655-0002 and ask for Power Grid Engineering, LLC room block.


Time:
Sessions 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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


Power Systems 103 - Houston, TX: Register for $895

Cancellation Policy

In the event you are no longer able to attend the Power Systems Seminar you have enrolled in, you must notify Power Grid Engineering’s Training Coordinator in writing of your request. You may:

  • Receive a full refund in the event of a cancellation provided 30 days prior to start of event.
  • Fewer than 30 days, but more than 10 before the class, you may elect to transfer your registration to a future Power Systems seminar or send another individual in your place.
  • Fewer than 10 days before the class, we are glad to accommodate transferring your seat in the seminar to another individual.

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Power Systems 103 - Houston, TX: Register for $995

Cancellation Policy

In the event you are no longer able to attend the Power Systems Seminar you have enrolled in, you must notify Power Grid Engineering’s Training Coordinator in writing of your request. You may:

  • Receive a full refund in the event of a cancellation provided 30 days prior to start of event.
  • Fewer than 30 days, but more than 10 before the class, you may elect to transfer your registration to a future Power Systems seminar or send another individual in your place.
  • Fewer than 10 days before the class, we are glad to accommodate transferring your seat in the seminar to another individual.

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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 CEHs & 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 CEH credits to maintain your PE license or earn CTDs for NETA Certification.

CEH Credits

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

NETA CTDs

The Power Systems 101, 102, and 103 courses are eligible for 32 NETA Continuing Technical Development Credits (CTDs) and Power Systems 104 is eligible for 24 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.

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