Electrical Equipment & Control Systems

Objectives

At the end of this training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Describe the various types of transformer and motors
  • Appreciate the importance of uninterruptible power supply and batteries
  • Analyse the various transformer tests
  • Explain the operation of the various types of testing instruments
  • Recognise the symbols in electrical drawings

Who Should Attend?

  • Electrical engineers
  • Electrical supervisors
  • Maintenance technicians
  • Managers in-charge of electrical installations
  • Project engineers

Outline

The Technology of Electrical Equipment and Devices

  • Power Transformers
  • Power supplies (UPS) and Batteries
  • Generators - Switchgear - Disconnect switches
  • Grounding and neutral ground resistors (NGR)
  • Motor control centers (MCC)
  • Variable frequency/speed drives (VFD/VSD)
  • Protection and numerical relays functionalities
  • Motor and feeder protection

Transformer Tests

  • Functional tests for transformer
  • Site acceptance tests
  • Transformer overload and short circuit protection
  • Transformer cooling
  • Transformer vector groups selection
  • Transformer maintenance
  • NEC Checklist
  • Group exercises

The Use of Test Equipment and Interpretation of Results

  • Degradation of insulation in switchgears
  • Digital multi meter
  • Insulation resistance tester
  • Temperature probes and pyrometers
  • Resistance temperature detection and sensors
  • Digital hydrometers
  • Cable fault locators
  • Group discussions

The Interpretation of Electrical Drawings and Motor Control Systems

  • Importance of electrical diagrams
  • Single-line diagrams symbols and interpretation
  • Types of control circuits
  • Methods of starting AC motors
  • Soft starters
  • Maintenance of AC motors
  • Troubleshooting of AC motors
  • Wrap up session

Variable Speed Drives and UPS Maintenance

  • Importance of maintenance
  • Maintenance strategies
  • Thermal imaging
  • Partial discharge
  • Variable speed drives maintenance
  • UPS maintenance
  • Battery charging and maintenance
  • Wrap up session with Q&A

Certificates

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to those who attend & successfully complete the programme.

Schedule

  08:30 – 10:15 First Session

 10:15 – 10:30 Coffee Break

10:30 – 12:15 Second Session

 12:15 – 12:30 Coffee Break

12:30 – 14:00 Third Session

 14:00 – 15:00 Lunch

Training Methodology:

This interactive training course includes the following training methodologies as a percentage of the total tuition hours:

  • 30% Lectures, Concepts, Role Play
  • 20% Workshops & Work Presentations, Techniques
  • 20% Based on Case Studies & Practical Exercises
  • 10% Videos, Software & General Discussions
  • 20% Application
  • Pre and Post Test

Fees

 The Fee for the seminar, including instruction materials, documentation, lunch, coffee/tea breaks & snack is: