This course is designed for engineers who need a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and solutions for protecting medium-voltage, utility-type distribution systems.
PROT 403 provides an overview of the principles, schemes, and devices for protecting medium-voltage distribution feeders and buses. The course provides basic guidelines for overcurrent device coordination in radial systems. It also covers the application of negative-sequence overcurrent and directional overcurrent protection in distribution systems. The course discusses the effect of load and distributed generation sources on protection. It also provides guidelines for fast service restoration in distribution systems.
Note: This course teaches fundamental knowledge but does not provide hands-on experience with SEL relays.
At the conclusion of this course, students can:
For additional information and to register, please contact:
Customer Service Supervisor
SEL International Operations
Phone: +973.1758.7077 or +973.1752.7701
Request a quote for on-demand training for your company.
A degree in electrical engineering or equivalent experience is required. In addition, PROT 403 requires completion of PROT 401: Protecting Power Systems for Engineers or the following:
Recommended reading: We recommend any power system analysis book of your choosing that covers per-unit quantities, symmetrical components, and fault analysis.
Please check the General Course Information page for what you should bring to class.
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