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This Role and Configurations of Substations, System Studies, Switchyard Technical Specifications course at IDC Technologies is aimed at engineers who are already working as electrical system designers as well as those who belong to any of the fields listed below and wish to prepare themselves for moving into the role of a substation designer.
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Overview

Who should complete this course:

  • Consulting engineers involved in design of substations
  • Contractors executing projects involving electrical HV substations
  • Electrical commissioning engineers
  • Electrical engineers in large industries who are associated with power distribution
  • Electrical engineers involved in power generating plants with utility scale generators
  • Utility engineers dealing with power transmission and distribution systems

Outline of the Role and Configurations of Substations, System Studies, Switchyard Technical Specifications course at IDC Technologies:

  • Networks, different voltages in a network
  • Substation types
  • Optimising the location of a substation
  • AIS vs. GIS
  • Busbar configurations
  • Substation data

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Load assumptions for residential and commercial consumers
  • Environmental issues in the location of a switchyard and mitigation measures
  • Planning studies
  • Basic system parameters
  • Load flow studies
  • Short circuit studies
  • Power quality
  • Power system stability
  • Power system reliability
  • Substation primary equipment

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Prerequisites

  • A good basic knowledge of electrical transmission and distribution equipment
  • Experience in operating, maintaining and troubleshooting of substation equipment
  • Some exposure to design will be an advantage but not essential
  • A good theoretical background of electrical engineering and willingness to use and upgrade their numerical and computer skills
  • A basic appreciation of the related engineering disciplines such as civil, structural and data communications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    129 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 129 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
  • National

    129 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 129 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
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