COURSE NAME:UPS Design, Operation & Troubleshooting


 25-08-2019  29-08-2019  Dammam/Saudi Arabia Register
 24-11-2019  28-11-2019  Riyadh/Saudi Arabia Register

Uninterruptible Power Supply is an integral part for most of the applications that demand the continuity of their electric supply. This course is intended to provide advanced engineering aspects of Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS). Emphasis shall be laid on topics relevant to Uninterruptible Power Supplies construction and troubleshooting. Operation, characteristics and selection of UPS will be studied.

The purpose of this course is to provide guidance for facilities engineers in selecting, installing, and maintaining an uninterruptible power supply (UPS).


Upon successful completion of this training program, the participants will learn the following:

  • Features of various types of Uninterruptible Power Supplies
  •  Uninterruptible Power Supplies selection for varies applications
  •  Uninterruptible Power Supplies construction and Design
  •  Uninterruptible Power Supplies Operation
  •  Uninterruptible Power Supplies Maintenance and Installation
  •  Uninterruptible Power Supplies troubleshooting

Day 1:

  • UPS Structure
  • Rectifier
  • Inverter
  • Battery
  • Static Transfer Switch
  • UPS Needs and Applications
  • Transients
  • Harmonics
  • Sags
  • Swells
  • Frequency Disturbances
  • Over Voltage Under Voltage
  • Grounding ­ 
  • UPS Selection
  • Emergency Power Lighting
  • Startup Power
  • Mechanical Utility System
  • Refrigeration
  • Heating

Day 2:

UPS Types

  • Double Conversion
  • Single Conversion
  • Ferroresonant
  • Line-Interactive
  • Online ("True")
  • Microprocessor

UPS Configurations

  • Double-conversion systems without bypass
  • Group 2: Double-conversion systems with bypass
  • Group 3: Single-conversion systems without bypass
  • Group 4: Single-conversion systems with bypass UPS Operation


Solid-State Switches

  • Diode       
  • Thyristor
  • Power Transistor
  • IGB

Day 3:

Rectifiers and Chargers

  • Uncontrolled Rectifies (Single-Phase and Three-Phase)
  • Half-Controlled Rectifiers (Single-Phase and Three-Phase)
  • Full-Controlled Rectifies (Single-Phase and Three-Phase)
  • Basic Chagrining Methods
  • Constant voltage
  • Constant Current
  • Trickle Charging
  • Pulsed Charge
  • Float Charge
  • .Random Charge

Charging Rates

  • Slow
  • Fast


Charger Types Inverter Circuits

  • Voltage Source Inverters
  • Current Source Inverters
  • Inverter Circuit Controller
  • Square Wave Controllers
  • PWM Controller

Day 4:


  • Stationary batteries in standby service
  • Lead-Acid
  • Vented Cells (Floodedcells)
  • Valve-Regulated Cells
  • Nickel-Cadmium
  • Pocket-Plate Cells
  • Fiber-Plate Cells
  • Vented Sintered-Plate
  • Installation & Design
  • Battery Sizing
  • Recharge/Equalize Charging
  • State of Charge
  • Depth of Discharge 1
  • Storage Capacity, Available Capacity and Total Capacity
  • Battery Life
  • Battery System Short-Circuit Calculation
  • Battery-Powered Emergency Lighting

UPS Maintenance

  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Typical maintenance schedule for a static UPS system

UPS troubleshooting and Testing

  • Failure Analysis
  • Types of Tests
  • Acceptance Tests
  • Routine Maintenance Tests
  • Special Maintenance Tests
  • Types of Testing Methods
  • Solid Insulation Testing
  • Insulating Liquid Testing
  • Protective Device Testing
  • Capacity Tests
  • Safety


Day 5:

UPS Protection

  • Battery charger protection
  • Inverter protection
  • Static transfer switch protection
  • Overvoltage protection
  • Equipment physical protection

Reliability of UPS systems

  • Applications
  • Environmental concerns
  • Specification and acceptance testing
  • Maintenance and training
  • Failure modes
  • Management awareness
  • Electric Engineer/Supervisor/Superintendent
  • Plant Maintenance Engineer/Supervisor/ Superintendent
  • Electric motor work shop engineer/ Managers
  • Instrument and Control Engineer/Supervisor / Superintendent
  • Everybody or professional who wants to broaden knowledge or gain benefit from this course
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