COURSE NAME:Capacitor Application in Transmission and Distribution system


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INTRODUCTION:

 

Capacitors provide well-known benefits to electric power systems. These benefits include power factor correction, voltage support, release of system capacity, and reduced system losses. As with any piece of electrical equipment, there are a number of application issues that engineers need to be aware of. These issues

range from the very basic to the very complex.

 

The application issues are addressed in various capacities (performing power system measurements and studies, performing engineering service failure investigations, advising capacitor sales personnel, consulting with end users, and building custom capacitor banks), thus seeing these problems from many different angles.

 

The objective of this course is to provide participant a practical understanding for power capacitor fundamentals, applications, and technical consideration encountered when dealing with power capacitor specifications for various applications

OBJECTIVES:

 

Upon completion of this course, the participant shall be able to;

  • Understand the basics of power system capacitors
  • Analyze system performance with application of capacitor banks
  • Understand technical considerations associated with the application of capacitor banks
  • Apply the power system capacitors to improve system performance
  • Prepare specifications for power system capacitors
     Conduct economic analysis associated with the application of capacitor banks
OUTLINE:

 

Day 1:How Capacitors Work

  • What is Power Factor
  • Power and Power Factor Relationships
  • Power Factor Effects
  • Load Factor Effects on Power Factor
  • Voltage Improvement with Capacitors

 

Day 2:Capacitor Concerns

  • Overcurrent and Overvoltage Protection
  • Harmonics and Solutions
  • Change Capacitor Location
  • Change Capacitor size
  • Harmonic Filters
  • Ungrounded (Floating) Capacitor Banks

 

Day 3:Capacitor Sizing, Location and Use

  • Light Load Conditions
  • Peak Load Conditions
  • Capacitor Location
  • Three-Phase Capacitor Banks
  • Capacitor Installation Drawings
  • Automatic Capacitor Switching
  • Leading Power Factor
  • Power Factor Penalty Rates
  • Capacitor Fusing
  • Safety Precautions

 

Day 4:  Static VAR compensation and motor application

  • Deals with the application of shunt capacitors and static VAR compensation in distribution and transmission systems
  • How to develop a business case which supports the use of capacitor banks to improve system performance.
  • Switched primary Shunt Capacitor Banks
  • Secondary Capacitors
  • Series Primary Capacitors

 

Day 5: Necessary information

  • presents all the necessary information to successfully specify power capacitor which fits application at hand.
  • It covers applicable standards, control and protection of capacitor banks, testing along with various technical information which are necessary to put together proper specification for capacitor banks.
  • Other applications of capacitor in Power System “ series & parallel”
  • Frequently asked questions
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

 

This course is a must for utility engineers, consulting engineers, and engineers involved in electrical systems design in distribution systems, industrial plants and commercial and institutional buildings and facilities. It will benefit electric utility engineers, project, and facility engineers, as well as electrical contractors.

 

DURATION:
    • 5 Day(s)
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