COURSE NAME:Circuit Breakers & Switchgears - Basic


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To impart the participants the knowledge of principles of power system protection, operation, troubleshooting and their maintenance.

Course benefits:

To enable the participants to confidently handle the circuit breakers & switchgears used in the power system and operate them, also troubleshoot whenever there is breakdown – whether in the system or in the switchgear itself.


1. Reviewing the different classification of circuit breakers.

2. Reviewing the principle of electric discharge

3. Explaining the principle of electric arc

4. Explaining the principle of electric arc wit different loads.

5. Explaining the characteristics of short circuit currents

6. calculating the short circuit currents by reactance method

7. calculating the short circuit currents by MVA method

8. Listing the different types of circuit breakers.

9. Describing the structure of different circuit breakers

10. Explaining the principle of operation of different types of circuit breakers

11. Explaining the different arc extinction enhancement techniques used with different circuit breakers.

12. Explaining the contact theory and the factors which affect its operation..

13. Explaining the principle of operation of different types of circuit breakers

14. Explaining the different arc extinction enhancement techniques used with different circuit breakers.

15. Understanding the insulation failure causes for circuit breakers

16. Understanding the maintenance routines.



Operating staff in a Power distribution system.

Those candidates who have basic qualification in electrical engineering.

Should have adequate competence to operate the various switchgears in a power supply system. Candidates should satisfy the minimum requirement to be eligible to operate equipment in a power supply system as recommended by the authorities.

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