Electrical engineering courses

ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT – INSPECTION

Ref No: 2015035

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION AND BASICS
1- INTRODUCTION
2- MAGNETIC FIELD
3- MAGNETIC AND ELECTRIC FIELDS
4- ELECTROMAGNETISM
5- ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION
6- GENERATING ELECTRICAL CURRENT
 7- ALTERNATING CURRENT CIRCUITS
 8- INSTANTANEOUS POWER (p)
 9- COMPLEX POWER
 10- POWER TRIANGLE
 11- POWER FACTOR
12- THREE PHASE SYSTEM
13- WORLDWIDE AC VOLTAGES AND FREQUENCIES
14- PER-UNIT VALUES
15- DO IT YOURSELF

CHAPTER 2 : ELECTRICITY SUPPLY 
1- Introduction
2- Standard voltages
3- Variations of voltage and frequency
4- Systems of supply
5- Industrial distribution systems
6- Low voltage distribution circuits

CHAPTER 3 : PROBLEMS RELATING TO OHM'S LAW
1- Introduction
2- Practical problems involving Ohm's law
3- Problems relating to installation faults in series
4- Resistances in series formation
5- Installation problems involving ohm's law
6- Summary

CHAPTER 4: INSPECTION AND TESTING
1- Needs for inspection and testing
2- Identification and notices
3- Visual inspection
4- Continuity tests
5- Polarity test
6- Insulation tests
7- Phase sequence test
8- Earthing tests
9- After testing

CHAPTER 5: INTRODUCTION TO SWITCHGEAR
1- INTRODUCTION
2- SWITCHGEAR
3- DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A FUSE AND A CIRCUIT BREAKER
4- COMPARISON BETWEEN SWITCH, ISOLATOR AND CIRCUIT BREAKER
5- COMPONENTS OF A SWITCH GEAR
6- BUS-BAR ARRANGEMENTS
7- RATINGS OF BUSBARS
8- SWITCHGEAR ACCOMMODATION
9- CLEARANCE OF BUSBARS
10- SHORT-CIRCUIT
11- SHORT-CIRCUIT CURRENTS
12- FAULTS IN A POWER SYSTEM
13- DO IT YOURSELF

CHAPTER 6: CIRCUIT BREAKER
 1- INTRODUCTION
 2- CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 3- ARC PHENOMENON
 4- PRINCIPLES OF ARC EXTINCTION
 5- METHODS OF ARC EXTINCTION
 6- IMPORTANT TERMS
 7- CLASSIFICATION OF CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 8- OIL CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 9- TYPES OF OIL CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 10- PLAIN BREAK OIL CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 11- ARC CONTROL OIL CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 12- LOW OIL CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 13- AIR BLAST CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 14- TYPES OF AIR-BLAST CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 15- SULPHUR HEXAFLOURIDE (SFG) CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 16- VACUUM CIRCUIT BREAKERS (VCB)
 17- CIRCUIT BREAKER COMPONENTS
 18- CIRCUIT BREAKER RATINGS
 19- APPLICATION RANGE OF CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 20- TYPES OF CIRCUIT BREAKER MOUNTINGS AND ENCLOSURES
 21- TESTING OF CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 22- MECHANICAL TESTS
 23- THERMAL TESTS
 24- DIELECTRIC TESTS (HIGH VOLTAGE TESTS)
 25- SHORT-CIRCUIT TESTS
 26- INSULATION RESISTANCE MEASUREMENT AT SITE
 27- CONTACT RESISTANCE TEST
 28- OPERATION TEST
 29- MAINTENANCE OF CIRCUIT BREAKER
 30- MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR CIRCUIT-BREAKERS
 31- MAINTENANCE OF OIL CIRCUIT BREAKER (BOCB, MOCB)
 32- MAINTENANCE OF AIR-BLAST CIRCUIT BREAKERS
 33- MAINTENANCE OF VACUUM CIRCUIT-BREAKER
 34- MAINTENANCE OF SF6 CIRCUIT-BREAKER
 35- DO IT YOURSELF

CHAPTER 7: TRANSFORMER THEORY
1- PURPOSE
2- SCOPE
3- TYPES OF TRANSFORMERS
4- TRANSFORMER APPLICATIONS
5- MAGNETIC CIRCUIT
6- MAGNETIC AND ELECTRIC CIRCUITS OF A TRANSFORMER
7- WINDING, CURRENT AND VOLTAGE RATIOS
8- LAWS OF TRANSFORMER
9-PRINCIPLE OF OPERATION OF A TRANSFORMER
10- REFLECTED IMPEDANCE
11- TRANSFORMER EQUIVALENT CIRCUIT
12- TRANSFORMER LOSSES
13- EFFICIENCY
14- WHY IS TRANSFORMER EFFICIENY USUALLY HIGH?
15- REGULATION
16- TRANSFORMER'S VOLTAGE PER TURNS
17- SIGNIFICANCE OF VOLTS PER HERTZ
18- DO IT YOURSELF

CHAPTER 8: OIL TESTING
1- DEFINITIONS
2- FUNCTIONS OF TRANSFORMER OIL
3- TRANSFORMER OIL PROPERTIES
4- TRANSFORMER OIL STANDARDS
5- HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS IN TRANSFORMER OIL
6- MOISTURE PROBLEMS
7. FACTORS AFFECTING TRANSFORMER OIL PROPERTIES
8- CELLULOSE  DEGRADATION
9- GLOBAL VIEW 
10- OIL DIELECTRIC STRENGTH TEST
11- RELATIVE WATER CONTENT TEST
12- PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL TESTS (POLAR CHARACTERISTICS OF OIL)
13- DIELECTRIC LOSSES ANGLE & RESISTIVITY TEST (POWER FACTOR TEST)
14- TRANSFORMER DISSOLVED GAS-IN-OIL ANALYSIS (DGA)
15- OIL COLOR TEST
16- INSULATING OIL SAMPLING PROCEDURE
17- OIL PURIFICATION AND DEHYDRATION
18- YEARLY INSULATING OIL TESTING
19- OIL AGING
20-PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES FOR TRANSFORMER OIL
21- DO IT YOURSELF

CHAPTER 9: TRANSFORMER INSPECTION AND TESTING
1- TEST DATA
2- ABNORMAL OPERATING CONDITIONS OF POWER TRANSFORMER
3- REASONS FOR TRANSFORMER TESTING
4- TRANSFORMER PERFORMANCE ASSURANCE
5- CLASSIFICATION OF TRANSFORMER TESTS
6- WINDING RESISTANCE TEST 
7- POLARITY TEST
8- RATIOMETER TEST
9- NO-LOAD LOSSES TEST
10- LOAD LOSSES TEST
11- PERCENT IMPEDANCE VOLTAGE MEASUREMENT
12- LEACKAGE REACTANCE MEASUREMENT
13- EFFICIENCY TEST
14- WINDING INSULATION RESISTANCE TEST
15- WINDING INSULATION CAPACITANCE & DISSIPATION FACTOR (TAN ) TEST
16- SUDDEN SHORT CIRCUIT WITHSTAND TEST
17- OIL PRESSURE TEST
18- TEMPERATURE RISE TEST
19- IMPLUSE TESTING
20- TRANSFORMER ARRIVAL: HANDLING, INSPECTION AND PRE-COMMISSIONING
21- DO IT YOURSELF

CHAPTER 10: MOTORS AND GENERATORS
 1- INTRODUCTION
 2- NEMA CLASSIFICATION OF MOTORS AND GENERATORS
 3- APPLICATIONS OF MOTORS AND GENERATORS
 4- AC MOTORS
 5- AC GENERATORS MAINTENANCE
 6- DC MOTORS
 7- DC GENERATORS
 8- MOTOR AND GENERATOR INSULATION SYSTEMS
 9- MOTOR AND GENERATOR MAINTENANCE
 10-TESTING OF MOTORS AND GENERATORS
 11-OTHER INSULATION TEST METHODS

CHAPTER 11: EARTHING INSTALLATION AND TESTING
 1- EARTHING PRINCIPLES
 2- PROTECTIVE EARTHING EQUIPMENTS
 3- SOIL RESISTIVITY
 4- EARTH
 5- GROUNDING ELECTRODES
 6- EARTHING CONDUCTORS
 7- EQUIPMENT GROUNDING
 8- BONDING  
 9- PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS
 10- METHODS FOR DECREASING EARTHING RESISTANCE
 11- GROUND INSPECTION WELLS
 12- SOFTWARE
 13- GROUND RESISTANCE MEASUREMENTS
 14- PROTECTIVE GROUNDING OF POWER LINES

CHAPTER 12: INSTALLATION AND TESTING SAFETY EQUIPMENTS
1- INTRODUCTION
2- GENERAL INSPECTION AND TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT
3- FLASH AND THERMAL PROTECTION
4- HEAD AND EYE PROTECTION
5- RUBBER-INSULATING EQUIPMENT
6- HOT STICKS
7- INSULATED TOOLS
8- BARRIERS AND SIGNS
9- SAFETY TAGS, LOCKS, AND LOCKING DEVICES
10- VOLTAGE-MEASURING INSTRUMENTS
11- SAFETY GROUNDING EQUIPMENT
12- GROUND FAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTERS
13- SAFETY ELECTRICAL ONE-LINE DIAGRAM
14- THE ELECTRICIAN'S SAFETY KIT

CHAPTER 13: SAFETY WORKING PRACTICES AND GENERAL GUIDELINES
1- Common causes of accidents
2- General dos and don'ts: your responsibilities
3- Installation guidelines
1- Fire hazards
2- Lifting techniques
3- First aid

Trainees shall receive a portfolio containing a comprehensive course manual.

Attendees shall receive a certificate of attendance from AMAD Tech.