Electrical engineering courses

ELECTRICAL POWER EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE AND TESTING

Ref No: 2015039

CHAPTER 1:   INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE AND TESTING
1-   Introduction
2-  Why Maintain and Test?
3-  Overview of Electrical Preventive Maintenance and Testing
4- Planning an EPM Program
5-  Overview of Testing and Test Methods
6- Review of Dielectric Theory and Practice

CHAPTER 2:   DIRECT CURRENT VOLTAGE TESTING OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
1- Introduction
2- Direct Current Voltage Testing of Insulation
3- dc Testing Methods
4- Transformers
5- Cables and Accessories
6- Electrical Switchgear and Circuit Breakers
7- Motors and Generators
8- Lightning Arresters
9- Capacitors
10- Evaluation of Test Data Readings
11- Precautions When Making Direct Current Tests

CHAPTER 3:   ALTERNATING CURRENT VOLTAGE TESTING METHODS (POWER FACTOR/DISSIPATION FACTOR TESTS)
1- Introduction
2- Power Factor and Dissipation Factor Test Methods
3- Description of the Power Factor Test Equipment
4- Basic Test Connections (Test Modes) for PF Testing
5- Safety Precautions with PF Testing
6- PF Testing of Electrical Apparatus Insulation
7- Evaluation and Grading of PF and DF Test Results

CHAPTER 4:  INSULATING OIL, FLUIDS, AND GASES
1- Introduction
2- Insulating Oil
3- Less Flammable Insulating Fluids
4- Insulating Liquid Sampling Procedures
5- Maintenance and Reconditioning of Insulating Oil and Fluids
6- Insulating Gases
CHAPTER 5:   TRANSFORMERS
1- Introduction
2- Transformer Categories and Type
3- Application and Use
4- Transformer Fundamentals
5- Transformer Polarity, Terminal Markings, and Connections
6- Transformer Characteristics
7- Preventive Maintenance of Transformers
8- Transformer Testing

CHAPTER 6:  CABLES AND ACCESSORIES
1- Introduction
2- Cable Construction and Classification
3- Cable Characteristics
4- Cable Electrical Constants
5- Cable Ratings
6- Cable Selection and Application
7- Installation of Cables
8- Maintenance of Cables
9- Cable Failures and Their Analysis
10- Testing and Acceptance of Cable
11- Latest Trends in Cable Condition Monitoring and Aging Assessment
12- Cable Fault Locating Methods

CHAPTER 7:   MEDIUM VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR, CIRCUIT BREAKERS, AND PROTECTIVE RELAYS
1- General
2- Medium-Voltage Switchgear
3- Electrical Switchgear Maintenance and Care
4- Electrical Switchgear Testing
5- Maintenance and Testing of Protective Relays and Instrument Transformers
6- Control Power for Switchgear
7- dc (Battery) Control Power Equipment
8- ac Control Power Equipment
9- Maintenance and Care of Batteries

CHAPTER 8:  LOW-VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
1- Low-Voltage Switchgear
2- Low-Voltage Circuit Breakers
3- Overcurrent Protective Devices
4- Fuses
5- Disconnect Switches
6- Selection and Application of Low-Voltage Equipment
7- Low-Voltage Switchgear Maintenance and Care
8- Maintenance and Testing of Low-Voltage Protective Devices
9- Infrared Inspection of Electrical Equipment

CHAPTER 9:  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 10: ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEM GROUNDING AND GROUND RESISTANCE MEASUREMENTS
1- Introduction
2- Selection of Grounding Method
3- Selection of Grounding System
4- Understanding Ground Resistance
5- Ground Resistance Values
6- Ground Resistance Measurements
7- Ground Grid Integrity Measurements

CHAPTER 11: ELECTRICAL SAFETY, SWITCHING PRACTICES, AND PRECAUTIONS
1- Introduction
2- Electrical Safety, Switching Practices, and Precautions
3- Electrical Fire Emergencies
4- Effects of Electrical Shock
5- First Aid

Trainees shall receive a portfolio containing a comprehensive course manual.

Attendees shall receive a certificate of attendance from AMAD Tech.