Substations - Volume II: Physical Layout

Course Number: E-3042
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Lee Layton, P.E.
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Overview

In Substations - Volume II: Physical Layout, you'll learn ...

  • The importance of considering maintenance, redundancy and future system growth in the layout of a substation
  • Typical bus configurations for distribution, transmission, and switching substations
  • The types of surge arrestors and mast shielding used to protect substation equipment
  • Electrical clearances for outdoor substation construction

Overview

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 50 pages

This 3-hour course is the second in a series of courses on the design of electrical substations. The courses do not necessarily have to be taken in order and, for the most part, are stand-alone courses.

This course covers the general layout of a substation, typical bus configurations, insulation protection, substation insulators, and clearances.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The parameters associated with transmission substations
  • How switching substations are used
  • Typical bus configurations used in each type of substation
  • The relative cost differences among the various designs
  • How insulation protection schemes are designed
  • The required electrical clearances for substation operation
  • How to apply derating factors to substation equipment

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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