Mobile Networks Power Systems Training

Mobile Networks Power Systems Training

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Mobile Networks Power Systems Training – Hands-on

This Mobile Networks Power Systems Training course describes the function of power systems in mobile networks and discusses preventive maintenance and steps of the troubleshooting process.

Duration: 3 days

Mobile Networks Power Systems Training

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Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Mobile Networks Power Systems Training Course is defined here:

• All individuals who need to understand the microgrid concept
• Power utility engineers working in microgrid and renewable energy industry
• Test engineers starting a career in renewable energies
• Power traders to develop microgrid based projects
• Independent system operator personnel working with microgrids
• Electric utility personnel who recently started career involved with advanced power electronic devices.
• Technicians, operators, and maintenance personnel who are or will be working at microgrid based companies.
• Faculty members from academic institutes who want to teach the microgrid course.
• Investors and contractors who plan to make investments in microgrid industry.
• Managers, accountants, and executives of electric power system industry.


Upon completing this Mobile Networks Power Systems Training Course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe power systems and backup systems for mobile networks
• List power disturbances
• Learn about Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
• Describe functions behind diesel generator
• Describe functions behind Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS)
• Explain the purpose of preventive maintenance
• Identify the steps of the troubleshooting process
• Perform preventive maintenance on various power backup systems including: UPS, diesel generators and ATS
• Describe systematic troubleshooting

Mobile Networks Power Systems Training – Course Syllabus:

The Mobile Networks Power Systems Training consists of the following lessons, which can be revised and tailored to the client’s need:

Principles behind Power supplies

Understanding electricity
Types of current
Alternating current (AC)
Direct current(DC)
Power disturbances
Power supplies
Diesel generators
Clean energy

Principles of Power Disturbances

Resulting problems
What the power utility can do
What the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) can do
What you can do
Protective devices

Introduction to UPS

Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
What is an uninterruptible power supply?
Why use a ups?
Inverter technology
Switchover time
Advantages / dis-advantages
Battery safety
Protective devices other than ups
Surge protective devices
Protects against spikes of limited energy
Metal oxide varistors
Isolation transformer
Voltage regulating line conditioner

UPS Architecture and Components

Line interactive
Ups waveforms
True sinewave
Modified sinewave
Square wave
Converter – ac to dc
SPD protection
Stored energy device
Protection against interruptions
Waveform synthesis
Protection against dc offset and interharmonics
Protection against harmonics, notching and noise
Voltage regulator
protection against sags, surges and fluctuations
Monitor and control

Managing the UPS

Sizing equipment ratings for loads
Battery safety
Electric shock
Flying, molten metal (eyes)
Injuries resulting from carrying heavy battery packs
Dispose of properly
Recycle whenever possible
Block diagram of the ups system
Ups specification
Input & output

Introduction to Diesel Generators

Features of diesel generators
Basic components of a diesel generators
Diesel generators classification
Diesel generators for backup supply energy
Major moving parts
Heat and combustion
Engine power and fuel consumption
Intake and exhaust systems
Auxiliary systems
Operating characteristics
Operation and maintenance
Operating procedures
Maintenance procedures
Performance records
Fundamental problems
Installation and removal
Preventive maintenance and troubleshooting
Battery Maintenance
Monitoring, and Testing
Engineering and project management
Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)
ATS functions
ATS architecture and components
Emergency or standby power system
Transferring essential loads and electrical distribution systems

Automatic transfer switches

Application description
Switch types
Transition types
Contactor construction
Automatic transfer switch—open transition.
Non-automatic transfer switch
open transition
Automatic transfer switch—closed transition
Wallmount transfer switch logic family
Contactor feature list
Contactor Based Automatic Transfer Switches
Breaker Based Automatic Transfer Switches
Magnum Breaker Based Automatic Transfer Switches
Bypass Isolation Transfer Switches

Preventive maintenance of Power Systems

Regular and systematic inspections
Cleaning, and replacement of worn parts, materials, and systems
Techniques to prevent failure of parts, materials, and systems General inspection
Cooling system service
Fuel system service
Servicing and testing starting batteries
Load For Duration Of Normal Power
Source Interruption
Loads Connected to Standby Generators
Life Safety Equipment As Required By Building Code
General Recommendations
Principle of Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting techniques

Systematic approaches to locating the cause of a fault
Techniques to minimize failures
Skills, and Tools
Problems & Repairs
Technical Specification requirement
Analysis, results, and conclusions
Analysis of UPS failure incidents
Analysis of diesel generators failure incidents
Analysis of ATS failure incidents
Technical investigation of the problems
Description of probelms
Root Causes
Root Cause Analsys techniques
Contributing Causes
Corrective Action Matrix
Extent of Cause Evaluation
Safety Culture Review

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