Power System Engineering Training

Power System Engineering Training

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The Power System Engineering training course will help you to understand the basic concepts of power system engineering and how to start a successful career in power engineering. Furthermore, you will learn the fundamentals of electrical systems, transient and steady state analysis, main components of power systems, electrical machines, high voltage direct current system, active/reactive power control in power systems and power system operation.

Power System Engineering training course simply teaches you the history behind the power generation and lays down the fundamentals of electric circuits including; Kirchhoff’s voltage/current laws, concept of power and energy, nodal and mesh analysis in electrical circuits, and maximum power transfer capability. Taking this Power System Engineering Training course will also help you to setup the transient and steady state analysis for different types of electrical circuits (resistive, inductive, capacitive or combined). You will also be able to differentiate active, reactive, apparent, and complex power in power system engineering course.

This Power System Engineering training course gives you a sufficient knowledge to understand the different components of a power system such as: generators, transmission lines and distribution systems, switchgears, transformers, loads, circuit breakers, current and voltage transformers, and grounding components. Furthermore, electrical machine topic covers the main different types of electrical machines used in power systems.

The audience in Power System engineering training course you will also learn about:

• Power system planning and advanced applications
• Power systems design
• Power engineering
• System safety engineering
• Power Markets, Energy Economics and Strategic Planning
• Emerging Generation Technologies
• Dynamic/static loads
• Synchronous/induction motors
• Synchronous/induction generators
• Solar generation
• Wind generation
• Energy storage units
• Power factor concept
• High voltage direct current system (HVDC)
• Multi-terminal HVDC system
• Converter circuits
• Concept of harmonics and filters
• Active power and frequency control
• Primary droop control
• Reactive power and voltage control
• Static VAR compensation
• Synchronous condensers
• Synchronous Machine Fundamentals
• Power System Dynamics
• Distribution Systems Planning and Engineering
• Substation/Distribution Automation
• Smart Grid
• Fundamentals of Renewable Energy Systems
• Distributed Energy Resources, Microgrids
• Grid Resiliency, Energy Storage and Electric Vehicles

Finally, the Power system engineering training course will introduce the power system operation and market including: Energy concepts, Generation/Transmission operators, ancillary services, regulators and future markets.

Duration: 3 days

Power System Engineering Training

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» If you are familiar with some aspects of Power System Engineering Training, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
» We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Power System Engineering Training course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
» If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Power System Engineering Training course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Power System Engineering Training Course is defined here:

• All engineers who wants to learn, design, or operate the power systems
• Power utility engineers
• Power traders to understand the power systems.
• Independent system operator personnel.
• Faculty members from academic institutes who want to teach the power system courses.
• Investors and contractors who plan to make investments in power industry.
• Professionals in other energy industries.
• Electric utility personnel who recently started career in power systems or having new job responsibilities
• Technicians, operators, and maintenance personnel who are or will be working at power plants or power system generation companies.
• Managers, accountants, and executives of power system industry.
• Scientist or non-electrical engineers involved in power system related projects or proposals.
• Graduate students seeking a professional career in power systems


Upon completing this Power System Engineering Training Course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Apply systems engineering principles to power systems
• Explain the basics of circuit analysis
• Understand the main components of power systems
• Understand Electro-Mechanical Energy Conversion
• List steps in Power System Operations and Planning
• Analyze, plan and design power delivery networks: Transmission and Distribution
• Describe the concepts of frequency and active power control
• Understand the voltage and reactive power control
• Explain the structure of the power systems
• Understand the time domain and transient analysis
• Analyze dynamic system response to disturbances
• Understand the concept of power factor and power factor correction
• Differentiate the active/reactive, apparent and complex powers
• Explain the different generation units such as solar, wind, and energy storage systems
• Explain the different types of transmission lines
• Differentiate the AC and DC machines
• Describe the power flow analysis and different solution methods for power flow
• Understand the HVDC systems and multi-terminal HVDC systems
• Explain the static VAR compensation algorithms
• Understand the power market operation and ancillary services
• Analyze power flows in delivery networks – both for steady state and transients

Power System Engineering Training – Course Syllabus:

Why Power System Engineering?

Power System Engineering and successful career
What do you need to know about Power Engineering
Problems to be tackled on the Power Engineering career
Introduction to power system engineering
History of the power generation
Structure of power systems
Power system control
Design of Transmission Lines, Structures, and Foundations

Basic Power Systems Engineering Principals

Electric Utility Business Model
Economic Operation of Power Systems
Power System Operation and Control
Electric Power Generation Renewable and Conventional
Power Electronics and Utility Applications
Smart Distribution Systems
Computational and Simulation Methods
Advance Power Electronics
Power System Switchgear and Protection
Commercial and Industrial Facilities Electrical Design
Energy Efficiency Audits
Motor Controls and Automation
Power Quality Investigations and Solutions
Engineering and Operations Support
Power Quality Investigations for Utilities
Project Management Applied
Voltage Flicker/Motor Starting Analysis

Generation, Transmission and Distribution System Planning

Power System Stability
Distributed Generation Interconnection Studies
Distribution Construction Work Plan
Distribution Long Range Plan
Distribution Loss Reduction
Distribution (Power Factor Correction)
Distribution Sectionalizing and System Protection
Transmission Power Flow
Transmission Reactive Compensation
Transmission Stability
Transmission System Impact
Extra High Voltage Engineering
Power System Stability
Surge Phenomena in Power Systems
Computer Methods in Power System Analysis
Linear Control Systems
Value of Service Studies and System Reliability
Line Design
Rate and Cost of Service Analysis
Key Account Profitability Analysis
Electric Power Quality
Safety, Reliability and Service Quality
Strategic Planning Issues
Industry Restructuring
Reliability Indexing and Benchmarking
Communications and SCADA Systems for Power and Smart Grid
Substation Automation
Distribution Automation
System Integration for Utilities

Fundamentals of Electric Circuits

Voltage and current
Kirchhoff’s Voltage/Current law (KVL/KCL)
Ohm’s law
Power and energy
Time domain analysis
Basics of resistors, inductors and capacitors
Nodal and mesh analysis
Thevenin/Norton equivalent circuits
Superposition principle
Maximum power transfer

Transient and Steady State Analysis

First order circuits
RC/RL/RLC circuits
Root mean square (RMS)
Instantaneous/average power
Complex impedances
Steady state analysis using phasors
AC steady state power
Average/Active/Reactive power
Complex/apparent power
Power factor and power factor correction

Power System Components

Power generation units
Traditional Power plants (Synchronous generators)
Solar generations
Wind farm generations
Energy storage units
Tidal wave generation
Transmission lines and distribution systems
Cables and insulators
Long transmission lines
Medium transmission lines
Short transmission lines
Transmission line models
Maximum power transfer in transmission lines
Static loads
Dynamic loads
Induction motors
Synchronous motors
Load characteristics
Current and voltage transformers
Circuit breakers
Grounding and lightening protection

Electrical Machines

DC and AC machines
DC motors
Shunt connected
Series connected
Permanent magnet
Separately excited
DC generators
Shunt connected
Separately excited
AC motors
Synchronous motors
Induction motors
AC generators
Synchronous generators
Induction generators

High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission

Components of HVDC system
Converter circuit
Control of HVDC system
Harmonics and filters
Multi-terminal HVDC systems

Control of Active and Reactive Power

Active power and frequency control
Speed governor
Control of generator output power
Primary frequency control
Secondary frequency control
Reactive power and voltage control
Concept of reactive power
Methods of voltage control
Shunt reactors
Series capacitors
Shunt capacitors
Synchronous condensers
Static VAR compensation
Power flow analysis
DC power flow
AC power flow
Gauss iteration

Power System Operation

Historical Developments of power market
Power System Operator
Market operator
Energy and reserve
Profit in market
Uncertainty in markets

Power System Engineering Applied

Electric Power Distribution
Electric Power Generation
Electric Power Systems Computer Analysis
Electric Power Transmission
Electrical Building Systems and Codes
Energy Efficiency and Auditing
Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Courses
Power Electronics and Rotating Machinery
Utilities Business and Operations Management
Electrical Distribution Principles and Applications
Designing Electrical Overhead Distribution Lines
Understanding Power Cable Characteristics and Applications
Medium Voltage Cables in Nuclear and Fossil Power Plants
Characteristics, Performance, Condition Assessment
Analyzing and Minimizing Distribution System Harmonic and Transient Disturbances
Electric Power Systems Computer Analysis
Understanding Power System Dynamic Behavior
Fundamentals of Substation Equipment and Control Systems
Analysis of Transients in Power Systems
Understanding Power System Dynamic Behavior
Analysis of Transients in Power Systems
Power System Operation in the Age of Smart Grid
Electric Power Transmission
Electric Power Generation
Principles of Substation Design and Construction
Wind Energy Balance-of-Plant Design
Site Civil, Structural, and Geotechnical Design
Fundamentals of Solar Power Plant Design
Smart Grid Analysis and Design

Power System Engineering Training

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