Overview Learn step-by-step the design and construction process of the substation, from initial site review and selection, to substation start-up and commissioning. Real-world examples and in-class exercises will further enhance your understanding of this subject and prepare you for on-the-job challenges. Whether you’re working on a substation design project yourself or with a project manager, this course will give you the tools and skills to successfully complete a design from start to finish.
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Principles Of Substation Design and Construction Who should attend? • Site preparation • Substation design engineers and technicians • Drainage and erosion protection • Industrial, utility, or plant engineers • Surface materials • Transmission line design engineers and technicians • Roads and access • Project managers • Construction supervisors Permitting and Environmental Issues • Managers of design engineering departments • Acquiring necessary permits • Zoning and ordinance restrictions Substation Types and Purposes • Long-term site impacts • Fundamentals of power system operation • Impacts during construction: runoff/stream pollu• Objectives of substation design tion Overview of the Substation Design and Construction Process • Establishing the need for substation facilities • The project scope document: What it is and what it should contain • Site selection and environmental issues • Engineering design: Equipment specifications and drawings • Construction • Testing, start-up, and commissioning Initial Steps in the Design Process: Setting the Bounds for the Overall Project • Reviewing and understanding the project scope document • Information to gather before the first site visit • What to look for on the initial site visit • Determining site adequacy for initial and future requirements • Environmental, zoning, and public perception issues • Construction and construction outage requirements: Access for construction and O&M equipment • Ordering material/delivery date issues Site Selection and Design • General requirements • Environmental and permitting issues
Foundation Design • The site visit and what to look for • Understanding soil test reports • Slab on grade design example Bus Designs for Reliability • Bus configurations and 1-line diagrams • Forced and planned outage performance • Cost-reliability comparisons Substation Layout: Converting 1-line Diagrams to Physical Layouts • Substation components and required code clearances • BIL, insulation coordination, and surge arresters • Future expansion • Access for O&M • Design exercise Grounding and Ground Grid Design • Purpose of grounding • Field-testing ground grid resistance and soil resistivity • Materials and installation Substation Structures • Choice of structure for substation designs • Specifying a structure
Principles Of Substation Design and Construction Major Substation Equipment • Circuit breakers • High-voltage and low-voltage switches • Design exercise Secondary Substation Equipment • Surge arresters Auxiliary Equipment and Systems • AC/DC station power and control system supplies • Design exercise Protective Relaying and Control • System protection objectives and philosophies • Protective relaying schemes for major substation equipment • Typical relay types and applications
Expansion and Upgrade of Existing Substations • Feasibility and limitations Commissioning and Start-U About Viscar Viscar Industrial Capacity Ltd is a dynamic Training, Consulting and Resourcing firm that provides innovative Information Technology and Engineering solutions for corporates and businesses. Viscar has a rich history of driving innovation and excellence in capacity building and partners with organizations to enhance productivity and optimize strategic output. Founded in 2008, Viscar has to date equipped over 5000 staff with skills and knowledge in technology that has improved productivity, increased efficiency and reduced risks in several organizations. In the period, Viscar has also provided advisory and consulting services for over 20 organizations across a wide range of sectors.
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