November 14 - 17, 2022
USA (Houston)
English
Cprs17en
Test Universe, CMC Family

Generator Protection Application and Testing

November 14 - 17, 2022
USA (Houston)
English
Cprs17en
Test Universe, CMC Family

Summary

Get a thorough introduction to generator protection in a combination of theoretical and hands-on sessions. Get familiar with generator protection relays from different manufacturers. Learn how to efficiently test generator protection relays.

Objectives

  • Become familiar with synchronous generator types used by utilities and industry
  • Understand the key principals of generator protection
  • Use Test Universe to effectively commission or test modern generator protective relays
  • Learn to avoid common testing and maintenance pitfalls
  • Become familiar with generator protection event record analysis
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Content

  • Generator Introduction
  • Generator grounding and protection connections
  • Stator phase fault protection schemes 
  • Stator ground fault protection schemes
  • Abnormal operating conditions
  • System Backup Protection
  • Interpretation of generator oscillography examples
  •  

Duration

3 days

Schedule

You will receive a tentative confirmation within a couple days of registering.  Please note that due to COVID, we will update our in-person class status within 2 months of the class.  Depending on the current situation at the time, we may need to cancel.

Do NOT purchase any flights until you receive the FINAL confirmation confirming that we will still be hosting the in-person class.

Day 1: 01:00 p.m. - 05:00 p.m.

Day 2: 08:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

Day 3: 08:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.

Day 4: 08:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

A Virtual training class will be offered in April 2022.  Please see our training page for details.

https://events.omicronenergy.com/generatorprotection/
 

Information

*** There is still a chance that in-person classes for the end of 2022 may be canceled due to COVID-19 safety measures.  We will update the schedule 2 months before the class.  Please contact us at academy.usa@omicronenergy.com for the latest status ***

 

You will receive a personal email with all course information such as agenda and route directions shortly before the training course.

The training course covers the following 6 topics plus hands-on testing:

  • Introduction and Basic Concepts
  • Protection connections
  • Stator Ground Fault Protection
  • Stator phase fault protection schemes
  • Abnormal Operating Conditions
  • System Backup Protection
  • Laboratory Testing
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Introduction and Basic Concepts

  • Fundamental concepts
  • Generator types
  • Basics of generator control
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Protection connections

  • Generator Grounding
  • Open delta and wye potential transformer connections
  • CT polarity conventions
  • Efficient test connections
  • Metering checks
  •  

Stator Ground Fault Protection

  • Ground fault protection for direct and low impedance grounded machines
  • Ground fault protection for high impedance grounded machines 
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Stator phase fault protection schemes

  • Generator phase differential
  • Split phase differential
  • Overcurrent protection
  •  

Abnormal Operating Conditions

  • Phase over/under voltage
  • Reverse power
  • Loss of field
  • Negative sequence overcurrent protection
  • Over current protection
  • Potential fuse loss
  • Out of step
  • Over/under frequency protection 
  •  

 System Backup Protection

  • Phase Distance
  • Phase overcurrent
  • Neutral overcurrent
  •  

 Laboratory Testing

  • Beckwith M-3425A
  • SEL 300G
  •  

Audience

Technical staff from electric utilities or companies involved in commissioning or maintenance of generator relays.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of protection testing

Solutions

Test Universe Software
CMC-Family

USD 1,500
per person, excludes tax

„All topics were very interesting and very well presented by the instructor.“

Student's feedback

Through our courses, you will gain thorough knowledge of assets and applications in electrical power systems.

Application knowledge

You will receive comprehensive manuals for later reference. 

Professional training material

Our experienced trainer takes your specific questions into account during the training. Every participant has the possibility to discuss questions with the group members and the trainer.

In-depth discussions
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