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206 DC Systems Analysis & Arc Flash 2-Day Training

 
 
     
 

Objectives:

  • Provide practical DC system examples from typical Industrial and Commercial power systems with explanations of why the study results are presented.
  • Discuss issues, examine study results and potential problem areas. 
  • Discuss considerations when selecting equipment, along with explaining equipment datasheets.
  • Provide relevant information needed to successfully complete a study.

Prerequisites:

  • Basic computer skills
  • SKM Power*Tools Standard 3-Day and Advanced 2-Day Training, OR Hands-On 2- Day Training, OR working knowledge of SKM PTW
  • Students are urged to review:
    • IEEE Brown Book Std 399 - 1997, Chapter 16
    • IEEE 485 - 2010, “IEEE Recommended Practice for Sizing Lead-Acid Batteries for Stationary Applications”
    • IEEE 946 - 2004, “IEEE Recommended Practice for the Design of Safety-Related DC Auxiliary Power Systems for Nuclear Power Generating Stations”
    • IEEE 1115 - 2000, “IEEE Recommended Practice for Sizing Nickel-Cadmium Batteries for Stationary Applications”
    • IEEE 1184 - 2006, “IEEE Guide for the Selection/Sizing of Batteries for Uninterruptible Power Systems”
    • IEEE 1375 - 1998, “IEEE Guide for the Protection of Stationary Batteries”
    • IEC Std 61660 Part 1, “Short Circuit Currents in D.C. Auxiliary Installations In Power Plants and Substations, Part 1: Calculation of Short-Circuit Currents”

Course Description:

This course involves the application of the Power*Tools program to analyze example DC electrical distribution systems.  Battery sizing, load-flow, short-circuit and DC arc flash studies will be reviewed and then performed using the software.


 
 

Typical Stationary Battery Supplied Power System Example

  • Review of distribution system analysis topics including battery sizing, battery charger sizing, time dependent load flow, and short-circuit analysis.
  • Discussion of component characteristics and sources of data
  • Discussion of compliance with various standards
  • Discussion of considerations when selecting battery type

Typical Generator and Rectifier Supplied Power System Example

  • Discussion of equipment characteristics and sources of data
  • Review of distribution system analysis topics including load flow and short-circuit analysis
  • Examination and interpretation of PTW study results
   

Hands-On Lab - Generator and Rectifier Supplied DC Distribution System

  • Examples of equipment data
  • Options for load flow and short circuit studies
  • Considerations applicable to large DC motors and generators
  • Interpretation of PTW equipment evaluation results

Hands-On Lab - Analysis of Example Battery Supplied Distribution System

  • Examples of equipment data
  • Alternatives in battery sizing and load flow analysis
  • ANSI and IEC methods for short circuit analysis
  • Interpretation of PTW equipment results
   

Typical Lead-Acid and Nickel-Cadmium Battery Characteristic Example

  • Review and interpretation of manufacturer’s battery characteristic data
  • Entry of characteristic data into PTW Library

Other Topics

  • Arc Flash calculations using Annex D.5 of NFPA 70E-2015
  • Modeling Photovoltaic systems
  • Discussion of methods and procedures on completing a typical study
  • Examination and interpretation of PTW study results and potential problem areas in a DC power system
   
 
 

Target Audience:

This course is intended for electric power engineers responsible for the design and analysis of direct current (DC) electrical distribution systems.
 
     
     
 
Course 206
2017 DC Systems Analysis & Arc Flash 2-Day Training
Course Dates June 5, 6 in Warrendale, PA
Course Hours 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday and Tuesday
Course Fees $1,350 for 206 DC Systems Analysis & Arc Flash 2-Day Training.  Does not include hotel or travel costs.
Registration Fees Include 1 Training Manual, Continental breakfast each day from 7 to 7:30 AM, On-site lunches and refreshments during breaks.
Training Equipment Students are responsible for bringing their own laptop computers. SKM will provide the latest version of the PTW software prior to the class for installation. License key will be provided on the first day of the course.
Course Location The Eaton Power Quality Experience Center and Lab
130 Commonwealth Drive
Warrendale, PA 15086
www.eaton.com/experience
 
     

Please wait for enrollment confirmation prior to booking flight and hotel reservations as classes often become full.  Enrollment is not guaranteed before confirmation.