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E-582 - Fundamentals of Electrical Power Generation & Distribution Equipment

5 days MAT/ELEC1GB
Level
Foundation
Audience
  • All non-specialist professionals, who will have to work with production, distribution and services electrical equipment, for operation, maintenance or within the framework of a « project »
Purpose
  • To acquire a basic knowledge of industrial electrotechnics: main units, drawings, laws, operation and technics, analogies, notion of network, electrical safety
Learning Objectives
  • To know the basic standards, symbols and drawings
  • To know the basics of electricity generation and distribution
  • To know the main electrical users used in the oil and gas industry
  • To know and apply the safety rules
Ways and means
  • Very interactive training given by highly experienced trainers
  • Numerous applications, illustrations and practical exercises

GENERALITIES, MAIN FORMULAS, STANDARDS AND SYMBOLS, DRAWINGS 1 day
  • Generalities
  • Origin of electricity, electrical energy production, alternate and direct currents, the electrical circuits
  • Main magnitudes and formulas on electricity and magnetism
  • Voltage, intensity, frequency, energy, power, Ohm’s, Joule’s, Lenz’s, and Laplace’s laws
  • Standards, symbols, diagrams
  • SI units, symbols and drawings
  • Different types of electrical drawings, how to interpret/read an electrical drawing
PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS, HV/LV SWITCHBOARDS 1 day
  • Production sources
  • Alternator, generator: principles and generic technology
  • Distribution networks
  • Distribution network architecture (normal, essential and vital sources, redundancy) and protections (thresholds, selectivity, combinations)
  • Switchboards and switchgears: cut off and isolation equipment, measurements
BATTERIES, CHARGERS, MEASUREMENT AND MEASURING DEVICES, ELECTRICAL PROTECTIONS 1 day
  • Batteries and chargers
  • Basic concept of batteries
  • Battery charger technology (inverters, rectifiers, reversers)
  • Measurements and measuring devices
  • Functioning of measuring devices
  • Precautions for a safe, reliable measurement
  • Electrical protections
  • Main protection relays, circuit breakers and switches, principle of homopolar and differential protections
ELECTRIC MOTORS, CABLES & ACCESSORIES, TRANSFORMERS, LIGHTING SYSTEMS 1 day
  • Induction electric motors
  • Basic theory of asynchronous, single-phase and three-phase motors
  • Starting and protection of electric motors
  • Cables & accessories
  • Structure and construction of cables (diameter, conductivity, color code…), glands, connections
  • Transformers
  • Principle and types of transformers (step-down, step-up, isolation)
  • Cooling and protection of transformers
  • Lighting systems
ELECTRICAL SAFETY, HAZARDOUS AREAS 1 day
  • Electrical safety
  • Hazards in the electrical installations
  • Effects and consequences of the electrical risks
  • Protection against the electrical risks (concept and protection classes)
  • Hazardous areas
  • Definition of a hazardous area: explosion mechanism, explosivity limits
  • Materials in hazardous areas: specifications and basic standards