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Introduction to Industrial Electricity

Introduction to Industrial Electricity

5 days
IR/ELECBAS
Sessions
This course is not scheduled.
Who should attend?

Audience

    • Operators, supervisors & engineers from any department.

Level

  • Discovery
  • This course provides an overview on industrial electricity; how it is generated & distributed in petrochemical plants.
Learning Objectives
  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • learn the fundamentals of electricity,
  • identify equipment used for the grid,
  • discover electric motors and generators,
  • apply electrical safety rules.
Course Content

FUNDAMENTALS IN INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY

1 day

  • Characteristics of electrical power supply for industrial plants.
  • Principles of electrical distribution:
  • Main technical characteristics of the electrical distribution and the grid. One line electric distribution diagram.
  • Application: overall online diagram.

SUB STATION EQUIPMENT & SWITCHGEAR

2 days

  • Purposes and use of these types of equipment.
  • Transformers: overall technology and troubleshooting.
  • Circuit breakers: technology and switchboard.
  • Operation and maintenance of main electrical equipment.
  • Electricity control system. Failures monitoring and corrective actions.
  • Electrical protections.

ELECTRICAL HAZARDS

1 day

  • Electrical shocks. Direct and indirect contacts.
  • Collective and personal protective equipment. Hazardous areas. Basics in safety.
  • Prevention against electrical shocks, LockOut TagOut Procedure (LOTO).

INTRODUCTION TO MOTORS

0.5 day

  • Different type of motors. Operation and technology. Working principle of induction and synchronous motors.
  • LV & HV motors. Troubleshooting.

DESCRIPTION OF STEAM TURBINES GENERATORS

0.5 day

  • Electrical power generating set. Technology. Coupling.
  • Main technical characteristics of these types of equipment.
Ways & Means
  • Numerous drawings and datasheets used in the industrial plants.
  • Daily quiz to reactivate the key-points.
  • Practical exercises & case studies.