Introduction to Industrial Electricity IR/ELECBAS

Who should attend?

  • This course provides an overview on industrial electricity; how it is generated and distributed in petrochemical plants.
Audience :
  • Operators, supervisors and engineers from any department.

Level : Discovery

Course Content

  • FUNDAMENTALS IN INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICITY

      • 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.
  • SUBSTATION EQUIPMENT & SWITCHGEAR

      • 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

      • 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

      • Different type of motors. Operation and technology. Working principle of induction and synchronous motors.
      • LV & HV motors. Troubleshooting.
  • DESCRIPTION OF STEAM TURBINES GENERATORS

      • Electrical power generating set. Technology. Coupling.
      • Main technical characteristics of these types of equipment.

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.

Ways & Means

  • Numerous drawings and datasheets used in the industrial plants.
  • Daily quiz to reactivate the key points.
  • Practical exercises and case studies.