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Earthling Of Utility and Industrial Distribution System Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Earthling Of Utility and Industrial Distribution System in Electrical and Power Engineering Training

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  • Dubai
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Paris
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    27 - 10 - 2019
    31 - 10 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Dubai
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Paris
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • London
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Madrid
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Munich
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • New York
    3 - 11 - 2019
    7 - 11 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Bali
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Singapore
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Washington
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Dubai
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Paris
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    10 - 11 - 2019
    14 - 11 - 2019
  • London
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Madrid
    15 - 12 - 2019
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  • Munich
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Berlin
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • New York
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Dubai
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Paris
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    8 - 12 - 2019
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  • Bali
    8 - 12 - 2019
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  • Singapore
    8 - 12 - 2019
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  • Washington
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Rome
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Zurich
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Dubai
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Paris
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • London
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Madrid
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Munich
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Berlin
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • New York
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Bali
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Singapore
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Washington
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Dubai
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Paris
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • London
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Madrid
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Munich
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Berlin
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • New York
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Dubai
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Paris
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Bali
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Singapore
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Washington
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Rome
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Zurich
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Rome
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Zurich
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Dubai
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Paris
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • London
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Madrid
    1 - 3 - 2020
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  • Munich
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Berlin
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • New York
    1 - 3 - 2020
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  • Istanbul
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Bali
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Singapore
    22 - 3 - 2020
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  • Washington
    22 - 3 - 2020
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  • Dubai
    22 - 3 - 2020
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  • Paris
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • London
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Madrid
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Munich
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Berlin
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  • New York
    26 - 4 - 2020
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  • Dubai
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Paris
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Istanbul
    12 - 4 - 2020
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  • Bali
    12 - 4 - 2020
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  • Singapore
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Washington
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Rome
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Zurich
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Rome
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Zurich
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Dubai
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Paris
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • London
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Madrid
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Munich
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Berlin
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • New York
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Bali
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Singapore
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Washington
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Dubai
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Paris
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • London
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Madrid
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Munich
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Berlin
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • New York
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Dubai
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Paris
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Bali
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Singapore
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Washington
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Rome
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Zurich
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    19 - 7 - 2020
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  • Paris
    19 - 7 - 2020
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Istanbul
    26 - 7 - 2020
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  • Bali
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Singapore
    26 - 7 - 2020
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  • Washington
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  • Dubai
    26 - 7 - 2020
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  • Paris
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  • London
    2 - 8 - 2020
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  • Madrid
    2 - 8 - 2020
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  • Munich
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Berlin
    2 - 8 - 2020
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  • New York
    2 - 8 - 2020
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  • Dubai
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Bali
    16 - 8 - 2020
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  • Singapore
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Washington
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Rome
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Zurich
    23 - 8 - 2020
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Rome
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Zurich
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Dubai
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Paris
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • London
    13 - 9 - 2020
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  • Madrid
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Munich
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Berlin
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • New York
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Bali
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Singapore
    20 - 9 - 2020
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  • Washington
    20 - 9 - 2020
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  • Dubai
    20 - 9 - 2020
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  • Paris
    20 - 9 - 2020
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  • Hong Kong
    20 - 9 - 2020
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  • Istanbul
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Bali
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Singapore
    4 - 10 - 2020
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  • Washington
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    8 - 10 - 2020

Course Description

Few topics generate as much controversy and argument as that of grounding (or earthing as it is called in some countries) and the associated topics of lightning and surge protection of electrical and electronic systems. Any engineer dealing with power supply networks needs to understand the basic principles of grounding system design and its role in ensuring safety of equipment and personnel.

A correct understanding of the basic principles involved will help him/her to avoid mistakes in grounding system design, mistakes that could lead to expensive failures and long downtime. In this workshop, we will demystify the concepts of grounding as applicable to utility networks and industrial plant distribution systems as well as their associated control equipment.

In fact, a lot of myths have been built around this subject ,although it is quite a simple one when approached from basic principles. Our endeavour will therefore be to explain the fundamentals of grounding, which we hope will enable you to gain a correct perspective of the subject and give them the knowledge needed to solve real life grounding problems. Essentially this course is broken down into System Grounding, Protective grounding and Surge/noise protection of power and electronics systems normally found in distribution networks. A brief introduction to the design of substation grounding has been included. Detailed information on ground electrodes and measurement of ground resistance is also available.

Course Objectives

  • The basic principles of grounding of electrical systems
  • The function of power system grounding and the various options available
  • Role of protective grounding in ensuring safety; sizing of grounding conductors
  • Importance of equipotential bonding in ensuring safety
  • Design of ground electrodes, measurement of soil resistivity and ground electrode resistance
  • Fundamental principles in the design of grounding systems in substations
  • Solving static electricity-related hazards by grounding and bonding
  • Role of grounding in protecting substation structures from lightning hazard
  • Role of grounding in surge protection of power distribution equipment and sensitive systems
  • Noise in electrical systems and the role of grounding in noise mitigation

Course Outlines

OVERVIEW

  • Basics of grounding
  • Bonding
  • Role of grounding in lightning protection
  • Ground electrodes and factors affecting their efficiency
  • Grounding issues in outdoor substations
  • Grounding for static charges
  • Surge Protection
  • Importance of grounding in mitigation of noise in sensitive circuits
  • Importance of Local Codes

POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM GROUNDING

  • Types of system grounding
  • Ungrounded systems
  • Solidly grounded systems
  • Impedance grounding using neutral reactor
  • Resonant grounding using neutral reactor
  • Impedance grounding through neutral resistance
  • Classification of supply systems based on grounding
  • Point of grounding
  • Other challenges

PROTECTIVE GROUNDING

  • Electric shock, its cause and effects
  • Direct and indirect contact
  • Touch and step potential
  • Role of protective grounding in minimizing the shock hazards
  • Equipotential bonding
  • Protective grounding conductors and installation
  • Ground fault protection
  • System classification based on system/protective grounding

GROUND ELECTRODE SYSTEMS

  • Soil resistance and factors affecting soil resistivity
  • Measurement of soil resistivity
  • Resistance of ground electrode and distribution of resistance in surrounding soil layers
  • Electrode current capacity
  • Ground electrode configurations
  • Parallel electrodes
  • Ground electrode resistance measurement
  • Chemical electrodes
  • Concrete encased electrodes and splicing methods
  • Corrosion of buried electrodes
  • Grounding system maintenance

SUBSTATION GROUNDING DESIGN

  • Grounding practices
  • Basic design approach
  • Calculating the ground fault current
  • Ground potential rise in HV systems
  • Grounding design in LV and MV substations/installations
  • Grounding grid design for HV/EHV substations - A step-by-step approach
  • Introduction to 2-layer soil model
  • Transferred potential and ways of avoiding
  • Points needing special attention in substation grounding design and for GIS
  • equipment
  • Design of substations containing converter equipment feeding to HVDC transmission systems
  • Ensuring effective substation grounding - Important aspects

STATIC ELECTRICITY AND PROTECTION

  • What is static electricity and how is it generated?
  • Examples of static charge build up and its dangers
  • Energy of spark due to static electricity
  • Ways of controlling static build up
  • Risk assessment and preventive measures

GROUNDING FOR LIGHTNING PROTECTION OF BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES

  • The physics of lightning
  • Lightning incidence in different land masses
  • Lightning strike probability
  • Lightning protection
  • Planning for protection and decision factors
  • Improved approach to lightning protection and non-conventional systems
  • Effect of lightning strikes on electrical installations

SURGES AND SURGE PROTECTION

  • Surges, their causes and mitigation
  • The ways by which surges couple into electrical circuits
  • Bonding of grounding systems
  • Basic principle of surge protection and commonly used surge protection devices
  • Graded surge protection
  • Selecting appropriate surge protective devices and their positioning in a system
  • Importance of correct grounding practices for sensitive equipment
  • Other ways and devices for mitigating surge problems
  • Comparative merits of different types of SPDs for sensitive equipment
  • Hybrid surge protective devices
  • Surge protection of telemetry and data communication systems

ELECTRICAL NOISE AND MITIGATION

  • Definition of electrical noise
  • How are sensitive circuits affected?
  • Noise categories
  • Noise from power electrical equipment
  • Noise coupling into signal circuits
  • Noise mitigation measures
  • Role of proper grounding in reducing noise
  • Noise control by proper grounding of UPS derived supplies

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