The purpose of this videotape is to familiarize participants with the principles of pilot protection, the various schemes used and the different types of communication channels employed. After study of this course and the associated workbook, participant should be able to understand the following overall concepts and apply them to their day-to-day work activities. They will also be able to answer related test questions on these subjects: Pilot wire differential protection - 60 Hz signal, Twisted pair - solid conductors, Distance limitations, DC polar units, Effect of pilot wire open circuit or short circuit, Monitoring the pilot wire, Drainage reactors, Effect of ground potential rise, Neutralizing transformer, Communication channels, Power line carrier; on/off mode, PLC, frequency shift keying (FSK), Audio tones, Microwave, Fiber optics, Direct transfer tripping, Directional comparison under-reach, Directional comparison overreach, Phase comparison, Tripping, blocking, permissive commands.
If you are taking this course for NERC credit, the following credits will be reported.
NERC CE HOURS: CE HOURS = 4.00 OPS Topics=4.00 Standards=0.00 Simulation=0.00 EO=0.00
- Trainees will be able to explain the purpose of pilot protection systems.
- Trainees will be able to describe the implementation and limitations of pilot protection using solid pilot wires.
- Trainees will be able to describe the different types of communications channels that are used in pilot protection schemes.
- Trainees will be able to describe how pilot relays are applied to trigger communication signals which cause tripping, blocking or permissive actions.
- Trainees will be able to describe direct transfer tripping and directional comparison protection schemes.
- Trainees will be able to describe the features of the phase comparison protection scheme.
SEGMENT A - FEATURES OF THREE PHASE POWERSEGMENT B - TRANSFORMER FUNDAMENTALSSEGMENT C - DIRECT CURRENT BASICS
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