This course will look at the various types of control equipment present on the system and describe the general operating characteristics of these control systems. Students will learn how the excitation system works to control power system voltages and explore the role of the automatic generation control system (AGC) in system performance.
The course will also discuss the controls the operator can use to help a system return to a steady state approaching normal conditions and the different types of protective relays and how and when they operate.
Terminal Objective: The trainee shall describe excitation system components
Enabling Objective: The trainee shall discuss the limitations of excitation system components
Terminal Objective: The trainee shall explain how the excitation system works to control power system voltages
Enabling Objective: The trainee shall define the high side control method
Enabling Objective: The trainee shall explain the transformer drop compensation
Enabling Objective: The trainee shall describe the generator capability curve
Enabling Objective: The trainee shall explain how the excitation system behaves during abnormal conditions
Enabling Objective: The trainee shall explain how the system operator can make use of switched capacitors and reactors to help correct voltages during abnormal conditions.
Terminal Objective: The trainee shall discuss the role of the automatic generation control system (AGC) in system performance
Enabling Objective: The trainee shall explain the phase
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