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Generator circuit breakers
Fundamentals (A9103)
 Generator circuit breakers

2 days

Who should attend?

Engineers involved in the design and application of generator circuit breakers and graduate engineers entering the industry.

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What will I learn from this course?

Become conversant in the fundamentals of the main equipment operating with a generator circuit breaker


Generator Circuit breakers

  • General & introduction
  • Standard
  • Basic application
  • Product range
  • Short circuit requirements

Synchronous Generators

  • Basic theory
  • Types
  • Application
  • Characteristics
  • Short circuit parameters
  • Transient recovery voltage
  • Out-of-phase
  • Delayed current zero

Worked Example from Annex A C37-013 IEEE

Synchronizing, automatic voltage

Generator transformers

  • Introduction
  • Explaining the technology
  • Tap changers
  • Natural frequency

Regulators (AVR) and Speed Control

  • Synchronizing principles
  • Principles of AVR’s
  • Generator speed control

Generator Protection

  • Need for protection
  • Typical protection schemes
Learning path
Prerequisites A9103 Next step
Working in a T&D environment as well as power plants. It is recommended to have a degree in Electrical engineering or equivalent 20% case study 80% theoretical A0202
This training can be provided on site at your own convenience.