Substations - Volume II: Physical Layout

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In Substations - Volume II: Physical Layout, you'll learn ...

  • The importance of considering maintenance, redundancy and future system growth in the layout of a substation
  • Typical bus configurations for distribution, transmission, and switching substations
  • The types of surge arrestors and mast shielding used to protect substation equipment
  • Electrical clearances for outdoor substation construction


Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 50 pages

This 3-hour course is the second in a series of courses on the design of electrical substations. The courses do not necessarily have to be taken in order and, for the most part, are stand-alone courses.

This course covers the general layout of a substation, typical bus configurations, insulation protection, substation insulators, and clearances.

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Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Training content

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The parameters associated with transmission substations
  • How switching substations are used
  • Typical bus configurations used in each type of substation
  • The relative cost differences among the various designs
  • How insulation protection schemes are designed
  • The required electrical clearances for substation operation
  • How to apply derating factors to substation equipment


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