ETAP 355 US

Arc Flash Hazard Advanced Workshop

5-Day Workshop
Oct 2 - 6, 2017
Irvine, United States
Fee: $ 2,440

Day Morning Afternoon
1

Brief Review of ETAP, STAR, and Study Procedure

  • Introduction to ETAP and STAR for Protection and Coordination Studies
  • Protection and Coordination Objectives
  • Study Procedure and Requirements

Review of Application, Standard, Modeling, and Library

  • Thermal Protective Devices (Fuses, Overload Heater, TM Breaker)
  • Low Voltage Circuit Breakers
  • Current Limiting Fuses and Breakers
  • CT, PT, Relay and Standard Protection Elements (49, 50, 51, 51V, 67, 87)
  • DC Protective Devices

Review of Application and Practical Example

  • Fault Types and Bolted/Arcing Fault Currents
  • Fault Types Detection Techniques in LV/HV Protective Devices
  • Max and Min Fault Currents and Standards

Review of Concept and Practical Example

  • Apparatus / Equipment Protection Landmarks
  • Apparatus / Equipment Overcurrent Protection
  • Zones of Protection
  • Protective Device Type Consideration
  • Loading and Overload Consideration
  • Fault Type and Fault Current Consideration

Review of Concept and Practical Example

  •  Time Intervals for Overcurrent Coordination
  • Protective Device Type Consideration
  • Fault Types Consideration
2

Review of Concept and Practical Example

  • Bus and Transformer Differential Protection

Review of Concept and Practical Example

  • Voltage Control / Restraint Protection

Review of Impact on Protection and Coordination with Practical Examples

  • Through Fault Current versus Bus Fault Current
  • STAR Sequence of Operation and Viewer
  • Normalized Mode in STAR View TCC and Shift Factors

Review and Practical Example

  • Overview and Minimum Requirements
  • Protection and Coordination Rule Book
  • Tabular and Graphical Analysis Viewer
  • Tabular and Graphical Reports
  • Procedure and Study Steps
3

  • Arc Flash Physics – 3-Phase Arc Flash Events
  • Effect of Voltage, Bolted Fault Current and Gaps
  • Arc Current Variation
  • Effect of Enclosure and Electrode Orientation Configuration
  • Effect of Working Distance and Arc Flash Boundary
  • 3-Phase vs. 1-Phase Arcs.

  • Dev. of the Empirical IEEE 1584-2002 model
  • Model application range
  • Model limitations
  • NFPA 70E Doughty Neal Method
  • Ralph Lee - Theoretical Method Application
  • International Arc Flash Standards Overview

  • Configuring Arc Flash based on the 1584-2002 Method
  • Modeling Considerations for Bolted Fault Current and System Source Impedance
  • Arc Flash Analysis Interface: display annotations, reports, study case and & bus editors
  • Global vs. Individual Data Entry
  • Arc Flash Sequence of Operation
  • TCC Arc Flash Incident Energy Curves
  • Application of Arc Current Variation
  • Modeling Electrode Orientation and Current Variation
  • Modeling Enclosure Physical Properties – Line-Side and Load-Side Device PD Isolation
  • Application of Subtraction of Incident Energy Methods
  • Arc Flash Result Analyzer

  • Method applicability range in ETAP
  • Examples of application for Both Methods
4

  • Modeling ZSIP
  • Maintenance Mode Switch for Arc Flash
  • Modeling Current Limiting Fuses – Peak-let-thru and IEEE
  • Modeling Differential Relay Protection
  • MV Relay Controllable Fuses
  • Equipment Specific Incident Energy Equations

  • Accounting for Effect of Fault Current Limiters
  • Modeling Light Detecting Relays
  • Modeling Arc Flash Crowbar and Arc Vault® systems
  • Generator Current Decay
  • Modeling 1-Phase Systems using IEEE 1584-2002
  • Low Voltage Equipment Arc Flash Limits – Arc Sustainability
  • Understanding the limits of IEEE 1584-2002 and NFPA 70E (i.e. LV 240/208, 125 kVA)
5

  • MV Arc Flash Physical Behavior
  • OSHA and NESC Requirements
  • Available Analysis Methods
  • Selection of working distance and gaps per NESC
  • Line-to-ground Arc Flash Analysis Examples

  • Arc Flash for Wind Farm Collector Systems
  • Arc Flash for PV AC Collector Systems
  • Modeling Considerations for Looped Systems, Long Radial Configurations and Multi-Source Systems Renewable Energy Systems

  • DC Arc Physics – Shunt and Series DC Arc Faults
  • DC Arc Flash Calculation Methods and Standards
  • DC Arc Flash Application Examples
  • DC Arc Flash for Photovoltaic Systems
  • Limitation of Max Power Method for PV Systems
  • Improved Method for PV System DC Arc Flash Analysis

  • Work Permits
  • Data Sheets
  • Standard Labels
  • Custom Labels
  • Arc Flash Label Printers

  • Handling “FCT not Determined” Conditions
  • Final Q/A

Workshop Description

  • This 5-day professional hands-on workshop is designated for experienced ETAP users in order to take advantage of the full capabilities of the application to solve more complex power system problems in regards to the arc flash analysis and mitigation techniques.
  • This workshop is focused on solving the practical advanced problems related to arc flash hazard assessment and mitigation techniques utilizing the new methods of automated evaluation of equipment protection & coordination in ETAP application.
  • This workshop does not include any refresher on fundamentals of power system modeling in ETAP.
  • An ETAP workstation is provided for each attendee.

Who should attend

  • ETAP advanced workshops are recommended for engineers who have taken prior ETAP workshops and/or are proficient in basic functionalities of ETAP.
  • This series of workshops are to apply latest ETAP in more practical cases and how to fully utilize ETAP capabilities most efficiently to analyze the dynamic behavior of the systems.  
  • Recommended for users who have practical experience with the details of power system modeling, managing 3-dimensional database and utilizing device libraries in the ETAP application.

Registration

The Early Bird discount is available up to 30 days before the start of the workshop.
Register EARLY and save $200.



Four CEUs available by completing this workshop.

Location

ETAP Learning Center
17 Goodyear
Irvine, CA 92618

Date & Time

Oct 2 - 6, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Meal

Light breakfast snacks, beverages, and lunch are included with the registration fee.

Hotel

All travel and hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the attendees.
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Information

ETAP - Corporate Headquarters
17 Goodyear
Irvine, CA 92618
United States
+1 (949) 900 1084
+1 (949) 462 0200
training@etap.com

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