Learning objectives

  • Recall the purpose of switchgear and how it is used
  • Identify common types of switchgear by voltage
  • Recall the use and purpose of the following:
    • Breakers and switches
    • Generator breaker
    • Electrical bus
    • Switchgear relays
  • Recall the type of indication and communication employed by switchgear relays

Course overview

Switchgear is an important connection and protection system for a power plant. This Switchgear online training describes the function and operation of switchgear. It also identifies equipment that makes up a switchgear system and explains the purpose of protection relays.

The course features the switchgear line up including breakers and switches, electrical bus, transformers, relays, and indication and communication. This course is part of the Switchgear Maintenance series.

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