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To provide the students with an understanding of electrical power system fault protection concepts for both MV and HV systems

Course Code DE6420
Level 6
Credits 15


Demonstrate and understand operating principles of CTs and VTs in terms of various connection types and industry practice

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of protection concepts for generators, aerial conductors, power cables, transformers, busbars and motors

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the various fault types that occur in electrical power systems both LV, MV and HV

Describe operation and application of the different power system protection equipment types under common protection scenarios

Demonstrate awareness of safety considerations and safe working practices in relation to power protection equipment

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of digital protection and control systems and basic substation design

Delivered as part of the following programmes