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Electrical Distribution Design

Course Content 
Learning Outcomes
Who Should Attend
Course Timings
Course Fees
Upcoming Courses

Course Content

Design techniques & simple to use spreadsheets for system design encompassing UPS, LV switchgear, Transformer/generator change-over control, air circuit breakers, watchdog circuitry, new technology.

Session 1 

  • Low Voltage Distribution. 
  • Approach, Methodology, Reliability & Resilience, PLC Control Systems.
  • General understanding of fault levels and simple calculations and the effect of standby diesel generators within the electrical distribution system.

Session 2 

  • UPS Systems. 
  • Simple understanding of harmonics. IGBT Static, Rotary, Diesel Driven Rotary, UPS Input Switchgear,  UPS Output Switchgear, Isolation Transformers & Power Distribution.

Session 3 

  • Innovations in Technology. 
  • Relays, Latching Relay Panels, ACBs, Thermographic Imaging, Watchdog Circuitry, System Resilience, System Reliability Module & Dual Control Circuitry.

Session 4 

  • System Designs.  
  • Innovation Examples in Low Voltage Distribution Systems, UPS System Design & Final Distribution. 
  • Simulation of Distribution Systems. 
  • Future Trends

Learning Outcomes 

General overall understanding of electrical distribution design and future trends and innovation

Who Should Attend 

The course is primarily aimed at consultants, engineers, developers, architects, building energy managers, building services Engineers and Facility Maintenance Managers

Course Timings 

Registration is open from 09.30 
Start Time: 10:00
Latest finish: 17:00

Course Fees 

Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)

Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)


Upcoming courses

11th May 2018 | London - Electrical Distribution Design - A1591

3rd October 2018 | London - Electrical Distribution Design - A1651

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; 
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 


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