Analysis of Grounding Systems for Distribution Circuits Course (GD2)


The fundamentals of grounding systems: how fault current flows under different fault conditions, how to calculate fault current magnitude and how to design a ground grid to handle these currents. We review the selection of components and touch on ground grid maintenance.

Course Code: GD2

Prerequisite: Introduction to Grounding of Power Distribution Systems (GD1)

Runtime: 45 minutes



Who should take it: Anyone who is new to power distribution and power systems engineering, or who needs to refresh their understanding of power distribution fundamentals.

Job Positions include: Field Technicians; Distribution Line Workers; Designers; Engineers; Utility Managers; Engineering Managers; System Engineers, Operations Managers; Safety Managers; Communication Line Workers; and Electric Utility Contractors

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