Protection for Overvoltage and Ferroresonance in Distribution Circuits Course (PC7)


The sources of overvoltage, lightning waves, and how we test equipment to withstand these conditions. We discuss two lightning arrester designs and review the various classes of arresters and their effect on our systems. We wrap up with a discussion of ferroresonance.

Course Code: PC7

Prerequisite Course: Introduction to Protection and Coordination of Distribution Circuits Course (PC1)

Runtime: 35 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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