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Electrical Fault Analysis in Electrical Engineering

Learn everything about electrical fault analysis in electrical power system for electrical engineering

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Welcome to our course 'Ultimate Electrical Fault Analysis for Electrical Engineering', which is specifically designed for electrical engineering or electrical power engineering students.


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7h 38m
    • 1: Ultimate Fault Analysis Course Content 02:51
    • 2: Course Slides 31:00 PDF
    • 3: Lesson 1 What Does A Fault Mean 06:27
    • 4: Lesson 2 What Does Overloading Mean 07:16
    • 5: Lesson 3 Fault Due To Wrong Operation In Electrical System 04:13
    • 6: Lesson 4 Types of Electrical Faults According to Number of Phases 06:49
    • 7: Lesson 5 Symmetrical and Unsymmetrical Faults in Power System 08:41
    • 8: Lesson 6 Difference between Earth Fault and Phase Fault 01:56
    • 9: Lesson 7 Classification of Faults According to Time 02:07
    • 10: Lesson 8 Equations and Phasor Diagram for a Healthy Balanced System 31:20
    • 11: Lesson 9 Phasor Diagram of Three Phase To Ground Fault 08:08
    • 12: Lesson 10 Phasor Diagram of Single Line to Ground Fault 02:36
    • 13: Lesson 11 Phasor Diagram of Line to Line Fault 04:09
    • 14: Lesson 12 Phasor Diagram of Double Line to Ground Fault 02:16
    • 15: Lesson 13 Open Circuit Fault in Electrical Systems 12:46
    • 16: Lesson 14 Current and Voltage Waveforms in Case of Fault Occurrence 10:05
    • 17: Lesson 15 Representation of Electrical Components and Per Unit System 16:26
    • 18: Lesson 16 Some Important Notes 03:47
    • 19: Lesson 17 Example 1 on Per Unit System 20:02
    • 20: Lesson 18 Example 2 on Per Unit System 19:05
    • 21: Lesson 19 Different Reactance of Machine During Fault Occurrence 07:49
    • 22: Lesson 20 Thevenin Methods and Steps for Fault Analysis of Symmetrical Faults 24:54
    • 23: Lesson 21 Example 1 on Symmetrical Fault Analysis 22:19
    • 24: Lesson 22 Example 2 on Symmetrical Fault Analysis 14:13
    • 25: Lesson 23 Example 3 on Symmetrical Fault Analysis 13:29
    • 26: Lesson 24 Example 4 on Symmetrical Fault Analysis 12:19
    • 27: Lesson 1 Introduction to Unsymmetrical Faults 06:25
    • 28: Lesson 2 Conversion of Unbalanced System Into Balanced Systems 21:17
    • 29: Lesson 3 Modelling Different Components for Reactance Diagram 07:36
    • 30: Lesson 4 Example on Drawing Reactance Diagram of +ve, -ve and Zero sequences 19:35
    • 31: Lesson 5 Steps of Solution 03:09
    • 32: Lesson 6 Equivalent Circuits for Different Fault Types 15:13
    • 33: Lesson 7 Example 1 on Unsymmetrical Faults Part 1 19:15
    • 34: Lesson 8 Example 1 on Unsymmetrical Faults Part 2 18:34
    • 35: Lesson 9 Example 1 on Unsymmetrical Faults Part 3 19:12
    • 36: Lesson 10 Example 2 on Unsymmetrical Faults 30:00

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You will learn in this course:

  • Meaning of a fault in the electrical system

  • Meaning of overloading in the electrical system

  • Types of faults in the electrical system

  • Classification of faults in the electrical system

  • Difference between symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults

  • Difference between earth and phase faults

  • Classification of faults according to time and number of phases

  • Equations and phasor diagram of a healthy system

  • Equations and phasor diagram of a three-phase fault

  • Equations and phasor diagram of a single line to ground fault

  • Equations and phasor diagram of a line-to-line fault

  • Equations and phasor diagram of a double line to ground fault

  • Effect of open-circuit fault on electrical power system

  • Current and voltage waveforms in case of an electrical fault

  • Representation of electrical components, reactance diagram, and per-unit system

  • The solution of several examples on per unit system

  • Different reactances in the electrical machine during fault

  • Thevenin method and steps of analyzing symmetrical faults

  • The solution of many examples on symmetrical faults

  • Conversion of the unbalanced system in symmetrical faults into balanced systems

  • Modeling different components for reactance diagram

  • Example on drawing the reactance diagram of +ve, -ve, and zero sequences

  • Equivalent circuits for different fault types

  • Solution of examples on unsymmetrical faults in the power system

  • Everything about the ETAP program from zero to hero

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone or electrical engineering student who wants to start gaining knowledge about power system analysis of faults and their types.


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