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Condition monitoring of power transformers through oil analysis – Introduction

490.00 excl. VAT

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Duration

1 day (8h/day); 8.30AM-4.30PM CET

Instructor

Steve Eeckoudt

Steve Eeckhoudt is a senior expert in the field of insulating and lubricating oils and of condition monitoring of power transformers and turbines. He has 20 years of experience within power industry and since 2010 Key Expert within the ENGIE group.

Kevin Devillé

Kevin Deville is a chemist, with technical expertise in transformer and lubricating oils, specializing in dissolved gas analysis, furanic compounds, and PCB analysis. Kevin is a member of IEC TC10 PT62701 Interfacial Tension, IEC Project Team 63012 and CIGRE JWG D1/A2.47.

Frameworks

Goals

The course begins with a half-day theoretical session addressing various aspects of transformer condition assessment.
In addition, specific case studies are discussed to train in interpreting results and formulating recommendations.

Program

The course addresses various aspects of transformer condition assessment:

  • Transformer Health Index, Transformer Fleet Condition Assessment, Risk Matrix
  • Why perform transformer oil analyses?
  • What are the main oil and paper degradation mechanisms?
  • Which analyses apply to which types of transformers?
  • Why perform different kinds of analyses at different frequencies?
  • What is the best frequency for conducting analyses?
  • How to interpret test results: trending, comparison with international standards, etc.
  • Why and when to perform electrical measurements?
  • How to use the analysis results to create and implement a maintenance action plan.

In addition, specific case studies are discussed to train in interpreting results and formulating recommendations.

Target Audience

Maintenance staff, electrical engineers and asset managers responsible for transformers. Typical industries are powerplants, high voltage grids or large industrial sites.

Practical Info

Please note that the mentioned dates are subject to change if the required number of participants is not met. If interested in the training courses but the proposed dates do not suit your schedule and would like to be enrolled on a waiting list, or if you would like a dedicated session for your team (on-demand), please get in contact at laborelecacademy@engie.com.

Catering is included in the price.

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