2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Dec 03, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

ELT 141 - Electrical Apparatus


Description: Overview of transformers and their operation including single and three-phase theory. Focus is on construction and hook-up of single-phase, three-phase, open Y and Delta transformer connections. Covers capacitor banks, including application and installation.

Prerequisites: ELT 101  (May be taken concurrently) or ELT 112  (May be taken concurrently)

Credits: 4
Lecture: 2
Lab: 4

Course Content:
  1. Fundamentals of transformer operation and protection
  2. Single phase transformer operation and connections
  3. Three-phase transformer operation and connections
  4. Open Y- and Delta connections
  5. Surge arrestor operation and installation
  6. Capacitor bank operation and installation

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Describe the parts, theory of operation, and function of transformers. (1)
  2. Explain the differences between conventional and self- protected transformers and describe the appropriate uses of each. (1)
  3. Draw the connections and utilize the procedures and techniques used to install single-phase transformers. (2)
  4. Draw the connections and utilize the procedures and techniques used to install three-phase transformers. (3)
  5. Draw the connections and utilize the procedures and techniques used to install open Y- and Delta transformers. (4)
  6. Describe surge arresters and explain their operation, application, and use in the utility industry. (5)
  7. Describe capacitor banks and explain their operation, application and installation on power lines. (6)