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Supplementary Files: The important related files/ videos /software and attached to the course as extra files.

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Part A: Introduction, general settings, Hardware & connection, Impedance/Vector/report View, the test object, …

  • A 01 (Length: 02 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Introduction
  • A 02 (Length: 05 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Strat page (Omicron)
  • A 03 (Length: 06 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): General settings (Omicron)
  • A 04 (Length: 05 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Strat page (Vebko)
  • A 05 (Length: 14 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Phasor view, Impedance view (Omicron)
  • A 06 (Length: 06 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Phasor view, Impedance view, differential view (Vebko)
  • A 07 (Length: 04 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Hardware connection
  • A 08 (Length: 10 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section with Omicron 256 plus, SEL 421

Part B: Overcurrent and Directional Overcurrent Functions (67, 67N, 50, 51, 50N, 51N)

  • B 01 (Length: 19 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Test object, Overcurrent RIO block, testing of overcurrent
  • B 02 (Length: 16 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Settings of the Overcurrent test module
  • B 03 (Length: 15 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section
  • B 04 (Length: 17 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section
  • B 05 (Length: 06 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section
  • B 06 (Length: 15 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section
  • B 07 (Length: 09 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section
  • B 08 (Length: 15 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section
  • B 09 (Length: 22 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section
  • B 10 (Length: 23 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section (directional overcurrent concepts, settings, practice)
  • B 11 (Length: 06 min, Update: Oct 3, 2021): Practical section (directional overcurrent testing)

Part C: Differential Protection Functions (87G, 87T, 87L)

  • C 01 (Length: 03 min, Update: Oct 27, 2021): Diff protection principal
  • C 02 (Length: 11 min, Update: Oct 27, 2021): Diff parameters
  • C 03 (Length: 12 min, Update: Oct 27, 2021): Diff RIO block
  • C 04 (Length: 05 min, Update: Oct 27, 2021): Diff configuration
  • C 05 (Length: 07 min, Update: Oct 27, 2021): Diff Operating Characteristic
  • C 06 (Length: 12 min, Update: Oct 27, 2021): Diff Trip Time Characteristic & Diff Harmonic Restraint

Part D: XRIO and PTL

  • D 01 (Length: 13 min, Update: Nov 13, 2021): RIO and XRIO history and why we should use this format for relay testing, RIO structure, XRIO structure, Differences between RIO and XRIO files, XRIO features & benefits, LinkToXRIO
  • D 02 (Length: 05 min, Update: Nov 13, 2021): XRIO template, How to Import Relay Settings, How to find a proper XRIO template and filter based on the relay
  • D 03 (Length: 08 min, Update: Nov 13, 2021): Common problems while loading the relay settings into a template and how to solve the issues, XRIO template based on the relay versions
  • D 04 (Length: 06 min, Update: Nov 13, 2021): Explain a case study XRIO file
  • D 05 (Length: 10 min, Update: Nov 13, 2021): Modify a case study XRIO file
  • D 06 (Length: 09 min, Update: Nov 13, 2021): Modify the XRIO template, RIO blocks

Part E: Impedance Protection Functions

  • E 01 (Length: 09 min, Update: Nov 26, 2021): Distance RIO block
  • E 02 (Length: 07 min, Update: Nov 26, 2021): Advance Distance Test Module settings
  • E 03 (Length: 08 min, Update: Nov 26, 2021): Distance protection function principal, Impedance View
  • E 04 (Length: 18 min, Update: Nov 26, 2021): Analysis of several faults visually in the impedance view
  • E 05 (Length: 19 min, Update: Nov 26, 2021): Analysis of several distance relays (RAZOA, ABB REL670, SEL421, Siemens 7SA8x, MiCOM P442, NR PCS 931S, Protecta)
  • E 06 (Length: 08 min, Update: Nov 26, 2021): Distance Test Module settings
  • E 07 (Length: 12 min, Update: Nov 26, 2021): Preparing XRIO file for testing of impedance protection functions

Part F: Autoreclosure Function (ANSI 79)

  • F 01 (Length: 04 min, Update: Dec 03, 2021): Autoreclosure Description, auto reclose process
  • F 02 (Length: 05 min, Update: Dec 03, 2021): Autoreclosure settings, Autoreclose timing diagram
  • F 03 (Length: 11 min, Update: Dec 03, 2021): Autoreclosure simulation
  • F 04 (Length: 12 min, Update: Dec 03, 2021): Testing of AR in state sequencer
  • F 05 (Length: 09 min, Update: Dec 03, 2021): Testing of AR in the Autorecoser test module

Part G: Voltage and Frequency Protection Functions (ANSI 27, ANS59, ANSI81O, 81U)

  • G 01 (Length: 06 min, Update: Dec 08, 2021): Ramping test modules and testing the frequency functions
  • G 02 (Length: 05 min, Update: Dec 08, 2021): Paulse ramping test module
  • G 03 (Length: 06 min, Update: Dec 08, 2021): Continous ramp and step ramp
  • G 04 (Length: 11 min, Update: Dec 08, 2021): How to test Over/Under voltage protection functions (59, 27)

Part H: Study functions, testing, and commission of SIPROTEC 7UT6

  • H 01 (Length: 10 min, Update: Dec 20, 2021): SIPROTEC 7UT6 setting description and configuration
  • H 02 (Length: 14 min, Update: Dec 20, 2021): How to test differential function in SIPROTEC 7UT6, No combined characteristic feature, Automate testing by creating SIEMENS 7UT XRIO file
  • H 03 (Length: 18 min, Update: Jan 01, 2022): The procedure of testing transformer protection with Quick CMC

Part K: Study functions, testing, and commission of MiCOM P44x

  • K 01 (Length: 19 min, Update: Oct 31, 2022): Hardware and function description of the MiCOM P441, P442 & P444
  • K 02 (Length: 17 min, Update: Oct 31, 2022): MiCOM Relay connections, communication, and Wire connection test
  • K 03 (Length: 05 min, Update: Nov 1, 2022): Distance protection parameters and testing
  • K 04 (Length: 10 min, Update: Nov 1, 2022): Switch on to fault protection (SOTF) function parameters and testing
Testing and Commissioning of Protective Relays Training

  • Introduction, Software Installation, and general settings
  • Different types of test modules
  • Impedance/Vector/report View, Display settings
  • Test Object, Hardware Configuration
  • RIO, XRIO, and PTL
  • Control Center, How to create and modify XRIO/ PTL files
  • Transient module, Advanced transplay
  • RIO Function Over Current, Define Element Characteristic, Pick-Up/ Drop-Off Test
  • Testing of the Overcurrent and Directional Overcurrent Functions (67, 67N, 50, 51, 50N, 51N)
  • Distance Configuration, Settings, Shot Test, Check Test, Search Test, Z\t Diagram, Zone Settings
  • Testing of the Distance function (21)
  • Principle of Differential Protection, Operating Characteristic, Differential Configuration, Differential Operating Characteristic, Differential Trip Time, and Harmonic Restraint
  • Testing of the Differential protection function (87, 87G, 87T)
  • Testing of the Power swing function
  • Autoreclosure, shot and times, unsuccessful / Successful Sequence
  • Testing of the Autorecloser function
  • Testing of the Fault location function
  • Testing of the Over/Under frequency (81O/ 81U)
  • Testing of the Over/Undervoltage (59, 27)
  • Testing of the Pole-Slip function (78)
  • Testing of the Loss of Excitation (40)
  • Testing of the Negative Phase Sequence (46)
  • Testing of the Overload (49)
  • How to test the distance function if the distance module is deactivated in the test universe software
  • How to test differential function if the differential module is deactivated in the test universe
  • Practical sections with testing of the relays (ABB REG670, MiCOM P441, MiCOM P123, …)
Training on Testing and commissioning by Dr. Saeed Roostaee
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The testing & commissioning of the protection relays can be done by different testing software and hardware. In this training, we have used OMICRON Test Universe, Vebko AMpro, and FREJA win.

Impedance protection function testing is a critical process conducted to verify that the impedance relays or devices installed in a power system are functioning correctly and capable of accurately measuring and responding to changes in impedance levels. This testing involves injecting specific test signals into the relay, simulating various fault conditions, and comparing the relay’s response against expected outcomes to ensure its proper operation during actual fault scenarios. By rigorously testing the impedance protection function, power system operators can confirm the reliability and effectiveness of these protection schemes in safeguarding the electrical network against faults and maintaining system stability. Regular testing is essential to identify any potential issues or malfunctions that may compromise the protection system’s performance and integrity.

The Omicron CMC test kit is a versatile and reliable solution designed for testing various protection relay functions, including impedance, differential, overcurrent, and distance protection in power systems. This portable test kit offers a comprehensive range of testing capabilities, such as injecting signals, simulating fault conditions, and assessing relay responses, to ensure the accurate and effective operation of protection relays and related equipment. With its user-friendly interface, advanced functionalities, and high precision measurement capabilities, the Omicron CMC test kit is widely used by utilities, maintenance technicians, and protection engineers for testing and commissioning protection schemes, ensuring the reliability and performance of critical components in power systems.

The Omicron CMC test kit is a valuable tool for testing differential protection functions in power systems. By utilizing the test kit’s capabilities to inject specific test signals and simulate fault conditions, engineers can accurately assess the performance and reliability of the differential protection scheme. The advanced features and precise measurements offered by the Omicron CMC test kit enable users to verify that the protection relay operates correctly in detecting and isolating faults within the power system, ensuring the overall stability and protection of the electrical network. Conducting differential protection function testing with the Omicron CMC test kit helps to identify any potential issues, optimize the relay settings, and validate the effectiveness of the protection scheme in safeguarding the system against faults.

Course Title & Dates

  • Config and testing of the generator, transformer, line, and motor protection functions
  • 4 days

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email: saeed61850@gmail.com

Tentative Course Schedule

Day 1
  TIME 

TRAINING SCHEDULE & TOPICS

9.00am – 10.30amABB relays, PCM 600 installation, Connectivity pack installation, Hardware configuration, Application configuration, Signal matrix Parameter setting, IED read and write IED online monitoring and signal monitoring Disturbance, and event viewer
10.30 am – 10.45 amTEA BREAK
10.45am –1.00pm  SIPROTEC 5 relay families and applications DIGSI 5 and device driver installation SIPROTEC 5 configurator Relay configuration
1.00pm – 2.00pmLUNCH
2.00pm –3.30pm    SIPROTEC 4 Relay families DIGSI 4 installation Masking I/O CFC Fault Recorder
3.30pm – 3.45pmTEA BREAK
3.45pm – 5.00pm    MiCOM relays range, naming, and application Easergy Software Configuration and PSL Event and disturbance recorder

Day 2

  TIME 

TRAINING SCHEDULE & TOPICS

9.00am – 10.30am    OMICRON CMC Test universe softwareAMT105  AMPro software signal view, impedance view, vector view different types of test modulesRIO, XRIO, and PTL
10.30 am10.45 amTEA BREAK
10.45am – 1.00pm        Principle of Differential Protection87G Generator Differential Protection87T Trans. Differential Protection87M Motor Differential Protection87L Line Differential Protection
1.00pm – 2.00pmLUNCH
 2.00pm – 3.30pm    Testing of the Differential protection function (87G, 87T, 87M, 87L) Operating CharacteristicDifferential ConfigurationDifferential trip time-harmonic
3.30pm – 3.45pmTEA BREAK
3.45pm – 5.00pm    81O Over frequency Protection81U Under frequency Protection59 Overvoltage Protection27 Under voltage ProtectionTesting of the Over/under frequency (81O/ 81U)Testing of the Over/Under voltage (59, 27)
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Day 3

  TIME 
TRAINING SCHEDULE & TOPICS

    9.00am – 10.30am    50/51 Overcurrent protection50N/51N earth fault protection 67/67N Directional/ directional earth fault protectionRelay coordination
10.30 am – 10.45 amTEA BREAK
    10.45am – 1.00pm        Overcurrent test moduleOvercurrent RIO block settings of the Overcurrent test module testing of the Overcurrent and Directional Overcurrent Functions (67, 67N, 50, 51, 50N, 51N)
1.00pm – 2.00pmLUNCH
2.00pm – 3.30pm    46 Negative Phase Sequence Protection51V Voltage-Dependent O/C Protection49S Stator Overload Protection49R Overload Protection48 Motor starting time supervision51L lock rotor
3.30pm – 3.45pmTEA BREAK
 3.45pm – 5.00pm    Testing of the Negative Phase Sequence ProtectionTesting of the ANSI 51V Voltage-Dependent O/C ProtectionTesting of the ANSI 49 Overload Protection


Day 4

  TIME 
TRAINING SCHEDULE & TOPICS

9.00am – 10.30am  Distance protection line simulation in PSCADTesting of the fault location function
10.30 am – 10.45 amTEA BREAK
10.45am – 1.00pm      21 Line distance protection40G Field Failure Protection21G Generator Under impedance Protection78 Pole Slipping Protection
1.00pm – 2.00pmLUNCH
 2.00pm – 3.30pm    Distance RIO block shot Test, Check Test, Search Test, Z\t Diagram, Zone SettingsTesting of the Distance function (21)Testing of the 40G Field Failure Protection
3.30pm – 3.45pmTEA BREAK
 3.45pm – 5.00pm    64S Generator, 95% &100% Stator Earth Fault Protection, 51/27 Generator, Dead Machine Protection, 24G Generator, Over flux Protection, 47G Generator, Fuse Failure Supervision, 32R Generator, Reverse Power Protection