Transformer Installation, Inspection and Commissioning

I already posted a couple of article about power transformer. In this post, I will discuss the indoor transformer installation, inspection, and commissioning. Transformer Indoor Installation: There is some specification if you want to install a power transformer inside a room. But you can do it when you get the permeation from the government. In my country, if we are making a substation and our supply voltage is 11 KV then we can install our transformer inside a room. But Read More …

Transformer Schedule and Overhaul Maintenance

In this post, I will discuss the schedule and overhaul maintenance for a power transformer. So you just need to follow this procedure for a power transformer. For batter and smooth operation, these two types of transformer maintenance should perform. Schedule Preventive Maintenance For Power Transformer: First of all visual inspection. Inspect the transformer very carefully. You may detect some fittings problem on transformer body and eliminate the problem. Drainage of transformer sludge, etc, Form the conservator. Adding the transformer Read More …

Power Transformer Troubleshooting

If you are an electrical engineer then you will responsible for taking care of a power transformer in your workplace. Like me, I am responsible for taking care of two power transformer. This is a new factory and I joined this company from the very beginning. Every construction work is done in front of me like making a substation, install all new machine even the civil construction work. Now my factory is running pretty well. We already provided the power Read More …

Power Transformer Oil Testing

Transformer oil testing is one of the important parts of a power transformer. This test will be performed when your power transformer cooling system is an oil type. Transformer oil is not any ordinary oil. Its use to call transformer oil and it a little bit pricey. In this post, I will explain everything about this experiment and I will also provide you a live video link that you can understand it very well. So let’s go. First of all, Read More …

Power Transformer Working Principle, Construction and Types

The transformer is a common word for an electrical engineer and engineering student. In this post, I will discuss what is a transformer, its working principle, transformer construction, types of the transformer and transformer testing. I am going to post a series of article about transformer with video. So let’s go. What is Power Transformer? By one sentence we can say, a transformer is a static piece of electrical equipment which can transform AC electric power from one circuit to Read More …

Electrical Transmission and Distribution System

If you want to be an electrical engineer then knowing about the single line diagram of electrical transmission and distribution system and it’s really important in your practical life. Sometimes it can be a question while you are in an interview board. In this post, I am going to discuss all the basic for this topic. I will provide a single line diagram for electrical transmission and distribution system by a .pdf format file and an AutoCAD .dwg format file Read More …

15 Essential Basic Requirement for a Substation

Electrical Substation is one of the most important parts in electrical engineering. In this post, I will discuss some main 15 Essential basic components that really required in a substation. 15 Essential Basic Requirement for a Substation: For designing or making an electrical substation this following facilities must be adopted when it started. Always try to show a single line of diagram for all main electrical connection where Main Circuit Breaker or Vacuum Circuit Breaker (V.C.B), Current Transformer (C.T), Potential Transformer (P.T), Read More …

Advantage and Disadvantage of Outdoor Electrical Substation

In this post, I will discuss the advantage and disadvantage of outdoor electrical substation compared with the indoor substation. The advantage of Outdoor Substation: Outdoor Electrical Substation is located in Outdoor that’s means there will be no roof top. This following advantage can be found by an outdoor substation. The main construction work will be needed is much smaller if we compared with an indoor substation. Always less quantity of building or infrastructure is needed. Insulation cost for switchgear and Read More …

Classification of Electrical Substation

In my last post about electrical substation, I discussed what is a substation, why we need substation and the most common components for an electrical substation? Now I will discuss the classification of an electrical substation. By this post, you will gain some very basic information for a substation. So let’s go. Classification of an Electrical Substation: An Electrical Substation can be classified according to its service, function, mounting and types of apparatus as installed below. Service: Based on Service Read More …

What is Electrical Substation and Why Substation Needed

Electrical Substation is the most common word for an Electrical Engineer or Engineering Student. I am going to post a series of article about this topic. You will find all practical problem and solution for making and maintain an electrical substation in real life. In this post you will know, what is an electrical substation, why we need substation and some basic component for a substation? What is an Electrical Substation? An electrical substation can be defined as “Assembly of Read More …