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High Accuracy AC Analog Input Module for Voltage & Current measurement using High Resolution Precision ADC for Protection Relay

Welcome to the world of Power Systems. This Training session covers Quick Introduction to Power Systems and need for protection relay, Protection Relay Modular Architecture, AC Analog input Module (AIM), Key Specifications, Time and Frequency domain analysis, Coherent, Simultaneous and over sampling,   Selection of ADC and other key components and TI solutions. Design details for TI design TIDA-00834 and Links to TI designs customer can refer when designing AIM.

1. Electrical Fundamentals and Need for power systems protection

Welcome to the world of Power Systems. The first part of the session focuses on Introduction to Power Systems, Goal of Power systems protection, fundamentals of Electricity, AC or DC, Importance of electricity, Power system voltage levels and consumers of electricity. Need and Complexities in protection of power system primary Equipment like Generators, Motors, Transformers and Circuit Breakers and finally analysis of what can go wrong on a transmission line.

# Title Duration
1.1 Electrical Fundamentals and Need for power systems protection
This session provides a Quick introduction to Electrical Power Systems, Electrical Fundamentals, the need for Protection in Power Systems and Challenges...
13:01
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2. Introduction to Protection Relay and Power Systems Faults

Second part of the session explains use case for protection relay, the sequence of events during a fault, Fault Types and the approach for fault analysis. The Session also explains commonly used protection relays and application of different relays along the grid for protection of Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Industrial equipment, Evolution of protection relays from traditional mechanical, static and the current generation digital relays. TOP customer and protection relay families worldwide and categorization of different families of relays for different applications. 

# Title Duration
2.1 Introduction to Protection Relay and Power Systems Faults
Introduction to protection relay, power systems faults and the application of protection relays
10:06
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3. AC Analog Input Module Architecture (AIM)

The third part of the session provides details on the need to focus on AC analog input module and its use cases in different types of protection relays, Different types of current sensors and the use cases for these sensors including key advantages and dis-advantages. Explains AC analog input module architecture including block diagram showing the critical products and EERD with different subsystems identified showing different approaches for designing an AC AIM.

# Title Duration
3.1 AC Analog Input Module Architecture (AIM)
Covers use cases for AC analog input module in protection relay, current sensors used, functional block diagram and detailed end equipment reference d...
11:23
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4. Selection of Key Components (ADC, Signal Conditioning Amplifier) for AC Analog Input Module (AIM)

Fourth part of the session explains representation of Voltage or Current waveforms in Time and frequency domain and also looks at the customer use case for application of Time or frequency domain Analysis. The session also explains different sampling approaches like Simultaneous sampling, Coherent sampling, Oversampling to improve system performance, criteria for ADC selection and choice between SAR and Delta-Sigma ADCs. There is a list of TI products that can be considered during the design of the AIM and finally provides overview for Focus ADCs for this session.

# Title Duration
4.1 Selection of Key Components (ADC, Signal Conditioning Amplifier) for AC Analog Input Module (AIM)
Understand some of the key criteria for selection of ADC, Signal Conditioning Amplifier and TI focus products for AC Analog Input Module.
12:30
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5. Design Details for TI design TIDA-00834 High Accuracy Analog Front End Using 16-Bit SAR ADC with ±10V Measurement Range Reference Design

Fifth part of the session will focus on providing detailed information on TIDA-00834 TI design.  The initial slides cover Design Overview, Features, Key Components, test Setup, market differentiators, Block Diagram with links to relevant TI Designs, EVMs and TI product used in this design. Circuit representation and detailed description for ADC interface, Voltage and Current measurement and Power supply are provided. Graphs for Voltage and Current measurement accuracy are shown; along with collaterals and TI design links that can be referred by customers during design.

# Title Duration
5.1 Design Details for TI design TIDA-00834 High Accuracy Analog Front End Using 16-Bit SAR ADC with ±10V Measurement Range Reference Design
Reference design for a High Accuracy 16-Bit SAR ADC with links to, relevant EVMs, performance graphs and TI products used in this design: TIDA-00834
19:39
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