Electrical fundamentals and need for power systems protection
Welcome to the world of power systems. The first part of the session focuses on an introduction to power systems, goals of power system protection, fundamentals of electricity, AC or DC, importance of electricity, power system voltage levels, and consumers of electricity. Additionally, the need and complexities in the protection of power system primary equipment, like generators, motors, transformers and circuit breakers, is discussed. Finally, an analysis of what can go wrong on a transmission line is included.