207 W. 18th Street, Austin, Texas, United States
Early registration and discounted pricing ends on May 12th.
Registration and payment for this workshop must be completed by Thursday May 12, 2022 to ensure you will have the class materials in time for the workshop.
Friday May 20, 2022 is the final day for registering.
This one-day workshop will take a deep dive into Power System Safety & Lightning Protection and the role of grounding and bonding. Seminar topics will include grounding system design principles, grounding system performance, IEEE Standard 80 design procedures, soil characterization, integrated grounding system design procedures, and ground design for lightning. This Workshop is intended for Electrical Designers, Estimators, and Field Engineers, and is highly recommended as a review supplement for those preparing to take the Electrical P.E. exam. In addition, there will be exhibits by industry manufacturers and suppliers.
Attendees are advised to bring a laptop or notebook. Power and limited WIFI will be available.
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will receive a PDH certificate for six hours.
The workshop fee includes breakfast tacos, breakfast beverages and break refreshments.
All cancellation and refund requests must be submitted in writing and received by James Mercier at the address above prior to May 20, 2022. There will be a 20% processing fee charged for all refunds. Fees paid after May 20, 2022, will be paid at the door via check payable to IEEE-CTS.
Co-sponsored by: Sapan Vyas
Speaker(s): Professor A.P. Melipoulos,
– Grounding System Design Principles
– Basic Concepts
– Accidental Electrocution Circuit Parameters
– Safety Criteria, Standards
– Lightning and EMS
– Grounding System Performance
– Ground Potential Rise
– Fault Current Distribution
– Transferred Voltages
– Touch and Step Voltages
– Influence on Comm/Control Circuits
– Influence on Pipelines
– IEEE Std 80 Design Procedures
– Conductor and Joint Selection
– Recommended Design Procedures
– Touch/Mesh/Step Voltages
– Metal to Metal Touch Voltages
– Design Options for Touch Voltage Control
– Safety Assessment
– Soil Characterization
– Measurement Techniques
– Measurement Interpretation
– Integrated Grounding System Design Procedures
– Modeling Requirements
– Design Options
– Cost/Benefit Analysis
– Integrated Design Evaluation
– Transfer Voltages (Pipelines, Buildings, etc.)
– Control Cable Shielding and Grounding
– Electric Railroad Grounding Design
– Design Optimization
– Ground Design for Lightning
– Basic Principles
– Shielding against Lightning
– Ground Surge Impedance
– Lightning Points of Entry
– Lightning Overvoltage and Propagation, Backflashover
– Transfer Voltages to Control Cables
– Mitigation Methods
Workshop Outline: May 26th, 2022
Center Open – Manufacturers Set Up Displays
Registration & Breakfast
Opening & Speaker Introductions
Speaker Presentation – Part 1
Morning Break – Visit Sponsor’s Displays
Speaker Presentation – Part 2
Lunch & Visit Sponsor’s Displays
Speaker Presentation – Part 3
After Lunch Break – Visit Sponsor’s Displays
Speaker Presentation – Part 4
Afternoon Break – Visit Sponsor’s Displays
Speaker Presentation – Part 5
Wrap-Up & Q&A
Dismantle Workshop Setup
Bldg: Austin Scottish Rite Theater, 207 W. 18th Street, Austin, Texas, United States, 78701