Transformer Management 3

  • Cost: $2,000.00
  • Advanced Course
  • 3-DAY COURSE
  • 2.1 CEU / 21 PDH / 21 NETA CTD

Upcoming Training Dates

Course Summary

This course provides the knowledge to successfully plan and manage in the lifecycle of the transformer:  from specification and purchasing; to transportation, assembly and start-up; to field and shop repair options, including end-of-life options; to overall risk and asset management.  Develop and manage a maintenance program and/or lead the overall delivery of that program.  Create purchase and repair specifications, coordinate factory inspections, understand acceptance testing, adhere to transportation and installation requirements, create risk assessments, and make proper field or shop repair decisions.

What You'll Learn

  • Transformer lifecycle stages
  • Requirements of a new or remanufactured unit
  • Remanufacturing and rewind processes
  • Factory and field acceptance testing standards
  • Transformer shipping logistics and transit protection
  • Fluid and electrical testing requirements
  • Safety considerations for repairs, testing and shipping
  • Common transformer failures
  • Field and shop repair processes and operations
  • Develop an asset management program
  • and more…

Topics Covered

CLASS ONE: PURCHASING & SPECIFICATIONS

  • Forecasting Needs
  • Application Sizing
  • New vs. Remanufactured
  • Vendor Qualifications
  • Inspections & Testing

CLASS TWO: TRANSPORTATION, ASSEMBLY, & START-UP

  • Commissioning, Installation, and Testing
  • Spill Containment
  • Shipping & Receipt
  • Assembly, Filling, and Commissioning
  • Electrical Testing – Arrival and after Filling
  • Energizing

 CLASS THREE: FIELD AND SHOP REPAIR

  • Transformer Design and Fundamentals Review
  • Categorizing Transformers
  • Contingency Plan
  • Field & Shop Repair Options
  • Replacement Availability
  • Financial Calculations
  • Forecasting End of Reliable Life
  • Formalizing Your Plan

CLASS FOUR: RISK ASSESSMENT & ASSET MANAGEMENT

  • Types of Assets
  • Risk Based Asset Management
  • Electrical System Assessment
  • Maintenance Programs & Online Monitors
  • Transformer Assessment
  • Case Studies and Conclusion
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