Transformer operation principles, selection and troubleshooting
125,000 INF%
09:00 to 16:00
From 04-04-18 to 06-04-18

This workshop aims to provide understanding of the basic fundamentals and constructional features of power and distribution transformers with particular reference to the design, testing, operation and maintenance.



Introduction, General principles and Classification

  • General classification of Transformers
  • Transformer windings
  • Harmonics in transformers
  • Transformer tappings and connections

Transformer constructional Details

  • Transformer oil
  • Instrument transformers
  • Transformer cooling

Transformer features and thermal performance

  • Thermal performance and cyclic rating of transformers
  • Transformer impedance
  • Transformer construction
  • Transformer winding construction
  • Transformer fittings

Transformer Operation and maintenance

  • Distribution Voltage adjustment
  • Transformer maintenance
  • Advanced transformer maintenance
  • Guideline on how to care for your distribution transformer

Transformer Testing

  • Transformer routine tests
  • Measurement of voltage ration
  • Measurement of No-load and current
  • Insulation resistance


For Whom:     Works, Services and Maintenance Personnel

Training Methodology

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


Date:               4th – 6th April, 2018                    18th – 21st September, 2018


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