2014 – 2015: CED Seminars
Welcome to the 2014 – 2015 Continuing Education on Demand (CED) Seminars section. You will find information on the different seminars, authors, and presentations presented during the year. Some presenters have elected to not have their presentations shared.
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October 7th & 8th 2014
|High Voltage Partial Discharge (HVPD)
|This seminar explores dielectrics and their utilization in electrical equipment. We will study partial discharge and acoustic noise in early detection of failures.
|Presenter: Andrew Burgess, HVPD
October 21st & 22nd 2014
|VLF & HVDC Transmission & Design
|VLF and HVDC are a growing part of transmission business around the world, and their successful implementation is key to future grid stability.
|Presenter: Tappan Manna, Burns & McDonnell Engineering
November 4th & 5th 2014
|This technical presentation will focus on the key elements of IEC Transformers and how they relate to the design and application of power transformers.
|Presenter: Waldemar, CG Power
November 18th & 19th 2015
|Cable Sizing & Installation
|The cable standards, construction and properties shall be explored in depth. We will investigate the rating structure and how it limits the cable application.
|Presenter: Jonathan Havey, Okonite
January 20th & 21st 2015
|Electrical Specification Writing
|Different aspects of specification writing to clearly explain the desires of the client to various mfgrs, where to go for go-by’s, and how to avoid common traps.
|Presenter: Mark Leyton, BP
February 3rd & 4th 2015
|Fundamentals of NEMA Frame Motors
|The tutorial starts with how motors work and purchasing standards. We will learn the new regulations regarding high efficiency, VFD fed motors, and area class.
|Presenter: Todd Huston, Baldor
February 17th & 18th, 2015
|High-Voltage Air-Insulated Substation Design
|This session discusses different aspects of engineering, standards, equipment ratings/specifications, and installation considerations.
|Presenters: Dominik Pieniazek and Mike Furnish, HV Engineering, LLC
March 3rd & 4th, 2015
|Intertie Substation Design
|Utility expectations for intertie substations and the required operation / maintenance practices for NERC compliance
|Presenter: Don Sevcik, Centerpoint
March 24th & 25th, 2015
|MV Circuit breakers & MVMCC Ratings & Applications
|This seminar focuses on the rating structure of MV breakers and switchgear. How are they derived and applied in the process substation.
|Presenter: Jim Bowen, Aramco Services
April 7th & 8th, 2015
|Offshore Platform Design
|This seminar sets a stage for review of the specific requirements for design of power systems and distribution equipment for offshore production facilities.
|Presenters: Mike Alford, Chevron / Chris Migl, Powell / Stan Beaver, BP ret.