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DC Traction Power Systems Design

September 27, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Philadelphia Chapter is holding a technical meeting. The topic is DC Traction Power Systems Design. Our speaker is Fernando Soares, Traction Power North America Sales Lead, with Powell Industries. This presentation discusses the different elements, applicable standards, and common industry practices used in dc traction power substation design. The objective of this presentation is to provide designers and specifiers with helpful and technical knowledge on traction power substation equipment as well as recommendations for developing project requirements. Attendees may apply for 1.0 PDH provided through the IEEE Certificates Program, accepted in all states. Send $5.00 (USD) payment to Brandon Swartley via Zelle at brandon.swartley@ieee.org and complete the online evaluation at https://r2.ieee.org/philadelphia-vts/forms/. Evaluation form must be completed and payment received within one week to receive PDH certificate. Speaker(s): Fernando Soares Agenda: Introduction Technical presentation – Most Common North American DC Rail Systems and Categories – LRT DC Traction Power Distribution Network Overview – Introduction to a DC Traction Power Substation – DC Traction Substation Grounding Practices – Medium Voltage Switchgear – Transformer Rectifier Units – DC Switchgear – DC Disconnect Switches – Negative Grounding Devices – Substation Automation System – Power Control Rooms/Prefabricated Buildings Questions Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/372462


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