SPEE 021 : Power Factor Control in Power Systems

SPEE 021 : Power Factor Control in Power Systems

  • course description:

    This course will explain detail about power factor, how to calculate and measure power factor. Ways to improve power factor will also be discussed in the course.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Understand the causes & implication of poor power factor in industrial & commercial enterprise & how cost effective power factor correction solutions can be designed and implemented.

  • Course outlines:

    - What is Power Factor?
    - Disadvantage of low power factor.
    - Equipment Creating Poor Power Factor.
    - Measurement of Power Factor.
    - Correction Methods.
    - Typical Locations for Power Capacitors.
    - Size of Capacitor Bank.
    - Harmonic Distortion and Power Factor Correction.

  • practical aspects of the course:


  • who should attend?

    - Engineers, Electrical technicians with at least 3 years of field experience in this area with basic knowledge of Mathematics/Physics and Good Communication skills in English.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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