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Electrical Engineering - Electrical Transformer Components

Learn about electrical transformer construction and components. Ideal for power engineering and electrical engineering!

Engineering
Free Course
Electrical transformers are an important component in any electrical distribution system as they are vital for transmission through an electrical grid. Start this free online course today and you will learn about the features and functionality of electrical transformers using 3D models, including all of an electrical transformer’s main components, how oil level measurement works, and how silica gel breathers work.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    saVRee

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Electrical transformers are a common site in any electrical distribution system. In order to understand how power is transmitted through an electrical grid, you will need to learn more about transformers. This free online course introduces you to all of an electrical transformer’s main components (core, windings etc.). The course shows you how a Buchholz relay works. You will learn about oil level measurements and how transformer temperature measurement works. The course then describes how silica gel breathers and tap changers work (on and off load).

This course will give you all the information you need to know about electrical transformers and can also be used later as a refresher course. Its an ideal course for anyone working/training in an electrical engineering or power engineering industry. Interactive 3D models are used extensively to show you exactly how each of the transformer parts work. The course is packed with 2D images, 2D animations and 3D animations. Written content has been read aloud so that you can 'learn on the go' without needing to watch the screen constantly. Hope to see you on the course!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course you will be able to:


  • Identify all of an electrical transformer’s main components (core, windings etc.)
  • Explain how a Buchholz relay works
  • Describe how oil level measurement works
  • Describe how transformer temperature measurement works
  • Describe how silica gel breathers work
  • Explain how tap changers work (on and off load)
  • List what the most common transformer 'killers' are
  • Illustrate transformer maintenance tips

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

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