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Ensure your power systems are running securely and reliably by learning the basics of Wide Area Management Systems (WAMS). WAMS is a protection system that monitors the condition of the network, and in transient conditions, alerts the operations staff of danger. In this course, you will learn how its communication infrastructure operates, and how to respond to a system disturbance.
Who Should Attend?
Who should attend?
- Practicing power system protection engineers
- System planners
- Technical staff working with smart grid integration
- Consultants and researchers
- Operations supervisors
WAMS and Smart Grid: An Introduction
The Evolution of Energy Control Centers
Optimization of Grid Conditions
Today’s Control Centers
Application of WAMS: State Estimation
Applications of WAMS: Protection Systems
Application of WAMS: System Control
Calibrating Instrument Transformers with WAMS
PMU Standard C37 118.1
PMU Communications: C37.118 and IEC 61850-90-5
WAMS Around the World
WAMS Systems in North America
Dominion Virginia Power Field Experiences
Applications of WAMS: Distribution Systems
Benefits of Using Synchrophasors
Key Deployment Success Factors
John A. Raksany, PE joined the Department of Engineering Professional Development at the University of Wisconsin–Madison as a program director in 1998. Previously a senior maintenance planning engineer for Alliant Utilities, he has 27 years of experience in power delivery system planning, protection and control, maintenance, and substation design.
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