Lesson series

Distribution Substation and Feeder Protection Course

Here we deal with the protection and control principles of distribution stations and feeders. Transformer Differential Protection is studied along overcurrent protection. The final exam and certification are included.
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What's included?

This course covers utility distribution stations and feeder protection including fuses, new IED relays, and old school time overcurrent relays. Feeder relays and apparatus are examined including reclosers. Power transformer protection is reviewed including Current Mismatch Caused by Differing CT Ratios; Delta-Wye Transformation & Currents Shifts; Mismatch Induced by Load Tap-Changers; CT Saturation and Remanence and Inrush Phenomena and Harmonic Content problems.

 Course Content

  • Chapter 0 - Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Per Phase Analysis
  • Chapter 2 - Substation Protection
  • Chapter 3 - A Protection Coordination Problem
  • Chapter 4 - Surge Protective Equipment
  • Chapter 5 - Transformer Protection
  • The Final Exam With 17 Questions
Total Course length: 3h 51min

 Who Is This Course For

Engineers, Technologists, Technicians, Supervisors & Students.


A solid background in electrical circuitry.

Graham Van Brunt

Lead Instructor and Founder of PSPT

About Graham Van Brunt

An entire career in the power sector of engineering, Graham graduated from Queen's university coupled with subsequent studies with Wilfrid Laurier University to travel the globe and apply his skills and garner his protection and control experience internationally.
His passion for staying in touch with his profession and his kinship for mentoring has kept him in front of an audience of learners.