A two-day webinar on ‘Intelligent Dynamic Electrical Systems and its Applications’ was organized by the Department of EEE under Institution of Engineers India Students’ Chapter, BNMIT on 26/06/2020 & 27/06/2020. This workshop was an opportunity for the pre-final year and final year students to enrich their knowledge and skills in developing various engineering solutions.
The resource person for day one was Mr. Manish Kumar Gupta, Manager – Business Development, Low Voltage Switchgear, Siemens Limited, Bengaluru. He shared information about Low Voltage System design, Low Voltage Switchgear and Switchboard Assemblies, Intelligent Motor Control Center (MCC), Power Control Center and communication protocols used in Industries.
The topic for the second day webinar was ‘Electrical Switchgear and its applications’. The resource person was Mr. Shivanand D V, CEO, Universal Power Controllers, Sathyamangala Industrial Area, Tumkur-04, India. The major topics covered were types of cable & it’s specifications, Three phase Industrial loads, Electrical power specifications of various countries, working principle of water treatment plants, Miniature circuit breakers (MCB), Moulded case circuit breaker (MCCB), Vacuum Circuit Breakers (VCB), Sulfur Hexafluoride Breakers (SF6), Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (ELCB), Residual Current Circuit Breaker (RCCB), various parts of panel boards and high voltage switch gear mechanism.
The participants were able to gain knowledge of Motor control & protection systems and high voltage switch gear protection systems. The two days’ webinar was quite useful for the participants to do better projects in future endeavours in the field of Electrical, Electronics and Control engineering.