Updated Jan 21, 2021

 After finishing this lesson, you will be able to describe the function and operation of switchgear. You will be able to identify the equipment that makes up a switchgear system and describe the purpose of protection relays.

• Describe what switchgear is and explain how it is used

• Identify types of switchgear by voltage

• Describe the use and purpose of the following: – Breakers and switches – Generator breaker – Electrical bus – Switchgear relays

• Describe the type of indication and communication employed by switchgear relays