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