A Technical Report On My Industrial Training At Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, Gwagwalada Area Office Abuja

Type Thesis
Faculty Sciences
Course Physics
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No of chapters: 4
No of Pages: 38
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Abstract:
The Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) is a compulsory programme designed by Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) to expose students to more practical experiences in their various field, and to gain real-life experiences during the period.
This report gives the summary of the work done and experience gained during the course of my SIWES programme at Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, Gwagwalada-Abuja in the various units of the Technical Section: Dispatch and Operation unit, Maintenance unit, Protection, Control, and Metering (PC&M), Electric fitters and cable jointers.
Table of Content:
DECLARATION ii
DEDICATION iii
CERTIFICATION iv
ACKNOWLEGDEMENT v
ABSTRACT vi

CHAPTER ONE ix
GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1

CHAPTER TWO 2
LITERATURE REVIEW 2
2.1 BACKGROUND OF POWER SECTOR IN NIGERIA 2
2.2 SIWES PROGRAMME 3
2.3 OBJECTIVES OF SIWES 4
2.4 OVERVIEW OF ORGANIZATION 4
2.4.1 MOTIVATION 4
2.4.2 ORGANISATIONAL CHART 5
2.4.3 DEPARTMENT OF PLACEMENT 6
2.5 DISPATCH AND OPERATIONS 6
2.5.1 THE INJECTION SUBSTATION AND SWITCHYARD 8
2.5.2 CIRCUIT BREAKER 9
2.5.3 TRANSFORMER 11
2.6 MAINTENANCE UNIT (LINES) 14
2.6.1 AUTOMATIC RECLOSURE BREAKER 14
2.6.2 INSULATORS 15
2.7 PROTECTION, CONTROL AND METERING (PC&M) 16
2.7.1 TRANSFORMER TEST 17
2.8 ELECTRIC FITTERS AND CABLE JOINTING 18

CHAPTER 3 21
I.T. EXPERIENCE GAINED 21
3.1 INTRODUCTION 21
3.2. DISPATCH AND OPERATION 21
3.3. LINES 21
3.4. PROTECTION, CONTROL, AND METERING 23
3.5. ELECTRIC FITTERS AND CABLE JOINTING 24
3.6. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE IN FUTURE CARRIER 26

CHAPTER 4 27
CONCLUSION, LIMITATIONS AND RECOMMENDATION 27
4.1 INTRODUCTION 27
4.2 CONCLUSION 27
4.3 LIMITATIONS 27
4.4 RECOMMENDATION 28

REFERENCES 29

LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 2.1 Organizational chart of AEDC (abujaelectricity.com) 5
Figure 2.2 Circuit representation of a transformer 11
Fig 2.3 Voltage transformer………………………………………………………………….13
Figure 2.4 Current transformer………………………………………………………………16
Figure 2.5 An isolator (www.electrical4u.com) 13
Figure 2.6a Pin type insulator 19
Figure 2.6b Suspension type insulator……………………………………………………….16
Figure 2.7 Digital Multimeter……………………………………………………………… 20
Figure 2.8 Digital Clamp meter………………………………………………………………20
Figure 2.9 Labeled diagram of XLPE cable 19
Figure 2.10 Cable lugs (electrical4u.com) 20

LIST OF PICTURES
Picture 2.1 Daily Load Reading Sheet (AEDC Gwagwalada Dispatch) 7
Picture 2.2 Circuit diagram of 2×15mVA Gwagwalada Injection Substation 9
Picture 2.3 2×7.5mVA Giri Injection Substation(UniAbuja Powerhouse) 10
Picture 2.4 SF6 breakers (AEDC Gwagwalada Control Room) 10
Picture 2.5. 15MVA Power Transformer (AEDC Gwagwalada Switchyard) 12
Picture 2.6 100kVA Distribution Transformer (AEDC Gwagwalada Switchyard) 12
Picture 2.7 Automatic recloser breaker 16
Picture 2.8 High voltage tester (AEDC PC&M) 16
Picture 3.1 Feeder pillar (AEDC Quarters Feeder Pillar) 22
Picture 3.2 Fault clearing on 0.415KV line (WAEC S/S Gwagwalada) 23
Picture 3.3 Transformer testing with Megger meter (AEDC PC&M) 24
Picture 3.4 Installation of a gang isolator 25
Picture 3.5 Construction of feeder pillar (AEDC Fitters) 25

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
NEPA- National Electric Power Authority
NESC- National Electricity Supply Company
EPSR- Electric Power Sector Reform
NERC- Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission
PHCN- Power Holding Company of Nigeria
NBET- Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc
ITF-Industrial Training Fund
AEDC- Abuja Electricity Distribution Company
DISCO- Distribution Company
PC&M- Protection, Control, and Metering
DSO- Distribution System Operator
Introduction:
This report contains four chapters as follows, Chapter one, Chapter two, Chapter three and Chapter four.
Chapter one is a general introduction.
Chapter two (Literature Review) gives a theoretical background of SIWES, stating the aims and objectives. It gives a brief history of the organization, and the work they do. It also presents the organization chart.
Chapter three gives a detailed description of the work done, how I participated and experience gained. It states the application of the knowledge to my field (Electrical Engineering).
Chapter four gives the conclusion of the Report, the recommendation for other works, and limitations during the SIWES period.
Finally, all References are at the end of the report.
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