PESTC: Power System Fault Calculations (EEP205)

Understand the ratings specifications of plant and equipment, and how to apply this in the design of earthing layouts and electrical protection relays.

Your expert facilitator Frank Tuting

Frank Tuting has worked for the Queensland firms of GHD, Hill Michael and Powerlink. As a result, he has over 40 years’ experience in the Electricity Supply Industry. He commenced his career with Shortland County Council where he spent 10 years gaining experience in all aspects of distribution mains, substation construction and testing of HV and secondary systems equipment. Frank joined QEGB (now Powerlink) in 1978, where he gained over 27 years’ experience in system modelling and fault analysis, protection scheme design and relay setting coordination for major transmission projects. With Hill Michael and GHD Frank specialized in the design and setting of protection schemes for major plant and embedded generation connecting to the shared network. He also lectures at QUT in system modelling and fault analysis at a Post Graduate level. Frank has a BSc(Tech) with Merit in Electrical Engineering, and is a past Member of the Qld State Joint Committee of the ESI and Telecom, along with a past Member of Standards Australia Subcommittee EL/1/23. Frank is a part time Lecturer at QUT – Teaching Power System Fault Calculations.

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