The Electrical Engineering Department organized an industrial visit for the Third Year Electrical Engineering student on 17th October, 2023 to Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company 220/100/22 KV APTE Substation. Students are divided in two batches. Our main purpose for this visit is to be familiar with industrial environment and to get practical knowledge of electrical power transmission and distribution system. 30 third year students along with faculty coordinators, Prof. R. D. More , Prof. Supriya Shigwan, Prof. Ronita Pawn and Prof. Deepak Pemare attended the visit.
220/100/22KV Substation Apte
Prof. R. D. More, Prof. Supriya Shigwan, Prof. Ronita Pawn
From this visit, student got the detailed information and practical knowledge about single line diagram of substation and about different component of substation like feeder, circuit breaker, transformer, isolator, bus bar, Protective relays, Lightening arresters, Wave Trap, Load break switches and their construction, working principle.
They got the idea how to read the single line diagram of power substation using different symbols used in diagram. Student cleared out practical knowledge of transformer as how it step down voltage 220 KV to 100 KV. They also got knowledge about new SCADA based system as you can operate substation by manually or by command from computer using SCADA system and PLC programming. They were successfully able to understand the working of all the mentioned equipment, everything from how they are installed, how they are monitored and maintained. About 30 students were benefited from this visit as they got chance to discussion with assistant engineers working at Substation.