Topic 1: REVIEWING BASIC CONCEPTS ON ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM. Maxwell's equations. Core losses. Dielectric losses. Magnetic circuits. Self and mutual inductances.
Topic 2: CONSTITUTION OF POWER TRANSFORMERS. Magnetic core, windings, insulation system. Transformer refrigeration. Basic concepts on maintenance.
Topic 3: SINGLE-PHASE TRANSFORMERS. No load performance. On-load performance. Overloads. Equivalent circuit. Efficiency. Voltage drop. Parallel operation. Short circuit currents. Inrush current.
Topic 4: THREE-PHASE TRANSFORMERS. Types of transformers. Phasor groups. No-load performance. Transformer performance under balanced and un-balanced loads. Zero-sequence impedance. Tertiary windings. Interconnected star windings. Three winding transformers. Autotransformers. Tap changers. Application of the different transformer types and phasor groups.