Distance - Substation Grounding (0.6 CEU's)

Dr. Eduard Loiczli

Eduard Loiczli is currently a Nuclear Integration Senior Electrical Engineer for Ontario Power Generation. He has more than 26 years experience in Electrical Engineering and Controls and has made many achievements in the industry. He has designed programming applications for nuclear applications, SCADA and DCS. He has also created programming and integration solutions for oil extraction and an automated line for the glass industry. In addition to programming solutions, Mr Loiczli has been project leader for design in many electrical projects.
Mr Loiczli is a member of IEEE, Ontario Fire Association and APEO. He is a Certified Nuclear Engineer.


Substation Grounding Requirement CSA Standard
  • Step and Touch voltage limits
  • Ground Rods; ground Plates; ground wire
  • Cad weld and Splicing
  • Understanding Grounding and Bonding
  • Grounding and Bonding Equipment
  • Earth Excavation
  • Ground Testing and Instrumentation
Soil resistivity measurements
  • Methods of soil measurements
  • Instrumentation for soil measurements
  • Soil types and parameters and variation
  • Backfill requirements
  • Compacting soil equipment
Calculation and design of the grounding system
  • Calculation methods for grounding system
  • Dedicated and integrated software for Ground calculation: ETAP; EDSA; Easy Power
  • Grounding System Interconnection
  • Role of Piping and Conduits in the grounding System
  • Avoiding Grounding Loops: Concentric Neutral and Power Cable shield connection
  • Possible side effects of the grounding loops,
  • Ground fault protection, settings and influence on ARC Flash Energy dissipation
  • Ground traveller waves and current injection
Dual Feed Substation Grounding
Analyzing the step and touch potential for variable configurations of the grounding mesh
Optimization of Grounding Structure for contradicting requirements
Grounding Reliability and aging
Substation Subsystem Grounding Requirements

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