Specifying transfer switch controls
Learn how to select and specify the correct transfer switch control, based on application
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A critical component of a transfer switch is the control. Transfer switches and their control systems are an important piece of the puzzle in any electrical or power system. Available in a variety of types with a wide array of options, it is important to understand a transfer switch’s features and functions for the success of any power system.
This course dives into the features that a transfer switch control must include to meet the demands and complexities of today’s applications. And because transfer switch equipment is available in a variety of types with a wide array of features, selecting the appropriate transfer switch for a specific application requires a clear understanding of site needs and application restraints.
- Describe the basic components of transfer power equipment.
- Discuss transfer switch controls and features to best meet application needs and requirements.
- Learn about the basic operation of transfer switches and transition types to aid in the selection of equipment for a particular application.
- Review examples and scenarios in which transfer switch controls have been specified.
Hassan Obeid, Senior Global Technical Advisor – Energy Management Solutions, Cummins Power Generation
Gary Cohen, Content Manager, CFE Media and Technology