[NEC Guide] Importance of Achieving Selective Coordination for Critical Power Systems!

power systems facilities field unit

What is Selective Coordination?

What would happen if you do not have Selective Coordination?

Selective coordination for power systems protection
(SOURCE: EEP-Electrical Engineering Portal)

What happens if you have a Selectively Coordinated system?

  • Aids in continuous operation of critical circuits
  • Reduces or eliminates blackouts
  • Increases safety and reliability of the system
  • Minimizes damage and downtime
  • Increases productivity
  • Speeds restoration pf faulted of faulted circuits
  • Reduces arc-flash hazards

Methods of Performing a Selective Coordination Study

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line side fuse load side fuses settings

Circuit Breaker Coordination Study

circuit breakers plugged in rail in panel boards

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