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Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar: High Voltage Transmission Protection Practices
Friday, February 2, 2007 - 2:00pm to Friday, February 2, 2007 - 3:00pm

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at PSU's Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science presents as part of the ECE507 Seminar Winter 2007 Series: High Voltage Transmission Protection Practices.

Title: "High Voltage Transmission Protection Practices"

Speaker: Jon Daume, Bonneville Power Administration

Date: Friday, February 2, 2007

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Location: BA, 190

This series is free and open to the public. For further information, contact the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, (503) 725-3806 or

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A brief overview of typical protection practices used to detect faults on the high voltage grid will be presented. This includes the types of relays commonly used and various types of pilot protection schemes.

Speaker Biography

Jon Daume received his BSEE degree with a power system option from Iowa State University in 1967. He has worked for the Bonneville Power Administration since graduation as a System Protection engineer, most recently serving as the Principal Engineer for System Protection and Control. He has presented numerous technical papers including the Texas A&M Relay Conference and the Western Protective Relay Conference. He was an active member and past chair of the Western Electric Coordinating Council Relay Work Group. He was also a member of the planning committees for the Western Protective Relay Conference and the Hands-on Relay School. He retired in June 2006 and is now consulting part time for the BPA System Protection Group.