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ETAP Tutorials - Training Videos & PDF Documents

ETAP tutorials are videos or PDF documents providing a quick and easy method to learn a variety of ETAP features and capabilities. We offer a large variety of tutorials from functions as basic as creating a new ETAP project, to more advanced functions like how to add new models, and TCC curves to ETAP libraries. New tutorials are currently being made and will be added to this page as they become available.

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ElectroMagnetic Transient Program EMTP (49 minutes) NEW

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Protective Device SQOP for Short Circuit and Arc Flash (40 minutes) NEW

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ETAP Ground Grid System (8 minutes) NEW

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Design-Analyze-Operate with SmartPlant® Electrical and ETAP Design-Analyze-Operate with SmartPlant® Electrical and ETAP (73 minutes)
Managing Your Control System Assets with SmartPlant Instrumentation
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Boosting Power Systems Engineering Productivity Webinar Boosting Power Systems Engineering Productivity Webinar (21 minutes)
Using ETAP 12.5
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Ensuring Perpetual Project Success Webinar Ensuring Perpetual Project Success Webinar (25 minutes)
Using ETAP Real-Time 12.5
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ETAP 12 Webinar ETAP 12 Webinar (58 minutes)
New Features & Capabilities
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Creating a New ETAP Project Creating a New ETAP Project in ETAP 11 (54 seconds)
Learn how to create your first project in ETAP.
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Open an Existing ETAP Project Open an Existing ETAP Project in ETAP 11 (2:13)
Learn how to open an existing ETAP project.
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Creating an ETAP One-Line Creating an ETAP One-Line in ETAP 11 (3:13)
Learn how to create a one-line diagram in ETAP.
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Load Flow Example 1 How to run a Load Flow calculation in ETAP 11 (4:27)
Learn how to enter data into an existing one-line diagram and run a load flow calculation.
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Composite Networks Learn how to use and manage Composite Networks (8:21)
Learn how to use and manage composite networks and organize your existing one-line diagrams for better presentation and printing.
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Inserting Protective Devices Learn how to add protective devices to an existing one-line (2:20)
Learn how to add protective devices like circuit breakers, switches, fuses, etc. to an existing one-line without breaking any equipment connections.
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System Dumpster Basics System Dumpster Basics in ETAP 11 (2:43)
Learn to work with the System Dumpster and move data between the one-line and the system dumpster.
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System Dumpster Application System Dumpster Application in ETAP 11 (2 minutes)
Take advantage of the System Dumpster in order to move data around in your existing ETAP project.
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Filter Sizing Filter Sizing (8 minutes)
Learn how to size passive single-tuned filters as part of harmonic analysis.
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Hyperlinks Hyperlinks (3:38)
Have data at your fingertips by hyperlinking important information like maintenance schedules, manufacturer datasheets, etc.
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Motor Starting (Dynamic) Motor Starting (Dynamic) (9 minutes)
Learn to enter data for dynamic motor starting calculation and view the results graphically and via customizable plots.
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Motor Starting (Static) Motor Starting (Static) (8:30)
Learn to enter data for static / impact motor starting calculation and view the results graphically and via customizable plots.
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OLE Objects Object Linking & Embedding (OLE) (3:30)
Have your favorite spreadsheet or word document or simply your logo embedded on the ETAP one-line using Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) technology.
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ETAP Real-Time Monitoring - Bring your ETAP to life! ETAP Real-Time Monitoring (3 minutes)
Connect ETAP to the actual system and retrieve data for visualization on an intelligent one-line diagram with this simple example.
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Unique Multi-Dimensional Database Multi-Dimensional Database (5:12)
Improve efficiency, productivity and data organization by utilizing a Multi-dimensional database. This is a MUST see!
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DC Arc Flash Session 1 ETAP DC Arc Flash - Session 1 (8:18)
The topics that will be discussed in this video are the characteristics of an Arc, DC Short Circuit calculations, and the Maximum Power Method.
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DC Arc Flash Session 2 ETAP DC Arc Flash - Session 2 (6:25)
The topics that will be discussed in this video are the Stokes and Oppenlander Method, Paukert Method, and how these methods are utilized in ETAP.
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DC Arc Flash Session 3 ETAP DC Arc Flash - Session 3 (6:49)
The topics that will be discussed in this video are the calculation of incident energy, how to configure ETAP 11.1 to determine whether or not you are dealing with an open or closed air equipment, and the result analyzer.
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Data Revisions Data Revisions (7:16)
Load Growth studies? Impact of System Retrofits? Arc Flash Recommended Settings? With data revisions you can do it all in one project database.
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ETAP Wizards ETAP Wizards (10:47)
Gone are the days of repetitive analysis runs. With the ETAP Wizard, complete system analysis is a click away!
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Fuse Addition Fuse Addition (8 minutes)
ETAP provides customized libraries for many devices that include typical, standard and manufacturer information. This tutorial demonstrates how to add new models and TCC curves to the Fuse library.
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Low Voltage Solid State Trip Device Low Voltage Solid State Trip Device (14 minutes)
ETAP provides customized libraries for many devices that include typical, standard and manufacturer information. This tutorial demonstrates how to add new models and TCC curves to the low voltage solid state trip device library.
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Creating a New GIS Presentation Creating a New GIS Presentation (6 minutes)
Visualize the process of integrating a one-line diagram with a GIS Map in ETAP.
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ETAP 5.5.5 - Base Package Capabilities ETAP 5.5.5 - Base Package Capabilities (50 minutes)
The ETAP 5.5.5 Base Package is a robust analysis platform used to build and modify power system models and simulate them with an array of analysis tools.
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What's New in ETAP 6.0 What's New in ETAP 6.0 (74 minutes)
ETAP 6.0 adds a broad and robust set of new capabilities that make using ETAP easier than ever.
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What's New in ETAP 7.0 What's New in ETAP 7.0 (20 minutes)
ETAP 7.0 adds new analysis modules and time-saving features, significantly improving the reliability and safety of power systems operation.
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ETAP-SPEL Interface features in ETAP 7.0 ETAP-SPEL Interface features in ETAP 7.0 (7 minutes)
Learn how to synchronize data between ETAP and Intergraph’s SmartPlant Electrical (SPEL) without a time-consuming manual process.
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ETAP-SPEL Cable Library Interface in ETAP 7.0 ETAP-SPEL Cable Library Interface in ETAP 7.0 (2:38)
Learn how to import or export ETAP project cable library data into SmartPlant Electrical via a Microsoft Access database.
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ETAP Arc Flash Overview ETAP Arc Flash Overview (60 minutes)
ETAP Arc Flash Analysis automatically estimates the Incident Energy released in the event of an arc fault and determines the required Flash Protection Boundary.
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ETAP 7.1 - Arc Flash Arc Flash - Custom Label (16 minutes)
ETAP 7.1 now includes the ability to customize and link arc flash electrical safety labels using Microsoft Word. This webinar explains step-by-step instructions.
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ETAP 7.1 - Cable Ampacity ETAP 7.1 - Cable Ampacity (27 minutes)
Learn about cable ampacity features in ETAP 7.1 that includes thermal calculations for underground duct banks and direct burial, ICEA P-54-440, IEEE 339, IEC 60364 and BS 7671.
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ETAP Star - Device Coordination & Selectivity ETAP Star - Device Coordination & Selectivity (Two versions: Long 64 minutes / Short 10 minutes)
ETAP Star is a protective device coordination and sequence-of-operation analysis program with over 100,000 validated and verified device libraries.
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ETAP Star - Making a User Curve ETAP Star - Making a User Curve (12 minutes)
There are cases when a user needs to draw specific curves onto a Star TCC presentation which is not included in the ETAP Star standard library. Applying ETAP "User Curve" is the solution for that.
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What's New in ETAP Real-Time What's New in ETAP Real-Time (7 minutes)
This overview highlights the new features of ETAP Real-Time, a fully integrated suite of software products providing intelligent power monitoring, energy management, system optimization, automation, and real-time prediction applications.
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How to Customize ETAP Libraries How to Customize ETAP Libraries (40 minutes)
ETAP provides customized libraries for many devices that include typical, standard and manufacturer information. Additional devices may be added to each library using the library editor in ETAP.
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Overcurrent Relay Overcurrent Relay (19 minutes)
ETAP provides customized libraries for many devices that include typical, standard and manufacturer information. This tutorial demonstrates how to add new models and TCC curves to the overcurrent relay library. Tutorial shown without vocal narration.
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Overload Relay Overload Relay (17 minutes)
ETAP provides customized libraries for many devices that include typical, standard and manufacturer information. This tutorial demonstrates how to add new models and TCC curves to the overload relay library. Tutorial shown without vocal narration.
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ETAP Real-Time (Español) ETAP Real-Time (Español) (18 minutes)
Presentación detallada de las aplicaciones de ETAP Real-Time en español. Cortesía de Electro Integra, representantes de ETAP en Perú.
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What's New in ETAP Real-Time Distribution System Reliability Analysis (19 minutes)
Assess system for greatest improvement at minimum cost with ETAP’s Reliability Assessment.
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What's New in ETAP Real-Time Underground Raceway Systems (27 minutes)
ETAP’s cable thermal assessment software is an excellent tool to compute Cable Ampacity based on Load Flow calculations and cable sizes based on the Cable Sizing analysis tool.
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Building a One-Line Diagram Building a One-Line Diagram (163 KB PDF)
Quickly view one-line construction with unique tips.
   
Element Properties Element Properties (272 KB PDF)
Shows how to effectively edit your elements in ETAP.
   
Load Flow Analysis Load Flow Analysis (289 KB PDF)
Conduct decisive power flow analysis.
   
Short Circuit Analysis Short Circuit Analysis (286 KB PDF)
Learn how to do your fault analysis quicker and more effective in ETAP.
   
Arc Flash Arc Flash (163 KB PDF)
Introduction to ETAP Arc Flash Hazard Analysis module with instructions on how to setup arc flash calculations.
   
Motor Acceleration Analysis Motor Acceleration Analysis (214 KB PDF)
Do both Static and Dynamic starts with ETAP Motor Acceleration.
   
Panel Systems Panel Systems (342 KB PDF)
Model single and multiple phase panel schedules.
   
Protective Device Coordination (Star) Protective Device Coordination (Star) (233 KB PDF)
Viewing a TCC in Star.
   
Arc Flash Analysis Done Right Arc Flash Analysis Done Right (1.87 MB PDF)
Arc flash analysis system modeling and studies for existing systems.