DC Arc Flash Software

DC Arc Flash

DC Arc Flash Analysis

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ETAP DC Arc Flash analysis module calculates the incident energy for different types of DC applications including mission critical facilities, solar generation sites, substation battery banks and nuclear plants.
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ETAP DC Arc Flash complies with NFPA 70E 2015 Annex D.8 which is dedicated to the direct current incident energy calculation. This module allows the engineer to compare DC arc flash incident energy values and determine the most conservative results.

DC Arc Flash Software Key Features

  • Calculation Methods:
    • Maximum Power
    • Stokes & Oppenlander
    • Paukert
  • Determine incident energy
  • Calculate the arc flash boundaries
  • Compliant with NFPA 70E 2012 DC arc flash analysis
  • Determine Fault Clearing Time from DC protective devices
  • Model batteries, chargers, UPS, DC motors, & AC-DC converters
  • Print DC arc flash labels
  • Automatically find problem areas
  • Integration with DC one-line diagram & Short Circuit module
  • Export DC arc flash results to MS Excel
  • Analyze data with DC Arc Flash Result Analyzer
  • Determine results using three different calculation methods
  • Fully integrated with industry standards & nuclear grade DC modules
DC Arc Flash analysis results printed on a one-line diagram

Video Tutorials

DC Arc Flash Session 1

DC Arc Flash Session 1

The topics that will be discussed in this video are the characteristics of an Arc, DC Short Circuit calculations, and the Maximum Power Method.

DC Arc Flash Session 2

DC Arc Flash Session 2

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.

DC Arc Flash Session 3

DC Arc Flash Session 3

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.

Literature

DC Arc Flash

DC Arc Flash

This module calculates the incident energy for different types of DC applications.

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