Ground Grid Systems Software

Ground Grid Systems

Ground Grid Systems

Safety    Flexibility    Protection
The Ground Grid systems module enables engineers to quickly and accurately design and analyze ground protection. Flexible design methodologies allow for quick auto-designed layouts or very detailed schemes. Color-coded graphical plots provide impressive results.
Ground Grid Systems Software
  • Uniform Grid
    • IEEE 80
    • IEEE 665
    • Rod & Conductor Optimization
  • Finite Element Analysis
    • Rods & Conductors in any 3-D Direction
    • Handle irregular configurations of any shape

Rod & Conductor Optimization

Ground Grid Systems Software Capabilities

  • Two-layer soil configuration plus surface material
  • Table of potentials at the earth surface
  • External boundary extensions
  • Variable weight & temperature options
  • Compare allowable currents against fault currents
  • User-expandable conductor library
  • Ground grid configurations showing conductor & rod plots
  • Compare potentials to tolerable limits
  • Step, touch, & absolute potentials inside & outside grid
Ground Grid Systems

Plotting & Reporting

  • 3-D touch and step potential plots
  • 3-D absolute voltage plots
  • Color coded contour plots
  • Graphical display of overlimit voltages
  • Conductor segments oriented in any 3-D direction
  • Output results in Microsoft Access databases format
  • Use Crystal Reports® for full color, customizable reports
  • Export output reports to your favorite word processor
  • Rotation animation
  • Rotation increment (-15 to 15 degrees)
  • Rotation detail – wire frame/plotting style/full detail
  • Viewing style – color/monochrome
  • Shading style – white/color
  • Font size – small/medium/large
  • Numeric precision – 0, 1, 2, 3 decimals
  • Grid lines – no grid, X and/or Y axes
  • Plotting method – wire frame/surface/surface with frame/surface with contouring/pixels

Video Tutorials

ETAP GRID™ - Integrated Smart Grid Solutions

ETAP GRID™ - Integrated Smart Grid Solutions

ETAP GRID™ is the most comprehensive enterprise solution for design, simulation, operation, control, optimization, and automation of generation, transmission, distribution, and microgrid power systems.

Literature

ETAP Grid™ - Integrated Smart Grid Solutions

ETAP Grid™ - Integrated Smart Grid Solutions

Grid Overview

Ground Grid Systems

Ground Grid Systems

White Papers