eTraX - Modeling and Simulation of AC & DC Traction Power Systems

3-Day Workshop
Apr 26 - 28, 2017
Irvine, United States
Fee: $ 1,800

Day Morning Afternoon

Geospatial & Schematic Modeling

Geospatial View & Data Import
TSS & SSP Modeling
Theme Management

Rail Infrastructure

AC & DC traction components
Rolling stock library
Rectifier library

Train Performance Calculation

Tractive Effort based on Train Performance
Train Performance based on Grade, Curvature , Speed Limits
Train Power Consumption
Train Scheduling
Impact of Regenerative Braking

Additional Topics & Review

Substation Optimization
Transformer Sizing
Modeling of Disturbed Conditions

Workshop Description

  • The purpose of this introductory hands-on workshop is to learn how to conduct eTraX analysis as well as provide a refresher on modeling power systems using ETAP eTraX software.
  • The workshop covers the range of eTraX Functionalities used to solve key industry requirements such as AC & DC power system, Traction substation design and placement, planned/unplanned events, timetable optimization and energy demand, rolling stock library and infrastructure design.
  • An ETAP workstation is provided for each attendee.

Who should attend

  • ETAP eTraX workshop is recommended for New and Current ETAP Users.
  • This series of workshops are to employ ETAP eTraX Software in more complex cases and how to fully utilize ETAP capabilities to conduct Traction power studies most efficiently.
  • This course is recommended for Traction power engineers, designers and operators.


The Early Bird discount is available up to 30 days before the start of the workshop.
Register EARLY and save $100.

2.4 CEUs available by completing this workshop.


ETAP Learning Center
17 Goodyear
Irvine, CA 92618

Date & Time

Apr 26 - 28, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Light breakfast snacks, beverages, and lunch are included with the registration fee.


All travel and hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the attendees.
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