Power System Analysis - Advanced

4-Day Workshop
Oct 16 - 19, 2017
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Fee: $ 2,650
This workshop is conducted and taught by the ETAP authorized representative:  Future Technology Ltd.
Day Morning Afternoon

ETAP Company Background
ETAP Global Offices
ETAP & Supporting Various Industries
ETAP & Power System Solutions
Quality Assurance, Technical Support & Trainings

Data Requirements
Calculation Methods
Load/Generation Modeling in Power System
Loading/Generation Categories 
Diversity/Demand Factors
Parameter Settings/Adjustments
Result Analyzer

Introduction to Unbalanced Load Flow
Harmful Effects of System Unbalance
Buried Delta Winding & No Load Losses for 2/3 Winding Transformers
Motor Modeling for Unbalanced Studies
Open Phase Fault Analysis
Output Reports / Alerts

Review of Load Flow Solution
Optimal Power Flow Approach & Comparison with Load Flow
Optimization Examples
Power Balance Equation & Control Variables
Objective Functions & Constraints
ETAP Study Case
Output Reports

ANSI Short Circuit Concept & Overview
Data Requirements
ANSI Calculation Method
1/2 Cycle, 4 Cycle, 30 Cycle Short Circuit
Device Duty Calculation
Three Phase Faults
Unbalanced / Ground Faults
Parameter Settings / Adjustments
Reports / Alerts
Result Analyzer

Data Requirements
Motor / Load Modeling
Starting Devices / Categories
Static / Dynamic Motor Acceleration
Parameter Settings / Adjustment
Reports / Alerts / Plots

Overview of Induction Motor Nameplate
Induction Motor Model & Library
Induction Motor Load Model & Library
Estimating Motor Parameters Based in Nameplate
Parameter Estimation Tuning
Reports and Plots

Data Requirements
Protection Equipment Library
Protection & Selectivity Concepts
Protective Device Arrangements
Time-Current Characteristics

Protective Device Coordination utilizing Short Circuit
Parameter Settings / Adjustment
Sequence-of-Operation Study
Study / Device Setting Reports

Protective Device Coordination utilizing Short Circuit
Parameter Settings / Adjustment
Sequence-of-Operation Study
Study / Device Setting Reports Exercise
Auto Evaluation Concept & Application
Auto Evaluation Rule Book
Auto Evaluation of Protection & Coordination on Selected Zones
Errors, Alerts & Warnings

AC & DC Arc Flash Concept & Overview
Calculation Methods (NFPA 70E and IEEE 1584)
Data Requirements
PPE Requirements
Parameter Settings / Adjustments
Effects of Short Circuit and Protection/Coordination
Reports / Alerts
Result Analyzer
Arc Flash Labels

Review of Transient Stability Concept
Instability Causes & Effects
Data Requirements
Modeling & Data Preparation
ETAP Study Outputs
Study of Various Stability Types in Power Systems Using ETAP
Systems Using ETAP: Exercise Set-1

Workshop Description

  • This 4-day advanced hands-on workshop is designated for experienced ETAP users in order to take advantage of the full capabilities of the application to solve more complex power system problems.
  • This workshop covers a variety of advanced power system solutions for generation plants, transmission, and industrial facilities. It considers the balanced/unbalanced power flow concept along with open phase faults in such networks, details of stability phenomena & dynamics in power systems, and arc flash hazards assessment & mitigation techniques utilizing auto evaluation of device coordination tools in substations with diverse methods.
  • This workshop does not include any refresher on fundamentals of power system modeling in ETAP.
  • An ETAP workstation is provided for each attendee.

Who should attend

Recommended for users who have practical experience with the details of power system modeling, managing 3-dimensional database and utilizing device libraries in the ETAP application, as well as being familiar with performing the related study scenarios for the topics covered in this workshop.


Fee: $ 2,650


Golden Tulip Hotel
Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia 34447

Date & Time

Oct 16 - 19, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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


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


Future Technology Ltd.
Al-Bayunia Tower Site # 1-16 15th Street , Riyadh St. P.O. Box 30452
Al Khobar, Al-Khobar 31952
Saudi Arabia
966 3865 1040
966 3865 0627


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