Power System Analysis - Advanced

5-Day Workshop
Jun 22 - 26, 2020
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fee: $ 1,800
This workshop is conducted and taught in Spanish by the ETAP authorized representative: Raien Argentina S.A.
Day Morning Afternoon

ETAP Menu and Toolbars
Modeling of Power System Components
Manual / Auto Building One Line Diagram
Display Options
Themes and Color Codes
Project Revisioning
3-D Database (Presentation, Configuration, Revision)
ETAP Library Structure
Data Import / Export
Data / Project Management
Scenario Wizards

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

Problem of VAR flow in Power Systems
Purpose of Shunt Capacitor Applications
General Methods for Capacitor Placement
Genetic Algorithm
Data Requirements
ETAP Optimal Capacitor Placement Capabilities
Display Results / Plots

Data Requirements
Harmonic Source Modeling
Harmonic Library / Inter-Harmonics
Harmonic Load Flow / Frequency Scan
Parameter Settings / Adjustment
Reports / Alerts / Plots

N-1 and N-2 contingency assessment and ranking
Fast screening method
Automatic performance indices calculation
Bus voltage security
Real power flow change
Reactive power flow change
Branch overloading
Summary report analyzer
Parameter Settings / Adjustment
Reports / Alerts / Plots

Reliability Principles
Reliability Analysis of Complex Network Configurations
Minimum Tie and Cut Sets
Continuous Markov Processes
State Space Concepts
Frequency and Duration Techniques
Customer Oriented Indices
Energy Indices
Customer Damage Functions
Reliability Assessment into Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
Quantitative Cost-vs-Reliability Trade-off Studies (IEEE Gold Book)

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

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

Solution to Stability Problems
Generator Startup
User-Defined Dynamic Models
Dynamic Parameter Estimation & Tuning -  Exercise Set-2

Workshop Description

  • The purpose of this advanced hands-on workshop is to learn power system modeling & analysis using ETAP software.
  • This workshop covers a range of ETAP functionalities used to design & solve various power system practical problems. It starts from utilizing the full capabilities of the software for modeling & managing of the power systems in dynamics & transient state.
  • An ETAP workstation is provided for each attendee.
  • This workshop will be conducted in Spanish.

Who should attend

  • Attendees should have one year recent experience performing system studies using ETAP.
  • Power engineers who wish to increase their skills using the ETAP application to perform system studies.
  • Current users seeking a refresher course.
  • Knowledge of power system engineering concepts is highly recommended for those attending this workshop.


Fee: $ 1,800

Cost does not include IVA
(20% Discount for customers with Active UUC)


Raien Argentina Office
Sala de Capacitación
Congreso 2171 Piso 5B
1428 Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

The training site is located 2km from Aeroparque Jorge Newbery and from the center will be able to bring the D line subway station Congress of Tucuman, or the siguentes bus lines: 152, 68, 59, 29.

Date & Time

Jun 22 - 26, 2020
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Coffee break and lunch services are included with the registration fee.


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


Raien Argentina S.A.
Congreso 2171 Piso 6
Buenos Aires, C1428BVE
+54 114 7019 316
+54 114 7019 316


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