February 20, 2024 - February 21, 2024 Language: EN, Online-Training

Power Quality (Online) 20.02.24.MEL, Melbourne

Timetable: All times are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (GMT +11)
Description Start End
Day 1: Tuesday 9:00 17:00
Day 2: Wednesday 9:00 17:00

This course provides an introduction to the power quality tools of PowerFactory.

Before registering for this course, prospective attendees should have a fundamental understanding of PowerFactory, including the ability to perform basic calculations (e.g. load-flow) and navigation through the PowerFactory database.

Topics covered include:

CO-1-01 - DIgSILENT Introduction

  • Worldwide Company Overview
  • DIgSILENT Pacific Offices
  • Products
  • History

PF-3-14 - Introduction to Power System Harmonics in PowerFactory

  • What is a power system harmonic and why it is important
  • What problems power system harmonics cause
  • How to model a harmonics current injections from loads and non-synchronous generation sources
  • How to model background harmonics using a harmonics voltage source in PowerFactory
  • How to calculate a harmonics load-flow in PowerFactory
  • How to view harmonics results on the single line diagram and within the data manager

PF-3-15 - Harmonic Load-flow Analysis Tools

  • IEC 61000 3-6 (second summation law)
  • Distortion Diagrams
  • Harmonic Indices
  • Waveform Plots

PF-3-16 - Harmonics: Network Frequency Response

  • The Frequency Response of Network Elements
  • Modelling Frequency Dependent R and L
  • The Bode Plot in PowerFactory

PF-3-17 - Harmonics Mitigation and Filter Design

  • When to use Harmonic Filters
  • Types of Harmonic Filter and Filter Design
  • Implementing Harmonic Filters in PowerFactory

PF-3-18 - Harmonics: Rectifiers and Ripple Control

  • Rectifier/Inverter Models in PowerFactory
  • Ripple Control

PF-3-19 - Harmonics in the Time Domain: EMT and FFT

  • Harmonics Analysis with EMT Simulation
  • Analysing EMT Results: FFT Frequency Response

PF-3-26 - Flicker analysis according to IEC 61400-21

  • Flicker coefficients
  • Flicker calculation
  • Evaluating flicker in PowerFactory

PF-3-48 - Factors of consideration for harmonic analyses

  • Nature of harmonic sources
  • Building harmonic impedance profile
  • Norton equivalent impedance
  • Harmonic load flow calculation method
  • Consideration of sequence components of harmonic injections

PF-3-51 - Convert harmonic voltage spectrum to harmonic current injection

  • How to use harmonic voltage measurement
  • How to convert a harmonic voltage spectrum to a harmonic current injection
  • How to setup a harmonic current source

PF-3-52 - Impedance loci

  • Network impedance dependence on operating and network configuration
  • What is the impedance loci script for
  • How to run the impedance loci script
  • How to obtain the result of an impedance spectrum

PF-3-53 - Voltage unbalance

  • Voltage unbalance
  • Unbalanced system modelling

PF-3-54 - Harmonic load modelling

  • Types of harmonic load models
  • Development of frequency domain load models
  • PowerFactory benchmarking
  • Literature review and discussion

Please note:

  1. Course cost is in AUD and exclude GST.
  2. Credit Card payments will incur a 2% surcharge on the course cost.
  3. The course is delivered via Zoom and utilises Microsoft Azure Lab Services to access DIgSILENT training environment.
  4. Course cost includes access to PowerFactory training environment in the Cloud.

Full rate AUD 1800 excluding GST

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