March 05, 2024 - March 06, 2024 Language: EN, Online-Training

Protection (Online) 05.03.24.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 a comprehensive introduction to the advanced protection specific 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-3-05 - Protection Elements

  • Protection modelling Background
  • Location of Protection devices in PowerFactory
  • Fuses
  • CTs and modelling CT saturation in PowerFactory
  • Motor protection characteristic

PF-3-06 - Time Over-current Protection Analysis

  • Over-current relay modelling
  • Over-current relay characteristics
  • PowerFactory relay model structure
  • Protection SLD colouring modes
  • Effective use of the time-overcurrent curve

PF-3-07 - Analysis of directional over-current protection and using the time distance diagram

  • Directional over-current relays
  • Defining a path for protection analysis
  • Voltage transformers
  • Time distance diagrams for directional and impedance relay analysis

PF-3-08 - Impedance relay protection analysis in PowerFactory

  • Impedance relay principles
  • R-X diagrams
  • Distance relay characteristics
  • Earth fault compensation factor
  • Distance protection analysis using paths and time distance diagrams

PF-3-09 - Relay communication schemes in PowerFactory

  • Principles of relay communications
  • Typical relay communication schemes
  • Implementation of a POTT scheme in PowerFactory

PF-3-10 - Time domain protection analysis in PowerFactory

  • Setting up the time domain simulation
  • Defining the fault events
  • Running a time domain simulation
  • Visualising the simulation results

PF-3-23 - Adding custom fuse types

  • Tracing curves using the curve trace plot
  • Saving the curves' characteristics to TOC types
  • Creating fuse types

PF-3-35 - Arc-Flash Hazard Analysis

  • Arc-flash standards IEEE-1584 and NFPA 70E
  • How to set up accessible locations and their parameters
  • How to set up arc-flash hazard analysis options
  • How to customise the single line diagram to display arc-flash results
  • How to create an arc-flash report and label database

PF-3-45 - Using the short circuit trace

  • About short circuit traces
  • Defining fault events
  • How to run a short circuit trace

PF-3-46 - Distance protection coordination assistant

  • What is the distance protection coordination assistant (DPCA)
  • Setting up the network model to use the DPCA
  • Methods of the DPCA
  • Using the DPCA
  • Results from the DPCA

PF-4-01 - PowerFactory relay model development

  • Understanding the relay model structure
  • Basic relay building blocks
  • Editing relay type elements
  • Inverse time characteristics

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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