Protection and StationWare Fundamentals Online Training (1 day) - 15 Mar 2021, Perth

This course provides a general introduction to the use of protection specific tools in PowerFactory software and general introduction to StationWare. Topics covered include:

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

PF-3-22 - Motor Start-up Simulations

  • PowerFactory Asynchronous Machine Model
  • Configuring the network for Motor Startup Simulations
  • Running the Simulation and Visualising the Results

SW-1-01 - StationWare Interface

  • StationWare background and concept
  • Navigation through the StationWare database tree
  • Locating Devices and Settings
  • Using the basic search
  • Understanding edit locks (multi user access)

SW-2-01 - Settings Management in StationWare

  • Editing and creating relay settings
  • Comparison of settings records within and between devices
  • Import/Export of complex relay settings to native manufacturer format
  • StationWare as a data repository
  • Linking to external/internal information
  • Running simple settings reports
  • History mode

SW-2-02 - PowerFactory and StationWare Data Exchange

  • Setting up the PowerFactory and StationWare link
  • Importing settings to PowerFactory from StationWare
  • Exporting settings to StationWare from PowerFactory

Before attending this course, course attendees should be familiar with the basic use of PowerFactory such as how to perform load-flow and short circuit analysis and navigate around the database.

Note that places on the course are limited to 9 and allocated on a 'first come, first in' basis. A minimum of six participants is required for the course to run. The course will be confirmed via email no earlier than two weeks prior to the start date.