RTDS Technologies Advanced Applications: IEC 61850

RTDS Technologies staff lead a tutorial at a User’s Group Meeting
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This 5-day advanced course specifically focuses on applications of the RTDS GTNETx2 and GTFPGA-SV hardware for testing of power system protection, automation and control equipment.

Hands-on exercises are included using RTDS® Simulator hardware and the RSCAD® Simulation software suite, to further explore the technology.

Event Details

Mon, 30 Sep 2019, 9:00 AM –

Fri, 4 Oct 2019, 4:30 PM CDT

Winnipeg, Manitoba

RTDS Technologies
100 Innovation Drive
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2E1

The following topics and applications will be covered:

  • Fundamentals of IEC 61850 standard and its applications
  • Use of the RTDS Simulator hardware and software to assemble cases for IEC 61850 based applications
  • Interfacing of IEC 61850 GOOSE and SV compatible relays to the RTDS Simulator and perform hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulations
  • Introduction to IEC 61850 Edition 2 related applications
  • Use of the GTNET-PMU protocol and the PMU Test Utility in RSCAD
  • Streaming PMU measurements to software and hardware PDCs
  • Use of the GTNET-SKT protocol to interface with external programs using TCP/UDP communication
  • Use of GTNET-DNP/IEC 61869-5-104 protocols
  • Use of the GTNET-MODBUS protocol
    • Introduction to new developments related to Protection and Automation in RTDS

PC Software, except RSCAD, that might be involved during the training is listed below. Pre-installation of the software is recommended.

This advanced course is targeted at experienced RTDS Simulator users with IEC 61850, PMU, DNP and TCP/UDP knowledge.


We have a block of rooms set aside for course attendees. Hotel shuttle has been arranged to bring attendees to and from our office each day of the course.

1824 Pembina Highway
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2G2
Rate: $109.00 CAD plus taxes
To reserve email: mikki@canadinns.com
Group number: 285251