Introductory RTDS Simulator Training

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This introductory course focuses on the basic use of the RTDS Simulator’s hardware and software.

Event Details


Winnipeg, Manitoba

RTDS Technologies
150 Innovation Drive
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2E1

The following topics will be covered as part of the course:

  • Overview of the principles of operation of the RTDS Simulator and an introduction to the electromagnetic transients algorithm used.
  • Introduction to the RSCAD® Software Suite and its modules.
  • Build and run a number of power system simulation cases showing the capabilities and limitations of the RTDS Simulator.
  • Use of various I/O cards – GTAO, GTAI, GTDO, GTDI and GTFPI.
  • Introduction to developing an interface between an external protective relay and the RTDS Simulator for closed-loop testing.
  • Use RSCAD’s CBuilder module to create user defined models.
  • Use scripts to automate the process of running simulation cases.
  • Introduction to the small time step capability of the RTDS Simulator for modeling power electronic circuits.


Please note that we require a minimum of 5 participants to run each course. Each course is limited to 15 participants. Please register early. Email if you have any questions about this training course.


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: $110.00 CAD plus taxes
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