RTDS SIMULATOR REAL TIME SIMULATION TRAINING COURSES

RTDS Technologies regularly holds Simulator training courses at our world-class simulation lab in Winnipeg, Manitoba. These are hands-on courses that typically run over 5 days and are led by our team of simulation experts. The following is a list of courses that are available and their scheduled dates. Please note that we require a minimum of 5 participants to run each course. Each course is limited to 15 participants. Please register early. 

RTDS Simulator Introductory Training Course

Who Should Attend

  • This popular course is targeted at those who have little to no experience with the RTDS Simulator hardware or software. This is a hands-on course led by our industry experts.

Topics of Discussion

  • 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 component models.
  • Use scripts to automate the process of running simulation cases.

Schedule

  • September 18 – 22, 2017

Cost

  • $1000.00 CAD, plus 5% GST. Student rate is $250.00, plus 5% GST.

RTDS Simulator Advanced Applications Training: IEC 61850 & GTNET Applications

Who Should Attend

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

Topics of Discussion

  • Introduction GTNETx2 related developments;
  • IEC 61850 fundamentals;
  • Use of RTDS Simulator hardware and software to assemble cases for IEC-61850 and PMU based applications;
  • Connection of IEC-61850 GOOSE and IEC-61850-9-2LE hardware IED to the RTDS Simulator
  • Connection of IEC-61850 GOOSE and IEC-61850-9-2LE software IED to the RTDS Simulator
  • Introduction to RTDS 61850 MMS Voyageur
  • Introduction to RTDS 61850 Protection & Automation Suite
  • Use of the GTNET-PMU components and PMU connection tester software
  • Introduction to the PMU Test Utility
  • Introduction to DNP3 communication using the RTDS
  • Use of the GTNET-SKT protocol in TCP/UDP related applications
  • Use of protection and automation model from the RTDS library

Schedule

  • September 25 – 29, 2017

Cost

  • $1000.00 CAD, plus 5% GST. Student rate is $250.00, plus 5% GST.