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  • Protection study
  • Review the protection concepts
  • Definition of different relays types
  • Definition of CT and PT
  • Apply protection settings
  • Check the relay’s static performance
  • Check the relay’s dynamic performance
  • Check the protective coordination
  • Drawing the relays curves
  • Describing graphic considerations
  • Reviewing the available relay models in the software library
  • Review protection toolbar and coordination tools
  • Executing multiple instances

Protection study Course Details:

  • Part 1 and part 2 (26 min): Review the protections capabilities; Graphical properties; Definition of relays and slots; Definition of CT and its details; Describe the protection modeling concept Model an overcurrent relay
  • Part 3 (10 min): Definition of PT and its details; Apply protection settings; Introduce DSL of relays Model a distance relay
  • Part 4 (4 min): Create a PSLD; Create a time-overcurrent plot; Create an R-X plot
  • Part 5 (17 min): Example of applying overcurrent relays on a radical system and their coordination
  • Part 6 (15 min): Continue overcurrent coordination; Change the relay setting in plots Time-overcurrent plot setting
  • Part 7 (23 min): Continue overcurrent coordination
  • Part 8 (7 min): Continue overcurrent coordination
  • Part 9 (16 min): Distance relay settings and coordination
  • Part 10 (19 min): Continue Distance relay settings and coordination
  • Part 11 (18 min): Continue Distance relay settings and coordination
  • Part 12 (21 min): Continue Distance relay settings and coordination

New parts will be recorded and will be added soon!


  • DPL
  • Reviewing objectives and capabilities of programming in the software studies
  • Introducing the DPL environment
  • Defining variables, constants, commands, functions, inputs, and outputs
  • Accessing to SLD equipment and data
  • Accessing software computational functions such as load-flow and short-circuit commands.
  • Calling a DPL command by another DPL
  • Reviewing the available DPLs in the software library
  • Executing multiple instances

  • Modal analysis
  • Reviewing the modal analysis of the concepts
  • performing modal analysis, different methods, and related settings
  • Checking the controllability, observability, and participation factors of the system
  • Creating different reports and plots
  • Graphic considerations
  • Executing multiple instances
  • Introduce methods to eliminate dynamic instability

  • Voltage stability study and capacitor placement
  • Reviewing the concepts of voltage stability
  • Reviewing assessment methods
  • Reviewing improvement tools
  • Drawing P-V and Q-V curves
  • Executing multiple instances

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supplementary Files attached to the course: To save your time, we’ve gathered important related files/ videos /software and attached them to the course as supplementary files.

  • DIGSILENT 2022 Technical References
  • DIgSILENT Relay Library

DIgSILENT has set standards and trends in power system modeling, analysis, and simulation for more than 25 years. The proven advantages of the PowerFactory software are its overall functional integration, its applicability to the modeling of generation-, transmission-, distribution- and industrial grids, and the analysis of these grids’ interactions. With PowerFactory Version 15, DIgSILENT presents a further step towards seamless integration of functionality and data management within a multi-user environment.

DIgSILENT PowerFactory is the most economical solution, as data handling, modeling capabilities, and overall functionality replace a set of other software systems, thereby minimizing project execution costs and training requirements. The all-in-one PowerFactory solution promotes a highly-optimized workflow. DIgSILENT PowerFactory is easy to use and caters to all standard power system analysis needs, including high-end applications in new technologies such as wind power and distributed generation and the handling of very large power systems. In addition to the stand-alone solution, the PowerFactory engine can be smoothly integrated into GIS, DMS, and EMS supporting open system standards.

Here are some key features of “DIgSILENT PowerFactory”:

  • Geographic Diagrams and enhanced tools for visualizing topological network structures
  • Optimal Power Supply Restoration functions
  • Enhanced Reliability Assessment for balanced and unbalanced networks
  • Voltage Profile optimization for bi-directional power flows
  • Arc-Flash calculation (IEEE1584, NFPA 70E) incl. label printing
  • Automatic Cable Sizing (IEC 60364-5-52, NF C15-100, NF C13-200, BS 7671, etc.)
  • Static Motor Starting simulation
  • Simulation Scan module
  • Techno-Economic Evaluation of grid expansion strategies
  • New and improved electrical models (MV load, secondary substations, single-phase static generator, PLL model, CVT, improved cable parameter calculation, etc.)
  • Database offline mode with local caching and re-synchronization, automatic rule-based database housekeeping
  • Revised user interface with tools for customization through user profiles
  • New comprehensive real-world application examples with video presentations

Template networks in Digsilent to test the transient state package

  • 2Bus: Parallel Line
  • 9Bus: Example Digsilent: Power Swing
  • Single Line

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