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  • Course Name: SIEMENS SAS
  • Pre-requisite training: DIGSI 4, DIGSI 5, IEC61850
  • Language: English
  • + Supporting Files
  • + Certificate of completion
  • Delivery: Face-to-face / Online
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Trainer: Dr. Saeed Roostaee (Profile)

Substation Automation System

  • Substation Automation System-an overview
  • SIEMENS SAS In the past
  • SIEMENS SAS Nowadays
  • Network Theory (Types of Communications, Data Transmission Types, MAC Address, IP Address, Subnet Mask)
  • Fundamentals of Communication Via Ethernet Various Topologies
  • Ethernet and IEC 61850 Concepts (The EN100 Communication Module, Time Server, Switch, Network Card)
  • Important Factors for Choosing a Topology
  • Star Topology
  • Ring Topology


  • RUGGEDCOM Ethernet Switch RS900
  • RUGGEDCOM Ethernet Switch RS8000
  • RUGGEDCOM Ethernet Switch RSG2100
  • SIPROTEC Communication Modules
  • Hirschmann Switches
  • Siemens Scalance – Switches
  • Modems
  • I/O-Box 6MD61
  • Bay Controller 6MD66
  • Transformer Regulators
  • SICAM 1703 device series – TM 1703 mic
  • SICAM 1703 device series – TM 1703 ACP
  • SICAM 1703 device series – BC 1703 ACP
  • SICAM 1703 device series – AK 1703 ACP
  • Siemens Serial Modem 7XV5655
  • Siemens converter – Mini star coupler
  • Com-Expander: Comtrol Rocket Port
  • Operator Desk / Engineering PCs
  • Time receiver
  • external time masters
  • NTP-time synchronization with SICLOCK
  • Modem Splitter
  • Station Unit 6MD9101
  • SICAM PAS Station Unit

Bay Level Engineering (IEC 61850 and Modbus)

  • Sample IEC 81850 Configuration
  • Setting the Network Parameters for Ethernet Switches
  • Modbus Connection of Measuring Centers
  • Serial/Ethernet Converter (7XV5655)
  • GPS Satellite Clock
  • IEC 61850 – The Configuration Language SCL File Types at a glance
  • ICD file – IED Capability Description
  • SSD file – Substation Specification Description
  • CID file – Configured IED Description
  • SCD file – Substation Configuration Description
  • IEC 61850 Services in IEDs and SICAM PAS
  • Updating ICD – Files
  • IEC 61850 – creating PAS configuration data
  • Client/Server Communication
  • Publisher / Subscriber Communication
  • Logical Node
  • Data Objects
  • Standardizing Communication with Logical Nodes
  • Addressing control of a circuit breaker
  • Ethernet switches according to IEC61850 specification
  • Ethernet Master clocks
  • IEC61850 Engineering
  • Process of IEC61850 Engineering
  • Diagnosis Tool Networkview
  • Diagnosis Tool IEC-Browser
  • Config signals in the DIGSI 4 Matrix
  • Config signals in the DIGSI 5 IEC61850 structure
  • System Configurator in DIGSI
  • Assign IEDs to the IEC 61850 Station
  • Mapping GOOSE messages
  • Updating device parameter files
  • IEC 61850 Ethernet Medium: FO Ring
  • IEC 61850 Ethernet Configuration: Electrical Star
  • IEC 61850 Ethernet FO-Ring with RuggedCom
  • IEC 61850 Ethernet FO-Ring with optical EN100
  • IEC 61850 Ethernet – Partial Redundant FO-Ring
  • IEC 61850 Ethernet – Redundant FO-Ring
  • IEC 61850 Ethernet – with redundant PAS
  • Sample Real Projects
  • Export of Station Information
  • Import of SCD-File into the SICAM PAS

Station Level Engineering SICAM PAS

  • Introduction to SICAM PAS Automation System
  • SICAM PAS Tasks
  • Fields of Application
  • SICAM PAS Features
  • Scalability – Software and Hardware Configuration for Small to Large Applications
  • Basic Package “ Full Server”
  • Distributed system with higher performance (Full Server + DIP (Device Interface Processor))
  • High availability by Redundancy
  • High flexibility through further interfaces
  • Optional Packages (IEC 61850, Profibus FMS (SICAM/SIPROTEC specified protocols), IEC 60870-5-103, DNP V3.00, Profibus DP, Modbus, ILSA (Internal LSA protocol, OPC-Client, Automation CFC)
  • Substation Automation Functions (Control Authority, Bay Blocking, Telecontrol Blocking, Time Synchronization, Fault Recording, Redundancy)
  • SICAM PAS in Star Configuration
  • SICAM PAS in (Fiber Optic) Ring
  • SICAM PAS FO Station LAN
  • SICAM PAS Installation
  • Licensing
  • Licensing With Feature Enabler
  • SICAM PAS Basic packet and options
  • SICAM PAS Configuration User Administration Tool
  • IEC 61850 Services in IEDs and SICAM PAS
  • SICAM PAS Configuration (Working with Project Databases, Creating a New Database, Adding and Managing Systems, Adding an Application (IEC 61850 Client), Importing a SCD file, Updating One or Several Device(s), Adding ModbusApplication, Parameterizing ModbusApplication, Added EMA90 ModbusMap, Defining the Device Template (ModbusMap), Adding IEC 60870-5-101 Slave Application, Inserting the Control Center of IEC 60870-5-101 Slave, Inserting the SNMP Application, Monitoring IEC 61850 IEDs Connection Status With SNMP, Inserting a PASCC Application to Full Server System, Inserting Control Center to PASCC Application, Inserting a PASCC to a New System (DIP)
  • Creating a Full Server Computer
  • Creating an IEC101-Master to connect the RTU
  • Importing the RTU file
  • Communication IEC 60870-5-103
  • Communication OPC-Client (based on COM/DCOM)
  • Communication OPC-XML-Server
  • SICAM PAS Configuration (Topology Management, Filtering, Topology Tree Structure, Selection of Signals for Each Sub-Level, Modbus (Measuring) Signals
  • SICAM PAS Configuration (Automation (Soft PLC), Logic Processing with CFC, Info to / Com from SoftPLC (Mapping), Creating New CFC Program, Connection of Source and Destination Variables
  • Routing messages from/to SoftPLC
  • Renaming duplicated message
  • Creating a CFC file
  • CFC block
  • Inserting Variable into interconnection column
  • Grouping with a “PAS_GROUPI”-Function Block
  • Converting a Counter Differential Value to a Counter Final Value
  • Interlocking
  • Run Sequence
  • Online Mode
  • Watchlist
  • CDA (Control Data Analyzer) Necessary settings
  • Mapping an output to CDA
  • Human-Machine Control Center Mapping, Exporting of HMI1 Interface
  • How to select a group of messages
  • Normalization
  • Create a Normalization Template
  • Scaling a measured value
  • Normalization as a multiple-used template
  • Assignment of normalization in Mapping
  • Adaptation of transformer tap position indications
  • Archiving Configured Project, Un-archiving Project

SICAM PAS UI-Operation

  • Updating the System
  • Symbols in the tree view
  • Operation – functions
  • Exporting messages from PAS UI Configuration

SICAM PAS Value Viewer

  • Mapping shows the Information Volume
  • SICAM PAS Value Viewer
  • The properties of a message
  • Control function
  • Testing data
  • Important columns
  • ValueViewer: Communication diagnostics


  • Fault recording with SICAM PQS
  • SICAM PQS – Functional Overview
  • Incident Explorer
  • PQ Explorer
  • Grid Code Viewer
  • Report Browser
  • PQ Inspector


  • IEC 60870-5-101, the telecontrol profile
  • IEC 60870 – 5 – 101 The most important features
  • IEC 60870 – 5 – 101 telegram structure
  • Type Identification in monitoring direction
  • Type Identification in command direction
  • Type Identification for organization objects
  • Type Identification for parameters
  • Quality Information
  • IEC 60870-5-102, the counter profile
  • IEC 60870-5-103, the IED/protection relay profile
  • Creating an IEC103-Master and Interface
  • Communication Parameters
  • Data Units specified in IEC 60870-5-103
  • Info Identification in PAS for IEC 60870-5-103
  • IEC 60870-5-104, the network profile (based on 60870-5-101)
  • Software IECTEST
  • Settings for IEC 60870-5-104
  • IEC 60870-5-104 Slave – Control Center Simulation


  • Export of HMI information from SICAM PAS
  • Check the content of a PXD file
  • Introduction to SICAM PASCC Control Center
  • SICAM PASCC Control Center ‐ Overview
  • SICAM PASCC Components
  • SICAM PASCC Communication
  • SICAM PAS Wizard
  • WinCC Explorer
  • Graphic Objects Library
  • Switchgear Objects
  • Schwitchgear Objects – Styles and States
  • Alarm Logging – Message List
  • Control & Monitoring
  • WinCC & PASCC Licensing
  • SIMATIC WinCC / SICAM PASCC Installation Steps
  • Transfer The License Keys
  • SIMATIC WinCC / SICAM PASCC Time Synchronization & NTP
  • SICAM PASCC Starting The WinCC/PASCC Software
  • SICAM PASCC Creating/ Opening a New Project
  • SICAM PASCC Defining The Computer Properties General Tab, Startup Tab, Parameters Tab, Graphics Runtime Tab
  • Adding a Communication Driver
  • Connection Properties
  • Entering the IP Address of SICAM PAS Servers
  • SICAM PAS Wizard Opening
  • Error Log File of SICAM PAS Wizard
  • Select a Right SICAM PAS Protocol Suite
  • Set PAS IP Connection
  • Importing of the Sample Pilot Project .pxd File
  • Redefining the failed Sample Project
  • Checking Structure Tags of a New Project
  • Structure Tag Elements
  • Symbol Library
  • SICAM Administrative Internal Tags
  • Schwitchgear Objects – Tag Connection
  • Design of Graphical Objects
  • Switchgear Objects – Sychro-Check
  • Alarm Logging – Events & Alarms
  • Alarm Logging – Message Queue & Mes Ack Tags
  • Tag Logging – Measured Values
  • WinCC Horn Tools– Sound File
  • Tag Logging – Archive Configuration
  • Trends Picture
  • Topological coloring
  • Event List
  • Alarm List
  • Protection Message List
  • Horn, Alarm Acknowledgment
  • Creating an Event List in the Graphics Designer
  • How to scale analog values
  • User Administrator
  • Login-Function via key combination
  • Login via button
  • Defining level of rights
  • Entering the requested right
  • Displaying the current operator
  • Report Designer – Print Job
  • Project Archive, Duplicator
  • Automatic Start of WinCC Project
  • Recpro
  • Setting Up SICAM PAS Recpro
  • SICAM VALPRO – Graphic functions
  • Bay Blocking


  • Redundancy Definition
  • Dependency Definition
  • Redundant Communication
  • System Switchover
  • Manual Switchover
  • Redundant “Full Server – DIP” Configuration
  • Configuring a Redundant System
  • Transferring a database to a Redundant System
  • Status indication in a redundant system
  • Single Channel IEDs
  • IED Redundancy
  • System Redundancy
  • Communication with Control Center
  • Control Center with one interface
  • Control Center with 2 Interfaces
  • Communication via WAN Network

Example: Switching Authority in SICAM PAS

  • Switching Authority Group
  • Routing to PAS CC
  • Switching Authority Tag
  • SICAM PAS CC symbol library
  • Configuring Button Switching Authority
  • Test the Switching Authority

OPC Communication

  • What is OPC ?
  • OPC Applications
  • Overview of OPC data flow
  • OPC Server & Client
  • Config OPC Server in the SICAM PAS UI-Configuration
  • OPC Client
  • OPC-XML-Server
  • Difference between the OPC-XML-Server with the previous OPC
  • Creating OPC XML Server in SICAM PAS

Additional Information

  • Automation License Manager
  • Tasks to be started with the Runtime
  • Language and Key Disabling
  • Graphics Runtime
  • Data structure (monitoring/control direction)

Hardware Setup for SIEMENS SAS training

  • SIPROTEC 5 Multifunction Relay IED
  • Fiber optic to Ethernet converter
  • Ethernet Switch
  • PLC S7-1200
  • PC (IEDScout, DIGSI4, DIGSI5, SICAM PAS, WinCC, TIA Portal, SICAM SCC, Wireshark, IEC61850 Configurator …)

The solutions from Siemens for energy automation offer a multitude of standardized configurations and functions for many typical tasks. These default settings allow the use of flexible products but at the same time is open for more challenging and customized applications. The acquisition of all kinds of data, computing, and automation functions, as well as versatile communication, can be very flexibly combined to create special solutions and to make integration into the existing system environment possible.

The process and visualization system SICAM SCC (SICAM Substation Control Center) is an important component of power automation solutions. Independent of the utilized substation, SICAM SCC can be used with both the power automation system.
SICAM PAS and also with the products of the SICAM RTU family. SICAM SCC can communicate directly with bay and protection devices that support the communications standard IEC 61850 and can be used for this as a cross-device HMI system. SICAM SCC is scalable for individual applications and supports efficient engineering for energy automation solutions of power utilities and industry.

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There are two sections in “Mapping\PAS_FS1\PASCC\PASCC1_Interface\HMI “. One is “Information-Monitoring Direction” and the other one is “Information-Command Direction”.

In “Information-Command Direction” we should select “ION\EMA “and check the parameters which we want to use in our system.



In “SICOM PAS CC \\ HMI\Graphic Designer “, we should create a window to show the parameters and double click on that.

If the text is bold, it means that there are some changes to that. So click on the bold icon.

If the item has value, we can right-click on that and select the tag. Then from “HMI\ION_EMA”, we can select the values.


For the other manufacturer which supports IEC61850, they should provide relevant IEC61850 with the equipment. Here, for “REG-DA”, the IEC61850 file is “eberle35.icd”.

There are two options to add “REG-DA” in the Siemens Automaton System. One is with DIGSI and the other one is UI-Configuration.


 We should import the IEC61850 file in our project.

A file with the name of “*.icd” with creating automatically. If the number of “REG-DA” is more than one, we should change the “REGS1” to “REGS2”. To do this, we can open “eberle35.icd” with notepad and edit the file accordingly.