Introduction

Tutorial 1: Simsen overview

1 Introduction

2 Application fields

2.1 Electrical power networks
2.2 Adjustable speed drives

3 History and development

4 Main features

5 SIMSEN Users / Partners:

6 Application examples

6.1 Sub Synchronous Resonance (SSR)
6.2 Sudden short-circuit of a large power plant
6.3 Transient stability of a large HV power network
6.4 HVDC transmission with SVC
6.5 Load Commutated Inverter (LCI) drive
6.6 VARSPEED Slip energy recovery drive with cyclo-converter cascade
6.7 Three-level Voltage Source Inverter (VSI) feeding an induction motor
6.8 Three-level UPFC (Unified Power Flow Controller)
6.9 Multi-level Voltage Source Inverter feeding induction motor
6.10 Doubly-fed induction motor/generator with 3-level VSI cascade
6.11 Induction motor fed by current converter

Tutorial 2: Simulation Stages

1 Introduction

2 Running the graphical input interface

3 Inserting the elements

4 Connecting the electrical elements (Wires and Crossings)

5 Editing the elements parameters

6 Inserting the graphical elements

7 Editing the simulation parameters

8 Validating the circuit

9 Running the simulation

10 Visualizing the results

11 Post-processing

Tutorial 3: Editing a Circuit

1 Introduction

2 Inserting elements

2.1 Functions and regulation
2.2 Electrical and mechanical
2.3 Line elements
2.4 Converters

3 Deleting elements

4 Moving and rotating elements

5 Selecting elements

6 Saving/Opening circuit files

7 Connecting electrical elements

8 Entering the elements parameters

9 Entering the simulation parameters

10 Macro

11 Neutral terminal

12 Graphical elements

13 Additional editor functions

13.1 Copy,Paste
13.2 Print
13.3 Find
13.4 Clean Graph
13.5 Write Element Names
13.6 Show Element Terminals
13.7 Show Wire Endings
13.8 Configure
13.9 Import/Export
13.10 Lock Macro/Unlock Macro
13.11 Print Parameters
13.12 View Simulation Log File
13.13 Update
13.14 Popup menu

14 Validating a circuit and running a simulation

15 Visual

16 Building a complete example

16.1 Inserting the elements
16.2 Connecting the electrical elements
16.3 Entering the parameters
16.4 Drawing the graphical elements

Tutorial 4: Data Structure Description

1 Introduction

2 Use and Generation of Data

2.1 Simulation steps
2.2 Description of the data and the flow of data
2.3 Initial conditions
2.4 End of simulation

3 Mathematical Expressions

3.1 Use of mathematical expressions
3.2 Syntax of mathematical expressions
3.3 Available functions

4 References X and Y

4.1 Regulation part of power systems
4.2 Format of the references X and Y
4.3 Accuracy

5 Elements sort and operations sequence

6 Simulation’s parameters

6.1 Comment
6.2 Simulation parameters
6.3 Constant data
6.4 Parameters
6.5 Iinitial conditions
6.6 Disturbances

7 Load-Flow calculation: program Inisim

7.1 Electrical rules
7.2 Start of Inisim

8 Time domain simulation: program Sim

9 Batch processing

10 Graphical output and post-processing: program Visual