Simulation of power system transients with EMTP


July 15th to 17th, 2019

Shanghai KeLiang Tech. & Eng. Co., Ltd.
2F Haibo Building 1, No. 829 Yishan Rd.,
Xuhui District, Shanghai 200233, China

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- Industry: 4,000 RMB
- University: 2,000 RMB



Course Highlights 

The course is based on the usage of EMTP (www.emtp.com). All presentation are based on EMTP examples. 

  1. Introduction to power system transients
  2. Introduction to modeling methodology
  3. Presentation and demonstration of various transient phenomena
  4. Advanced models and tools
  5. Study of complex systems with renewable energies
  6. HVDC transmission theory
  7. HVDC system modeling and studies
  8. Training on EMTP software and applications


Training structure

The duration of the training is 3 days. 
The training starts at 8 am and ends at 5:30 pm every day.
The training is presented in English.


Computer and temporary EMTP license

The participants will be given access to EMTP software during the course and can also receive a trial licence for 15 days.



Jean Mahseredjian, PhD, IEEE Fellow

Profesor Polytechnique Montréal (Canada)

EMTP Alliance

Creator and Leader Developer of EMTP


Hani Saad, PhD

Senior research-engineer and HVDC specialist

French TSO Réseau de Transport d'Electricité, Paris, France


Xiaopeng Fu, PhD

Lecturer, School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Tianjin University



Day 1: July 15th 

  1. Introduction to power system transients: theory and modeling.
  2. Introduction to EMTP for simulation of power system transients.
  3. Fundamental models
  4. Multiphase and unbalanced load-flow solution in EMTP.
  5. Automatic steady-state initialization in EMTP.
  6. Basic switching transients
  7. Ferroresonance
  8. Transmission line/cable models: from basic to advanced wideband models
  9. Synchronous and asynchronous machines
  10. Nonlinear models: arresters, transformer magnetization
  11. Advanced simulation means in EMTP
  12. Simulation of complete systems, from small to very large-scale grids

Day 2: July 16th 

  1. Simulation and analysis of a practical 230 kV transmission system
  2. Switching transients, temporary overvoltages and electromechanical transients in networks with wind parks
  3. Simulation of IEEE-118 network benchmark
  4. Simulation of large-scale distribution networks, IEEE-8500 network
  5. Modeling of Distributed Generators
  6. Distributed generation control schemes and switching from grid-connected to islanding mode operation.
  7. Introduction to VSC based HVDC transmission system: basic operation, VSC-HVDC circuit topology, MMC (Modular Multilevel Converter) topology and controls (upper and lower levels).

Day 3: July 17th

  1. Exercises on basic MMC-HVDC operation in steady-state.
  2. Modeling of VSC-MMC based HVDC transmission in EMTP: different types of models and applications.
  3. Point-to-point HVDC transmission system simulation:
    1. Reference step change
    2. Study of AC faults
    3. Study of DC faults
    4. Start-up sequence
  4. Operation and modeling of multi-terminal DC grid:
    1. Control of DC grid and modeling considerations
    2. Simulation of 5 terminal DC grid
    3. Presentation of CIGRE B4-57 benchmark: 11 MMC stations and 2 DC/DC converters.


Shanghai KeLiang Tech. & Eng. Co., Ltd.
2F Haibo Building 1, No. 829 Yishan Rd.,
Xuhui District, Shanghai 200233, China


General conditions for EMTP Training:

Participants will have to pay 100% in advance before the course.

Advance payment is required by Credit Card (*3% tax will apply on credit card payment) or by Bank wire Transfer.

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