Advanced DIGSILENT Training

Advanced DIGSILENT Training

Protection study Course Details (4.50 hrs)

  • Part 1 & part 2: Review the protections capabilities; Graphical properties; Definition of relays and slots, CT and its details; Describe the protection modeling concept Model an overcurrent relay
  • Part 3: Definition of PT and its details; Apply protection settings; Introduce DSL of relays Model a distance relay
  • Part 4: Create PSLD, time-overcurrent plot, R-X plot
  • Part 5: Example of applying overcurrent relays on a radical system and their coordination
  • Part 6: Continue overcurrent coordination; Change the relay setting in plots Time-overcurrent plot setting
  • Part 7: Continue overcurrent coordination
  • Part 8: Continue overcurrent coordination
  • Part 9: Distance relay settings and coordination
  • Part 10, Part 11, and Part 12: Continue Distance relay settings and coordination
  • Part 13: Study of the Over-voltage and under-voltage Protection Functions in DIgSILENT
  • Part 14: Study of the over-frequency and under-frequency
  • Part 15: Continue the over-frequency and under-frequency load shedding (UFLS) scheme
  • Part 16: Directional overcurrent
  • Part 17: Fuse
  • Part 18: Differential Relay in DIGSILENT
  • Part 19: Line Differential Relay model in DIGSILENT


  • 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

  • Review 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

Enroll in the DIGSILENT Training Course – Advanced

Prerequisite course: DIGSILENT Training (Basic course)