Introduction to power system transient studies with EMTP - Vancouver


The objective of this training is to give to beginner participants a good first hands-on experience on EMTP and an overview of the EMTP capabilities. The training is based on the usage of EMTP for demonstrating concepts and teaching through practical problem cases.


Training structure

The duration of the training is 2 days.
The course starts at 10.00 a.m and ends at 6.00 p.m every day.
The course is presented in English.


Computer and temporary EMTP license

Each participant will have to bring a laptop with 64-bit operating system. EMTP temporary licenses will be provided for the duration of the training.


Intented Audience

They could be users of the software but also people who would like to discover how useful simulation can be for them.

  • Professionals from Power Transmission,

  • Distribution and Production companies,

  • Professional engineers,

  • Consultants,

  • Post-graduated students.

  • People interested in electromagnetic transient studies


Training content 

Day 1

  • Presentation of EMTP

  • Presentation fo the graphical user interface EMTPWorks

  • Practical exercises

  • Introduction to ScopeView

EMTP Simulation options

  • Load-Flow solution

  • Steady-state solution

  • Time domain analysis

  • Frequency scan


Day 2

Introduction to EMTP models and applications

  • Transformer

  • Power electronics

  • Line and cable

  • Rotating machines

  • Relay models


Contact for training information


2120 Sherbrooke Est
Suite 1001
Montreal, Québec H2K 1C3
Phone: +1 438 870 8884


General conditions

Please register as early as possible if you plan to attend the EMTP course. As soon as the minimum of participants is reached, POWERSYS will confirm the course.
The registration to the course includes the lunch and coffee breaks.

Cancellation can be made according to POWERSYS’ General Conditions for courses:

Withdrawal from the Course:
In case you cannot attend the course after having registered, please contact us as soon as possible at

Please note that POWERSYS will not reimburse any travel and/or accommodation expenditure in case of cancellation of the course. We recommend you to make your travel arrangements once the course is confirmed.


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October 20-21, 2016




British Columbia Institute of Technology
Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 3H6