Power Engineering Software Workshop


There is more than a dozen of commercially available power system software tools. They can execute grid simulations and help us understand power system behaviour. But the question is if we really understand the simulation software itself. Can we use it in the best possible way to achieve trustful and interesting results? Can we choose the right software to the right task? During the workshop, we will go through the most popular power system engineering software tools and we will have a closer look into the PSS/E and the PSCAD environment. We are going to discuss different applications, to run few examples and to present how to combine PSCAD simulation with on-line Matlab calculations.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 25 Sep 2015
  • Time: 04:00 PM to 05:45 PM
  • All times are Australia/Brisbane
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  • The University of Queensland, St. Lucia Campus
  • Brisbane, Queensland
  • Australia 4072
  • Building: 78
  • Room Number: 344

  • Starts 15 September 2015 07:00 PM
  • Ends 25 September 2015 09:00 AM
  • All times are Australia/Brisbane
  • No Admission Charge


Speakers: Hanxiao Zhang – the UQ electrical engineering student and V-ce Chair of the IEEE UQ PES Student Branch. She prepares her thesis using the PSS/E software and she knows how hard is to start with a completely new tool to achieve desired results.

Asif Islam – the UQ PES PhD candidate. He uses the PSCAD tool for fast transient simulations to prove concepts of his experimental research.

Jaroslaw Krata – the UQ PES PhD candidate and Chair of the IEEE UQ PES student Branch. He prepares electric distribution grid simulations with the PSCAD, the RTDS and the Matlab/Simulink environment focusing on dynamic response of the power system.