Technical Documents

Jul 2011 Booklet of electric applications and simulation examples
Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin, Authors : Wei Li
Abstract : eMEGAsim and eDRIVEsim product information & simulation application examples
Oct 2010 The What, Where and Why of Real-Time Simulation
Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin, Authors : Philippe Venne
Related Event: PES IEEE, general meeting
Abstract : Simulation tools have been widely used for the design and improvement of electrical systems since the midtwentieth century. The evolution of simulation tools has progressed in step with the evolution of computing...
Mar 2010 Real-Time Simulation of Large-Scale Power Systems using EMTP-RV and Simulink/SimPowerSystems
Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin
Related Event: ECCE 2009 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition
Abstract : This paper presents a modern PC-based real-time simulator using the latest INTEL quad-core processors to simulate a relatively large power system. The performance of the simulator is evaluated by comparing the results of...
Oct 2009 Monte-Carlo Study on a Large-Scale Power System Model in Real-Time using eMEGAsim
Authors : Claudio Pirolli, Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin, Authors : Laurence A. Snider, Authors : Wei Li
Related Event: ECCE 2009 - IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition
Abstract : This paper describes a versatile, multi-domain, large power grid real-time digital simulator. Its ability to conduct multiple tests for protection coordination studies is described. A large grid model built using the...
Sep 2009 Latest Achievements in Real-Time Simulation of HVDC Systems and VSC-based FACTS using eMEGAsim
Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin
Abstract : This presentation will cover recent breakthroughs in the Real-Time Simulation of very large power grids using eMEGAsim. Specific topics to be covered will include: What is FACTS? What is HVDC? How to Simulate FACTS and...
May 2009 Real-Time Simulation of HVDC Systems with eMEGAsim
Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin, Authors : Wei Li
Abstract : This document provides users with benchmark models to evaluate the OPAL-RT Technologies system configuration needed to develop research models for the following three HVDC transmission systems: • Bipolar HVDC model, •...
Apr 2009 A Modern and Open Real-Time Digital Simulator of All-Electric Ships with a Multi- Platform Co-Simulation Approach
Authors : Cristina Olariu, Authors : Hugo Kohmann, Authors : Irene Peres, Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin, Authors : Loic Schoen, Authors : Wei Li
Abstract : Designing an All-Electric Ship (AES) requires testing of the interaction between hundreds of interconnected power electronic subsystems built by different manufacturers. Such integration tests require large analog test...
Oct 2008 A Hardware-In-the-Loop Simulation Platform for Prototyping and Testing of Wind Generator Controllers
Authors : Christian Dufour, Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin
Abstract : To meet the growing demand for integration of renewable energy sources onto today’s power grids, many engineers from different specialized fields must be involved since various types of studies need to be conducted. The...
Sep 2008 A Multi-Core PC-based Simulator for the Hardware-In-the-Loop Testing of Modern Train and Ship Traction Systems
Authors : Christian Dufour, Authors : Guillaume Dumur, Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin
Abstract : Today, the development and integration of train and ship controllers is a more difficult task than ever. Emergence of high-power switching devices has enabled the development of new solutions with improved...
Oct 2007 Real-Time and Off-Line Simulation of a Detailed Wind Farm Model Connected to a Multi-Bus Network
Authors : Guillaume Dumur, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin, Authors : Julien Moyen, Authors : Vincent Lapointe
Abstract : This paper describes the detailed modeling and simulation of a wind farm composed of eight doubly-fed induction generators (DFIG) connected to a 24-bus electrical network. Once built, the model was brought to real-time...
Jun 2007 PC-Cluster-Based Real-Time Simulation of an 8-synchronous machine network with HVDC link using RT-LAB and TestDrive
Authors : Christian Dufour, Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin, Authors : Loic Schoen, Authors : Vincent Lapointe
Abstract : In this paper, we detail the real-time simulation results of a medium-sized network composed of 8 synchronous machines and an HVDC link. The model is composed of two Kundur-like 4 machines networks connected together...
A Modern and Open Real-Time Digital Simulator of Contemporary Power Systems
Authors : Claudio Pirolli, Authors : Jean Bélanger, Authors : Jean-Nicolas Paquin, Authors : Laurence A. Snider, Authors : Wei Li
Abstract : This paper describes a versatile, multi-domain, real-time digital simulator of large power grids. Its capability to conduct multiple tests for protection coordination studies is described. A large grid model built using...