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Teaching the Future

Based on years of research and experience in power electronics and power system, and listening to the users needs, OPAL-RT offers Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) and Rapid Control Prototyping (RCP) Teaching Laboratories to universities in an efficient, reliable and affordable way.

Our Teaching Laboratories are composed of educational courseware that include software, hardware and customizable exercises.

Power Electronics Hardware-in-the-Loop Teaching Laboratory

Ready-To-Go Teaching Material

The Power Electronics HIL Teaching Laboratory by OPAL-RT is an educational courseware intended to university that enables students to experiment and learn power electronics, such as converters, rectifiers, and inverters, including the control logic with HIL and RCP Tools commonly used in innovative power electronics industry research and development.

The tutorial set is designed to work on OPAL-RT hardware and on the Compact NI. This association aims to reach the most OPAL-RT and NI Power Electronics students and teachers, and to create a community of users who can enhance their experience through mutual activities.

HIL and RCP Simulation Systems Laboratory

Choose the appropriate methodology and equipment is a crucial decision for students on the field of electrical machinery, power converters and wind energy generation, make the most of theirs courses. OPAL-RT and Lab-Volt offers the perfect solution for universities to fully teach the V-Cycle principles in a safe testing environment. The laboratory was designed to allow students build their own models and validate them in a real system, thus having hands-on experience on the integration between hardware and software.

The Latest Technology Laboratories to Improve your Classes

Similarity to Industrial Environment

OPAL-RT's laboratories allows students to be updated with the most modern industrial working techniques

Interactivity and Versatility

OPAL-RT’s laboratories modules include hands-on exercises, allows students to design and test their concepts, and save time in the validation of their projects

Lower maintenance time and cost

Universities that adopt OPAL-RT's laboratories reduce their analogic lab equipment, resulting in lower maintenance time and cost

Proud Users of OPAL-RT’s Teaching Laboratories

Universities around the world are rapidly adopting HIL technology in their programs in order to leverage their engineering education. Watch OPAL-RT's webinar that featured a presentation, a live demo, and two special guests from The Ohio State University and University of New South Wales that presented how they succeed in using OPAL-RT's teaching laboratories in their education programs.

OPAL-RT is present in more than 400 universities around the world

Discover our Solutions for Research

OPAL-RT Research aims to provide the best support for universities, professors and students to achieve their goals with excellence and efficiency in their researches on Integration Energy, WAMPAC, Microgrid and Cybersecurity. We support them by providing our expertise in publications, validation and assistance in funding applications requests.

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