Capabilities

  • Windows XP/7/8. 32-bit.
  • What you see is what you get
  • Mouse-based CAD
  • ~300 library components
    • Linear branches
    • Nonlinear branches
    • Lines & Cables
    • Transformers (XFMR++)
    • Switches
    • Sources
    • Syncronous, induction and universal machines
    • TACS
    • MODELS
    • Steady-state
    • Power system tools
  • Dynamic MODELS handling
  • Multiple documents
  • Windows clipboard
  • Edit operation: copy/paste, import/export, undo/redo, rotate/flip
  • Large drawing canvas
    • 30000 nodes
    • 20000 components
    • 20000 connections
    • 1000 texts
    • Vector graphics
  • 64 data & 32 nodes pr. component
  • 26 phases pr. node
  • 28 phases in lines/cables
  • Extensive help file system

User's Manual

269 p document, 7 chapters

  1. Introduction
    • About ATP and ATPDraw, capabilties
  2. Installation manual
    • Licensing, setup
  3. Introductory manual
    • Windows, manues, mouse, edit
    • My Frist Circuit
  4. Reference manual
    • All menues and windows
    • Components
  5. Advanced manual
    • Grouping, Non-standard dialogs, Use and verify line/cable parameters, MODELS, BCTRAN, XFMR, User Specified, Vector graphics, bitmap background, Optimization
  6. Application manual
    • Switching study. JMarti 750 kV line.
    • Lightning overvoltages in 400 kV substation.
    • Modeling rectifiers with zigzag transformers, harmonic analysis.
    • Modeling machines and controls.
    • Simulation of transformer inrush.
    • Switching study with statistical simulations.
  7. Appendix
    • Power Frequency Calculations, Line Check, XFMR.