Capabilities

  • Windows XP/7/8/10. 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
    • Unlimited number of objects; components, connections, texts, shapes, pictures, files
    • Vector graphics
  • No limits on component data/node/icon
  • 26 phases pr. node
  • Unlimited number of conductors in LCC
  • Extensive help file system

User's Manual

346 p document, 7 chapters

  1. Introduction
    • About ATP and ATPDraw, capabilties
  2. Installation manual
    • Licensing, setup
  3. Introductory manual
    • Windows, menus, mouse, edit
    • My Frist Circuit
  4. Reference manual
    • All menus and windows
    • All components
  5. Advanced manual
    • Grouping, Non-standard dialogs, Use and verify line/cable parameters, MODELS, BCTRAN, XFMR, User Specified, Vector graphics, 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.
    • IEEE 9 BUS system with distance protection
    • PV interface and controls
  7. Appendix
    • Power Frequency Calculations, Line Check, XFMR, Power system tool calculators, XML format.