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APP 3530: SEL-3530 Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC)

Overview

This course is intended for engineers, technical consultants, and technicians who have an understanding of:

  • Boolean, math-based, and IEC 61131-3 logic
  • Power system topology and architecture
  • SEL relays, communications methods, and protocols

The APP 3530 course is designed to be highly interactive and activity based. During APP 3530, in groups of two, you will configure a realistic communications scheme using the SEL-3530 Real-Time Automation Controller. Each section of this course will guide you, step-by-step, through configuring this communications scheme.

Agenda

Day 1
  • Product and Automation Overview
  • Initial Setup and Security
  • acSELerator RTAC SEL-5033 Software Overview
  • RTAC DNP/IP Client/SEL-351S Server
  • RTAC Modbus TCP Client/SEL-351S Server
Day 2
  • RTAC SEL Protocol Client/SEL-351S Server
  • RTAC-Tunneled Relay Engineering Access
  • RTAC Time Synchronization and SOE Logging
  • Mirrored Bits Communications and IEC 61131-3 Introduction
  • RTAC IEEE C37.118 Client/SEL-351S Server
  • RTAC IEC 61131-3 User Logic
Day 3
  • RTAC DNP/IP Server or RTAC Modbus TCP Server
  • RTAC Human-Machine Interface (HMI)

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, students can:

  • Describe the expectations of modern integrated protection and control systems
  • Describe system applications
  • Configure the web interface for reading status and alarm logs from the RTAC
  • Efficiently manage the RTAC settings and database for common integration needs
  • Identify and properly configure DNP3, SEL, and Modbus protocols application settings
  • Establish transparent communications to connected IEDs
  • Create advanced logic processing functions with the IEC 61131-3 programming language
  • Manage security and logic settings for NERC CIP requirements
  • Configure the human-machine interface for status and control
Course Information
Course Base Fees: $1,425 USD*

CEUs: 2.1
Available Courses
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
April 2–4, 2019
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Location:
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
351 King St Unit 5
Barrie, Ontario L4N 6B5
Canada

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8:00am-5:00pm each day

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Barrie
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Houston, Texas, USA
May 21–23, 2019
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Location:
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
3100 Wilcrest Dr, Ste 350
Houston, Texas 77042
USA

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8:00am-5:00pm each day

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Hilton Houston Westchase
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Houston, TX 77042
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Lynnwood, Washington, USA
June 25–27, 2019
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2700 162 St SW, Ste 302
Lynnwood, Washington 98087
USA

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8:00am-5:00pm each day

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Denver (Lakewood), Colorado, USA
July 9–11, 2019
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Location:
Cole Blvd Building 7
1626 Cole Blvd, Bldg 7, 4th Fl
Denver (Lakewood), Colorado 80401
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8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. each day

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Atlanta (Alpharetta), Georgia, USA
August 13–15, 2019
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Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
6835 Shiloh Rd E, Ste C-1
Atlanta (Alpharetta), Georgia 30005
USA

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8:00am-5:00pm each day

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Hampton Inn & Suites Alpharetta
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Alpharetta, GA 30004
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Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
October 15–17, 2019
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Location:
Bismarck Courtyard
3319 N 14th St
Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
USA

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8:00am-5:00pm each day

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Bismarck Courtyard North
3319 N 14th St
Bismarck, ND 58503
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Course Requirements

Prerequisites

Before you attend this class, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Ability to operate a personal computer
  • Understanding of power system automation theory and application
  • Experience with SEL relays

Course Preparation

Please check the General Course Information page for what you should bring to class. In addition, please make sure that the laptop you bring to class has the following software/features (updated through SEL Compass):

  • acSELerator QuickSet SEL-5030 Software with the SEL-351S driver (with SEL-351S-7 106 settings revision support) and the SEL-351S Instruction Manual
  • acSELerator RTAC SEL-5033 Software (with database support for at least R139)
  • acSELerator Diagram Builder SEL-5035 Software
  • SEL-C662 USB Driver
  • Google Chrome
  • Wireshark 2.x
  • Ethernet port
  • Two USB ports