Related
Info
close

Archive of Siemens PTI eNewsletters

Scroll down to browse titles or use Ctrl-F to search

Third Quarter 1999, Issue 94

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Information Technology: What Role will IT Play After Deregulation?

  • Cogeneration Energy Optimization

  • Fuse Saving and it's Effect on Power Quality

  • PTI Conducts International Strategic Planning Meeting



First Quarter 1999, Issue 93

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Making Fact-Based Decisions About Distribution Reliability Spending

  • PSSADEPT: The Power of PSS/U But With A Familiar Windows Interface

  • Distributed Generation and the Deregulated Energy Market



Fourth Quarter 1998, Issue 92

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • PTI's Merger with Stone & Webster Management Consultants, Inc.

  • First PEDS Operational at Niagara Mohawk Photovoltaic Site

  • Assessing the Reliability of Urban Subtransmission Networks

  • PSS/VIPER Analysis Software for Smaller, Complex Power Systems

  • Engineers from Egyptian Electricity Authority Attend Customized Traininq Sessions



Third Quarter 1998, Issue 91

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • EPRI's Substation Design Workstation

  • Managing Information on Transmission System and Equipment Reliability

  • Deriving Accurate Equipment Models Through The Use of the Dynamic System Monitor



Second Quarter 1997, Issue 89

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • A High-Speed, Selective Industrial Load Shedding System

  • Direct Global Power -Focusing on Photovoltaic Initiatives

  • Engineering Applications of GIS



First Quarter 1987, Issue 88

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Increasing Overhead Line Ratings

  • Uprate Underground Cables by Analyzing Circuit Load Patterns

  • MUST -Maximizing Utility System Transfer



Fourth Quarter 1996, Issue 87

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Engineering Issues in a Competitive Marketplace

  • A New Ball Game

  • Transmission Pricing Using PSS/E

  • The Importance of Performance Monitoring in the Competitive Market

  • Private Power in the Philippines



Third Quarter 1996, Issue 86

Click here here for all articles in this issue

  • Real and Reactive Power Marginal Costs

  • Distribution Feeder Support with Photovoltaics

  • What is an Owner's Engineer?

  • Advanced PSS/E Training Conducted for Baltic tates Engineers



April 1996, Issue 85

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Tight Frequency Control It Comes Free on Large Interconnections

  • Utility R.&D Project Reveals Effects of Pulling Rope Wear on Pipe-Type Cable Installation

  • Using LARA to Evaluate Service Reliability Improvement Options



October 1995, Issue 83

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Excitation Limiter Performance is Critical to Voltage Security

  • Benefits and Pitfalls When Optimizing Dispatch

  • A New Approach to HVDC Grounding System Design



July 1995, Issue 82

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Competition -Keep It Simple

  • Why We Still Need Least-Cost Planning

  • A Closer Look at Long-Term Transmission Planning In A Competitive Environment

  • Network Services -At What Price?

  • Developing Non-Utility Generation in Competitive Markets



April 1995, Issue 81

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • An Open Systems Approach to Network Analysis and Data Management

  • Simultaneous Transfer Capability Determination with Security Constrained Optimization

  • Rigid Rotor Balancing of Large Electric Motors

  • 300th PSS/E Installed



January 1995, Issue 80

Click here for all articles for this issue

  • HVDC Transmission with Long Cable Lines: New Features to Consider

  • The Importance of Transformer Design Reviews Voltage Sags and Voltage Sag Studies



October 1994, Issue 79

Click here for all articles for this issue

  • Synchronized System-Wide Measurements Using Global Positioning Satellites

  • A New Boiler Efficiency Calculation Method for Coal Plants

  • Handling Non-Integer Harmonics and IEEE 519



July 1994, Issue 78

Click here for all article in this issue

  • 25 Years in Perspective

  • PTI's Growth as a Schenectady Company

  • Where is PTI Going?

  • The Changing International Arena

  • System Studies and Technology Transfer

  • Changing Roles in Generation and Transmission Spawn New Requirements for Data Acquisition and Controls

  • New Directions for Power System Analysis Tools or How to Save/Make a Buck?

  • Lifelong Learning -Key to Technical Vitality



April 1994, Issue 77

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Thermal and Electrical Energy Cogeneration Optimization

  • Utilization of PSS/E in Hydro Governor Design

  • Local Area Reliability Assessment



October 1993, Issue 75

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Real-Time Thermal Rating of Transmission Circuits

  • Underground Transmission Cables: Cost Effective Ampacity Improvements

  • General-Purpose Transmission Line Fault Location System Developed and Implemented on Moses Adirondack 230 kV Lines

  • Network Analysis of Power Line Carrier Signal Attenuation



July 1993, Issue 74

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Modem Analytical Tools are Changing the Way Transmission Planning is Done

  • Power System Stabilizers Testing and Tuning

  • Electrical Interface Problems Faced by IPPs and Industrial Power Systems

  • International Clients Complete Customized Training Programs



April 1993, Issue 73

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Upgrading Transmission Capacity - AC to DC

  • An Application of Optimal Power Flow to Wheeling

  • Generating Unit Performance Testing - A Critical Need



January 1993, Issue 72

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Transmission Access -Not "If' But How Much, How Soon?

  • Five Critical Issues in Privatization

  • Using Phasor Measurements to Evaluate Power System Performance



July 1992, Issue 70

Click here for all the articles in this issue

  • Combined Cycle Economic Dispatch

  • An Expert System to Save Cables from Fault Locating

  • Computer-Based Power System Operator Training

  • Integrated Planning and Power Marketing Services Operation Formed

  • Power System Protection, Computer Relaying and Applications



April 1992, Issue 69

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Should Distribution Circuit MOV Arrester Ratings be Higher?

  • K-Factor, Transformers and Harmonic Loads

  • Network Reduction Utilizing Study Levels



October 1991, Issue 67

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Microprocessor-Based Load Shedding has Applications in Industry

  • Technology Advancements Improve Accuracy and Performance of TNA's and DC Simulators

  • New Initiatives in Engineering Education



July 1991, Issue 66

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Strategic Business Operation Formed Within PTI

  • Motor Starters Affect Stability

  • Minimizing Operating Costs of Power from Cogeneration Plants

  • Strategic/Technical Links Critical to Rate, Regulatory, and Planning Decisions



April 1991, Issue 65

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • New Overhead Line Designs to Meet Electrical Environmental Restrictions

  • Large Synchronous Motor Starting Considerations

  • Fourier Analysis to Determine Cable Temperatures



January 1991, Issue 64

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Adaptive Short-Term Load Forecasting

  • Hydro Plant Model Sets Record

  • Dynamic Performance Monitoring Systems: State of the Industry

  • The Power Technology Interchange Group



October 1990, Issue 63

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Generator Tests Permit Model Derivation

  • Optimal Power Flow -A New Tool for Analyzing Voltage Collapse

  • Ferroresonance Can Damage Transformers During Air Break Switch Operations



July 1990, Issue 62

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Geomagnetic Effects on Power Systems Cause and Prevention

  • Corrective Action: An Optimal Power Flow Application

  • The Plant Monitoring Workstation, PMW



April 1990, Issue 61

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Better Lightning Flash Data May Improve System Performance

  • Voltage Stability Analysis Requires Accurate Q-V Curves

  • Distribution System Lightning Measurements

  • Power System Harmonics Video Program



January 1990, Issue 60

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Power System Harmonics Video Program

  • Reactive Power Planning Using an Optimal Power Flow

  • Estimating Geomagnetically-Induced Currents in Transmission Systems



October 1989, Issue 59

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Technology for Organizational Streamlining

  • The Need for a Busy Signal

  • Education: Antidote to Engineering Obsolescence

  • Circuit-to-Circuit Fault Calculation with PSS/E



July 1989, Issue 58

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Harmonics, Only a Large Power System Problem?

  • Applications of a New High-Speed Nonlinear Optimal Power Flow

  • Power System Harmonics Video-Training Program

  • PTI Exports Simulator Components to Japan

  • CT and PT Metering Accuracy -Effect of Lead Length



April 1989. Issue 57

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Efficient Computation of Fast and Slow Transients in Power System Dynamic Simulations

  • Transmission Line Electric and Magnetict Fields - Problems and Solutions

  • Applying a Power System Stabilizer to a Hydro Generator

  • Optimal Power Flow Breakthrough



January 1989, Issue 56

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Independent Power Production -How Much and What Mix?

  • Wheeling -Today's Biggest Issue

  • Reliability Assessment of Off-Site Supply to Nuclear Power Plants

  • Black-Starting Your Nukes



October 1988, Issue 55

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Maximizing Use of Long EHV Transmission Lines for Bulk Power Transfer

  • Dynamic System Monitor Simplifies Power System Measurements

  • Control of Conductor Galloping Due to Ice

  • Optimal Power Plant Maintenance Scheduling with PP/MS

  • New PTI Experimental Facilities



July 1988, Issue 54

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Determination of Thermally Limiting Equipment on Major Transfer Interfaces

  • Temporary Operation of Induction Motors and Synchronous Machines with Cut-Out Coils

  • Opening of Pittsburgh Office is Continuation of PTI Objectives

  • Analytical Methods Help Prioritize Research Program

  • PTI Announces New Software Product: PP/MS -Power Plant Maintenance Scheduling Program

  • New York State Export Award



April 1988, Issue 53

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Application of Static Var Compensator

  • Expand Your Study Capability with IPLAN

  • Who's Watching Frequency These Days?

  • Performance Uncertainty -Some Good News



January 1988, Issue 52

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Cost/Benefit Analysis of Distribution Automation

  • The State of the Art in Power Plant Maintenance Scheduling

  • 1988 Storm Disaster Management/Weather Technology Assessment Workshop

  • Uprating Transmission Lines



October 1987, Issue 51

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Perspective: Power Generation

  • New PAS Release Incorporates Interactive Performance CalCulations

  • Time Simulation of Furnace Draft Excursions

  • Consideration of Steam Turbine Valve Loops on Unit Performance

  • Flow Nozzle Quality Assessment



July 1987, Issue 50

Click here for all artilces in this issue

  • PTI SS/l Power System Stabilizer Data Logger

  • Dynamic Stability

  • Testing of Power System Components at the Saratoga R&D Center

  • Application of Transient Analysis Tools



April 1987, Issue 49

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Perspective: Least Cost Planning -An Old Idea Whose Time Has Come

  • What Is Least Cost Planning?

  • Quick Corporate Models For Integrated Supply/Demand Strategies

  • Demand-Side Options -Issues and Modeling Problems

  • Trade Off/Risk Methods for Resolving Diverse Objectives

  • A New PTI Short Course ... Least Cost Planning: Integrating Supply and Demand

  • Least Cost Planning Experience



October 1986, Issue 47

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Power Line Carrier Signal Attenuation

  • Transmission Line Uprating -A Systematic Approach

  • Transmission Access -New Argument, New Market

  • PTI Starts EPRI Transmission Limitations Study



July 1986, Issue 46

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Power System Stabilizer Intelligence

  • Thermal Uprating of Overhead Lines

  • PTI's Microprocessor-Based Power System Stabilizer: Analog Output Now Available

  • Uprating of Existing Underground Cables



April 1986, Issue 45

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Reducing the Need for Staged Field Testing through Computer Controlled Instrumentation

  • Studies of Variable Speed Fan Applications in Power Plants

  • "A Touch of Class"



January 1986, Issue 44

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Tower Spotting on the PC

  • Evaluating the Reserve Benefits of Interconnections

  • New Strategic Planning Development

  • EPRI Transmission System Reliability Study Awarded to PTI

  • IGCC Plant Models



October 1985, Issue 43

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • New Power Plant Performance Analysis System

  • Production Simulation for Planning

  • The Technology Assessment Game

  • HVDC -Its Effect on System Performance and Existing AC System Capability



June 1985, Issue 42

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • PTI's Role in Industrial Power Systems

  • Protection of Cogeneration and Industrial Generation

  • Harmonics on Industrial Power Systems: Measurement, Analysis and Control

  • Digital Simulator for Industrial Power System

  • Analysis of Process and Steam Supply Transients in Cogeneration Systems

  • The Art and Science of Equipment Failure Investigation

  • Overvoltage Analysis in Industrial Power Systems: Case Study Examples

  • New Short Course: Corporate Models for Strategic Planning



January 1985, Issue 40

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Field Tests Verify PTI's SS/1 Stabilizer

  • Shock Torques Due to Line Switching

  • Accuracy of Modeling Generating Unit Input/Output

  • Lightning Surges on Distribution Lines



October 1984, Issue 39

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Performance Characteristics of Series Compensation and Shunt Var Support

  • What Future Role for HYDC?

  • Instrumentation and Analysis of Power System Harmonics



July 1984, Issue 38

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Load Flow: Convergence and Accuracy Limitations

  • Analytic Methods in Strategic Planning

  • Transfer Capability Objectives: A Strategic Approach



April 1984, Issue 37

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Voltage Support in Heavily Loaded EHV Systems

  • TNA Scheduled for Shipment

  • Predicting the Risk of Voltage Collapse

  • Expanded Computer Support for PSS/E



January 1984, Issue 36

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Video Training for Distribution System Operators

  • HPO -What Role in Transmission Networks?

  • Steam Turbine Efficiency Assessments Can Provide Valuable Results

  • First Microprocessor-Based Power System Stabilizer Scheduled for Shipment



July 1983, Issue 34

Click for all articles in this issue

  • Substations for Railroad Electrification

  • Line Optimization Study -A Progress Report

  • Insulation Coordination in Gas-Insulated Substations

  • TNA Under Construction for Mexico



April 1983, Issue 33

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Multicomputer Support of PSS/E

  • Procedures for Accident and Apparatus Failure Investigations

  • State Estimator Planning Studies

  • New Method of Deriving Generator Characteristics by Test



January 1983, Issue 32

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Analytical Engineering - An Approach to Problem-Solving

  • Large Scale System Expansion Planning and Design

  • Motor Failure Epidemic –Harmonics

  • Adequacy of Plant Emergency Supply

  • Electric System Response to Hydraulic Problems

  • Shaft Torque Controlled by Electric Parameters

  • Thermal Plant Simulated for Efficiency Studies

  • Railroad Systems -A Special Relaying Challenge



October 1982, Issue 31

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Optimal Power Flow Development at PTI

  • HVDC Simulator Technology

  • PTI/EPRI Contract for Transmission Line Design Optimization

  • PTI Expands Load Management Capabilities

  • New PTI Software Products for PDP-II Computers

  • Interactive Simulator for Machine and Network Transients



July 1982, Issue 30

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Equipment Models in Dynamic Performance Studies

  • The Current State of State Estimation: Practical vs. Theoretical Considerations

  • Conventional Load Flow and Stability Analysis Applied to the Long-Term Simulation Problem

  • Thermo-Mechanical Bending of Pipe-Type Cables



April 1982, Issue 29

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Check Out Simulator for a Direct Digital Control (DDC) Boiler Turbine Control System

  • Analysis of Bulk Power Transmission System Reliability -Part 2

  • Transfer Studies Using TPlan



January 1982, Issue 28

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Analysis of Bulk Power Transmission System System Reliability -Part 1

  • Validation of Equipment Models

  • Joint Use of Right-of-Way Studied by Minnesota



October 1982, Issue 27

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • A Microprocessor Based Power System Stabilizer

  • Impact of Railroad Electrification on Electric Utility Systems

  • New Course and Seminar: Power Plant Maintenance Scheduling

  • Hydro Thermal System Coordination Opportunities



July 1981, Issue 26

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Network Harmonic Analysis

  • Electric Utility Strategic Planning

  • Real-Time Monitoring & Control Build a System Yourself?

  • Machine Reenergization Transients



April 1981, Issue 25

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Stress in Large Steam Turbine Rotors

  • Transmission Line Economics & Optimization

  • Anti-Galloping Potential of a New Twisted Conductor Design

  • Compact Line Design Reduces Costs by $4500 Per Mile



July 1980, Issue 22

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Interactive Production Cost Program Update

  • Research on DC Converter Representation

  • UNISYSTEM - PTI's Unified Software Development System

  • PTI Goes to the Dogs



April 1980, Issue 21

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Dynamics of Large Wind Turbine Generators

  • TPLAN - an Interactive Transmission Planning Program

  • Negative Damping of Turbine Generator Shaft Modes in Systems without Series Compensation

  • New Phase-Phase Switching Surge Data Substantiates Feasibility of Compact Lines



January 1980, Issue 20

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Large Scale Induction Generators for Power Systems?

  • What PTI looks for in Computers

  • Remote Tuning of Automatic Generation Control

  • Boiler Response Tests for Model Verification



July 1979, Issue 18

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • A New Method for Contingency Ranking

  • Analysis of Fault Characteristics for Utility Distribution Systems

  • Project initiated on Thermal-Mechanical Bending Problems in Pipe type Cables

  • Power Plant Simulation with Thermal-Hydraulic Load Flow Programs



January 1979, Issue 16

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • PTI to Open Power System Studies Center

  • Evaluating the Adequacy of Bulk Power Supply Systems

  • Power System Analysis Application of Array Processors



July 1978, Issue 14

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • HVDC - A Means of Damping AC System Oscillations?

  • FLECS - A Fortran Preprocessor

  • An Improved Load Model for Stability Studies

  • Work Stations for Interactive Computing



January 1978, Issue 12

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • A New Interactive Production Cost Program (IPC)

  • PSS/O - A New Interactive Software Package for System Operations Centers

  • 138 kV Bundled Circuit Transmission Test Line Energized



November 1977, Issue 11

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Selection of Contingency Cases in Planning Studies

  • Shaft Torques can be a Serious Problem

  • Minicomputer Architecture: Advice for Buyers

  • High Phase Order (HPO) - An Alternative to UHV?



July 1977, Issue 9

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Adaptive Load Forecast Program for Spanish Utility

  • PTI Automation System Extends Turbine Life

  • Checkout Simulator for Turbine Operation Programs



March 1976, Issue 4

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Novel Transmission System to be Evaluated by PTI

  • Interactive Computing Breaks 1000 Bus Barrier - PSS/E

  • Modern Engineering Computer Applications Part 1 - Configurations

  • Single Function Simulations



January 1976, Issue 3

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • PTI's Role in a Major New 800kV System in Brazil

  • Short Term Load Forecasting

  • More Utility Management Models Applied

  • Transmission Line Electromagnetic Compatibility



June 1975, Issue 1

Click here for all articles in this issue

  • Interactive Returns

  • High Phase Order Transmission

  • New Overhead and Underground T-line Experimental Programs

  • Improve Stability Studies

  • Bulk Power System Reliability Assessment - RAP/1

  • Boiler Gas Path Simulated for Implosion Studies



Did this information help you?
You are changing from the tablet to the classic version. Do you want to proceed?