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104 Intermediate Topics 2 in SKM Power*Tools 2-Day Training

TMS, I*SIM, HI_WAVE, GroundMat


  • To develop a working knowledge of the Power*Tools for Windows Transient Motor Starting (TMS), Industrial Simulation (I*SIM), Harmonics (HI_WAVE), and GroundMat study modules.
  • Review software interface on how to navigate the software effectively.
  • Review Study Options to learn how they affect study results.
  • Learn how to interpret study results.
  • Learn efficient management and use of Libraries.
  • Review reporting options and customized output Forms.


  • 101 Intro 1 to SKM Power*Tools 3-Day Training or Basic working knowledge of the SKM PTW Software
  • Basic computer skills

Course Description:

This is a brand new course for 2017 and focuses on 4 areas of the software where the analysis is becoming more commonplace in the power industry and to help power engineers be more efficient with the Power*Tools software.  Students will earn 1.6 CEUs for this course.


  • Review Solution Methodology.
  • Review Motor Models.
  • Review Load Models.
  • Soft Starter and Reduced Voltage Starting Models.
  • Input Data Requirements.
  • Output Text and Graphical Data Overview.


  • Review of software interface.   
  • Simulate various dynamic responses to power system disturbances.
  • Input Data Requirements.
  • Building custom control block diagrams.
  • Output Text and Graphical Data Overview


  • Class example to help gain a basic understanding of how to perform a harmonic analysis.
  • Interpretation of Equipment datasheets.
  • Data gathering, data input and system modeling.
  • Examination and interpretation of PTW study results and potential problem
    areas in the power system.


  • Review basics concepts on why and how to ground.
  • Review input data and design wizard capabilities.
  • Calculating step and touch potentials for a reliable and efficient grounding grid.
  • Evaluate alternatives quickly and easily to establish an optimal design.


Target Audience:

This course is intended for electric power engineers responsible for the design and analysis of three phase and DC electrical distribution systems.  No previous electrical distribution system analysis experience is required.

Course 104 2017 Intermediate Topics 2 in SKM Power*Tools 2-Day Training
Course Dates July 19, 20 in Torrance, CA
Course Hours 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Wednesday and Thursday
Course Fees $895 for 104 Intermediate Topics 2 in SKM Power*Tools. Does not include hotel or travel costs.
$1,695 (Save $95) for 103 and 104 4-Day. Does not include hotel or travel costs.
Registration Fees Include 1 Training Manual, Continental breakfast each day from 7 to 7:30 AM, On-site lunches each day, Group dinner on Monday after the class (Torrance, CA only), and an IEEE Certificate of Completion.
Training Equipment SKM will provide a computer with the software installed for the Torrance location only when requested. However, students are highly encouraged to bring their own laptop computers. SKM will provide the latest version of the PTW software prior to the class for installation. License key will be provided on the first day of the course.
Course Location The Torrance DoubleTree Hotel at South Bay address is 21333 Hawthorne Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503 and is located 10 miles South of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Airport transportation is approximately $30 for a taxi or $15 for SuperShuttle. The hotel is also conveniently located 2.5 miles east of the beach and the Redondo Pier. Restaurants and shops are within walking distance from the hotel. Parking and wireless internet usage at the hotel is complimentary.

For Torrance DoubleTree Hotel reservations, call 1-800-445-8667 and be sure to ask for the SKM corporate rate of $159 per night.


Please wait for enrollment confirmation prior to booking flight and hotel reservations as classes often become full.  Enrollment is not guaranteed before confirmation.