IEEE Certification 2017

April 6, 2017

The SKM Power*Tools, GroundMat, ArcCalc, and Cable-3D software has been developed in a formal manner by Registered Professional Engineers and includes extensive testing. Where possible, the results have been compared to benchmark calculations, and other known programs. Where appropriate, the programs follow processes and methods described in ANSI, IEC, and other recognized industry standards. In particular, the PTW software complies with the recommended practices described in:

IEEE 399-1997: Recommended Practice for Industrial and Commercial Power Systems Analysis (Brown Book)

IEEE 141-1993: Recommended Practice for Electric Power Distribution for Industrial Plants (Red Book)

IEEE 242-2001: Recommended Practice for Protection and Coordination of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (Buff Book)

IEEE 519-2014 Standard: Recommended Practices and Requirements for Harmonic Control in Electrical Power Systems

IEEE 551-2006: Recommended Practice for Calculating AC Short-Circuit Currents in Industrial and Commercial Power Systems (Violet Book)

IEEE 80-2000 Guide for Safety in AC Substation Grounding

IEC 479: Effects of current on human beings and livestock

IEEE 1584 – 2002/2004a: Guide for Performing Arc-Flash Hazard Calculations

NFPA 70E – 2015: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace

CSA-Z462 – Canadian Standards Association (Calculation methods identical to NFPA 70E 2015)
NESC – National Electrical Safety Code

IEC 60909 – Short-circuit currents in three-phase AC systems

IEC 61363 – Electrical installations of ships and mobile and fixed offshore units

Rifenburg, R.C. “Pipe Line Design for Pipe Type Feeders.” IEEE -IAS December, 1953.
Bartanian, Sooki and Sandler, Arther N. “Cable Pulling Design for Practical Applications in Modern Refineries.” IEEE-IAS May/June 1974.
Cyprus Wire & Cable Company, “UD Technical Manual” January 1974.

SKM tests each new revision of our software using in-house testing and validation procedures. DAPPER and CAPTOR have been in public circulation for more than twenty years. A_FAULT, IEC_FAULT, I*SIM, and HI_WAVE have been in public circulation for more than ten years.

Johnny Ma
SKM Systems Analysis, Inc.
1 Pearl Street
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
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