Release Notes

Details of new features & fixes across the ERACS versions.

 

ERACS Version 3.9.8 - Released: 31/08/2017


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Features:

Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5957 31/08/2017

Added relays representing Siemens Argus 7SR224 directional overcurrent and earth fault functions.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5946 31/08/2017

Added DRIESCHER type STA HV fuse families.


Transient Stability Graph Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5884 31/08/2017

We have added a facility that enables you to export your Transient Stability graph to an Excel report that shows two graphs: one similar to that provided by Transient Stability and a second that allows you to select an individual plot parameter.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5859 31/08/2017

Added ABB SACE Tmax T5S 630 moulded-case circuit breaker and PR221DS, PR222DS, PR223DS trip units.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5845 31/08/2017

Added ABB SACE Tmax T4H 250 moulded-case circuit breaker and PR221DS trip unit.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5838 31/08/2017

Added ABB SACE Tmax XT4S160 & XT4S250 moulded-case circuit breakers and Ekip LI, LS, LSIG trip units.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5836 31/08/2017

Added ABB SACE Tmax XT3N 250 moulded-case circuit breaker and range (63, 80, 100, 125, 160, 200 & 250 A, 1, 1) of TMD thermo-magnetic trip units.


Relay & Circuit Breaker Trip Units Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5827 31/08/2017

The current and time setting controls have been modified such that when they display the unit label ("A" or "s", 1, 1), one is able to modify the setting value by typing an appropriate value in the control.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5811 31/08/2017

Added ABB SACE Tmax T2H 160H moulded-case circuit breaker and PR221DS/GP trip units.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5810 31/08/2017

Added ABB SACE Tmax XT2H 160 moulded-case circuit breaker and range (40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125 & 160 A, 1, 1) of TMA thermo-magnetic trip units.


Pan Tool Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5790 31/08/2017

A pan tool has been included in the ERACS single-line diagram and UDM simulation. The pan tool is enabled via a "Pan" option that has been included in the "View" menu or via a toolbar button. When the pan tool is enabled, moving the mouse while keeping the left mouse button depressed will cause the single-line diagram to move in the same direction.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5754 31/08/2017

Added Schneider Electric Compact NSX400N moulded-case circuit breaker and Acti 9 iC60 B, C & D miniature circuit breakers.


Protection Coordination Graph Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5726 31/08/2017

The protection graph now shows the current line associated with a discrimination box. These lines, known as discrimination lines, are provided via a right-click menu with these items..."Discrimination Line", "Edit Details", "Remove Discrimination Box" and "Hide/Show Information Box".


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5706 31/08/2017

Added Schneider Electric Compact NSX250H moulded-case circuit breaker and Micrologic 2.2 trip unit. Also, the Micrologic 2.2 trip unit has been associated with the existing NSX250L, NSX160H and NSX100H moulded-case circuit breakers.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5703 31/08/2017

Added the following ABB circuit breaker and trip units…

  • SACE Tmax LV moulded-case circuit breaker T7H 1250 A.
  • PR331/P LSIG trip unit.
  • PR332/P LSIG trip unit.


Protection Coordination Graph Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5694 31/08/2017

A feature has now been included that enables the background colour for text to be defined.


Share My Diagram Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5688 31/08/2017

The Share My Diagram facility allows you to easily and conveniently share your ERACS single-line diagrams with selected people via the internet. The resulting diagrams can be visualised and interrogated without a copy of ERACS and instead, using your favourite web browser.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5668 31/08/2017

Added the following ABB air circuit breakers and trip units…

  • SACE Emax 2 E1.2N 1600 air circuit breaker.
  • SACE Emax 2 E4.2N 3200 air circuit breaker.
  • Ekip Touch LSIG trip unit.
  • Ekip Dip trip unit.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5636 31/08/2017

Added a model that represents the GE Record Plus FE250H moulded-case circuit breaker. It has been associated with the following trip units…

  • GTM: 125, 160, 200 & 250A.
  • LTM: 125, 160, 200 & 250A.
  • LTMD: 125, 160, 200 & 250A.
  • Mag Break: 160, 200 & 250A.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5635 31/08/2017

Added relays that represent the following functions from the GE M60 motor protection relay: 50P, 67P and 51G/50G.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5633 31/08/2017

Added overcurrent and earth fault models of the ABB Relion (RET, FEF & REM, 1, 1) 630 series relay.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5628 31/08/2017

Added relay models that represent the phase and ground functions of the GE 489 generator management relay.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5618 31/08/2017

Added models representing the overcurrent and earth fault functions of the following Areva K Range Series 2 relays…

  • KCGG 122, 142.
  • KCEG 112, 142, 152, 242.
  • KCEU 142, 242.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5617 31/08/2017

Added the following Merlin Gerin moulded-case circuit breakers (MCCBs, 1, 1) and ST204S trip unit: Compact C400H & C630H.


Harmonic Survey Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5600 31/08/2017

The harmonic survey report has been improved so that busbars which are not energised are clearly highlighted and include a hint


Tutorial 1 Manual Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5593 31/08/2017

The "Tutorial 1" manual has been updated to reflect new screen layouts and features.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5591 31/08/2017

Added the following Schneider Electric vacuum circuit breakers and trip unit…

  • Premset D06N vacuum circuit breaker.
  • Premset D06H vacuum circuit breaker.
  • VIP 400/410 trip unit.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5589 31/08/2017

Added relays that represent the back-up functions of the Areva MiCOM P632 relay…

  • phase current DTOC function.
  • residual current DTOC function.
  • phase current IDMT function.
  • residual current IDMT function.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5579 31/08/2017

Added a model that represents the GE Record Plus FD160H moulded-case circuit breaker. It has been associated with the following trip units...

  • GTM: 25, 32, 40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125 & 160A.
  • LTM: 16, 20, 25, 32, 40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125 & 160A.
  • LTMD: 16, 20, 25, 32, 40, 50, 63, 80, 100, 125& 160A.
  • Mag Break: 3, 7, 12.5, 20, 30, 50, 80 & 100A.


Vector Diagram Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5565 31/08/2017

A facility has been provided that enables a vector diagram, showing fault current and the currents that contribute to it, to be drawn in an Excel report.


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5457 31/08/2017

Added relay models to represent the instantaneous and inverse time functions of the GE F650 relay

  • F650_G_1: represents the ground overcurrent 51 & 50 function. 1 Amp relay.
  • F650_G_5: represents the ground overcurrent 51 & 50 function. 5 Amp relay.
  • F650_P_1: represents the phase overcurrent 51H, 51L, 50H, 50L & 63 function. 1 Amp relay.
  • F650_P_5: represents the phase overcurrent 51H, 51L, 50H, 50L & 63 function. 5 Amp relay


Updated Reference Library Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5244 31/08/2017

Added Eaton series NRX type IZMX16 & IZMX40 air circuit breakers and corresponding Digitrip trip units - IZMX-DTA, IZMX-DTP, IZMX-DTP-G, IZMX-DTP-I, IZMX-DTU, IZMX-DTV, IZMX-DTV(U, 1, 1)G.


Phasor Diagram Version 3.9.8 : Feature 5074 31/08/2017

A facility has been provided that enables a phasor diagram, illustrating the phase, sequence and residual quantities of current and voltage, to be drawn in an Excel report.


Diagram Navigation Version 3.9.8 : Feature 4372 31/08/2017

A GoTo option has been included in a transformer's right-click popup menu that enables you to easily navigate to the busbars the transformer is connected to and to locate the transformer symbol.


Diagram Navigation Version 3.9.8 : Feature 4371 31/08/2017

A GoTo option has been included in the right-click popup menu of cable, transmission line and series elements that enables you to easily navigate to the busbars the element is connected to.


Technical Manual Version 3.9.8 : Feature 4143 31/08/2017

The technical manual has been updated and now includes sections describing the Arc Flash Risk Assessment module.




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