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Siemens PSS/E

Vendor Siemens

PSS®E is the premier software tool used by electrical transmission participants world-wide. The probabilistic analyses and advanced dynamics modeling capabilities included in PSS®E provide transmission planning and operations engineers a broad range of methodologies for use in the design and operation of reliable networks. PSS®E is the standard Siemens offering for electrical transmission analysis that continues to be the technology of choice in an ever-growing market that exceeds 115 countries.

PSS®E is an integrated, interactive program for simulating, analyzing, and optimizing power system performance. It provides the user with the most advanced and proven methods in many technical areas, including:

  • Power Flow
  • Optimal Power Flow
  • Balanced or Unbalanced Fault Analysis
  • Dynamic Simulation
  • Extended Term Dynamic Simulation
  • Open Access and Pricing
  • Transfer Limit Analysis
  • Network Reduction

License Information

This product is generally distributed as a floating network license. This means there may be a limited number of seats of this software available and that users must connect to an on-campus license server to use the software.

Versions of this software are available on: Windows. You may have to check with the vendor about the availability of other versions.

Other Restrictions

This software is restricted to students and faculty in the Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science departments.

License server:   Port: 22350

If you cannot enter license server name and port separately in the application, you may need to enter them in the format: port@server.

Purchasing Siemens PSS/E

Licenses for this software are available without purchase if you meet any license restrictions.

Install Media - How to Access Siemens PSS/E

Direct access to the media for this software on the Software Repository is limited to IT support personnel. If you need to request this software be installed on your computer, you can visit the nearest helpdesk (the CCIT Helpdesk on the 2nd floor of Cooper Library or the Engineering Support Desk in 142 Freeman Hall), contact your local IT support, or email

Getting Help

If you have any additional questions about the availability, cost, or install procedures for this software, you can either visit the CCIT Support Center on the 2nd floor of Cooper Library or send an email to

Faculty and staff can also contact their local IT support for help.

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