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Electrical design tools

Electrical design without appropriate applications and tools is impossible to imagine. On this page you can find our review of software for electrical design, MV and LV network and photometric calculations, voltage drop and short circuit calculations etc.

Electrical software
Electrical software

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Photometric calculation

Lighting calculationsDescription & NotesInfo
CalcuLuX AreaLighting calculations.
DialuxLighting calculations.
ReluxLighting calculations.
LITESTARLighting calculations.
VisualLighting calculations.
LightFactoryLighting calculations.

Low voltage and Medium voltage calculation

Almost every luminaire manufacturer has its own database for Dialux, Relux, Calculux and other photometrics software, which can be downloaded on their websites. All databases are free to download from their websites.

LV & MV calculations
Description & NotesInfo
Ecodial (Schneider Electric)LV network and short circuit calcuations, cables cross sections, voltage drop etc..
Simaris Design (Siemens)LV/MV network calculations, short circuit currents, calculations of cables etc..
SEE Electrical AdvancedElectrical design, cabinet layout builder.
EtapDesign, simulation, operation, and automation of generation, distribution, and industrial power systems.

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  1. Pravinchandra
    Apr 26, 2016

    Dear all,

    For load flow analysis, short circuit, Arc flash calculations, Harmonic load flow, Protection and automation,
    Motor acceleration I advice you to try software EA-PSM.


  2. Amine
    Jan 29, 2016

    why you don’t put software DOC from ABB ?

  3. Khan mohammad
    Nov 12, 2015

    I need softwares list wich work for high voltage analysing (short circuit calculation , design and etc).


  4. armin
    Oct 25, 2015

    wow, this web page is great , thank you a lot .
    I am 25 , just finished my MS.c in power electrical system , and with a little experience
    would you please give me some advise about electrical installation in ships ?
    best regards from IRAN :)

    • Ruwan
      Sep 20, 2019

      I’m studying electrical engineering ( power ) stiil yet. But I have not no idea about next level syllabus.. please help me to find out them ..

  5. Anwar
    Oct 13, 2015

    Dear Edvard,
    May I get the demo version of CDEGS software “Multi Ground” for grounding calculations.

    I will be very thankful for this kind act.

    With Regards,


  6. alex marcano
    Oct 01, 2015

    Hi…I want to say thanks it’s a very useful web page… I would like to know if anyone can recommend me or send me a distribution and transmission software.


    • Vytautas
      Oct 22, 2015

      Dear Alex,

      please try EA-PSM – one of the most innovative power system modelling and fault analysis software currently available on the market. More information at

      B.R. Ph.D. Vytautas Siozinys

    • roger garcia
      Nov 03, 2015

      try ETAP, I’m quite sure it will be so good for you, good luck

    • med
      Feb 14, 2019


      you can use software ELPLEK for calculations short circuit
      il’s free and give the correct results

  7. Michael
    Sep 02, 2015

    I encourage you to give a try and share your opinion about new mobile apps for arc flash hazard analysis & labeling and short circuit fault current calculations. The apps are free and come with optional in-app purchase:

    Arc Flash Analytic:

    Short Circuit Analytic

  8. Vytautas
    Aug 27, 2015

    Dear collegues,

    please find power system modelling and fault analysis software EA-PSM at
    This software includes: power flow, short circuit, harmonic load flow, protection coordination, distance protection and coordination, motor start, export to dxf, word, excell.

    Also, this software is available for win 7, 8, 10, Linux, Mac OS.

    • Arton
      Sep 10, 2015

      I’ve tried EA-PSM demo. Must say it’s very easy to understand and work with. Thank you for information.

    • Mohamed Bedear
      Apr 12, 2020

      Hi Vytautas
      The Windows version is only available in the mentioned website, I badly need a macOS version.

      I used to work on etap but since now using macOS I’m looking for an alternative.

    Aug 17, 2015

    i am interested in Electrical Design field. Please Guide me to choose a software in the relevant field to choose my carrier.

    • Arun
      Dec 15, 2016

      Hi Mr.P H Madhanku,
      I would request you to try EA-PSM – Electrical Design and Power system Modelling software. It is easy to learn and perform calculations.

      Best Wishes,

  10. Chukwudum Okeke
    Aug 16, 2015

    Ecodial doesn’t work on windows 10 ….crashes at the last phase…maybe I should trell schneider

    • Edvard
      Aug 16, 2015

      Hold on few weeks, they will release an update, I’m sure.

      • Kalyan Mannava
        Dec 01, 2015

        Sir, I need a complete course module & tutorial for “AutoDesk Simulation Mechanical 2015” of various stress analysis. This software is most useful in our applications like analysis of LV panels and Modular panels structural mechanical stresses and internal electric-thermal stresses etc. Pls, find it and send the material booklet in PDF format.

        Thanks & Regards,
        Kalyan Mannava
        [email protected]

  11. Gintare
    Jun 15, 2015 BETA version available for free.
    Harmonic Load Flow
    Load Flow Analysis
    Short Circuit Calculation


  12. Alex
    May 04, 2015

    There’s AutoCAD plug-in “MeteorSpec” that calculates the specifications of cables.
    Program has a Data Library where all the data about the cables you use are saved.
    Program can generate reports as specifications (summarized lengths per cable type) or as explications (list of all cable with detailed information).

    The program can be configured to use in any field of design where calculation of total lengths and total areas is needed.

    Look at Autodesk Exchange apps.

  13. abhishek c m
    Apr 20, 2015

    i really liked.

  14. Mano
    Apr 10, 2015

    I Appreciate your efforts… Good info’s and clear concepts..

  15. Selby
    Mar 22, 2015

    Hello everyone, what’s the permissible volt drop for 21kv conductors

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