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An Online Monitoring and Fault Location Methodology for Underground Power Cables

Abstract With the growing importance of underground power systems and the need for greater reliability of the power supply, cable monitoring and accurate fault location detection has become an increasingly important issue. The presence of inherent random fluctuations in power system signals can be used to extract valuable information about the condition of system equipment. One such component is the power cable, which is the primary focus of this research.

This thesis investigates a unique methodology that allows online monitoring of an underground power cable. The methodology analyzes conventional power signals in the frequency domain to monitor the condition of a power cable.

First, the proposed approach is analyzed theoretically with the help o... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Govindarajan, Sudarshan (Author) / Holbert, Keith E. (Advisor) / Heydt, Gerald (Committee member) / Karady, George G. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering / Engineering / Condition monitoring / Distributed parameter model / Noise measurement / Power spectral density / Power transmission / Underground power cable
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 105 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Electrical Engineering 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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