A study on different fault characteristics using wavelet and fast Fourier transforms

E., Engu and K., Ramar and R., Montano and V., Cooray (2008) A study on different fault characteristics using wavelet and fast Fourier transforms. In: 7th WSEAS International Conference on Application of Electrical Engineering, 02-04 JUL 2008 , Trondheim, NORWAY.

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Abstract

An investigation on different types of faults namely: open-circuit (OC), short-circuit (SC), high impedance fault (HIF) and the fault caused by direct lightning strike (LS) on the transmission line has been done using Alternative Transient Program/Electromagnetic Transient Program (ATP/EMTP) and MATLAB Toolbox. The characteristic of the faults in terms of their corresponding frequency spectrum, the polarity of incident- and reflected-wave from fault point, and the neighboring and/or remote end busbar signals has been studied and verified for the possibility to differentiate the type of fault occurred. For this purpose, the fault point on the wave has been created at the moment when the voltage signal reaches its peak and also when it is close to zero. Both, Wavelet Transform (WT) and Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) methods have been implemented in the study to extract and analyze the information associated with transient signal generated by the fault simulated at both, sending and receiving end busbars. Model of the network used in this study is taken from [1].

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75.5-76.95 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET)
Depositing User: Ms Suzilawati Abu Samah
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2011 07:26
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2011 07:26
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/2881

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