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The practical implications of bringing a multi-agent transformer condition monitoring system on-line

Catterson, V.M. and McArthur, S.D.J. (2004) The practical implications of bringing a multi-agent transformer condition monitoring system on-line. In: IEEE PES Power Systems Conference and Exposition, 2004., 2004-10-10 - 2004-10-13.

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Abstract

On-line condition monitoring is a useful tool for maintaining and extending the longevity of power transformers. An intelligent diagnostic system is desirable for operational safety and reliability. Bringing these concepts together results in a powerful support tool for engineers, reducing the volume of data to deal with, and making the data more meaningful. This work describes how a multi-agent system for diagnosing the cause of transformer partial discharge activity was coupled with a method of UHF partial discharge monitoring, creating an on-line condition monitoring system. The challenges presented by the on-site environment are discussed, along with the implications for the complete system.