A supervisory system for partial discharge monitoring

Saeed, B. I. and Upton, D. W. and Vieira, M. F. Q. and Torres, F. and Mohamed, H. and Mistry, K. and Mather, P. J. and Lazaridis, P. and Khan, U. and Tachtatzis, C. and Atkinson, R. and Judd, M. and Glover, I. A. (2018) A supervisory system for partial discharge monitoring. In: URSI Atlantic Radio Science, 2018-05-28 - 2018-06-01.

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    Abstract

    Continuous measurement of partial discharge plays a vital role in monitoring the status of high voltage equipment in electricity substations. This requires a comprehensive supervisory system to detect, monitor, collect and locate partial discharge activities. Most of the sensors developed so far require a dedicated software and hardware platform to integrate them into a system. A comprehensive supervisory system is proposed and designed that integrates broadband radiometric sensors into a robust wireless network. The network is easy to install and reconfigure. Partial discharge activities are collected by the sensors and transferred to a central database where processed to provide monitoring, visualisation and localisation of the partial discharge sources.