Localization of partial discharge by using received signal strength

Khan, U and Lazaridis, P and Mohamed, H and Upton, D and Mistry, K and Saeed, B and Mather, P and Vieira, M F Q and Atkinson, R. C. and Tachtatzis, C and Glover, I A; (2018) Localization of partial discharge by using received signal strength. In: 2018 2nd URSI Atlantic Radio Science Meeting (AT-RASC 2018). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., ESP, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9789082598735 (https://doi.org/10.23919/URSI-AT-RASC.2018.8471320)

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The term partial discharge (PD) refers to a partial breakdown in an insulator which bridges two conductors. PD occurs due to insulation defects which arise as a result of high voltage stresses or insulation cracks. Continuous monitoring of PD activity can have a significant impact towards mitigating catastrophic failures. In recent times, it has become possible to detect and locate a PD activity on an automated basis using wireless sensor technology. In this paper, a novel technique for PD detection and localization using a wireless sensor network (WSN) is presented. The localization algorithm is based on received signal strength (RSS).


Khan, U, Lazaridis, P, Mohamed, H, Upton, D, Mistry, K, Saeed, B, Mather, P, Vieira, M F Q, Atkinson, R. C. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6206-2229, Tachtatzis, C ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9150-6805 and Glover, I A;