A Service-Oriented Architecture for Electric Power Transmission System Asset Management

  • Jyotishman Pathak
  • Yuan Li
  • Vasant Honavar
  • James McCalley
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4652)

Abstract

In electric power transmission systems, the assets include transmission lines, transformers, power plants and support structures. Maintaining these assets to reliably deliver electric energy at low prices is critical for a nation’s growth and development. Towards this end, we describe a novel service-oriented architecture for sensing, information integration, risk assessment, and decision-making tasks that arise in operating modern high-voltage electric power systems. The proposed framework integrates real-time data acquisition, modeling, and forecasting functionalities provided by relatively autonomous, loosely coupled entities that constitute the power industry to determine operational policies, maintenance schedules and facility reinforcement plans required to ensure reliable operation of power systems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jyotishman Pathak
    • 1
  • Yuan Li
    • 2
  • Vasant Honavar
    • 1
  • James McCalley
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science 
  2. 2.Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011-1040USA

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