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Monitoring of Power Transmission Lines Through Wireless Sensor Networks in Smart Grid

  • Malik Ali Judge
  • Awais Manzoor
  • Fahim Ahmed
  • Saqib Kazmi
  • Zahoor Ali Khan
  • Umar Qasim
  • Nadeem Javaid
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 612)

Abstract

Smart grid faces a number of challenges to efficiently and effectively transmit power from generation to end users. So, a robust monitoring mechanism is essential to monitor the status of transmission lines and towers. Many state-of-the-art techniques are present in literature, to timely and precisely locate the problem. In this paper, we present a three level hybrid model for real-time monitoring of transmission lines. In this regard, we developed a mathematical framework to measure the feasibility of our model. Further, we study optimal position of direct links in order to minimize the delay of information delivery. We also investigate the total energy consumed in data transmission. Results show that proposed model is effective in delivering information at minimum delay.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Malik Ali Judge
    • 1
  • Awais Manzoor
    • 1
  • Fahim Ahmed
    • 1
  • Saqib Kazmi
    • 1
  • Zahoor Ali Khan
    • 2
  • Umar Qasim
    • 3
  • Nadeem Javaid
    • 1
  1. 1.COMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyIslamabadPakistan
  2. 2.Computer Information Science, Higher Colleges of TechnologyFujairahUnited Arab Emirates
  3. 3.Cameron LibraryUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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