Fault Detection in Synchronous Generators Based on Independent Component Analysis

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 199)


A novel technique for fault detection and classification in the synchronous generator is proposed. In this paper, a new statistical method based on independent component analysis is presented. The proposed fault detection scheme identifies external and internal faults of synchronous generator. This characterization of fault transients will aid in the development of a protection relay for synchronous generator and the proposed method is effective in detecting faults and has great potential in power engineering applications.


Synchronous Generator Internal fault External Fault Independent Component Analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringJawaharlal Nehru Technological UniversityHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Pulichintala Hydro Electric SchemeAndhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation LimitedNalgondaIndia

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