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ZigBee and GSM Based Fault Detection System for Low Tension Pillar

  • Ram Nath
  • Ritula Thakur
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)

Abstract

This paper represents the automation in distribution network on low-voltage side of distribution transformer. This project will help to automate the distribution network on LT side. The fuse of any phase blows off in low tension (LT) pillar due to any fault or overloading; it is difficult to find the fault location. Hence, restoration of power supply takes more time which affects the services to consumer. To maintain high standards of availability and reliability, it is required to reduce the restoration time and find the faulty location as soon as possible. In LT pillar, there are so many numbers of incoming and outgoing lines. In case of fault or over loading, any fuse blows off instantly, the proposed system will send the real time data to main control room automatically. Then operator will get information about which fuse has been blown off and then he will send fuse man to repair the fuse. This will save restoration time and improve reliability.

Keywords

Distribution network LT pillar Distribution transformer Restoration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringRoorkee Engineering & Management Technology InstituteShamliIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training & ResearchChandigarhIndia

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