Faculty Advisor

Emanuel, Alexander E.

Abstract

The goal of this project was to design a product that could detect faults in a transmission line system and relay that information back to a control center. To accomplish this, pickup coils were installed in the proximity of the transmission lines and were used to monitor the magnetic fields produced by the lines' currents. Theoretical and actual simulations were completed successfully and demonstrate that it is possible to determine with great accuracy the type and time of the fault.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2008

Major

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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