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Fault Location in Power Electrical Traction Line System
Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenzhen 518055, China
Shenzhen Key Laboratory of Electric Vehicle Powertain Platform and Safety Technology, Shenzhen 518055, China
Department of Electrical Engineering, School of Electronics and Information, Tongji University, No. 4800 Caoan Road, Shanghai 201804, China
Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
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Received: 11 October 2012; in revised form: 10 November 2012 / Accepted: 13 November 2012 / Published: 26 November 2012
Abstract: In this paper, methods of fault location are discussed in electrical traction single-end direct power supply network systems. Based on the distributed parameter model of the system, the position of the short-circuit fault can be located with the aid of the current and voltage value at the measurement end of the electrical traction line. Furthermore, the influence of the transient resistance, the position of the locomotive, locomotive load for fault location are also discussed. MATLAB simulation tool is used for the simulation experiments. Simulation results are proved the effectiveness of the proposed algorithms.
Keywords: fault location; traction system; steady-state; resistance analysis
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Zhou, Y.; Xu, G.; Chen, Y. Fault Location in Power Electrical Traction Line System. Energies 2012, 5, 5002-5018.
Zhou Y, Xu G, Chen Y. Fault Location in Power Electrical Traction Line System. Energies. 2012; 5(12):5002-5018.
Zhou, Yimin; Xu, Guoqing; Chen, Yanfeng. 2012. "Fault Location in Power Electrical Traction Line System." Energies 5, no. 12: 5002-5018.