JACIII Vol.17 No.2 pp. 283-290
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2013.p0283


Fault Diagnosis of Power Distribution Feeders with PV System Using Equivalent-Input-Disturbance Approach

Bo Hu*, Jinhua She**, and Ryuichi Yokoyama*

*Graduate School of Environment and Energy Engineering, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinju-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan

**Department of Mechatronics School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Technology, 1401-1 Katakura, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0982, Japan

November 27, 2012
February 15, 2013
March 20, 2013
equivalent input disturbance (EID), fault diagnosis, grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) system, power system
This paper describes a fault diagnosis method based on the equivalent-input-disturbance (EID) approach to power distribution feeders connected to a photovoltaic (PV) system. Node faults are treated as a system disturbance and are estimated using an EID estimator. First, a dynamic model that contains both the PV system and a power supply utility for the feeder is built. Second, an EID estimator is constructed to estimate the disturbance to the system on the control input channel. Third, a method for abstracting the amount caused by the PV system in the EID is presented to estimate the effect caused by faults. Simulation results demonstrate the validity and superiority of the method.
Cite this article as:
B. Hu, J. She, and R. Yokoyama, “Fault Diagnosis of Power Distribution Feeders with PV System Using Equivalent-Input-Disturbance Approach,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.17 No.2, pp. 283-290, 2013.
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