Vol. 1 No. 3 (2019): Volume 1, Issue 3, Year 2019

Identification of Power System Disturbances using Wavelet Transform

Thiriburasundari V
PG Scholar, Department of EEE, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, TN, India
Shanmugalakshmi R
Head of the department, Department of EEE, Government College of Technology, Coimbatore, TN, India
Published May 28, 2019
  • symmetrical fault,
  • unsymmetrical fault,
  • wavelet transform(wt)
How to Cite
V, T., & R, S. (2019). Identification of Power System Disturbances using Wavelet Transform. International Research Journal of Multidisciplinary Technovation, 1(3), 65-72. Retrieved from https://mapletreejournals.com/index.php/irjmt/article/view/241


Electrical power system consists of three main structures which are generation, transmission and distribution system. If any disturbances occur in the system, it will affect the normal operating condition of the system. When a short circuit fault occurs in the   system, the high fault current is produced and it will affect the overall reliability, power quality, protective devices in the system. In renewable integrated system, the fault will affect the overall   interconnected   system. Therefore fault identification plays a major role in power system.The objective is to identify the fault occurs in the system using wavelet .The fault identification requires fast and accurate analysis. The tripping action depends mainly on the voltage and current waveforms during the fault. Wavelet transform(WT)  is a  mathematical  tool  used for the analysis of the current waveform during faulty condition. The symmetrical and unsymmetrical faults are created and the fault current in the system is given to the wavelet transform. Energy values are extracted from wavelet transform and it used to identify the fault. The proposed methodology is verified by using MATLAB/simulink model.


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