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Measurements get together

Chakrabarti, Saikat, Kyriakides, Elias, Bi, Tianshu, Cai, Deyu, & Terzija, Vladimir (2009) Measurements get together. IEEE power & energy magazine, 7(1), pp. 41-49.

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Abstract

Designing,monitoring and controlling such systems is becoming increasingly more challenging as a consequence of the steady growth of their size, complexity, level of uncertainty, unpredictable behavior, and interactions. These critical infrastructures are susceptible to natural disasters, frequent failures,and malicious attacks. At the epicenter of the well-being and prosperity of society lie the electric power systems. The secure and reliable operation of modern power systems is an increasingly challenging task due to the ever-increasing demand for electricity, the growing number of interconnections, penetration of variable renewable energy sources, and deregulated energy market conditions. Power companies in different parts of the world are therefore feeling the need for a real-time wide area monitoring, protection, and control (WAMPAC) system. Synchronized measurement technology (SMT) has the potential of becoming the backbone of this system.

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ID Code: 17746
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Synchronized measurement technology, phasor measurement unit, wide area monitoring
DOI: 10.1109/MPE.2008.930657
ISSN: 1540-7977
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (090600) > Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl. Renewable Power) (090607)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 IEEE
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Deposited On: 13 Feb 2009 08:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 23:21

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