A technique for analysing GOOSE packets when testing relays in an IEC 61850-8-1 environment

Nick, Shawn, Nourbakhsh, Ghavameddin, Ghosh, Arindam, & Ghasemi, Negareh (2015) A technique for analysing GOOSE packets when testing relays in an IEC 61850-8-1 environment. In Proceedings of the 2015 South East Asia Protection and Automation Conference, SEAPAC 2015, CIGRE Australia, Sydney, N.S.W, pp. 1-12.

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While the implementation of the IEC 61850 standard has significantly enhanced the performance of communications in electrical substations, it has also increased the complexity of the system. Subsequently, these added elaborations have introduced new challenges in relation to the skills and tools required for the design, test and maintenance of 61850-compatible substations. This paper describes a practical experience of testing a protection relay using a non-conventional test equipment; in addition, it proposes a third party software technique to reveal the contents of the packets transferred on the substation network. Using this approach, the standard objects can be linked and interpreted to what the end-users normally see in the IED and test equipment proprietary software programs.

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ID Code: 84005
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
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Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 [Please consult the author]
Deposited On: 10 May 2015 23:19
Last Modified: 19 May 2015 04:52

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