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Open Circuit Stator Winding Fault Detection of Induction Machines from Transient Data Using Nature Inspired Optimization Algorithms

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Salaheddine Ethni, Dr Andrew Smith, hamza Khalfalla, Dr Muez Shiref



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This paper investigates the performance of two Nature Inspired Optimization Algorithms (NIOA): Bacterial Foraging Optimization (BFO) and Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO), which are used for early fault detection on Induction Machine (IM) stator windings, to prevent sudden, catastrophic, breakdowns. An open-circuit stator winding fault is experimentally studied. This scheme uses time domain measurements obtained during transients to validate the capability of this technique, and in conjunction with the NIOA, estimates the parameters of the IM mathematical model, detects stator winding faults, and gives information about its type and location. Only stator voltages, currents, and rotor speed are evaluated using experimental data obtained from a wound rotor three-phase IM. The validity and effectiveness of the proposed method using the transient data is verified, showing its accuracy, prediction capability, and sensitivity without the need of prior knowledge of various fault signatures.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Ethni S, Smith A, Khalfalla H, Shiref M

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 53rd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC)

Year of Conference: 2018

Online publication date: 13/12/2018

Acceptance date: 04/09/2018

Date deposited: 19/10/2018

Publisher: IEEE


DOI: 10.1109/UPEC.2018.8541854