Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/72074
Title: Underground cable fault detector (fault box)
Authors: Tan, Clarence Xing Ying
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering
Issue Date: 2017
Abstract: Identifying a faulted low voltage cable in the distribution network and restoring supply are required to be done below a 3-hour period. However, safety cannot be disregarded for this rushing job and therefore the Fault Box is design to protect the responding officers to quickly restore electricity supply. The Fault Box is to assist in determining a low voltage underground cable status. Namely, Healthy where cable can function normally, phase to phase shorted and if there is a T-off along the feeder. An inductor limits the high fault current from damaging other components. Coupled with different rating Miniature Circuit Breaker to trip upon the detecting the fault current. Test lamps in the Fault Box will be the indication to the status of the tested cable. Together with the process of Sectioning and Phasing Out the cables, the faulted underground cable could be quickly identified and isolated and load can be transferred to other source in the distribution network.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/72074
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
Appears in Collections:EEE Student Reports (FYP/IA/PA/PI)

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
Underground Cable Fault Detector- Tan Xing Ying Clarence U1120463B.pdf
  Restricted Access
Final Year Report48.26 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Page view(s)

129
Updated on May 15, 2021

Download(s)

14
Updated on May 15, 2021

Google ScholarTM

Check

Items in DR-NTU are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.