A study of low frequency AC arc system issues by Wei Yang

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .

Written in English

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Thesis (M.A.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 1993.

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SeriesCanadian theses = Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2 microfiches : negative.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15101069M
ISBN 100315835753
OCLC/WorldCa31514987

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ABSTRACT: The main objective of this paper to detect an arc fault occurring in a low voltage dc system using wavelet transform. As we know arc faults plays a major role in an electrical power system, due to this fire, shocking hazard or system failure of the electrical system or equipment can be happen.

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[7] and Burke [8]. The arc in an arc-flash scenario involves relatively low arc resistances. A 3-ft (1-m) arc has a voltage of about V. If the fault current at that point in the line was A, then the arc resistance is about Ω.

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