Power Quality Events Classification using ANN with Hilbert Transform

Tarun Kumar Chheepa, Tanuj Manglani


With the evolution of Smart Grid, Power Quality issues have become prominent. The urban development involves usage of computers, microprocessor controlled electronic loads and power electronic devices. These devices are the source of power quality disturbances.  PQ problems are characterized by the variations in the magnitude and frequency in the system voltages and currents from their nominal values. To decide a control action, a proper classification mechanism is required to classify different PQ events. In this paper we propose a hybrid approach to perform this task. Different Neural topologies namely Cascade Forward Backprop Neural Network (CFBNN), Elman Backprop Neural Network (EBPNN), Feed Forward Backprop Neural Network (FFBPNN),  Feed Forward Distributed Time Delay Neural Network (FFDTDNN) , Layer Recurrent Neural Network (LRNN), Nonlinear Autoregressive Exogenous Neural Network (NARX),  Radial Basis Function Neural Network (RBFNN)  along with the application of Hilbert Transform are employed to classify the PQ events. A meaningful comparison of these neural topologies is presented and it is found that Radial Basis Function Neural Network (RBFNN) is the most efficient topology to perform the classification task. Different levels of Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) are added in the input features to present the comparison of classifiers.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.23956/ijermt.v6i6.274


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