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Transmission line galloping image monitoring system based on digital signal processor
Author(s): Hai Peng Ren; Zhan Feng Ma
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Paper Abstract

An embedded image monitoring system based on TMS320DM642 Digital Signal Processor (DSP) is proposed for the transmission line monitoring. The system can detect galloping, ice or snow covering, and other abnormal status of the transmission line in a real time mode. The image detection algorithms are compared using the controlled experiment under the complex weather environment, thereby, a set of image processing algorithms is proposed for transmission lines image monitoring. The DSP/BOIS multi-threaded programming techniques are used to realize the algorithm in the DSPs' embedded software. A wireless communication based on General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) module is designed to transmit the detection results and the changed information of the image to the monitoring center, so that the operators can get the real time status of the transmission line. The application of the system will play an important role in the condition-based maintenance of power transmission lines and improve the reliability of power delivery system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8009, Third International Conference on Digital Image Processing (ICDIP 2011), 800923 (8 July 2011);
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Hai Peng Ren, Xi'an Univ. of Technology (China)
Zhan Feng Ma, Xi'an Univ. of Technology (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8009:
Third International Conference on Digital Image Processing (ICDIP 2011)
Ting Zhang, Editor(s)

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