Diagnosis of Incipient Faults in Nonlinear Analog Circuits Based on High Order Moment Fractional Transform


Considering the problem to diagnose incipient faults in nonlinear analog circuits, a novel approach of fault feature-extracting based on HMFT (high order moment fractional transform) of the component parameter change is proposed. Firstly, the equivalence circuit model is established according to the topological structure and the voltage sensitivity of the circuit under test (CUT). Then the HMFT of component parameter changes are derived, which are used as fault features. Finally, using the extracted features, incipient fault diagnosis is accomplished. The simulations illustrate the proposed method and show its effectiveness in the incipient fault recognition capability.

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The authors would like to thank the reviewers and the editors for their constructive comments and suggestions. This work is supported by support plan project of science and technology of Sichuan province, China (2017FZ0033).

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Deng, Y., Chen, T. & Zhang, D. Diagnosis of Incipient Faults in Nonlinear Analog Circuits Based on High Order Moment Fractional Transform. J Electron Test (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10836-020-05889-y

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  • Nonlinear circuits
  • Incipient fault diagnosis
  • High order moment
  • Fractional transform