A New Approach to Object-Oriented Programming Language for Remote Power Quality Monitoring and Analysis Considering Harmonics

  • Vidula S. JapeEmail author
  • D. G. Bharadwaj
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 394)


Use of micro processed technology enhances the power system operation and control tasks, but at the same time resulting into power quality problems for utility as well as consumers. One of the major issues of power quality is harmonics in power system. Through mandatory regulations, harmonics in the power system must be prevented to ensure good power quality. This paper presents a new approach of object-oriented programming for remote power quality monitoring and analysis with harmonic considerations. The real-time monitoring and analysis of power system parameters is inherently complex due to large data handling process. Object-oriented programming tool has been used as computational tool which performs monitoring and analysis in substation related to power quality, and gives subsequent analysis for the residual life assessment of substation equipment due to power quality. A GUI is created in java to create user-friendly environment. Data can be transmitted from remote stations to the central server and authority sharing has been developed as per the process. This is an innovative approach in electrical field in terms of substation monitoring which thereby improves power quality. A case study of distribution network supplying linear and nonlinear loads is presented which encompasses the effects of harmonics on substation equipments to find out the solution to be implemented.


Distribution network IEEE standard Harmonics Life expectancy Lightning arrestor (LA) Penalty factor Power quality Substation monitoring system (SMS) System interruption Total harmonic distortion (THD) 



The project work is being carried out in Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University COE, Pune. The authors wish to thank authorities of BVDUCOE, Pune for granting permission to publish the work. Special thanks to MSEDCL and MSETCL for collection of data at substation and consumer end.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BVDUCOEPuneIndia

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