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Automatic Transfer and Controller System for Standby Power Generator

Adoghe, A. U. and Odigwe, I. A. (2009) Automatic Transfer and Controller System for Standby Power Generator. Advanced Materials Research, 62. pp. 187-193.

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Abstract

An automatic transfer system (ATS) was developed to monitor the a.c. voltage coming from Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) line for power failure conditions. Upon detection of an outage for a predetermined period of time, the standby generator is started, once is up to speed, the load is transferred from the PHCN line to the local Generator. This ATS is capable of electrically monitoring fuel level, oil level, Battery strength, next maintenance schedule and then start or stop the unmanned Generator from the computer system located in the comfort of homes or offices outside the Generator site. In this paper therefore, an Automatic Transfer System (ATS) for Power Generator is designed to improve the operation and maintenance of power generators. The ATS which includes both hardware and software module, provides a functionality that allows a power generator to be controlled and monitored from a remote location

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electric power generators, Automatic transfer system, Contoller systems
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics
Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2015 15:00
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2015 15:00
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/4101

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