Program for 2016 IEEE International Workshop on Applied Measurements for Power Systems (AMPS)

Wednesday, September 28

Wednesday, September 28, 08:30 - 09:00

Registration

Wednesday, September 28, 09:00 - 09:20

Welcome address

A. Monti, C. Muscas, & L. Peretto

Wednesday, September 28, 09:20 - 11:00

Distribution System State Estimation

Chair: Carlo Muscas (University of Cagliari, Italy)
09:20 Bayesian Distribution System State Estimation in presence of non-Gaussian Pseudo-Measurements
Andrea Angioni, Marco Pau and Ferdinanda Ponci (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Antonello Monti (RWTH Aachen University & Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems, Germany); Carlo Muscas, Sara Sulis and Paolo Attilio Pegoraro (University of Cagliari, Italy)
09:45 Low Voltage System State Estimation based on Smart Metering Infrastructure
Marco Pau (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Edoardo Patti, Luca Barbierato, Abouzar Estebsari and Enrico Pons (Politecnico di Torino, Italy); Ferdinanda Ponci (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Antonello Monti (RWTH Aachen University & Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems, Germany)
10:10 Uncertainty Analysis of Aggregated Smart Meter Data for State Estimation
Fei Ni, Phuong Nguyen and Joseph Cobben (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands); Helko van den Brom and Dongsheng Zhao (VSL, The Netherlands)
10:35 Impact of Uncertainty Propagation on the Design of State Estimation for Hybrid ac-dc Grids
Abhinav Sadu, Marco Pau, Suresh Pillai and Ferdinanda Ponci (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Antonello Monti (RWTH Aachen University & Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems, Germany)

Wednesday, September 28, 11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

Wednesday, September 28, 11:30 - 12:45

Assessment of harmonic emission and harmonic impedance

Chair: Ferdinanda Ponci (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
11:30 Improved event based method for harmonic impedance assessment
Duan Serfontein (Aurecon & North West University, South Africa); Johan Rens (North West University, South Africa); Jan Desmet (UGent, Belgium); Gerhard Botha (North-West University, South Africa)
11:55 Novel Grid Impedance Measurement Setups in Electrical Power Systems
Trung Thanh Do (Helmut-Schmidt-University, Germany)
12:20 On The Assessment of Harmonic Emission in Distribution Networks: Opportunity for the Prevailing Harmonic Phase Angle
Brandon Peterson (North-West University & Eskom, South Africa); Johan Rens (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa); Jan Meyer (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Gerhard Botha (North-West University, South Africa); Jan Desmet (UGent, Belgium)

Wednesday, September 28, 12:45 - 14:00

Lunch

Wednesday, September 28, 14:00 - 15:40

Signal processing for power system measurements

Chair: Claudio Narduzzi (Universita' di Padova, Italy)
14:00 Power System Frequency Estimation Accuracy of Improved DFT-based Algorithms over Short Intervals
Daniel Belega (University of Timisoara, Romania); David Macii and Dario Petri (University of Trento, Italy)
14:25 Implementation of harmonic phase angle measurement for power quality instruments
Ana M Blanco, Robert Stiegler and Jan Meyer (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Michael Schwenke (Power Quality Measurement & Siemens AG, Germany)
14:50 Efficient Detection for Multifrequency Dynamic Phasor Analysis
Guglielmo Frigo and Giada Giorgi (University of Padova, Italy); Claudio Narduzzi (Universita' di Padova, Italy)
15:15 Choice and Properties of Adaptive and Tunable Digital Boxcar (Moving Average) Filters for Power Systems and other Signal Processing Applications
Andrew Roscoe and Steven Blair (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)

Wednesday, September 28, 15:40 - 16:10

Coffee Break

Wednesday, September 28, 16:10 - 17:00

Sampled Values and Merging Units

Chair: Johan Rens (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa)
16:10 Real-Time Compression of IEC 61869-9 Sampled Value Data
Steven Blair, Andrew Roscoe and James Irvine (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
16:35 Uncertainty Evaluation in Measurement Equipments for Power Systems
Lorenzo Peretto and Roberto Tinarelli (University of Bologna, Italy); Kenan Yiğit (Yildiz Technical University, Turkey)

Thursday, September 29

Thursday, September 29, 09:00 - 10:40

Measurements on power system components

Chair: Antonello Monti (RWTH Aachen University & Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems, Germany)
09:00 On the Impact of Operating Modes and Power Supply Conditions on the Efficiency of Power Electronic Devices
Xiao Xu, Adam Collin and Sasa Djokic (Institute for Energy Systems. The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom); Roberto Langella (Italy, Italy); Alfredo Testa (Second University of Naples, Italy); Jan Meyer and Friedemann Möller (Technische Universität Dresden, Germany); Sergey Yanchenko (Moscow Power Eng. Institute, Russia)
09:25 Chromaticity-based Optoacoustic Condition Monitoring of High Voltage Circuit Breaker
Taiwo Owoeye, Joseph Spencer, Roberto Ferrero and Gordon Jones (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)
09:50 Standard for High-Power Loss Measurement Systems for Testing Power Transformers
Enrico Mohns (Scientist, Germany); Peter Raether and Henrik Badura (PTB, Germany); Matthias Schmidt (Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany)
10:15 Leakage Error Compensation in Induction Motor Current Measurements for Rotor Fault Diagnosis
Nurafnida Afrizal and Roberto Ferrero (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom); Sergio Toscani (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)

Thursday, September 29, 10:40 - 11:10

Coffee Break

Thursday, September 29, 11:10 - 12:25

Distributed measurement systems

Chair: Paolo Attilio Pegoraro (University of Cagliari, Italy)
11:10 Experimental Characterization of Communication Infrastructure for Virtual Power Plant Monitoring
Stefano Rinaldi, Marco Pasetti and Paolo Ferrari (University of Brescia, Italy); Giovanni Massa (A2A Reti Elettriche S.p.A., Italy); Davide Della Giustina (A2A Reti Elettriche SpA, Italy)
11:35 Development of a Coupling System for Medium Voltage Power Line Communication in the CENELEC A Frequency Band
Giovanni Artale (Università di Palermo, Italy); Antonio Cataliotti (University of Palermo, Italy); Valentina Cosentino (Università di Palermo, Italy); Dario Di Cara (National Research Council, Institute of Intelligent System for Automation, Italy); Salvatore Guaiana (Università di Palermo, Italy); Giovanni Tinè (National Research Council, Italy)
12:00 Modular Intelligent Node for Distribution Systems
Mohsen Ferdowsi, Markus Mirz, Abhinav Sadu and Ferdinanda Ponci (RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Antonello Monti (RWTH Aachen University & Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems, Germany); Carlo Muscas (University of Cagliari, Italy)

Thursday, September 29, 12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

Thursday, September 29, 14:00 - 15:15

Phasor Measurement Units I

Chair: Andrew Roscoe (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom)
14:00 Definition and Assessment of Reference Values for PMU Calibration in Static and Transient Conditions
Guglielmo Frigo (University of Padova, Italy); Daniele Colangelo and Marco Pignati (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland); Mario Paolone (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland); Claudio Narduzzi (Universita' di Padova, Italy)
14:25 Analysis of PMU response under voltage fluctuations in distribution grids
Carlo Muscas, Paolo Castello, Paolo Attilio Pegoraro and Sara Sulis (University of Cagliari, Italy)
14:50 Fast Quasi-Synchronous Harmonic Algorithm Based on Weight Window Function - Mixed Radix FFT
Yong Xiao, Wei Zhao and Lei Chen (Tsinghua University, P.R. China); Songling Huang (Tsinghua university, P.R. China); Qing Wang (Durham University, United Kingdom)

Thursday, September 29, 15:15 - 15:45

Coffee Break

Thursday, September 29, 15:45 - 17:00

Phasor Measurement Units II

Chair: David Macii (University of Trento, Italy)
15:45 Dynamic Fundamental and Harmonic Synchrophasor Estimation by Extended Kalman Filter
Roberto Ferrero (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom); Paolo Attilio Pegoraro (University of Cagliari, Italy); Sergio Toscani (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
16:10 Phase-based Estimation of Synchrophasors
Pasquale Cuccaro, Daniele Gallo, Carmine Landi, Mario Luiso and Gianmarco Romano (Second University of Naples, Italy)
16:35 Multifunction Phasor Analysis for Distribution Networks
Guglielmo Frigo, Giada Giorgi and Matteo Bertocco (University of Padova, Italy); Claudio Narduzzi (Universita' di Padova, Italy)

Thursday, September 29, 20:00 - 23:00

Social Dinner

Friday, September 30

Friday, September 30, 09:00 - 10:40

Voltage and current sensors

Chair: Lorenzo Peretto (University of Bologna, Italy)
09:00 Simple Skin Effect Compensation in Cylindrical Shunts
Marco Faifer, Christian Laurano, Roberto Ottoboni, Sergio Toscani and Michele Zanoni (Politecnico di Milano, Italy); Roberto Ferrero (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)
09:25 IEC 61869 Compliant Rogowski Coil for Volume Production
Wolfram Teppan (LEM Intellectual Property SA, Switzerland); Pierre Turpin (LEM Switzerland SA, Switzerland); Mathieu Beguin (LEM International SA, Switzerland)
09:50 Development and testing of optically-interrogated current sensors
John Nelson, Grzegorz Fusiek and Lloyd Clayburn (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom); Pawel Niewczas (University of Strathclyde & Synaptec Ltd, United Kingdom); Campbell Booth (University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom); Philip Orr and Neil Gordon (Synaptec Ltd, United Kingdom)
10:15 Investigating the properties of precision resistors for the application in high voltage DC dividers
Stephan Passon (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany); Ilja Gitin (TU Braunschweig, Germany); Johann Meisner (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt, Germany)

Friday, September 30, 10:40 - 11:10

Coffee Break

Friday, September 30, 11:10 - 12:25

Real-time and Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulations

11:10 Wideband Identification of Impedance to improve Accuracy and Stability of Power-Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulations
Eyke Liegmann and Antonino Riccobono (E. ON Energy Research Center at RWTH Aachen University, Germany); Antonello Monti (RWTH Aachen University & Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems, Germany)
11:35 Data Acquisition and Processing for Power Hardware-in-the Loop Simulations of LV Distribution Feeders
Seymour Pijpers, Niels Blaauwbroek, Phuong Nguyen and Han Slootweg (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
12:00 Testing of a predictive pole-slip protection algorithm on a Real Time Digital Simulator
Lafras Lamont (North West University, South Africa); Johan Rens (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa); Jan de Kock (North West University, South Africa)