Shipboard aggregate power monitoring
Douglas, Keith P.
MetadataShow full item record
Modern naval warships rely on vast arrays of sensor networks to evaluate the performance of mission critical systems. Although these sensor networks enable increased levels of automation, they are costly to install and to maintain. The power distribution network offers an alternative solution for tracking the performance of mission critical systems. Research conducted at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Laboratory for Electromagnetic and Electronic Systems (LEES) has proven that the power distribution network contains vital information that can provide performance monitoring and automatic diagnostic functions. This thesis will address the issue of sensor-count reduction through the application of Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM) technology. Theoretical studies and field experiments will be presented in order to demonstrate the NILM's ability to correlate load activity with power measured from an aggregate level in the distribution system. Additionally, a critical evaluation is conducted on the current NILM configuration's ability to perform automated classification. Findings will be supported using data collected from NILMs monitoring power flow on board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter ESCANABA (WMEC-907).
Approved for public release, distribution unlimitedCIVINS (Civilian Institutions) Thesis document
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Performance measurement of a carrier battle group: a case study of the Commander in Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet's participation as a performance planning and reporting pilot project for fiscal year 1996 Smith, Robert Lee (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 1996-12);The Commander In Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT) participated as a performance planning and reporting pilot project (PPRP) in support of the short term requirements of the Government Performance and Results Act ...
Lee, Han Chuan. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2009-12);The previously developed guidance law implemented onboard the Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (SUAV) relies exclusively on the information from the image processing software and allows the performance of coordinated SUAV ...
Bang, H.; Agrawal, B.N. (1995);In this paper, a closed-loop switching function for on-off thruster firings is proposed to provide good attitude control performance in the presence of modeling errors for single-axis slew maneuver of a rigid spacecraft ...