International Journal of Modern Computation, Information and Communication Technology

ISSN 2581-5954

March-April 2020, Vol. 3, Issue 3-4, p. 36-41.​​

Automatic Fault Detection and Location of Transmission Line using IoT
G. K. Aravindhan*, M. Krishnakumar, K. Muthukumar, K. Surya, G. Kavitha
Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Arasu Engineering College, Kumbakonam, India.
*Corresponding author’s e-mail:


The three phase fault indicator and evaluate system is designed to differentiate the type of fault occur in power system, enhanced with the Internet of Things (IoT) by using the ESP8266 and Wi-Fi module. All electrical substation that supply the electric to the users like industrial or residential may have some failures due to fault that may be short circuit or open circuit in a transmission line. Only way to solve this problem is to come up with mechanism that can detect the fault in an electricity transmission line automatically and intimate the authorities with a specific location. The system will be integrated IoT mechanism. To intimate the responsible people by email and notification.

Keywords: Transmission line; Internet of Things; ESP8266 Node MCU; Blynk; Arduino.


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