A Study on Description of IEC 61850 based Substation Topology for Implementing the Engineering Tool of Digital Substation

디지털변전소 엔지니어링 툴 구현을 위한 IEC 61850 국제규격 기반의 변전소 토폴로지 표현에 관한 연구

Lee, Nam-Ho;An, Yong Ho;Jang, Byung-Tae

  • Received : 2015.01.21
  • Accepted : 2015.07.22
  • Published : 2015.09.30


In order to complete engineering works of the digital substation, Both Data transmission among a variety of IEDs and HMIs, and single line diagram of the substation might be done based on XML documents published in IEC 61850 international standards. This kind of XML based engineering process for the digital substation must be implemented not by manual written work but by the engineering tool using a computer. But most of the engineering tools do not support system based engineering works such as single line diagram of the substation but have only function to set IEDs as single device unit. Accordingly, this paper presents a new design method of the system based engineering description applicable to real IEC 61850 based substation through analyzing the current international standard and its sampled engineering file, and shows implementation of the engineering tool of the digital substation with the result of this study.


IEC 61850;Digital Substation;HMI;IED;XML;Engineering;SCL;SSD


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