A Study on the Deterioration Diagnosis of 600V Shielded Twisted Pair Control/Measurement Cable using Resonance Frequency

케이블 공진을 이용한 600V 제어/계측용 꼬임쌍선 차폐 케이블의 열화상태 진단에 대한 연구

  • Shin, JaeYoung (Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University) ;
  • Kim, KwangHo (Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University) ;
  • Nah, WanSoo (Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University)
  • Received : 2015.08.31
  • Accepted : 2015.09.25
  • Published : 2015.12.01


Recent major domestic facilities, such as nuclear power plants, many control cables are installed and are degraded by long-term use, but research on deterioration diagnosis is lacking. In the event of a fault in the cable due to deterioration can be developed into a major accident such as the main plant is stopped, so the deterioration diagnostic techniques of high reliability for the cable is required. In this paper, proposes a methodology using a cable resonance that can effectively diagnose the deterioration of the cable. Prior to the test, we developed a setup for stable measuring the characteristics of the cable and it verified the suitable of the measurement set-up in terms of interactivity and reliability, also measured S-parameters applying verified measurement set-up to the cables that deterioration degree is different. Then, we had amplified the difference in resonance frequency between the healthy state and the deteriorated state using connection in a series of measured S-parameters. In a result from the method, we have verified that the more deteriorate the cables is, the more decrease the resonance frequency is. Measured results are justified by inducing the resonance frequency calculation of the cable from the S- parameters represented by the hyperbolic function formula. VNA(Vector Network Analyzer) for S-parameter measurements used in this study is Agilent E5061B and shielded twisted-pair cables was used for deterioration diagnostic test.


Supported by : 한국에너지기술평가원(KETEP)


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