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A microprocessor-based digital wattmeter system design

Shwehdi, M.H. and Jacobsen, C. (1996) A microprocessor-based digital wattmeter system design. Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1996. IECEC 96. Proceedings of the 31st Intersociety, 3.

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Abstract

A Digital Telewattmeter System (DTS) has been designed, developed and its prototype real time clock board has been tested according to a sponsoring agency's (utilities, manufacturing company, etc.) specifications. The DTS is a device that measures electrical energy consumption and reports via telephone. At a remote location, a microprocessor controlled wattmeter will sense current, voltage and time and convert this into kilowatt hours. For customer convenience, this information is displayed continuously. Every month, the remote location is polled by a main computer and the actual current value of kilowatt hours is read for its use by the billing department. This paper deals with the designing, assembling, and the operation of the DTS as an innovative design and its use as a load management device. Test results and specifications of the DTS showed that its basic properties conform with other available similar products and has more features



Item Type:Article
Date:August 1996
Date Type:Publication
Subjects:Computer
Divisions:College Of Engineering Sciences > Electrical Engineering Dept
Creators:Shwehdi, M.H. and Jacobsen, C.
ID Code:14770
Deposited By:KFUPM ePrints Admin
Deposited On:24 Jun 2008 16:48
Last Modified:12 Apr 2011 13:17

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