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Type of Project: New IEEE Standard
PAR Request Date: 10-Jun-2015
PAR Approval Date: 03-Sep-2015
PAR Expiration Date: 31-Dec-2019
Status: PAR for a New IEEE Standard

1.1 Project Number: P1870

1.2 Type of Document: Guide
1.3 Life Cycle: Full Use

2.1 Title: Guide for the Parameter Measurement of AC Transmission Lines

3.1 Working Group: Guide for the parameter measurement of AC transmission (PE/T&D/GenSystems/AC Trans)
Contact Information for Working Group Chair
Email Address:
Phone: 0086 13825105532
Contact Information for Working Group Vice-Chair

3.2 Sponsoring Society and Committee: IEEE Power and Energy Society/Transmission and Distribution (PE/T&D)
Contact Information for Sponsor Chair
Name: John Mcdaniel
Email Address:
Phone: 315-452-7719
Contact Information for Standards Representative
Name: Karl Mortensen
Email Address:
Phone: 763-241-2365

4.1 Type of Ballot: Entity

4.2 Expected Date of submission of draft to the IEEE-SA for Initial Sponsor Ballot: 12/2017
4.3 Projected Completion Date for Submittal to RevCom: 10/2018

5.1 Approximate number of entities expected to be actively involved in the development of this project: 5
5.2 Scope: This guide will provide testing methods for impedance measurement of alternating current (AC) transmission line and calculating
methods for the RLC (Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance) distribution parameters of the tested line. It will also provide testing and
calculating methods to obtain mutual inductance and coupling capacitance between double circuit lines on same tower. This guide will outline
the measuring instruments and the safety of the measurement. In addition, it will include test procedures to obtain the open circuit impedances
of the tested line as well as the formulas to get the distributed parameters from impedance measurements.

5.3 Is the completion of this standard dependent upon the completion of another standard: No
5.4 Purpose: The accurate parameter of power transmission line is the basis of precise power flow calculations, stability analysis, protective
settings, and line fault location. Therefore, it is necessary to develop a uniform standard to provide technical guidance for the accurate line
parameter measurement of ac transmission lines.

5.5 Need for the Project: The electrical parameter calculation of a transmission line according to the geometrical dimensions of typical tower
is not in agreement with the actual values because the earth conductivity is not even, and the height of each tower is not the same along the
corridor of transmission lines. The actual measurement will be close to the true value, although every newly built or reconfigured line shall
make the parameter measurement. Therefore, a new standard for ac transmission line parameter measurement is necessary and possible due to
the accurate algorithm of line parameter measurement by the advancement of the applied mathematics, and the application in numerous
parameter measurements of AC lines.

5.6 Stakeholders for the Standard: Power grid, Electric equipment manufacturers, utilities, energy service companies and other interested

Intellectual Property
6.1.a. Is the Sponsor aware of any copyright permissions needed for this project?: No
6.1.b. Is the Sponsor aware of possible registration activity related to this project?: No

7.1 Are there other standards or projects with a similar scope?: No

7.2 Joint Development
Is it the intent to develop this document jointly with another organization?: No

8.1 Additional Explanatory Notes (Item Number and Explanation):