Reliability of Electric Power Transmission Systems in Seismically Active Metropolitan Tokyo: Part 1. Network Modeling

by Hitoshi Nakase, Advanced Engineering Operation Cent, Japan,
Ikumasa Yoshida, Advanced Engineering Operation Cent, Japan,
Ikuo Katayama, Advanced Engineering Operation Cent, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Safety and Reliability


A method is proposed for modeling electric power transmission systems. The model can be used to evaluate the reliability of the network connectivity in a seismically active region. It focuses on how a damage of transmission cables caused by a damage of their surrounding structures will affect the network connectivity. The effect of damage of electric facilities is also discussed.

Subject Headings: Electrical systems | Power transmission | Power transmission lines | System reliability | Energy infrastructure | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Urban areas | Japan | Asia

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