Improving tools for diagnosing technical condition of ship electric power installations




electric power installations, relative humidity, optical fiber, refractive index, layered structure


Existing information-measuring systems (IMS) do not fully correspond to the tasks of monitoring electric power installations (EPI) in terms of their characteristics. The capabilities of IMS have certain limitations regarding the probability of measurement results and the degree of invariance to the influence of operational factors. This proves that for modern failure-free EPI technical operation, new diagnostic tools are in demand. Such means should be seamlessly integrated in IMS to enable high operational efficiency and performance reliability. Therefore, it is of particular relevance to tackle the scientific and technical issue of rational combination of protection and preservation of the characteristics of fiber-optic sensors of relative humidity control systems in ship EPI. To solve the problem, the chosen object of this study is the processes of formation and transformation of the diagnostic signal in the means of humidity control. It has been established that the improvement of the characteristics of the control means can be achieved through the synthesis of known optical circuits and the latest materials. To register the parameters of relative humidity, a new circuitry solution was proposed for the sensor based on fiber-optic and elements made of nanomaterials. The main feature of the proposed monitoring tool is invariance to operational destabilizing factors. The scope of application of the obtained research results involves distributed fiber-optic systems for monitoring the technical condition of ship electric power systems. The introduction of a new means for measuring humidity will make it possible to achieve an increase in the efficiency of use and reliability of EPI by reducing the accident rate by 6...11 %, as well as a decrease in operating costs by USD 8...10 per 1 kWh of generated power per year of operation with an average load

Author Biographies

Albert Sandler, National University "Odessa Maritime Academy

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Theory of Automatic Control and Computer Technology

Educational and Scientific Institute of Automation and Electromechanics

Vitalii Budashko, National University "Odessa Maritime Academy"

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics

Educational and Scientific Institute of Automation and Electromechanics


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Improving tools for diagnosing technical condition of ship electric power installations




How to Cite

Sandler, A., & Budashko, V. (2022). Improving tools for diagnosing technical condition of ship electric power installations . Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies, 5(5 (119), 25–33.



Applied physics