Balance sheet design and study for itemized consumption feedback and load monitoring

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Biza, Solomon Nurga
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-12T07:32:52Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-12T07:32:52Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/3344
dc.description.abstract The importance of consumption feedback is in making energy more visible and open to understanding and control. The objective of this thesis study is to assess the potential of developing itemized consumption feedback through load disaggregation and propose an effective feedback presentation method to display the energy consumption and cost profile of electrical devices in a household. The feedback platform is planned to be a web based balance sheet which mainly utilizes device fingerprinting (Identification) results. For the entire study, a two phase research approach was followed. The first phase is experimental, which focused on extensive electrical measurements and data analysis for a broader load classification which can be provided as an input for further load disaggregation techniques. The second phase gives emphasis to the need for developing a methodology to use the analysis results. One path of the methodologies studied further techniques of device fingerprinting and load classification, while the other branch of the study, which is presented here, deals with developing a feedback presentation method for calculating and providing disaggregated consumption and cost information. The measurement phase was conducted for several household appliances with a power quality analyzer (TOPAS instrument) and the data and electrical parameters were studied. MySQL 5.1.31 is used to build a database used by the balance sheet, Apache 2.2 is implemented as a server and PHP script language is applied for data processing adding dynamic features to the web based balance sheet. External data analysis was carried out using Microsoft Excel and Matlab tools as required. en
dc.format.extent 69
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.title Balance sheet design and study for itemized consumption feedback and load monitoring en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Elektroniikan, tietoliikenteen ja automaation tiedekunta fi
dc.subject.keyword feedback en
dc.subject.keyword consumption en
dc.subject.keyword load monitoring en
dc.subject.keyword dissaggregation en
dc.subject.keyword cost en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201203151575
dc.type.dcmitype text en
dc.programme.major Sähköverkot ja suurjännitetekniikka fi
dc.programme.mcode S-18
dc.type.ontasot Diplomityö fi
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.contributor.supervisor Lehtonen, Matti
dc.location P1 fi


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