Electrical transmission lines can face various types of short-circuit faults, for example, line-to-ground, line-to-line, etc. How do power system engineers find the fault location by observing from the power station?

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    \$\begingroup\$ Probably by finding the upstream fuse that blew. \$\endgroup\$
    – rdtsc
    Commented Sep 13, 2022 at 19:21
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    \$\begingroup\$ A Brief History of Fault Location in Transmission Lines \$\endgroup\$ Commented Sep 14, 2022 at 12:44
  • \$\begingroup\$ Or reflectometry ... sending "high-speed pulse" into the line ... when the default is in the line ... \$\endgroup\$
    – Antonio51
    Commented Sep 16, 2022 at 8:16


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