Stephen McArthur, BEng(Hons) PhD CEng FIET FIEEE

Prof

  • United Kingdom

1996 …2023
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Research Output 1996 2019

2019
9 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive power transformer lifetime predictions through machine learning and uncertainty modelling in nuclear power plants

Aizpurua, J. I., McArthur, S. D. J., Stewart, B. G., Lambert, B., Cross, J. G. & Catterson, V. M., 1 Jun 2019, In : IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. 66, 6, p. 4726-4737 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Power transformers
Nuclear power plants
Learning systems
Measurement errors
Uncertainty

A generalized model for fuel channel bore estimation in AGR cores

Young, A., Berry, C., West, G. M. & McArthur, S. D. J., 13 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nuclear Engineering and Design. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gas cooled reactors
Gas cooled reactors
reactor cores
Reactor cores
Channel estimation

A novel implementation of vibration signal decomposition for estimation of degradation in rotating plant

Brown, B., Stephen, B., McArthur, S., West, G. & Michie, C., 26 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press). 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Pumps
Decomposition
Degradation
Monitoring
Boilers

Automated fault analysis and diagnosis using high-frequency and maintenance data from distribution networks

Jiang, X., Stephen, B. & McArthur, S. D. J., 29 Sep 2019, 2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Electric power distribution
Labels
Waveform analysis
Power quality
Fault detection
Open Access
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Knowledge based systems
Brick
Defects
Nuclear power plants
Graphite
Open Access
File
Electric power distribution
Labels
Semantics
Supervised learning
Power quality

Improved explicability for pump diagnostics in nuclear power plants

Young, A. T., West, G. M., Brown, B. D., Stephen, B. & McArthur, S. D. J., 30 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press). 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Gas cooled reactors
Nuclear power plants
Boilers
Pumps
Expert systems

Improved feed pump performance through predictive analytics

Stephen, B., Brown, B., Young, A., McArthur, S., West, G., Michie, C., Duncan, A. & Helfer-Hoeltgebaum, H., 9 May 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
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Pumps
Logistics
Health
Planning
Industry

Improved power transformer condition monitoring under uncertainty through soft computing and probabilistic health index

Aizpurua, J. I., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S. D. J., Lambert, B., Cross, J. G. & Catterson, V. M., 23 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Soft Computing. p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soft computing
Power transformers
Condition monitoring
Health
Nuclear power plants

Prognostics & health management methods & tools for transformer condition monitoring in smart grids

Aizpurua, J. I., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S. D. J., Garro, U., Muxika, E., Mendicute, M., Catterson, V. M., Gilbert, I. P. & del Rio, L., 7 Oct 2019. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Power Transformer
Smart Grid
Condition Monitoring
Power transformers
Condition monitoring

Towards a data analytics framework for medium voltage power cable lifetime mangement

Aizpurua, J. I., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S. D. J., Jajware, N., Kearns, M. & Banerjee, S., 9 Feb 2019, 11th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human Machine Interface Technology. La Grange Park, Ill.: American Nuclear Society, 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Cables
Health
Electric potential
Condition monitoring
Electric fuses

Towards a hybrid power cable health index for medium voltage power cable condition monitoring

Aizpurua, J. I., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S. D. J., Jajware, N. & Kearns, M., 16 Jun 2019. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Condition monitoring
Cables
Health
Electric potential
Physics
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

A data analytic approach to automatic fault diagnosis and prognosis for distribution automation

Wang, X., McArthur, S. D. J., Strachan, S. M., Kirkwood, J. D. & Paisley, B., 30 Nov 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. 9, 6, p. 6265-6273 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Failure analysis
Automation
Networks (circuits)
Outages
Decision support systems

Automated feature validation of trip coil analysis in condition monitoring of circuit breakers

Hosseini, M., Helm, J., Stephen, B. & McArthur, S. D. J., 1 Jul 2018, 4, 1, 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference Contribution

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Electric circuit breakers
Condition monitoring
Health
Electric switchgear
Learning systems

Current-based trip coil analysis of circuit breakers for fault diagnosis

Hosseini, M., Stephen, B., McArthur, S. D. J. & Helm, J., 13 Dec 2018, 2018 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe (ISGT-Europe). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Electric circuit breakers
Failure analysis
Feature extraction
Trace analysis
Condition monitoring

Data analytics to support operational distribution network monitoring

Tsioumpri, E., Stephen, B., Dunn-Birch, N. & McArthur, S. D. J., 21 Oct 2018. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Electric power distribution
Monitoring
Observability
Electric potential
Carbon

Fuel channel bore estimation for onload pressurised fuel grab load trace data

Young, A., Aylward, W., Murray, P., West, G., McArthur, S. & Rudge, A., 1 Nov 2018, (Accepted/In press). 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Channel estimation
Coolants
Gas cooled reactors
Gases
Linear regression
1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
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Electric power distribution
electricity
innovation
Electricity
Innovation
9 Citations (Scopus)

Power transformer dissolved gas analysis through Bayesian networks and hypothesis testing

Aizpurua, J. I., Catterson, V. M., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S. D. J., Lambert, B., Ampofo, B., Pereira, G. & Cross, J. G., 19 Apr 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation. 25, 2, p. 494-506 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Gas fuel analysis
Power transformers
Bayesian networks
Testing
Failure analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Selecting appropriate machine learning classifiers for DGA diagnosis

Aizpurua Unanue, J. I., Catterson, V., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S., Lambert, B., Ampofo, B., Pereira, G. & Cross, J., 15 Jan 2018, 2017 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena. Piscataway, N.J., p. 153-156 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Gas fuel analysis
Learning systems
Classifiers
Support vector machines
Health

Uncertainty-aware fusion of probabilistic classifiers for improved transformer diagnostics

Aizpurua, J. I., Catterson, V. M., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S. D. J., Lambert, B. & Cross, J. G., 3 Dec 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Classifiers
Fusion reactions
Gas fuel analysis
Insulating oil
Uncertainty
2 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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Wind turbines
Learning systems
Data acquisition
Neural networks
Failure modes
2017

Decision support for distribution automation: data analytics for automated fault diagnosis and prognosis

Wang, X., McArthur, S., Strachan, S. & Paisley, B., 24 Mar 2017, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of 24th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution (CIRED). Stevenage, 5 p. 0262

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Failure analysis
Automation
Poles
Networks (circuits)
Outages

Design of a multi-agent system for distributed voltage regulation

Chen, M., Athanasiadis, D., Al Faiya, B., McArthur, S., Kockar, I., Lu, H. & De Leon, F., 19 Oct 2017, 2017 19th International Conference on Intelligent Systems Application to Power Systems (ISAP). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Multi agent systems
Voltage control
Linear programming
Decomposition
Intelligent agents

Determining appropriate data analytics for transformer health monitoring

Aizpurua, J. I., Catterson, V. M., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S. D. J., Lambert, B., Ampofo, B., Pereira, G. & Cross, J. G., 5 Apr 2017, (Accepted/In press) 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human Machine Interface Technologies. La Grange Park, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Health
Monitoring
Specifications
Economic and social effects
Gas fuel analysis

Estimating fuel channel bore from fuel grab load trace data

Berry, C., Pattison, D., West, G. M., McArthur, S. D. J. & Rudge, A., 8 Jan 2017, (Accepted/In press) The 5th EDF Energy Nuclear Graphite Symposium. Warrington, 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Graphite
Inspection
Outages
Health
Inspection equipment

Improving the accuracy of transformer DGA diagnosis in the presence of conflicting evidence

Aizpurua, J. I., Catterson, V. M., Stewart, B. G., McArthur, S. D. J., Lambert, B., Ampofo, B., Pereira, G. & Cross, J. G., 18 Aug 2017, 2017 IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Gas fuel analysis
Bayesian networks
Insulating oil
Condition monitoring
Failure analysis
9 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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Condition monitoring
Extrapolation
Learning systems
Health
Gas cooled reactors
1 Citation (Scopus)

Semi-supervised learning approach for crack detection and identification in advanced gas-cooled reactor graphite bricks

Berry, C., West, G., McArthur, S. & Rudge, A., 15 Jun 2017, 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human-Machine Interface Technologies, NPIC and HMIT 2017. A. N. S. (ed.). Red Hook, NY, Vol. 1. p. 77-86 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Gas cooled reactors
Crack detection
Supervised learning
Brick
Graphite

Semi-supervised learning approach for crack detection and identification in advanced gas-cooled reactor graphite bricks

Berry, C., West, G., McArthur, S. & Rudge, A., 4 Apr 2017, (Accepted/In press). 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Gas cooled reactors
Crack detection
Supervised learning
Brick
Graphite

Supporting control room operators in highly automated future power networks

Chen, M., Catterson, V., Syed, M., McArthur, S., Burt, G., Marinelli, M., Prostejovsky, A. M. & Heussen, K., 24 Mar 2017, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of 24th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution. Stevenage, 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Decision support systems
Visualization
Decision making
2016

A Review and Synthesis of the Outcomes from Low Carbon Networks Fund Projects

Frame, D. F., Bell, K. & McArthur, S., 1 Sep 2016, London. 145 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
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Carbon
Electric power distribution
Innovation
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
visual aids
nuclear power plants
nuclear power plant
Nuclear power plants
inspection

Data analytics for transmission and distribution

Catterson, V. M. & McArthur, S. D. J., 15 Jul 2016, Smart Grid Handbook. Liu, C-C., McArthur, S. & Lee, S-J. (eds.). Chichester, West Sussex, Vol. 3. p. 1487-1505 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Engineers
Monitoring
Big data
4 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed negotiation in future power networks: rapid prototyping using multi-agent system

Chen, M., Syed, M. H., Guillo Sansano, E., McArthur, S. D. J., Burt, G. M. & Kockar, I., 12 Oct 2016, 2016 IEEE PES Innovation Smart Grid Technologies Conference Europe. Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Rapid prototyping
Multi agent systems
Voltage control
Intelligent agents
Parallel algorithms

Enhanced situational awareness and decision support for operators of future distributed power network architectures

Zaher, A. S., Catterson, V. M., Syed, M. H., McArthur, S. D. J., Burt, G. M., Chen, M., Marinelli, M. & Prostejovsky, A., 25 Jun 2016, (Accepted/In press) IEEE Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Conference Europe 2016. Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Decision support systems
Network architecture
Visualization
Control systems
Operator

Implementation of a Bayesian linear regression framework for nuclear prognostics

Panni, O., West, G., Catterson, V., McArthur, S., Shi, D. & Mogridge, I., 16 May 2016, (Accepted/In press). 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Steam turbines
Linear regression
Outages
Nuclear power plants
Operating costs

Smart Grid Handbook

Liu, C-C. (ed.), McArthur, S. (ed.) & Lee, S-J. (ed.), 15 Jul 2016, Chicheser, United Kingdom. 1900 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

Smart meters
Economics
Carbon
Communication

Transitioning from centralized to distributed control: using SGAM to support a collaborative development of web of cells architecture for real time control

Guillo Sansano, E., Syed, M. H., Dambrauskas, P., Chen, M., Burt, G. M., McArthur, S. D. J. & Strasser, T., 15 Jun 2016, CIRED Workshop. p. 1-4 4 p. 0359

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Real time control
2015

Automated image stitching for fuel channel inspection of AGR cores

Murray, P., West, G., Lynch, C., Marshall, S. & McArthur, S., 1 Aug 2015, The 4th EDF Energy Nuclear Graphite Symposium: Engineering Challenges Associated with the Life of Graphite Reactor Cores. Flewitt, P. & Wickham, A. (eds.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Inspection
Image processing
Health
Cracks
2 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic analysis of Pole Mounted Auto-Recloser data for fault diagnosis and prognosis

Wang, X., Strachan, S. M., McArthur, S. D. J. & Kirkwood, J. D., 12 Nov 2015, 2015 18th International Conference on Intelligent System Application to Power Systems, ISAP 2015. Piscataway: IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Failure analysis
Poles
Engineers
Networks (circuits)
Electric power distribution
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating a MAS architecture for flexible distribution power flow management

Chen, M., McArthur, S., Kockar, I. & Pitt, J., 16 Sep 2015, 2015 18th International Conference on Intelligent System Application to Power Systems (ISAP). IEEE, 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Multi agent systems
Active networks
Network management
Intelligent agents
Electric vehicles
4 Citations (Scopus)

Improved visual inspection of advanced gas-cooled reactor fuel channels

West, G., Murray, P., Marshall, S. & McArthur, S., 13 Jul 2015, In : International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management. 6, Special Issue - Nuclear Energy, 11 p., 012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Gas cooled reactors
Inspection
Cracks
Defects
Testing
2014
16 Citations (Scopus)

An agent-based implementation of hidden Markov models for gas turbine condition monitoring

Kenyon, A., Catterson, V., McArthur, S. & Twiddle, J., Feb 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems. 44, 2, p. 186-195 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Condition monitoring
Hidden Markov models
Gas turbines
Multi agent systems
Turbine components
3 Citations (Scopus)

Automatic analysis of pole mounted auto-recloser data for fault prognosis to mitigate customer supply interruptions

Wang, X., Strachan, S., Kirkwood, J. & McArthur, S., 2014, 2014 49th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC). IEEE, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Poles
Automation
Electric power distribution
Networks (circuits)
Decision support systems
3 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
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gas cooled reactors
Gas cooled reactors
reactor cores
Reactor cores
Condition monitoring
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Active network management using distributed constraint optimisation

Athanasiadis, D. & McArthur, S., 2013, 2013 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE, p. 1 - 5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Active networks
Network management
Intelligent networks
Decentralized control
Message passing
4 Citations (Scopus)

Automated image stitching for enhanced visual inspections of nuclear power stations

Murray, P., West, G., Marshall, S. & McArthur, S., 18 Jun 2013, 10th International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Machinery Failure Prevention Technologies 2013 (CM 2013 AND MFPT 2013): Proceedings of a meeting held 18-20 June 2013, Krakow, Poland. Northampton, UK

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
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Nuclear power plants
Inspection
Gas cooled reactors
Reactor cores
Image resolution
2 Citations (Scopus)

Distributed constraint optimisation for flexible network management

Athanasiadis, D., Kockar, I. & McArthur, S., 2013, 2013 4th IEEE/PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT EUROPE). Piscataway, NJ.: IEEE, p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Network management
Message passing
Communication