Stephen McArthur, BEng(Hons) PhD CEng FIET FIEEE

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  • United Kingdom

1996 …2023
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Research Output 1996 2019

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2019

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
File
Pumps
Decomposition
Degradation
Monitoring
Boilers
Open Access
File
Knowledge based systems
Brick
Defects
Nuclear power plants
Graphite

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
File
Gas cooled reactors
Nuclear power plants
Boilers
Pumps
Expert systems

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 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
File
Condition monitoring
Cables
Health
Electric potential
Physics
2018

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
File
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
File
Channel estimation
Coolants
Gas cooled reactors
Gases
Linear regression
2017

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
File
Gas cooled reactors
Crack detection
Supervised learning
Brick
Graphite
2016

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
2013

Increasing the adoption of prognostic systems for heath management in the power industry

Catterson, V., Costello, J., West, G., McArthur, S. & Wallace, C., 1 Jul 2013.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Asset management
Health
Engineers
Industry
Power transformers

Towards an online prognostic system for predicting the axial shrinkage of AGR cores

West, G., Wallace, C. & McArthur, S., 14 Oct 2013. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Gas cooled reactors
Online systems
Reactor cores
Power plants
Health
2012

Identifying harmonic attributes from on-line partial discharge data

Catterson, V., Bahadoorsingh, S., Rudd, S., McArthur, S. & Rowland, S., Jul 2012. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Partial discharges
Insulation
Monitoring
Cables
Degradation

Investigation of gas circulator response to load transients in nuclear power plant operation

Costello, J., West, G., McArthur, S. & Campbell, G., 22 Jul 2012. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Gas cooled reactors
Nuclear power plants
Gases
Reactor operation
Condition monitoring
2011

Data fusion for enhanced condition monitoring of nuclear reactor refuelling

Wallace, C., West, G., Mcarthur, S. & Towle, D., 20 Jun 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reactor refueling
Data fusion
Condition monitoring
Inspection
Coolants
1 Citation (Scopus)

Intelligent monitoring of the health and performance of distribution automation

Rudd, S., Kirkwood, J., Davidson, E., Strachan, S., Catterson, V. & Mcarthur, S., 25 Sep 2011, p. 1-6. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Automation
Health
Monitoring
Active networks
Engineers
3 Citations (Scopus)

Self-tuning diagnosis of routine alarms in rotating plant items

Costello, J., West, G., Mcarthur, S. & Campbell, G., 20 Jun 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Tuning
Monitoring
Turbogenerators
Knowledge based systems
Condition monitoring
2010

Agents for active network management and condition monitoring in the smart grid

Catterson, V. M., Davidson, E. M. & McArthur, S. D. J., May 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Active networks
Network management
Condition monitoring
Intelligent networks
1 Citation (Scopus)

Assessing the effects of power quality on partial discharge behaviour through machine learning

Catterson, V. M., Rudd, S. E., McArthur, S. D. J., Bahadoorsingh, S. & Rowland, S. M., Jun 2010. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Partial discharges
Power quality
Learning systems
Insulation
Monitoring
5 Citations (Scopus)

Control rod monitoring of advanced gas-cooled reactors

Wallace, C., West, G., Jahn, G., Mcarthur, S., Towle, D. & Buckley, G., 7 Nov 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Gas cooled reactors
Control rods
Monitoring
Graphite
Inspection
6 Citations (Scopus)

Interpretation of partial discharge activity in the presence of harmonics

Rowland, S. M., Bahadoorsingh, S., Catterson, V. M., Rudd, S. E. & McArthur, S. D. J., Jul 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Partial discharges
Condition monitoring
Harmonic distortion
Data mining
Managers

Model-based estimation and filtering for condition monitoring of AGR nuclear graphite cores

Yang, E., Grimble, M. J., West, G. M., Inzerillo, S., Katebi, M. R. & McArthur, S. D. J., 7 Sep 2010, p. 1206-1211. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gas cooled reactors
Condition monitoring
Graphite
Aerodynamics
Friction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Predicting the ageing of advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) graphite bricks

West, G., Wallace, C., Jahn, G., Mcarthur, S. & Towle, D., 7 Nov 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gas cooled reactors
Brick
Graphite
Aging of materials
Moderators
3 Citations (Scopus)

The role of circumstance monitoring on the diagnostic interpretation of condition monitoring data

Bahadoorsingh, S., Rowland, S. M., Catterson, V. M., Rudd, S. E. & McArthur, S. D. J., Jun 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Condition monitoring
Partial discharges
Monitoring
Learning systems
Managers
2009

Automated analysis of AGR reactor core condition monitoring data

West, G., Wallace, C., Mcarthur, S., Mcdonald, J. & Towle, D., 5 Apr 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gas cooled reactors
Trace analysis
Reactor cores
Condition monitoring
Brick
5 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an integrated low-power RF partial discharge detector

Baker, P. C., Stephen, B., Judd, M. D. & McArthur, S. D. J., 3 Jun 2009, p. 273-277. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Partial discharges
Detectors
Monitoring
Condition monitoring
Sensor nodes
13 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating an agent-based wireless sensor network within an existing multi-agent condition monitoring system

Baker, P. C., Catterson, V. M. & McArthur, S. D. J., Nov 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Condition monitoring
Wireless sensor networks
Sensors
Multi agent systems
Availability
2008
7 Citations (Scopus)

Data management of on-line partial discharge monitoring using wireless sensor nodes integrated with a multi-agent system

Baker, P., McArthur, S. D. J. & Judd, M. D., 28 Jan 2008, p. 1 - 6 . 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
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Partial discharges
Multi agent systems
Sensor nodes
Information management
Monitoring

Learning models of plant behavior for anomaly detection and condition monitoring

Brown, A. J., Catterson, V. M., Fox, M., Long, D., McArthur, S. D. J. & IEEE, 28 Jan 2008, p. 202-207. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Condition monitoring
Hidden Markov models
Failure analysis
Managers
Decision making
2007
Condition monitoring
Information management
Defects
Power transformers
Partial discharges

An automated intelligent analysis system for analysing reactor refuelling events

West, G., Mcarthur, S., Mcdonald, J. & Towle, D., 11 Sep 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reactor refueling
Brick
Graphite
Trace analysis
Legacy systems

An incremental knowledge based approach to the analysis of partial discharge data

Rudd, S. E., Strachan, S., Judd, M. D. & McArthur, S. D. J., 2007. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Partial discharges
Knowledge based systems
Defects
Data handling
Insulating materials

A prototype inspection qualification multi-agent system (IQMAS)

McLean, N. I., Mckenna, J. P., Gachagan, A., McArthur, S. D. J. & Hayward, G., 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Multi agent systems
Inspection
30 Citations (Scopus)

Exploiting multi-agent system technology within an autonomous regional active network management system

Davidson, E. M. & McArthur, S. D. J., 8 Nov 2007, p. 1-6. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Active networks
Network management
Multi agent systems
Electric power distribution
Automation

Integrating flaw-response modelling tools for inspection qualification into a multi-agent system

Mckenna, J. P., McLean, N. I., Gachagan, A., McArthur, S. D. J. & Hayward, G., 2007.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Multi agent systems
Inspection
Nondestructive examination
Defects
Ultrasonics
13 Citations (Scopus)

Practical applications of data mining in plant monitoring and diagnostics

Strachan, S. M., Stephen, B. & McArthur, S. D. J., 28 Jun 2007, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Condition monitoring
Decision support systems
Data mining
Defects
Monitoring
5 Citations (Scopus)

Staged implementation of an agent based advanced gas-cooled reactor condition monitoring system

Jahn, G., McArthur, S., Reed, J. & Towle, D., 28 Jun 2007, p. 1-4. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Gas cooled reactors
Condition monitoring
Multi agent systems
Electricity
Systems analysis
2006

A multi agent system for inspection qualification

McLean, N. I., Mckenna, J. P., Gachagan, A., McArthur, S. D. J. & Hayward, G., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Multi agent systems
Inspection
8 Citations (Scopus)

Automated post-fault diagnosis of power system disturbances

McArthur, S. D. J. & Davidson, E. M., 16 Oct 2006, p. 1 - 6. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
Failure analysis
Multi agent systems
Intelligent systems
Intelligent agents
Electric power transmission networks
19 Citations (Scopus)

Building multi-agent systems for power engineering applications

McArthur, S. D. J. & Davidson, E. M., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

14 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of radiometric partial discharge detection for use in switched HVDC testing

Judd, M. D., McArthur, S. D. J., Reid, A. J., Catterson, V. M., Yang, L. & Jacobson, B., 2006, p. 1-7. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Partial discharges
Condition monitoring
Testing

The design of a multi-agent system for flaw-response modelling

Mckenna, J. P., McLean, N. I., Gachagan, A., McArthur, S. D. J. & Hayward, G., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2005
6 Citations (Scopus)

A multi-agent condition monitoring architecture to support transmission and distribution asset management

McArthur, S. D. J., Catterson, V. M. & McDonald, J. R., Feb 2005, p. 87-91. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Asset management
Condition monitoring
Electric power transmission networks
Power transformers
Multi agent systems

An integrated architecture for graphite core data analysis

Jahn, G. J., McArthur, S. D. J. & Reed, J., Nov 2005, p. 224-231. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Reactor cores
Multi agent systems
Graphite
Aging of materials
Monitoring
19 Citations (Scopus)

Concepts and approaches in multi-agent systems for power applications

McArthur, S. D. J. & Davidson, E. M., Nov 2005. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Multi agent systems
Industry
6 Citations (Scopus)

Enabling active distribution networks through decentralised, autonomous network management

Korbik, A., McArthur, S. D. J., Ault, G. W., Burt, G. M. & McDonald, J. R., Jun 2005. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Distributed power generation
Network management
Electric power distribution
10 Citations (Scopus)

Incremental knowledge-based partial discharge diagnosis in oil-filled power transformers

Strachan, S., McArthur, S. D. J., Judd, M. D. & McDonald, J. R., Nov 2005. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Power transformers
Partial discharges
Engineers
Defects
Online systems
5 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-agent systems for condition monitoring

McArthur, S. D. J. & Catterson, V., Jun 2005, p. 1044-1047. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Condition monitoring
Multi agent systems
Monitoring
5 Citations (Scopus)
Electric circuit breakers
Asset management
Electric fault currents
Networks (circuits)
Condition monitoring
2004

Automating the analysis and management of power system data using multi-agent systems technology

Davidson, E. M., McArthur, S. D. J. & McDonald, J. R., Dec 2004, p. 151-164. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Multi agent systems
Electric power system measurement
Engineers
Industry

Graphite core brick crack detection through automated load trace analysis

West, G., Mcarthur, S., Mcdonald, J., Ballantyne, A., Reed, J. & Beynon, S., 21 Sep 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

File
Trace analysis
Crack detection
Brick
Graphite