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Role Of Gis In Power Transmission

4015 words - 17 pages

A PROJECT REPORT ON
ROLE OF GIS IN POWER TRANSMISSION
CASE STUDY OF THE KENYA ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION COMPANY,

BY
David M. Kariuki

To

Central Institute of Rural Electrification
International training program on upgrades of power utilities management using it/automated solutions. 29-10-2012 to 23-11-2012

CONTENTS CONTENTS...................................................................................... i 1 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ........................................................... iii 2 MY EXPERIENCE ..................................................................... iv 3 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ......................................................... v 4 LIST OF ...view middle of the document...

........................................... 14 6.5 Power line Profiling. ............................................................ 14 6.6 Overlay and 3D. ................................................................. 15 6.7 Aerial Photography ............................................................. 17 6.8 View shed analysis. ............................................................ 19 7 PROBLEM DESCRIPTION ........................................................ 20 7.1 CHALLENGES .................................................................... 20
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8 SOLUTIONS DESCRIPTION ..................................................... 21 8.1 WAY FORWAD .................................................................... 21 8.1.1 ArcGIS Desktop Standard Software (Formerly ArcEditor) 22 8.1.2 The GIS for Server Solution ........................................... 22 Mobile GIS Solution ............................................................ 24 8.1.3 ArcGIS Mobile ............................................................... 26 8.1.4 Increase the Value of Your GIS Data .............................. 26 8.1.5 Perform Real-Time Data Editing in the Field .................. 27 8.1.6 Seamless Mobile Integration .......................................... 27 9 CONCLUSION. ........................................................................ 28 9.1 Description ......................................................................... 28 10 11 12 APPENDIX I : COURSE CONTENT ......................................... 30 APPENDIX II : LIST OF PARTICIPANTS ................................. 32 REFERENCES. ..................................................................... 33

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1 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
As a start, I’d like to thank the Almighty God, Jehovah, for having granted me the opportunity, the grace, the time, the ability and resources to successful participate in this International Training Programme. I would also like to thank the Governments of India and the Governments of Kenya, through the ministry of external affairs and ministry of Energy, respectively, for facilitating such a great programme. The Knowledge dispensed was invaluable and the learning curve was great. I extended my sincere gratitude and appreciation to my employer, the KENYA ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION COMPANY (KETRACO), for the opportunity and availing all necessary resources required for this training programme. I would also like to extend my appreciation to the Director, Entire Staff, and Faculty of Central institute of Rural Electrification for coordinating and facilitating a very well organized four week programme. Your dedication, sacrifice and zeal were evident thought the entire stay. Finally, I would like to thank my Wife, for always being supportive thought all my endeavors.

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2 MY EXPERIENCE
I wish to note that my Experience in India has been quite beneficial. The learning curve was huge, and the knowledge dispensed was invaluable. I feel my...

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