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- Recently, there is greater demand for stable supply of electric power as higher level of our living. It becomes the important problem that the cause of fault in power system is found out in early stage, if once it occurs. In this respect, accurate classification of arcing faults in power systems is vitally important. This paper presents a new classification method for arcing faults in power system. To obtain data of various faults including high impedance fault(HIF) and low impedance fault(LIF), HIF model with the ZnO arrester is adopted and implemented within the overall transmission system model based on the electromagnetic transients program(EMTP). Results of phase plane trajectory with Clarke modal transformation using postfault current and voltage are utilized to classify types of arcing faults. The performance of the proposed method is tested on a typical 154 kV korean transmission system under various fault conditions. As can be seen from results, phase plane trajectory of postfault current should be combined with that of οcomponent from Clarke modal transformation to give reliability of clear fault classification. Thus the proposed method can classify arcing faults including LIFs and HIFs accurately in power systems.