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Performance Analysis of Composite Insulators up to 1200 kV ac using Electric Field Calculations

Abstract This research work illustrates the use of software packages based on the concept of nu-merical analysis technique to evaluate the electric field and voltage distribution along composite insulators for system voltages ranging from 138 kV up to 1200 kV ac. A part of the calculations was made using the 3D software package, COULOMB 8.0, based on the concept of Boundary Element Method (BEM). The electric field was calculated under dry and wet conditions. Compo-site insulators experience more electrical stress when compared to porcelain and are also more prone to damage caused by corona activity. The work presented here investigates the effect of corona rings of specific dimensions and bundled conductors on the electric field along composite insu... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Doshi, Tanushri (Author) / Gorur, Ravi S (Advisor) / Vittal, Vijay (Committee member) / Farmer, Richard (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical Engineering
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 98 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Electrical Engineering 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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