High Voltage and Electrical Insulation Engineering

High Voltage and Electrical Insulation Engineering

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The book is written for students as well as for teachers and researchers in the field of High Voltage and Insulation Engineering. It is based on the advance level courses conducted at TU Dresden, Germany and Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India. The book has a novel approach describing the fundamental concept of field dependent behavior of dielectrics subjected to high voltage. There is no other book in the field of high voltage engineering following this new approach in describing the behavior of dielectrics. The contents begin with the description of fundamental terminology in the subject of high voltage engineering. It is followed by the classification of electric fields and the techniques of field estimation. Performance of gaseous, liquid and solid dielectrics under different field conditions is described in the subsequent chapters. Separate chapters on vacuum as insulation and the lightning phenomenon are included.For breakdown with Townsend mechanism, K is of the order of 8 to 10. ... Calculated values of breakdown voltages using equation (3.32), for uniform field in air, were compared with the available experimental results from various authors, anbsp;...

Title:High Voltage and Electrical Insulation Engineering
Author:Ravindra Arora, Wolfgang Mosch
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-08-04


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