logo
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

high voltage engineering

Semester :  V

Course Code : 18EE56

CIE Marks : 40                       SEE Marks : 60

HIGH VOLTAGE ENGINEERING
18EE56

SYLLABUS

Module-1

Conduction and Breakdown in Gases: Gases as InsulatingMedia, Collision Process, Ionization Processes, Townsend’s Current Growth Equation, Current Growth in the Presence of Secondary Processes, Townsend’s Criterion for Breakdown, Experimental Determination of Coefficients α and γ, Breakdown in Electronegative Gases, Time Lags for Breakdown, Streamer Theory of Breakdown in Gases, Paschen’s Law, Breakdown in Non-Uniform Fields and Corona Discharges.
Conduction and Breakdown in Liquid Dielectrics: Liquids as Insulators, Pure Liquids and Commercial Liquids, Conduction and Breakdown in Pure Liquids, Conduction and Breakdown in Commercial Liquids.
Breakdown in Solid Dielectrics: Introduction, Intrinsic Breakdown, Electromechanical Breakdown, Thermal Breakdown. 

Module-2

Generation of High Voltages and Currents: Generation of High Direct Current Voltages, Generation of High Alternating Voltages, Generation of Impulse Voltages, Generation of Impulse Currents, Tripping and Control of Impulse Generators.

Module-3

Measurement of High Voltages and Currents: Measurement of High Direct Current Voltages, Measurement of High AC and Impulse Voltages, Measurement of High Currents – Direct, Alternating and Impulse, Cathode Ray Oscillographs for Impulse Voltage and Current Measurements. 

Module-4

Overvoltage Phenomenon and Insulation Coordination in Electric Power Systems: National Causes for Overvoltages – Lightning Phenomenon, Overvoltage due to Switching Surges, System Faults and Other Abnormal, Principles of Insulation Coordination on High Voltage and Extra High Voltage Power Systems.

Module-5

Non-Destructive Testing of Materials and Electrical Apparatus: Introduction, Measurement of Dielectric Constant and Loss Factor, Partial Discharge Measurements.
High Voltage Testing of Electrical Apparatus: Testing of Insulators and Bushings, Testing of Isolators and Circuit Breakers, Testing of Cables, Testing of Transformers, Testing of Surge Arrestors, Radio Interference Measurements, Testing of HVDC Valves and Equipment.