High Impulse Voltage and Current Measurement Techniques, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 331900378X
  • ISBN-13: 9783319003788
  • DDC: 621.31
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 264 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Equipment to be installed in electric power-transmission and distribution systems must pass acceptance tests with standardized high-voltage or high-current test impulses which simulate the stress on the insulation caused by external lightning discharges and switching operations in the grid. High impulse voltages and currents are also used in many other fields of science and engineering for various applications. Therefore, precise impulse-measurement techniques are necessary, either to prevent an over- or understressing of the insulation or to guarantee the effectiveness and quality of the application. The target audience primarily comprises engineers and technicians but the book may also be beneficial for graduate students of high-voltage engineering and electrical power supply systems.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Characterisation and Generation of High Impulse Voltages and Currents.
3: Representation of Impulses in Time and Frequency Domain.
4: Transfer Behaviour of Linear Systems and Convolution.
5: Digital Recorder, Impulse Voltmeter and Impulse Calibrator.
6: Measurement of High-Voltage Impulses.
7: Measurement of High-Current Impulses.
8: Calibration of the Measuring Systems.
9: Evaluation of Uncertainties of Measurement.
Appendix A1: Fourier Transform and Laplace Transform.
Appendix A2: Examples for the Evaluation of Uncertainty.