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EE575 ADVANCED HIGH VOLTAGE TECHNIQUES

Course Code: 5670575
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AL NEZH GVEN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Insulation principles in HV equipment. lightning discharges and overvoltages generated in HV systems. Corona discharges and corona loss calculations. Electromagnetics interference generated by HV systems. Pollution flashover problem of HV insulators. Overvoltage limiting devices, high voltage insulators, bushings and circuit breakers. Insulation design of high voltage transformers, cables and capacitors. Testing of HV equipment.