High Voltage Test Techniques


  • Dieter Kind, Former Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Technical University of Bruschweig
  • Kurt Feser, Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Stuttgart

The second edition of High Voltage Test Techniques has been completely revised. The present revision takes into account the latest international developments in High Voltage and Measurement technology, making it an essential reference for engineers in the testing field.High Voltage Technology belongs to the traditional area of Electrical Engineering. However, this is not to say that the area has stood still. New insulating materials, computing methods and voltage levels repeatedly pose new problems or open up methods of solution; electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) or components and systems also demand increased attention. The authors hope that their experience will be of use to students of Electrical Engineering confronted with High Voltage problems in their studies, in research and development and also in the testing field.
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Engineers in regional electricity companies and industrial companies manufacturing e.g. transformers, switchgear, cables and insulator.Job title: High voltage test engineers, line engineers, high voltage laboratory managers, test engineers.


Book information

  • Published: January 2001
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-5183-7

Table of Contents

1: Fundamental Principles of High-Voltage Test Techniques; Generation & Measurement of High Alternating Voltages; Generation & Measurement of High Directive Voltages; Generation & Measurement of Impulse Voltages; Generation & Measurement of Impulse Currents; Non-Destructive High-Voltage Tests. 2: Layout & Operation of High-Voltage Test Setups; Dimensions & Technical Equipment of the Test Setups; Fencing, Earthing and Shielding of Test Setups; Circuits for High-Voltage Experiments; Construction Elements for High-Voltage Circuits. 3: High-Voltage Practicals; Experiment "Alternating Voltages"; Experiment "Direct Voltages2; Experiment "Impulse Voltages"; Experiment "Electric Field"; Experiment "Liquid and solid Insulating Materials"; Experiment "Partial Discharges"; Experiment "Breakdown of Gases"; Experiment "Impluse Voltage Measuring Technique"; Experiment "Transformer Test"; experiment "Internal Overvoltages"; Experiment "Travelling Vaves"; Experiment "Impulse Currents and Arcs"; Appendix; References.