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Author Sweetser, C. ♦ Bergman, W.J. ♦ Montillet, G. ♦ Mannarino, A. ♦ O'Donnell, E.J. ♦ Long, R.W. ♦ Nelson, J. ♦ Gavazza, R. ♦ Jackson, R.
Sponsorship IEEE Power Engineering Society
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1986
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics
Subject Keyword Circuit breakers ♦ Condition monitoring ♦ Maintenance ♦ Power system reliability ♦ Aging ♦ Costs ♦ Switchgear ♦ Failure analysis ♦ Power system analysis computing ♦ Reliability engineering
Abstract Diagnostics and monitoring can be used to optimize maintenance practices, replacement, and utilization of aged circuit breakers. Monitoring practices should be selected with realistic expectations. Monitoring techniques and strategies for circuit breakers can vary depending on the application. Some monitoring techniques do not provide sufficient benefit to justify the cost and effort. Conversely, appropriate selection of monitoring can provide significant benefits. A new "IEEE Guide for the Selection of Monitoring for Circuit Breakers" has been published. It outlines the majority of monitoring options, and includes the important role and application of failure modes and effect analyzes. Various monitoring techniques and strategies are reviewed using the new guide as a reference for selecting the most appropriate monitoring for a given application.
Description Author affiliation :: Doble Eng., Watertown, MA, USA
ISSN 08858977
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2002-07-01
Publisher Place U.S.A.
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Volume Number 17
Issue Number 3
Size (in Bytes) 182.47 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 742
Ending Page 746


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library