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Author Dascalescu, L. ♦ Ribardiere, P. ♦ Duvanaud, C. ♦ Paillot, J.-M.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1998
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Physics ♦ Electricity & electronics
Subject Keyword Electrostatic discharge ♦ Surface discharges ♦ Dielectric breakdown ♦ Electrodes ♦ Spraying ♦ Powders ♦ Electric breakdown ♦ Electronic mail ♦ Boundary element methods ♦ Electronics industry
Abstract A program based on the boundary element method enabled accurate computation of the electric field in the gap between a conductive sphere of given charge and a grounded plate. The information on field distribution represented the input data of another program which estimated the dielectric strength of that gap in air at atmospheric pressure. In this way, it was possible to determine the critical conditions (charge, gap length) in which a discharge occurs between spherical objects of various sizes and a grounded surface. In all the situations under study, the computed data were in good agreement with the experimental results.
Description Author affiliation: Lab. Univ. de Technol. Electriques et Electron. Avancees, Angouleme Inst. Univ. de Technol., France (Dascalescu, L.)
ISBN 1878303910
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1998-10-06
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder EOS/ESD Association, Inc.
Size (in Bytes) 536.26 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 118
Ending Page 123


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library