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Author Nishi, T. ♦ Tuboi, S. ♦ Hanaoka, R. ♦ Takata, S. ♦ Miyamoto, T.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2001
Language English
Subject Keyword Cable insulation ♦ Wire ♦ Voltage ♦ Lightning ♦ Surface discharges ♦ Surges ♦ Surface waves ♦ Accidents ♦ Circuits ♦ Copper
Abstract A creepage failure which may generate at the wire supporting points of the distribution lines by the invasion of a lightning surge was simulated in the laboratory. The properties of creepage discharges which develop along the wire surface have been studied using the impulse voltage with various duration of wave fronts Tf. The effects of the voltage polarity and Tf on the developing length and aspect of the creepage discharge are shown in the present paper. The properties of positive creepage discharges were not affected by Tf, but a remarkable effect of Tf was found when the negative creepage discharges developed along the wire surface. These results indicated that the lengths of discharges were closely related to the aspects of them.
Description Author affiliation: Toyama Nat. Coll. of Technol., Japan (Nishi, T.)
ISBN 0780370538
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2001-10-14
Publisher Place Canada
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 348.04 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 377
Ending Page 380


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library