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Dr. Joy Thomas M
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This course is a graduate level course  covering topics such as  Transmssion line parameters, Corona, RIV and  Audible noise on transmission lines, Mechanical vibration of conductors, Electric fields under transmission lines, Overhead line insulators and their performance under polluted environments, Grounding of Towers, HV substations, Overvoltages , Surge protective devices, Insulation Co-ordination,etc.

 
 

Sl. No

Topic

Number of hours

1

Overview of Electrical power transmission  at high voltages.

1

2

Overhead transmission  lines : Bundled conductors, Resistance, Inductance and capacitance calculations of EHV line configurations, Computation of surface voltage gradient on conductors.

4

3

Corona:   Power loss due to corona, Radio noise and Audible noise  and  their measurement as well as computation.

4

4

Electric Field under transmission lines and its computation.

2

5

Mechanical vibration of  bundled conductors.

2

6

Overhead line insulators: Ceramic and non-ceramic types, Insulator performance in polluted environments, mitigation  of pollution induced flashover.

3

7

HV cable transmission - Underground cables and Gas insulated transmission lines.

3

8

HV  substations - AIS and GIS.

3

9

Over voltages in power systems, Temporary, lightning and Switching over voltages, over voltage computation.

7

10

Design of line insulation for power frequency voltage, lightning and switching over voltages, Insulation characteristics of long air gaps.

2

11

Protection of station apparatus and transmission lines  against over voltages, Surge arresters, Shielding of transmission lines against lightning using ground wires.

3

12

Insulation Co-ordination.

2

13

Grounding of transmission towers and substations.

2

14

Use of FACTS devices in EHV transmission.

2

 

Total number of hours

40

  1. A course in Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution at undergraduate level.


  1. Transmssion Line Reference Book 345 kV and Above, Electrical Power Research Institute(EPRI) 1982 USA.



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