Course detail

High voltages technology

FEKT-NTVNAcad. year: 2015/2016

Maxwell´s equations. Examination of the electric field. Dielectric properties of substances. Electrical discharges. Testing power sources. Measurement of high voltages and heavy currents. Overvoltages and insulation coordination in power system.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The students will become acquainted with the essential problems of the high voltage technology.

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Blažek,V.,Skala,P.: Vysoké napětí a elektrické přístroje, Část I:Vysoké napětí,elektronický text, FEKT VUT v Brně, 2003.
Blažek,V.,Skala,P.: Vysoké napětí a elektrické přístroje, Laboratorní cvičení, Část I:Vysoké napětí, elektronický text, FEKT VUT v Brně,2003
Veverka,A.: Technika vysokých napětí, SNTL, 1978.
Kuffel, E., Zaengl, W.S., Kuffel, J.: High Voltage Engineering: Fundamentals, Newnes, 2000, ISBN 0 7506 3634 3

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of VUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Coursework: max. 40 points (Numerical exercises 15 points, Laboratories 25 points).
Requirement for the credit: min. 21 points.
Final Examination: max.60 points.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1) Introduction, electric field distribution.
2) High voltage and current measuring. Measuring by electrodes, impulse coaxial shunt resistors, capacitive and resistive voltage dividers.
3) The equipment of HV laboratories.
4) Terms used in high voltage technology, basic principles and types of discharges.
5) DC, AC and impulse test sources. Types of voltage and current impulses, chopping gap.
6) Test carried out in HV laboratories. Testing of insulators, surge arresters, cables. Measuring electric strength of insulating materials.
7) High voltage multipliers and bond wires.
8) High frequency high voltage laboratory sources, Tesla coil.
9) Wireless electric energy transfer.
10) The principles of measurement and evaluation of partial discharge.
11) Electrostatics and Maxwell's equations.
12) Discharges in an inhomogeneous electric field, distribution of impulse of across the coil, the voltage distribution on insulator chain.
13) Atmospheric discharges. Formation, types, parameters and line protection.

Aims

The students will become acquainted with the essential problems of the high voltage technology.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-SVE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, optional interdisciplinary
    branch MN-EEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional specialized

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

14 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer