Surge Diverter

Surge Diverter | Lightning Arrester Types: The earthing screen and ground wires can well protect the electrical system against direct lightning strokes but they fail to provide protection against travelling…

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High Voltage Testing of Surge Arrester

High Voltage Testing of Surge Arrester: In modern practices, surge arrester or lightning arresters are the most reliable apparatus to protect the power system against transient voltages due to lightning…

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Switching Surges in Transmission Line

Switching Surges in Transmission Line: Till the time when the transmission voltages were about 220 kV and below, over-voltages due to lightning were of very high order and overvoltages generated…

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Types of Surge Absorber

Types of Surge Absorber: The travelling waves set up on the transmission lines by the surges may reach the terminals apparatus and cause damage to it. The amount of damage…

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Overvoltage Protection Articles

Overvoltage Protection Articles: Lightning : An electric discharge between cloud and earth, between clouds or between the charge centres of the same cloud is known as lightning. Lightning is a…

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Generation of High Voltage and Currents Articles

Generation of High Voltage and Currents Articles: Cascade Transformer Connection : Figure 6.10 shows the Cascade Transformer Connection units in which the first transformer is at the ground potential along…

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