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High Voltage Test Techniques, 2nd Edition

Book Description

The second edition of High Voltage Test Techniques has been completely revised. The present revision takes into account the latest international developments in High Voltage and Measurement technology, making it an essential reference for engineers in the testing field.

High Voltage Technology belongs to the traditional area of Electrical Engineering. However, this is not to say that the area has stood still. New insulating materials, computing methods and voltage levels repeatedly pose new problems or open up methods of solution; electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) or components and systems also demand increased attention. The authors hope that their experience will be of use to students of Electrical Engineering confronted with High Voltage problems in their studies, in research and development and also in the testing field.

  • Benefit from a completely revised edition
  • Brings you up-to-date with th latest international developments in High Voltage and Measurement technology
  • An essential reference for engineers in the testing field

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. From the Preface to the 1st English Edition (in 1978)
  6. Foreword to the 2nd English Edition
  7. List of symbols used
  8. Chapter 1: Fundamental Principles of High-Voltage Test Techniques
    1. Generation of High Alternating Voltages
    2. Measurement of High Alternating Voltages1
    3. Generation of High Direct Voltages5
    4. Villard Circuit:
    5. Greinacher Doubler-Circuit:
    6. Greinacher Cascade Circuit :
    7. Cascade with transformer support
    8. Measurement of High Direct Voltages6
    9. Generation of Impulse Voltages
    10. Measurement of High Impulse Voltages
    11. Generation of Impulse Currents9
    12. Measurement of Rapidly Varying Transient Currents
  9. Chapter 2: Layout and Operation of High-Voltage Test Setups
    1. 2.1 Dimensions and Technical Equipment of the Test Setups
    2. 2.1.1 Stands for High-Voltage Practicáls
    3. 2.1.2 High-Voltage Testing Bays
    4. 2.1.3 High-Voltage Research Laboratories
    5. 2.1.4 Auxiliary Facilities for Large Test Setups
    6. 2.2 Fencing, Earthing and Shielding of Test Setups
    7. 2.2.1 Fencing
    8. 2.2.2 Earthing Equipment
    9. 2.2.3 Shielding
    10. 2.3 Circuits for High-Voltage Experiments
    11. 2.3.1 Power Supply and Safety Circuits
    12. 2.3.2 Setting up High-Voltage Circuits
    13. 2.4 Construction Elements for High-Voltage Circuits
    14. 2.4.1 High-Voltage Resistors2
    15. 2.4.2 High-Voltage Capacitors3
    16. 2.4.3 Gaps
    17. 2.4.4 High-Voltage Electrodes
    18. 2.4.5 High-Voltage Construction Kit4
  10. Chapter 3: High-Voltage Practicals
  11. Chapter 4: Appendix
    1. Fencing
    2. Safety-Locking
    3. Earthing
    4. Circuit and Test Setup
    5. Conducting the Experiments
    6. Explosion and Fire Risk, Radiation Protection
    7. Accident Insurance
    8. Conduct During Accidents
  12. References
  13. Subject Index