code EE742
credit_hours 3
title Electrical Insulation Engineering
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prequisites None
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Vacuum, gases, liquids and solids as electrical insulating media. Concept of electrical breakdown. Breakdown in gases, liquids and solids. Uniform and non-uniform fields. Insulation systems in bushings, transformers, cables, capacitors and circuit breakers. Partial discharges. Phenomenological theory of ageing: ageing mechanisms under electrical, thermal and combined stresses. Techniques for electrical non-destructive evaluation of materials. High voltage test techniques.
arabic Description/Outcomes
objectives The student should be able to: Know the types of insulating materials and the phenomenon of electric breakdown insulation materials. Illustrate the systems for different components of electric power systems. Test the electric equipment.
arabic objectives
ref. books M. Khalifa, "High Voltage Engineering", M. Dekker, N.Y. 1990. Bradewell, "Electrical Insulation", Peter Peregrinus, London, 1983. M. Abdel-Salam, H. Anis ,A. El-Morshedy and R. Radwan, "High Voltage Engineering - Theory and Practice", Marcel Dekker Inc. , NY, 2nd Edition, 2000.
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Course Content
content serial Description
1 Review of Gaseous insulating materials.
2 Uniform and non-uniform field effect.
3 Review of Liquid insulating materials.
4 Review of Solid insulating materials..
5 Insulation systems in bushings.
6 Insulation systems in transformers.
7 Insulation systems in cables.
8 Insulation systems in capacitors.
9 Insulation systems in circuit-breakers.
10 Aging.
11 Non-destructive insulation test techniques (1).
12 Non-destructive insulation test techniques (2).
13 Non-destructive insulation test techniques (3).
14 Testing procedures (1).
15 Testing procedures (2).
16 Final Exam.