Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution

Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution

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Electrical distribution and transmission systems are complex combinations of various conductive and insulating materials. When exposed to atmospheric corrosive gases, contaminants, extreme temperatures, vibrations, and other internal and external impacts, these systems deteriorate, and sooner or later their ability to function properly is destroyed. Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution: Aging and Life Extension Techniques offers practical guidance on ways to slow down the aging of these electrical systems, improve their performance, and extend their life. Recognize the Signs of Aging in Equipmenta€”and Learn How to Slow It A reference manual for engineering, maintenance, and training personnel, this book analyzes the factors that cause materials to deteriorate and explains what you can do to reduce the impact of these factors. In one volume, it brings together extensive information previously scattered among manufacturersa€™ documentation, journal papers, conference proceedings, and general books on plating, lubrication, insulation, and other areas. Shows you how to identify the signs of equipment aging Helps you understand the causes of equipment deterioration Suggests practical techniques for protecting electrical apparatus from deterioration and damage Supplies information that can be used to develop manuals on proper maintenance procedures and choice of materials Provides numerous examples from industry This book combines research and engineering material with maintenance recommendations given in laypersona€™s terms, making it useful for readers from a range of backgrounds. In particular, it is a valuable resource for personnel responsible for the utilization, operation, and maintenance of electrical transmission and distribution equipment at power plants and industrial facilities.6.3.5 failUre caUSeS of mv Switchgear Multiple defects may be listed as causes of switchgear failures [46]. ... to high-humidity conditions will absorb moisture, and voltage stresses will attack the hydrophobic insulation surfaces which are designed to inhibit moisture absorption. ... in MV switchgear; however, some information is always available and it can be used as a guide to the typical problems faced.

Title:Electrical Power Transmission and Distribution
Author:Bella H. Chudnovsky
Publisher:CRC Press - 2012-11-16


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