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High Voltage Engineering: Designing a Reliable and Economic Insulation System Course - Diploma Postgraduate (Dubai)

By: HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute

United Arab Emirates

06 - 10 Mar, 2017  5 days

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After this high voltage engineering: designing a reliable and economic insulation system course - diploma postgraduate (Dubai) participant will understand the following.

  • Part 1: Breakdown Mechanism in Gases under Static Uniform Field
  • What is Breakdown of Insulators?;
  • Electric Field and Stress;
  • Bohr’s Atomic and Model;
  • Ionization;
  • Ionization Processes:
  • Ionization by Collision;
  • Photo-Ionization;
  • Ionization on the Surface of Electrodes;
  • Townsend’s Mechanism;
  • Time Lag for Breakdown;
  • Streamer Theory of Breakdown Gases;
  • Townsend’s Mechanisms vs. Streamer Mechanisms;
  • Post-Breakdown Current – Voltage Characteristics;
  • Recovery of Electric Field Strength.
  • Part 2: Breakdown Characteristics of Gases under Uniform Field
  • Explanations on α and γ;
  • Paschen’s Law;
  • Minimum Breakdown Voltage;
  • Effect of Temperature;
  • De-Ionization;
  • Desirable Properties of Gaseous Insulator;
  • Sulphur Hexafluoride (SF6) As Insulator;
  • Vacuum as Dielectric;
  • Factors Affecting Time Lag For Breakdown;
  • Breakdown in a Uniform AC Field;
  • Breakdown under Impulse Voltage;
  • Practical Breakdown Characteristics.
  • Part 3: Breakdown of Gases in a Non-Uniform Field
  • Breakdown of Gases in Uniform and Non-Uniform Fields;
  • Degree of Non-Uniformity;
  • Breakdown in Non-Uniform Field;
  • Effect of Space Charge on the Breakdown Voltage;
  • Effect of Pressure on Corona Inception and Breakdown Voltage;
  • Corona Inception Stress in Air;
  • Corona Current;
  • Corona Loss in Air.
  • Part 4: Lightning Phenomenon
  • Defining Lightning;
  • Charge Formation in Cloud;
  • Different Form of Lightning:
  • Cloud Flashes;
  • Air Discharges;
  • Forked Lightning or Lightning Stroke To Ground.
  • Mechanism of Forked Lightning;
  • Multiple Strokes;
  • Return Stroke Current;
  • Energy in Lightning

This Training Course is designed for:

  • Electrical Engineers;
  • Master Electricians;
  • Maintenance Electricians;
  • Electrical Contractors;
  • Utility and Industrial Electrical Engineers and Engineering Technicians;
  • Industrial Line Workers;
  • Project Engineers;
  • Design Engineers;
  • Field Technicians;
  • Electrical Technicians;
  • Plant Operators;
  • Plant Engineers;
  • Electrical Supervisors;
  • Electrical Engineering Professor/Lecturer;
  • Line and Station Engineers
Dubai, UAE Mar 06 - 10 Mar, 2017
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+44 7736147507; +44 1902 763607; +44 2071935906

Course coordinator: Prof. Dr. R. B. Crawford – Director HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, PhD (University of London), MEd. M. (University of Bath), Adv. Dip. Ed. (University of Bristol), PGCIS (Thames Valley University), ITC (UWI), Member of the Standing Council of Organizational Symbolism (MSCOS),Member of the Asian Academy of Management (MAAM), Member of the International Society of Gesture Studies (MISGS), Member of the Academy of Management (MAOM), LESAN, Professor, HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute, Visiting Professor, Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP)
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