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Study of behavior of surge arrester under lightning strike

Ali, Dzulhaidi (2015) Study of behavior of surge arrester under lightning strike. Masters thesis, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.


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Surge arrester is one of the important component in the electrical system network either it is in a low voltage system or high voltage system. The purpose of surge arrester is generally to limit or suppress the overvoltage due to lightning phenomena or switching activities of in network. In this project, the design of model surge arrester and we simulate it using computer software named Alternative Transient Program (ATP) is most popular to study the transient time. By using this software, the behavior of surge arrester during the lightning can be identified and this behavior can be seen from this simulation. Two types of different metal oxide varistor (MOV) used in constructing this surge arrester for simulation. Each of type will be execute in two models of surge arresters which named by IEEE Model and Pincetti-Gianettoni Model. With three-tier device voltage of 50 kV, 100 kV and 200 kV with the setting 1.2 / 50 μs were injected to determine and study the output of the surge arrester. From the finding of this project the output voltage value is too small compared to the one injected where for IEEE model is only 1% and Pincetti-Gianettoni Model is 11%.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK3001-3521 Distribution or transmission of electric power
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2016 01:21
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2016 01:21
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/7710
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