Transient Recovery Voltage (TRV)

“The Transient Recovery Voltage refers to the voltage across the pole immediately after arc extinction. Such voltage has a power-frequency component plus an oscillatory transient component.” In alternating current circuit breakers, the current interruption takes place invariably at the natural zero of the current wave....
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Causes of Insulation Deterioration

Heat is the prime cause which leads to electrical insulation deterioration. Some possible causes of heat generation in the electrical insulation are as follows: Heat is generated in the electrically stressed insulation, due to dielectric loss and conduction currents. Heat is imparted to insulation by...
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Working Principle of Petersen Coil

To better understand the working principle and need of Petersen Coil, let us have a look at the arcing ground phenomenon. We know that arcing ground phenomenon is observed in ungrounded 3 phase system. During arcing ground the voltage of healthy phase rises from phase...
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