Subject description - BE1M15TVN

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BE1M15TVN High Voltage Engineering
Roles:PZ, P Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Department:13115 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:Procházka R. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Procházka R. Credits:5
Tutors:Hlaváček J., Procházka R., Šefl O. Semester:L


The course contains the fundamental theories of high voltage engineering with respect to application in electrical power engineering. The knowledge of high voltage generators, measurement technique of high voltages and currents, properties of insulation systems, diagnostics methods and electrical discharges and their elimination. The practical laboratory exercises in high voltage laboratory are included.

Course outlines:

1. Generation of High Voltages
2. Measurement of High Voltages
3. High Voltage Tests and Evaluation
4. Electrical Breakdown in Gases
5. Electrical Breakdown in Solids and Liquids
6. Surface Discharges and Partial Discharges in Insulation Systems
7. Non-destructive Diagnostic methods
8. Insulators for High and Extra High voltages
9. Design and Construction of High Voltage Devices
10. Influence of Pollution and Atmospheric Condition to Dielectric Strength
11. Overvoltage, Surge Arresters and Insulation Coordination
12. Lightning Protection Systems
13. Transients Phenomena in Transformer Winding and Rotating Machines
14. Reserve

Exercises outline:


[1] Kuffel, E., Zaengl, W. S.: High Voltage Engineering Fundamentals, Second Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000
[2] Hauschild, W., Lemke, E.: High - Voltage Test and Measuring Techniques, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2014


Condition for obtaining assessment is participation in seminars and semester thesis elaboration. Passing the exam is given by the Study and Examination Code for Students of the Czech Technical University in Prague.


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEEEM2_2018 Electrical Power Engineering PZ 2
MEEEM1_2018 Electrical Drives PZ 2
MEEEM3_2018 Technological Systems PZ 2
CHYBNY_01 Technological Systems P 2
MEEEM3_2016 Electrical Power Engineering P 2
MEEEM2_2016 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives P 2
MEEEM1_2016 Technological Systems P 2

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