High-Voltage Testing and Measurements (PS851)


M.Tech (P&ES)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Specification for High Voltage tests, Dielectric stress, Voltage stress, Insulation coordination, breakdown test of insulating oil, Transformer test with alternating voltage and impulse voltage. Insulation characteristics, types of insulation, types of stress used in high voltage testing. Laboratory test procedures. Testing with power frequency voltage.  Partial discharge measurements, the basic PD test circuit, PD currents, PD measuring systems within the PD test circuit.


1. Dieter Kind, An Introduction to High-Voltage Experimental Techniques, Wiley Eastern Limited.
2. E Kuffel, W S Zaengal, J Kuffel, High Voltage Engineering Fundamentals, Newnes Publishers.
3. Kamaraju, Naidu, High Voltage Engineering, TMH.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Shubhanga K N

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore-575025. Karnataka, India.
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