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Investigation of the characteristics of an SF6 rotating arc by a mathematical model

Guruprasad, KP and Sarma, CS and Ramamoorty, M and Naidu, MS (1992) Investigation of the characteristics of an SF6 rotating arc by a mathematical model. In: IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery, 7 (2). pp. 727-733.

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Abstract

A mathematical model has been developed for predicting the performance of rotating arcs in SF6 gas by considering the energy balance and force balance equations. The finite difference technique has been adopted for the computer simulation of the arc characteristics. This method helps in considering the spatial variation of the transport and radiative properties of the arc. All the three heat loss mechanisms-conduction, convection, and radiation-have been considered. Results obtained over a 10 ms (half cycle of 50 Hz wave) current flow period for 1.4 kA (peak) and 4.2 kA (peak), show that the proposed arc model gives the expected behavior of the arc over the range of currents studied.

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Date Deposited: 05 May 2011 07:09
Last Modified: 05 May 2011 07:09
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/37160

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