EEE 465 High Voltage Engineering

Basic ionization and decay processes. Self-sustained discharge to breakdown in gases. Discharge and breakdown mechanisms in various gases in non-uniform field gaps. Liquid dielectric materials. Mechanisms leading to breakdown in liquids.Solid dielectric materials and basic breakdown mechanisms in solids.Generation and measurement of DC, AC and impulse high voltages, high voltage testing methods and standards.Non-destructive test techniques.High voltage measurement and non-destructive testing.Over voltage. 3 Credits