DC Model Cable under Polarity Inversion and Thermal Gradient: Build-Up of Design-Related Space Charge
AbstractIn the field of energy transport, High-Voltage DC (HVDC) technologies are booming at present due to the more flexible power converter solutions along with needs to bring electrical energy from distributed production areas to consumption sites and to strengthen large-scale energy networks. These developments go with challenges in qualifying insulating materials embedded in those systems and in the design of insulations relying on stress distribution. Our purpose in this communication is to illustrate how far the field distribution in DC insulation systems can be anticipated based on conductivity data gathered as a function of temperature and electric field. Transient currents and conductivity estimates as a function of temperature and field were recorded on miniaturized HVDC power cables with construction of 1.5 mm thick crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) insulation. Outputs of the conductivity model are compared to measured field distributions using space charge measurements techniques. It is shown that some features of the field distribution on model cables put under thermal gradient can be anticipated based on conductivity data. However, space charge build-up can induce substantial electric field strengthening when materials are not well controlled. View Full-Text
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Adi, N.; Vu, T.T.N.; Teyssèdre, G.; Baudoin, F.; Sinisuka, N. DC Model Cable under Polarity Inversion and Thermal Gradient: Build-Up of Design-Related Space Charge. Technologies 2017, 5, 46.
Adi N, Vu TTN, Teyssèdre G, Baudoin F, Sinisuka N. DC Model Cable under Polarity Inversion and Thermal Gradient: Build-Up of Design-Related Space Charge. Technologies. 2017; 5(3):46.Chicago/Turabian Style
Adi, Nugroho; Vu, Thi T.N.; Teyssèdre, Gilbert; Baudoin, Fulbert; Sinisuka, Ngapuli. 2017. "DC Model Cable under Polarity Inversion and Thermal Gradient: Build-Up of Design-Related Space Charge." Technologies 5, no. 3: 46.
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