Theory of Power Circuit Breakers

Course Description

Selected chapters of the electric contact theory. Applications of the electric arc theory to the specific problems of switching devices. Characteristics and design of switching devices. Device-network interaction. Transient phenomena caused by the action of circuit breakers. Measures for limiting the switching voltages. Testing of switching devices. Direct and synthetic testing methods for the breaking capacity of circuit breakers. Diagnostic and monitoring methods. Standardization.

Grading System

6 ECTS