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Prediction of Hottest Spot Temperature (HST) in Power and Station Transformers

Pradhan, MK and Ramu, TS (2003) Prediction of Hottest Spot Temperature (HST) in Power and Station Transformers. In: IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2003, 13-17 July, Toronto,Ontario,Canada, Vol.4, 1275-1283.


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The degradation of electrical insulation in transformers is more often due to thermal stress. In this paper authors have attempted to work out a means of assessing the magnitude of temperature and the hottest region in the body of a large transformer with a reasonable degree of accuracy. A theoretical model has been developed based on boundary value problem of heat conduction in transformer winding using finite integral transform techniques. The model requires, in addition to electrical parameters of the transformer, information on the actual design data. The authors believe that this model predicts HST with precision and also indicates a possibility of on-line data acquisition.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: IEEE
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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > High Voltage Engineering (merged with EE)
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2006
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:22
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/4858

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