electric strength


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electric strength

n
(Electrical Engineering) the maximum voltage sustainable by an insulating material, after which it loses its insulating properties
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The polyethylene content provides inertness and resistance towards moisture along with superior electric strength. The addition of chlorine enhances the resistance towards fire, oil and action of microbes, besides that it also increases its adhesive nature.
By increasing the electric strength of the discharge gap in gas bubbles at nanosecond pulses, it was possible to obtain pulsed voltages with amplitude of 30 kV on the load.
The DAO 18-02 also states that a manufacturer must be able to conduct test parameters on marking completeness, legibility, and durability; interchangeability; protection against accidental contact with live parts; insulation resistance and electric strength test; mechanical strength test (torsion resistance); and, cap temperature rise.
Franck, "Predicting the electric strength of proposed [SF.sub.6] replacement gases by means of density functional theory," in Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on High Voltage Engineering (ISH'13), Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 2013.
To achieve this, manufacturers need to fulfill construction requirements and conduct follow-up testing such as electric strength and leakage to verify the design's effectiveness.
The effect of the applied voltage is to increase the electric strength thereby increasing the jet stretching.
It may be either a stable permanent magnet with a magnetisation M, providing flux density B as shown in Figure 1(a), or a conducting surface with a charge Q, providing electric strength E, Figure 1(b).
Diaz is a compelling performer, dancing with an electric strength and a Michael Jackson-like cool.
The power line insulation working duration until the isolation is exhausted, is occasional and depends on the random electric strength character of isolation, environmental factors (temperature, pressure, humidity, radiation, mechanical disturbance, etc.) and stochastic overvoltage values.
For insulation material XLPE is indicated value of electric strength of about 30-40 kV x [mm.sup.-1].
where [l.sub.e] is the shortest distance in the ground between the GD of the lightning arrester and the nearest to it point of the protected device in the ground; [E.sub.e] ([E.sub.b.g]) is the pulsed electric strength of the soil (breakdown electric field strength).
The equipment is having a least count of 0.5 KV and is provided with stepwise of electric strength at the electrodes.