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High Voltage Technology

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Course Unit Code410-2205/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated6 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
MAH30doc. Dr. Ing. Veleslav Mach
GON72prof. Ing. Radomír Goňo, Ph.D.
SIK07Ing. Tadeusz Sikora, Ph.D.
FUL0005Ing. Jan Fulneček, Ph.D.
High Volt provides theoretical base of electric strength,
shows its applications for insulation dimensioning of
electrical devices by respect of overvoltages. It describes
device of test laboratories and high volt measurements
problematic. Basic knowledge is supplemented with EMC,
technical diagnostics, electrostatics and use of discharges.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
gain knowledge about ground of high voltage technique
understanding variously phenomenons
ability to use knowledge for dimensioning high voltage devices
Course Contents
Atmospheric and switch overvoltages.
Sources and measurement in high voltage.
Breakdown in liquid and solid.
Discharges in gas.
Corona, partial and leakage discharge.
Transients on line.
Impulse phenomenons in windig.
Statistic, coordination of insulation, arester.
Insulators and bushing.
Cable, joint and terminal.
Technical diagnostics and EMC.
Work security, using of discharges, electrostatics.
Analysis of electrostatic field.
Properties of materials for high volt technique.

Static electricity.
AC voltage measurement.
Absolute method of voltage measurement.
Voltage switch impuls.
Breakdown voltage in air.
Tesla's transformer.
Corona on the wire.
Waves on line.
Measurement of arrester.
Flashover of insulator.
Voltage on chain of insulators.
Diagnostic measurement.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
KUFFEL, E. - ZAENGL, W. S. - KUFFEL, J.: High Voltage Engineering. Fundamentals Newnes, Pergamon Press, 1984. ISBN 0-7506-3634-3
KHALIL, Denno: High Voltage Engineering in Power System. New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, CRC press 1992, ISBN 0-8493-4289-9
KIND, Dieter - FESER, Kurt: High-Volt Test Techniques. Newnes, ISBN 0 7506 5183 0
MALIK, N.H. - ARAINY, A.A.Al. - QURESHI, M.I.: Electrical Insulation in Power Systeme. Marcel Dekker, Inc. 1998. ISBN 0-8247-0106-2
Mach, V.: Technika vysokého napětí. Ostrava, VŠB-TUO 2001 a 2006

Veverka, A: Technika vysokých napětí. Praha, SNTL
Mach, V.: Cvičení z TVN. Ostrava, ES VŠB 1991
Staněk, F.: Sbírka řešených příkladů a otázek z techniky vysokého napětí. Brno, SNTL 197l
Recommended Reading:
Sylabus for high voltage technique
Sylaby a programy pro výuku
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs, Project work, Other activities
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluation and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        Exercises evaluationCredit45 20
        ExaminationExamination55 15