Comparative studies of lightning performance of a quadruple-circuit dual voltage 275/132 kV transmission line design with wooden crossarms

Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Univ. of Singapore
IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery (Impact Factor: 1.73). 11/1993; 8(4):1973 - 1980. DOI: 10.1109/61.248310
Source: IEEE Xplore


This paper describes a transmission line lightning performance
analysis program QCORTL which is able to predict single and
multi-circuit flashover and outage types and rates of a quadruple
circuit transmission line. It employs the Monte Carlo statistical
technique to select lightning and system parameters and the dynamic
travelling wave technique to calculate overvoltages on transmission line
towers. The program has also incorporated nonlinear corona effects, the
dynamic response of soil and the modelling of wooden-crossarms for
arc-quenching in its calculations. The assessment of a Malaysian
quadruple circuit dual voltage 275/132 kV transmission line using this
program is demonstrated to illustrate the detailed nature of the
analysis that is suitable for insulation design of transmission lines

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