ENG  Vol.8 No.3 , March 2016
Design and Fabrication of a High Voltage Lightning Impulse Generator
Abstract: This paper reports 10 kV to 100 kV high voltage impulse generator. Generation of variable outputs impulse generator can be designed by combination of flyback transformer and Marx generator which can produce different high voltages. It is a portable device for field. The experimental final results have been taken by using spark gap measurements and voltage divider technique. This high voltage lightning impulse generator produces standard T1/T2 waveshape impulses. The testing of protection devices such as SPD (surge protection device) is extremely important to find out whether these devices can operate in standard conditions or not. That’s why the high voltage lightning impulse generator is developed for such testing. Similarly, our research work consists of modeling and practical design of a 100 kV impulse generator.
Cite this paper: Ur-Rehman, A. and Khan, N. (2016) Design and Fabrication of a High Voltage Lightning Impulse Generator. Engineering, 8, 69-73. doi: 10.4236/eng.2016.83008.

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