High-Voltage Switching Equipment

Authored by: David L. Harris , David Childress

Electric Power Substations Engineering

Print publication date:  May  2012
Online publication date:  May  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439856383
eBook ISBN: 9781439856390
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b12061-5

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Abstract

The design of the high-voltage substation must include consideration for the safe operation and maintenance of the equipment. Switching equipment is used to provide isolation, no-load switching (including line charging current interrupting, loop splitting, and magnetizing current interrupting), load switching, and interruption of fault currents. The magnitude and duration of the load currents and the fault currents will be significant in the specification of the switching equipment used.

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