Week 1 : Introduction, Important components of transmission system,Insulation coordination ,Design and selection of insulators for transmission/distribution ,
Week 2 : Non ceramic insulators performance-service experience ,Pollution/contamination flashover phenomena, modelling etc ,Failures, importance of reliability and testing
Week 3 : High Voltage testing and techniques employed ,HV testing techniques for Ceramic/glass Insulators ,HV testing on Composite Insulators
Week 4 : Surface degradation studies on composite insulators ,Recent studies on composite insulators / Summary
BOOKS AND REFERENCES
1.Rakosh Das Begamudre, “ Extra High Voltage AC Transmission Engineering”, New Age International(P) Ltd, New Delhi, 2000.
2.E Kuffel, W S Zaengl and J Kuffel, “High Voltage Engg. Fundamentals”, textbook published by Newness publishers, second edition, 2000.
3.Recent IEEE Journal / Conference and CIGRE publications. • “Outdoor Insulators”, Ravi group, Edward Cherney & Jeffery Burnham Text book, 1999
4.Insulators for High Voltage – J S T Looms, text book, Peregrines, 1988 • K Papailiou and F Schmuck, “Silicone Composite Insulators: Materials, design, Applications for Power systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2012.