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Swayam Central

Recent Advances in Transmission Insulator

By Prof. Subba Reddy   |   IISc Bangalore
This course introduces the recent advances in EHV/UHV transmission Insulators. The course emphasizes learning and understanding the newer design criteria for the UHV transmission insulation. The course starts with an introduction to the importance of EHV /UHV transmission, its present and future growth. The discussion on the various components used for UHV transmission, design considerations etc are strengthened with the aid of lectures, practical video demonstrations and assignment exercises.

INTENDED AUDIENCE  3rd or 4th year UG, 1st year masters and research students UG/PG course, industry/utility participants can also register.
PREREQUISITES Basic knowledge of Electrical Engineering.
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : NIL

Learners enrolled: 544

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Start Date : 27 Jan 2020
End Date : 21 Feb 2020
Exam Date : 29 Mar 2020
Enrollment Ends : 03 Feb 2020
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    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.

    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Subba Reddy

    IISc Bangalore
    Dr.Subba Reddy B is a Principal Research Scientist at the High Voltage Laboratory, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He received Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering degree from Karnatak university, Dharwad, and MSc(Engg) and PhD from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

    His research interests are high voltage engineering, transmission line insulators, numerical techniques for high voltage applications, condition monitoring and diagnostics of HV equipment, surge arresters, renewable energy systems etc. He has received national and international recognition for his research work. He is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow, Society of Power Engineers (India) and Senior member IEEE

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams: 29th March 2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 3 assignments out of the total 4 assignments
     given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IISc Bangalore. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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