By Topic

A High-Voltage Testing Apparatus for Power Line Clamp on Meters

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Myler, H.R. ; Phillip M. Drayer Dept. of Electr. Eng., Lamar Univ., Beaumont, TX, USA

A well-known method for sampling AC is to use a meter designed with split-core transformer. The latter is a simple device consisting of a coil that has been opened and hinged such that the coil may be placed around a conductor and closed such that the AC in the conductor will induce a secondary current in the coil that can then be detected and displayed by the meter without having to open the conductor. Our lab is experimenting with this type of instrument for smart grid device development and it was found that short of simulation and/or in situ fieldwork, we were unable to adequately model a high voltage transmission line in the lab to suit our purpose. This paper describes a novel device with which to conduct such experiments that is easily fabricated from locally available materials.

Published in:

Green Technologies Conference (IEEE-Green), 2011 IEEE

Date of Conference:

14-15 April 2011