By Topic

Connectors for Aluminum Cables: A Study of the Degradation Mechanisms and Design Criteria for Reliable Connectors

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)

The mechanisms of degradation which occur in mechanical connectors on aluminum power conductors have been examined. The factors investigated include constant and cycling mechanical load, stress relaxation, plastic deformation, surface finish, temperature, temperature cycling, and supertemperature. The aluminum-aluminum interface is shown to be stable, and the design requirements for stable connections to aluminum conductors are given.

Published in:

Parts, Hybrids, and Packaging, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:9 ,  Issue: 1 )