Electrical Engineering

, Volume 100, Issue 2, pp 1243–1251 | Cite as

Folded bus bar current transducer based on Hall effect sensor

  • Marjan Blagojević
  • Uglješa Jovanović
  • Igor Jovanović
  • Dragan Mančić
Original Paper

Abstract

In this paper the realization and optimization of a novel coreless folded bus bar current transducer based on a Hall effect sensor are presented. The proposed transducer utilizes the bus bar folded in the shape of a Cyrillic letter “\({\Pi }\)” to suppress impact of the skin effect, and it is capable of measuring AC and DC currents up to 250 A at 10 kHz frequency with nonlinearity less than \(\pm 0.5\%\) in the entire current range. Methods for suppression of the skin effect impact and impact of stray magnetic fields are presented along with the experimental test results. Some of the proposed methods are novel and have never been evaluated.

Keywords

Current measurement Bus bar current transducer Hall effect sensor Skin effect Stray magnetic field 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The research presented in this paper is financed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia under the Projects TR32057 and TR33035.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marjan Blagojević
    • 1
  • Uglješa Jovanović
    • 2
  • Igor Jovanović
    • 2
  • Dragan Mančić
    • 2
  1. 1.IRC Sentronis ADNišSerbia
  2. 2.Faculty of Electronic EngineeringUniversity of NišNišSerbia

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