Service Experience and Diagnostic Testing of Power Switching Devices

  • Kaveh NiayeshEmail author
  • Magne Runde
Part of the Power Systems book series (POWSYS)


The previous chapters looked into various aspects of current interruption in power systems, such as different switching duties and the associated recovery voltages, properties of the electric arc, and design and technologies applied in switching devices.


Circuit Breaker Switching Operation Switching Device Command Signal Overhead Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.SINTEF Energy ResearchTrondheimNorway

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