80220023 (Modern High Voltage Test Technology)

Course Name: Modern High Voltage Test Technology

Course Number: 80220023

Program: Graduate program

Type: Elective

Credits: 3

Term Offered: Fall

Prerequisite(s): High Voltage Engineering, Power System Analysis

Instructor(s): Shengyou Gao.


Liang Xidong, Zhou Yuanxiang, Chen Changyu. High Voltage Engineering

Zhang Renyu, Chen Changyu, Wang Changchang, High Voltage Test Technology.

Course Description:

This course is about latest progress in high voltage field. The course includes about 10 special subjects which involve partial discharge on-line monitoring, fiber sensor, pulse power technology and so on.


Course Objectives and Outcomes:

Numbers in brackets are linked to department educational outcomes.

1.Student could understand the latest progress in high voltage subject. [6]

2.Students could get familiar with the process of scientific research and paper writing. [5, 6, 7, 10, 11]

3.Students could verify their idea by designing test solution and do the test by themselves. [1,2, 3, 5, 11]


Course Topics:

1.Brief Introduction to Modern High Voltage Test Technology.

2.Monitoring of High Voltage Breaker

3.UHF On-Line Monitoring for Partial Discharge within GIS

4.Lightning Current Measurement

5.Partial Discharge Measurement

6.Sink Evacuator Discharge of External Insulation

7.Electromagnetic Environment and Measurement of Transmission and Transformation System

8.High Power Pulse Technology and Application

9.Application of Fiber Sensor in Power Industry

10.Grounding Measurement Technology

11.On-line Monitoring Technology for Capacitor-type Equipment

12.Space Charge Measurement



Using UHF method to detect partial discharge in GIS

  Understand and utilize UHF sense technology to detect partial discharge in GIS and locate the PD source.


Study on algorithm for dielectric loss angle.

Compare and simulate the main algorithms for calculate the dielectric loss angle which are suitable of on-line monitoring


Term research project

Select a topic and carry term research.

Course Assessment:

Final term performance evaluation by the instructor. 70 points.

A reference overview or project report. 30 points.