Outdoor Insulators

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This is a technical book to be used by engineers working with outdoor insulators for power transmission and distribution. This is the first textbook that deals with all important aspects of porcelain, glass and composite/nonceramic insulators. Design, application, materials used, selection, maintenance, manufacture, testing and international standards are all covered in detail. Also methods for detecting defective insulators in service are covered.

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Ravi S. Gorur is a professor in the electrical engineering department at Arizona State University, USA. He is a Fellow of the IEEE. He has worked and published extensively on the subject of outdoor insulators, especially the nonceramic/composite type. He chairs several working groups in the IEEE. He is a consultant to numerous companies in USA. He is the director of the short-course on insulators that is offered annually at Arizona State University and also has been given on demand to numerous organizations worldwide.


The practical needs of an engineer were considered in writing this book. Technical features and economic factors to be considered in insulator selection are included. The advantages and limitations of each insulator type is provided for porcelain, glass and nonceramic materials. -- IEEE Power Engineering Review

Those who design, test or apply high voltage outdoor insulators will find this a useful and practical book. The authors nicely summarize the uses and requirements of insulators. Then they describe in detail the design and manufacture of porcelain, glass and polymeric type insulators. The detailed drawings of the insulator design, type of materials and the procedures used by manufacturers to produce these insulators make this a very useful book. -- IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine

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R. S. Gorur, E. A. Cherney, J. T. Burnha
Published by Ravi s Gorur Inc (1999)
ISBN 10: 0967761107 ISBN 13: 9780967761107
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