Power Circuit Breaker Theory and Design

Power Circuit Breaker Theory and Design

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The book has 13 chapters and the following topics are dealt with: development of circuit breakers; physics of circuit breaker arcs; network switching conditions; oil circuit breakers; air break circuit breakers; air blast circuit breakers; SF6 circuit breakers; vacuum circuit breakers; special switching systems; circuit breaker specification and testing; design criteria for reliability, maintenance a safety; insulation applied to circuit breakers; cost effective design; and visual current chopping.For this reason the single-phase test procedure for circuit breakers with arcing times not exceeding one cycle for the first ... During the first valid breaking operation, contact separation must occur sufficiently close to one current zero to ensureanbsp;...

Title:Power Circuit Breaker Theory and Design
Author:Charles H. Flurscheim
Publisher:IET - 1982


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