Voltage Distribution Studies in Polluted ZnO Arrester Using the FEMLAB


Article Preview

The voltage and electric field distribution in an arrester are very important for its long operation 15 kV with and without pollution. In order to clarify the influence of pollution severity conditions on metal oxide surge arrester, the finite element method (FEM) compilation of the voltage distribution in the ZnO column varistors under different pollution layer conductivity (200 μS, 70μS, 20μS) and clean was employed using the FEMLAB package.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 268-270)

Edited by:

Feng Xiong




F. Tighilt "Voltage Distribution Studies in Polluted ZnO Arrester Using the FEMLAB", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 268-270, pp. 412-417, 2011

Online since:

July 2011





[1] S. Kojima and M. Oymam: Potential distribution of mental oxide surge arresters under various environmental conditions, IEEE Trans. Power Del. vol. 3, no. 3, p.984–989, (Jul. 1988).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/61.193877

[2] N. Alame and G. Melik: Axial voltage gradient distribution of metal oxide surge arrester, Proceedings of the 3rd international conference on Properties and applications of dielectric materials, Tokyo, (July 1991), pp.1149-1151.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/icpadm.1991.172280

[3] A. Haddad and P. Naylor: Finite-element Computation of Capacitance Networks in Multiple-Electrode Systems: Application to ZnO Surge Arresters, IEE Proceedings: Science, Measurement and Technology, Vol. 145, (July, 1998), pp.129-135.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1049/ip-smt:19982104

[4] FEMLAB: finite element software. COPYRIGHT 1994 - 2002 by COMSOLAB.

[5] A. Haddad, H.S.B. Elayyan., B. Ercan, D.M. German and R.T. Waters: A test cell for local permittivity and trapped charge measurements, Meas. Sci. and Technol., 1993, 4, pp.726-736.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/0957-0233/4/7/003

[6] F. Tighilt and A. Bayadi: Computed voltage distribution in ZnO arrester under pollution by finite element method, (4th International Conference on Computer Integrated Manufacturing. CIP2007, Setif, 03-04 November 2007, Algeria).

[7] F. Tighilt , A. Bayadi and manu. A. Haddad: Voltage Distribution on ZnO Polymeric Arrester under Pollution Conditions, IEEE. org, IEEE Xplore, (UPEC 2010).

[8] B. Vahidi, SMIEEE, Nasab Shariati, R J. Sh. Moghani., S. A. Kashi and S. h. Hosseinian: Three Dimensional Analyses of Electric Field and Voltage Distribution on ZnO Surge Arrester with Brocken Sheds, IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution, Conference & Exhibition: Asia and Pacific , Dalian, China. (2005).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/tdc.2005.1546871

Fetching data from Crossref.
This may take some time to load.