Picture of flying drone

Award-winning sensor signal processing research at Strathclyde...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by University of Strathclyde researchers, including by Strathclyde researchers involved in award-winning research into technology for detecting drones. - but also other internationally significant research from within the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering.

Strathprints also exposes world leading research from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, and from the Strathclyde Business School.

Discover more...

Critical parameters of gas cavities in dielectric liquids stressed with high electric field

Timoshkin, I. and MacGregor, S.J. and Given, M.J. and Atrazhev, V. and Vorob'ev, V. (2009) Critical parameters of gas cavities in dielectric liquids stressed with high electric field. Acta Physica Polonica A, 115 (6). pp. 1022-1024. ISSN 0587-4246

Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)

Abstract

Electric field stimulates formation of gas-filled cavities on sharp electrodes in insulating liquids which may initiate the dielectric breakdown of these liquids. Using an analytical model based on electrical and thermodynamic properties of fluids, the critical dimensions of gas-filled bubbles in ester fluid and transformer oils stressed with an impulse electric field were calculated. The results obtained in this paper could be important for the optimisation of the application of these liquids in high voltage and pulsed power systems.