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DS2PEB - Positive Effects of the Use of Bentonite in Grounding Systems

Course specification
Course title Positive Effects of the Use of Bentonite in Grounding Systems
Acronym DS2PEB
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Power Converters and Drives
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition Passed exam: Low-voltage electrical installations.
      The goal Training students to adequately take into account the influence of bentonite on the grounding system resistance.
      The outcome Student trained to adequately take into account the influence of bentonite on the grounding system resistance.
      Contents
      Contents of lectures Properties of bentonite obtained by LAB and on site measurements. The use of bentonite suspension and powder. Bentonite anticorrosive properties. Comparison of grounding resistance of loop grounding systems with and without bentonite. Bentonite resistance on short-circuit currents and lightning strokes. Suitability of the use of bentonite for grounding systems of power system facilities.
      Contents of exercises None.
      Literature
      1. 1. M.B. Kostić, "Poboljšanje električnih osobina uzemljivača elektrodistributivnih postrojenja i stubova dalekovoda upotrebom bentonita", autorizovana skripta, 2002. (Original title)
      2. 2. M.B. Kostic, Z.R. Radakovic, N.S. Radovanovic and M.R. Tomasevic-Canovic, "Improvement of Electrical Properties of Grounding Loops by Using Bentonite and Waste Drilling Mud", IEE Proc.- Gener. Transm. Distrib., vol.146., pp. 1-6, 1999. (Original title)
      3. 3. Z.R. Radakovic and M.B. Kostic, "Behaviour of Grounding Loop with Bentonite During a Ground Gault at an Overhead Line Tower", IEE Proc. - Gener. Transm. Distrib., vol. 148, pp. 275-278, 2001. (Original title)
      4. 4. N.S. Radovanovic, M.S. Savic, M.B. Kostic and J.M. Cvetic, "Response of the Grounding Loop Backfilled with Bentonite to the Lightning Impulse Current", European Cost Action P18: Second International Symposium on Lightning Physics and Effects, Vienna, Austria, 2007. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      6
      Methods of teaching Lectures.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 70
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
      Projects 0
      Colloquia 30
      Seminars 0