Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines (IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering #13): Design, Evaluation, Aging, Testing, and Repair / Edition 1

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Overview

A single comprehensive resource for the design, application, testing, and maintenance of rotating machines

Filling a long-standing gap in the field, Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines covers, in one useful volume, all aspects of the design, deterioration, testing, and repair of the electrical insulation used in motors and generators. Lucidly written by leading experts, this authoritative reference provides both historical background important to understanding machine insulation design and the most up-to-date information on new machines and how to select insulation systems for them.

Coverage includes such key topics as:

  • Types of rotating machines, windings, and rotor and stator winding construction
  • Evaluating insulation materials and systems
  • Stator winding and rotor winding insulation systems in current use
  • Failure mechanisms and repair
  • Testing and monitoring
  • Maintenance strategies
Detailing over 30 different rotor and stator winding failure processes and reviewing almost 25 different tests and monitors used to assess winding insulation condition, Electrical Insulation for Rotating Machines will help machine users avoid unnecessary machine failures, reduce maintenance costs, and inspire greater confidence in the design of future machines.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471445067
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/12/2003
  • Series: IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering Series , #13
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.48 (w) x 9.63 (h) x 1.12 (d)

Meet the Author

GREG C. STONE, PhD, is a dielectrics engineer who is active in writing IEEE and IEC machine insulation standards, and who worked for the Research Division of Ontario Hydro testing its hundreds of motor and generator windings. He presently works for Iris Power Engineering.

EDWARD A. BOULTER, Lt. Commander (Ret.), USN Reserves, is now a consulting engineer. Previously he spent nearly 40 years working as project/senior engineer and technical team leader designing machine insulation systems at General Electric.

IAN CULBERT was a motor designer first for Parsons Peebles and then Reliance Electric. Prior to joining Iris Power Engineering, he worked for Ontario Power Generation as a motor specialist.

HUSSEIN DHIRANI is a senior generator design engineer at Ontario Power Generation.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Rotating Machine Insulation Systems 1
2 Evaluating Insulation Materials and Systems 43
3 Historical Development of Insulation Materials and Systems 73
4 Stator Winding Insulation Systems in Current Use 95
5 Rotor Winding Insulation Systems 113
6 Core Laminations and Their Insulation 119
7 General Principles of Winding Failure, Repair and Rewinding 129
8 Stator Failure Mechanisms and Repair 137
9 Rotor Winding Failure Mechanisms and Repair 181
10 Core Lamination Insulation Failure and Repair 211
11 General Principles of Testing and Monitoring 227
12 Off-Line Rotor and Stator Winding Tests 235
13 In-Service Monitoring of Stator and Rotor Windings 285
14 Core Testing 321
15 Acceptance and Site Testing of New Windings 333
16 Maintenance Strategies 351
Index 365
About the Authors 371
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