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Publication Citation: The Dilemma of Surge Protection vs. Overvoltage Scenarios: Implications for Low-Voltage Surge-Protective Devices

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Author(s): A. Mansoor; Francois D. Martzloff;
Title: The Dilemma of Surge Protection vs. Overvoltage Scenarios: Implications for Low-Voltage Surge-Protective Devices
Published: October 01, 1998
Abstract: The application of surge-protective devices in low-voltage systems faces the dilemma of providing effective limiting against surges while not attempting to limit the temporary overvoltages that do occur in a power system. The paper illustrates this dilemma with specific scenarios and presents recommendations for reconciling these two requirements through adequate design and more explicit standards.
Proceedings: Proc. 8th Intl. Conf. on Harmonics and Quality of Power (ICHQP)
Pages: pp. 964 - 969
Location: Athens, GR
Dates: October 14-16, 1998
Keywords: fault current;standards;surge-protective device;temporary overvoltage;
Research Areas: Metrology and Standards for Manufacturing Systems and Data
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