A Low Cost Approach To Design The Tesla Transformer For Testing Of Insulating Materials

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Nakaviwat k
Kumpiranont S
Apiratikul R


A high voltage with high frequency oscillation waveshape, nowadays, is used as a standard test for electrical power equipment. A Tesla transformer is one of the sources that can generate such a waveshape. This paper presents a design and a construction of a Tesla transformer used in insulator tests. The output of the transformer has a rate of 200 kV and 200 kHz. The output waveshape is controlled based on the L-C resonance circuit. The transformer is implemented for insulator tests. It is found that the accuracy of the output obtained from the Tesla transformer is in the satisfactory level.

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k, N., S, K., & R, A. . (2002). A Low Cost Approach To Design The Tesla Transformer For Testing Of Insulating Materials. Journal of Engineering, RMUTT, 2, 90–94. Retrieved from https://ph01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jermutt/article/view/242379
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