1.What is coronal discharge? 2. In your explanation of ACSR conductor, u wrote that stranded steel carries the mechanical load and the layer of stranded Aluminium around it carries the current. What is this mechanical load?

Asked by A M | 18th Aug, 2010, 07:27: PM

Expert Answer:

1/
An electrical discharge characterized by a corona and occurring when one of two electrodes in a gas has a shape causing the electric field at its surface to be significantly greater than that between the electrodes.
2/
Mechanical load - Weight of tranmission cables.

Answered by  | 18th Aug, 2010, 08:50: PM

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