new technique for assessing the switching-surge strength of H. V. insulation arrangements
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new technique for assessing the switching-surge strength of H. V. insulation arrangements by Mid Ouyang

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Published by Electrical Research Association in Leatherhead, Surrey .
Written in English


  • Electric insulators and insulation -- Testing.,
  • Transients (Electricity),
  • Breakdown (Electricity)

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Bibliography: p. 19-20.

Statementby M. Ouyang.
SeriesERA report ;, no. 5143
LC ClassificationsTK3431 .O73
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5767993M
LC Control Number71428872

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