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Loss Reduction Concept Review and Its Comparison for Various Transmission Lines

Naymah S. Adnan(1), Viranjay M. Srivastava(2*)

(1) Department of Electronic Engineering, Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
(2) Department of Electronic Engineering, Howard College, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
(*) Corresponding author


DOI: https://doi.org/10.15866/iree.v14i4.17011

Abstract


With the application of Electromagnetic, high voltage systems, and physical electronics, this research work aims to increase the efficiency of power transmission with the design of a loss-reduced model in form of cables. The cable design is focused on underground transmission applications, since it requires the most cognitive science and engineering design for the transmission of heavy loads of power over small distances in densely urbanised areas with minimised losses. The AC analysis, thermal, capacitive, inductive, proximity, skin, and corona effects have been considered and have been significantly reduced by implementing various design strategies in the model. This design has been concluded by the comparison of the transmission cable to existing cables of similar physical properties and the observation of a major improvement therein.
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Keywords


Transmission Line; Lossless Transmission Line; Dielectric Material; Conducting Material; Coaxial Cable

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