# Experimental modeling of the flashover of polluted insulator in the presence of a metal plate using RSM technique

• Mohamed Bouhmama
• Samir Flazi
• Said Nemmich
• Amar Tilmatine

### Abstract

Flashover of polluted insulators has been the subject of many experimental and numerical research papers. Several mathematicalmodels of flashover voltage have been proposed in terms of current, discharge length, electrolyte length and resistivity.However, there is no model as yet based on the geometric factors of the electrolyte channel—such as width and depth—andthe interaction between them. Furthermore, as very few research papers have been published about discharge elongationin the presence of a metal object between the electrodes, the aim of the present work is to model flashover voltage in thepresence of a metal plate, dipped in electrolyte or placed on its surface. Two mathematical models were obtained usingresponse surface modeling and they were used in the analysis of the effect of geometric factors on the flashover discharge.

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Published
2018-01-29
How to Cite
BOUHMAMA, Mohamed et al. Experimental modeling of the flashover of polluted insulator in the presence of a metal plate using RSM technique. Journal of Power Technologies, [S.l.], v. 97, n. 4, p. 342–346, jan. 2018. ISSN 2083-4195. Available at: <https://papers.itc.pw.edu.pl/index.php/JPT/article/view/871>. Date accessed: 23 july 2024.
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### Keywords

polluted insulator; flashover; RSM technique; modeling

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