Assessment of techniques for diagnostic tests and maintenance of power transformers

Juan C. Castro-Galeano, Fidel A. Romero, Jesus M. Lopez-Lezama
2018 Contemporary Engineerng Sciences  
Power transformers play an essential role in the transmission, distribution and utilization of electrical energy. Ensuring their correct operation and extending their life span is of paramount importance for distribution and transmission system operators. This paper presents an assessment of techniques for diagnostic tests and maintenance in power transformers. The main components, accessories and protections of transformers are explained. Also, the main maintenance activities as well as
more » ... tic tests and their acceptance criteria are explained and detailed according to international standards.
doi:10.12988/ces.2018.87361 fatcat:3af4hmxiqrdyvmodpq5b2offkm