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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya
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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
University of Peradeniya

Test Facilities


Impulse generator (HAEFELY)


  • 400 kV, 20kJ, 4-stage Marx impulse generator with control panel, transient recorders and voltage divider

  • Purchased under Sida/Sarec program

  • Used for impulse testing on HV apparatus

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

  • Frequently used for insulator tests for CEB and transformer tests for LTL Pvt Ltd

AC Generator I (TOKYO TRANSFORMER Co. Ltd.)


  • 60 kV, 20 kVA, AC generator with regulating transformer and voltmeters and ammeters

  • Used for flashover tests on HV apparatus

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department



AC Generator II (NGK)


  • 60 kV, 30 kVA, AC generator with regulating transformer and voltmeters and ammeters

  • Used for flashover tests on HV Purchased under Sida/Sarec program

  • Used for flashover tests on HV apparatus and pollution test on high voltage insulators

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

AC Generator III (PHENIX Technologies)


  • 100 kV, AC generator with regulating transformer and voltmeters and ammeters

  • Used for flashover tests on HV apparatus

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department



Surge generator (HAEFELY)


  • 20 kV, surge generator

  • Purchased under University INRC grants

  • Can be used for testing power and communication equipment with lightning induced voltages

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

Partial Discharge Detector
(Tettex Instruments)

  • Partial discharge detector with standard capacitor 100 pF and calibration kit

  • Purchased under Sida/Sarec program

  • Used for partial discharge measurements (PD level, current etc.)

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

Insulation Diagnostic System
(IDA200 - Programma)

  • 0.1mHz to 1 kHz, 1 kV Dielectric spectrometers

  • Purchased under Sida/Sarec program

  • Used for measuring loss tangent and capacitance within a broad range of frequencies 0.1 mHz to 1 kHz on high voltage insulation such as transformers, cables, bushings, etc.

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department



Electrometer (KEITHLEY)


  • Purchased under Sida/Sarec program

  • Used for precise current, voltage measurements, including measurements of polarization, depolarization currents

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

Karl Fischer Titrator and
Oil Test Cell (Metrohm)

  • Partial discharge detector with standard capacitor 100 pF and calibration kit

  • Purchased under Sida/Sarec program

  • Used for partial discharge measurements (PD level, current etc.)

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

Digital oscilloscope (Agilent Technologies)


  • Four channels, 500 MHz, digital oscilloscope

  • Purchased under University INRC grants

  • Can be used for recording impulse voltage and current waveforms

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department



Laboratory Oven I
(Gemmy Industrial Co.)

  • Dimensions 47cm x 43cm x 60cm, volume 40 L temperature Ambient + 5ºC to 250ºC

  • Purchased under University research grants

  • Can be used for aging tests of material samples

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

Laboratory Oven II
(Binder)

  • Dimensions 74cm x 67cm x 90cm, volume 115 L temperature Ambient + 15ºC to 200ºC

  • Purchased under University research grants

  • Can be used for aging tests of material samples

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

Oil extractor


  • Purchased under University research grants

  • Can be used for extracting oils from seeds i.e. sesame, castor, coconut

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department



Minor test equipments

  • Sphere gaps

  • Rod plane gaps

  • Voltage Dividers

  • Electrostatic Voltmeter

  • Clean fog chamber

  • Specimens of high voltage apparatus

Model distribution Substation

  • Model distribution substation including, 100 kV, 33/0.4 kV transformer with DDLOs, surge arrestors, 33 kV and 400 V lines and two poles

  • Installed by CEB

  • Can be used for demonstrations and measurements

  • Used for educational and research activities of the department

Professional Organizition

PHES IEEE IESL IET

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