Arc fault

An arc fault is a high power discharge of electricity between two or more conductors. This discharge translates into heat, which can break down the… (More)
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2016
2016
Arc faults in photovoltaic power systems pose safety concerns ranging from localized damage to the equipment, electric shock… (More)
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2015
2015
Compared to conventional AC grids, DC microgrids demand different switchgear and safety concepts. Electric arcs across mechanical… (More)
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2014
2014
Many methods have been proposed to detect arc faults within photovoltaic systems. However, because of the dearth of data… (More)
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2012
2012
This paper presents a simplified model of arc fault that allows to analyze the dynamic behavior and to evaluate the RMS value of… (More)
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2011
2011
Photovoltaic systems, which typically consist of an array of PV modules, are often associated with buildings, where the PV system… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
The 2011 National Electrical Code® (NEC®) added Article 690.11 that requires photovoltaic (PV) systems on or penetrating a… (More)
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2007
2007
  • C.E. Restrepo
  • Electrical Contacts - Proceedings of the 53rd…
  • 2007
Arc waveform characteristics can be evaluated with various methods to recognize the presence of hazardous arc fault conditions… (More)
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2005
2005
  • J.A. Wafer
  • Proceedings of the Fifty-First IEEE Holm…
  • 2005
Traditionally, circuit breakers and fuses have provided overcurrent and short circuit protection in electrical distribution… (More)
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2005
2005
Methods of arc fault detection are beginning to develop to protect against conditions that may cause fire on aircraft. This paper… (More)
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2002
2002
The subject of arc fault detection and circuit interruption has gained a lot of attention in recent years, particularly in the… (More)
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