High Voltage and Power Systems
High voltage research and service projects are conducted at MSU's High Voltage Laboratory. Following is a summary of the current research projects sponsored by electric utilities, TVA, and ONR.
Lightning Protection of Electrical Power Systemsimproves lightning protection of transmission and distribution lines and substations
Critical Flashover Voltage of Composite Insulationdetermines lightning impulse strength of composite insulation and develops method for such insulation design
Intelligent Control of Power Systemsdevelops intelligent loadfrequency control systems that can be used in the deregulated power generation market
Transients, Harmonics, and Power Qualityconsiders the power system under abnormal or undesirable conditions
Inhibition of Biofouling with Pulsed Acousticsinvestigates environmentally compatible pulsed acoustic techniques for preventing marine organisms from fouling shipboard piping systems