Ph.D. Dissertations and M.Sc. Theses

Ph. D. Dissertation

  • Mr. Lingeng Cao, "The multi-stress aging of 15 kV EPR power cables". Graduated in December¬†2014. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03242010-170533
  • Ms. Taosha Jiang, "Electrical properties degradation of Photovoltaic modules caused by lightning induced voltage". Graduated in May 2014. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03252014-174952
  • Mr. Thongchai Disyadej, "Estimation of the Lightning Attractive Width of High Voltage Transmission Lines". Graduated in May 2010. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03312010-231537
  • Mr. Clayborne D. Taylor, Jr., "A Partial Discharge Measurement Technique for Applied Square Pulse Voltage with 50 ns Rise Times". Graduated in December 2009. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-10292009-134208
  • Mr. Bienvenido Rodrigues-Medina, "Investigation of the Influence of an Adjacent Mast Structure on the Striking Distance to a Lightning Rod".
    Graduated in May 2008. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .R6375 2008
  • Mr. Thomas Owen Bialek, "Evaluation and Modelling of High-Voltage Cable Insulation using a High-Voltage Impulse".
    Graduated in May 2005. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .B5354 2005
  • Mrs. Lorelynn Mary Rux, "The Physical Phenomena Associated with Stator Winding Insulation Condition as Detected by the Ramped Direct High-Voltage Method".
    Graduated in May 2004. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .R89 2004
  • Mr. Eyad Abu-Al-Feilat, "Lifetime Characteristics of Magnet Wires under High Frequency Pulsating Voltage and High Temperature".
    Graduated in December 2000. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .A2835 2000
  • Mr. Mark Richard Kinsler, "Lightning-Initiated Fault Current Arcs to Communication Cables Burried in Sand near Overhead Electric Power Lines".
    Graduated in August 1995. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK5102.5 .K5575 1995
  • Mr. Hongbo Fan, "Transient Response Characteristics of MOV and SiC Distribution Arresters to Steep-Front Impulses".
    Graduated in May 1992. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3331 .F35 1992 , TK3331 .F35 1992 C.2
  • Mr. Constantinos Anthony Vassiliadis, "Microcomputer-Based Pattern Recognition of Partial Discharge Activities using Multichannel Pulse-Height Analysis Techniques".
    Graduated in December 1988. Supervisor: Prof. James D. Gassaway.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : QA76.9.E96 V3757 , QA76.9.E96 V3757 C.2
  • Mr. Mohamed Hamid Shwehdi, "Investigation and Analysis of Lightning Impulse Strengths of Multiple Series Dielectrics used in Electrical Distribution Systems".
    Graduated in May 1985. Supervisor: Prof. Paul B. Jacob.
    Dissertation at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : QC585 .S5843

M. Sc. Thesis

  • Mr. Bishal Pradhan, "Electrical breakdown strength of 5 kV ethylene propylene rubber (EPR) cable under ac voltage".
    Graduated in December 2014. Major Professor: Dr. Clay Taylor.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-10272014-182743
  • Mr. Rahul Tripathi, "Electrical degradation of 15 kV polymer insulators under accelerated tracking and erosion test conditions".
    Graduated in August 2013. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03262013-130618
  • Ms. Shravani Talabathula, "Added Critical Flashover Voltage by Fiberglass Crossarm to 15 kV Polymer Suspension Insulator".
    Graduated in December 2011. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-10282011-205212
  • Ms. Manasi Pramod Gadre, "Lifetime Characteristics of Magnet Wire MW 16-C Under AC, DC, and High Temperatures".
    Graduated in December 2011. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-10282011-160652
  • Mr. Anand U. Zanwar, "Electrical Aging of 15 kV EPR Cables Energized by AC Voltage with Switching Impulses Superimposed".
    Graduated in August 2011. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-05312011-160744
  • Mr. Balaji Pushpanathan, "Identification of Measurement Technology for Online Recording of Transients in Underground Residential Distribution System".
    Graduated in December 2010. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-11102010-184307
  • Mr. Linfeng Cao, "Study of Accelerated Aging of 15 kV XLPE and EPR Cable Insulation by Switching Impulses and Elevated ac Voltages".
    Graduated in May 2010. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03242010-170533
  • Mr. Sajal R. Chalise, "Accelerated Aging Study of Machine Winding Insulation under ac and High Frequency Pulse Voltage Application".
    Graduated in May 2010. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library , Softcopy Catalog Number : etd-03012010-213708
  • Mr. Jacob C. Fulper, "The Effects of Switching Impulses on the Partial Discharge Activity and Breakdown Voltage of 15 kV XLPE and EPR Cables".
    Graduated in December 2009. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .F8574 2009
  • Mr. Shreeharsh Mallick, "Laboratory Study on Lightning Performance of Dissipation Devices".
    Graduated in August 2009. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .M3555 2009
  • Mr. Prakash Shrestha, "Study of the Dielectric Degradation of XLPE and EPR Power Cables by Switching Impulses".
    Graduated in December 2008. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .S55974 2008
  • Mr. Naga Purna Kiran Kumar Kota, "Analysis of Magnet Wire Life-Time Characteristics".
    Graduated in December 2005. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .K683 2005
  • Ms. Ashwini Mani, "Study of Partial Discharge Activity in Magnet Wire Samples Aged by Combied Stresses".
    Graduated in December 2005. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .M365 2005
  • Mr. Sreekanth Bandaru, "Effect of High Frequency Pulse Voltages and High Temperatures on the Lifetime Characteristics of Magnet Wires".
    Graduated in August 2004. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .B3633 2004
  • Mr. Yang Song, "Study of the Lightning Protection Zone of the Franklin Rod".
    Graduated in August 2004. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .Y364 2004
  • Mr. Xiaoyong Li, "Added CFO Voltages from Fiberglass Poles and its Electrical Degradation".
    Graduated in December 2001. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .L5 2001
  • Mr. Guangzhong Gao, "A Comparision of Experimental and Calculated Results of Franklin Rod Protection Zone".
    Graduated in May 2000. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7 .G36 2000
  • Mr. Junfei Fan, "Electrical Breakdown Strength of 5 K V Cross-Linked Polyethylene Cables under AC, DC, and Pulsating Voltage".
    Graduated in December 1996. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3335 .F3522 1996
  • Mr. Randy McMellon, "Electrical Breakdown Strength of XLPE Cables under Combined AC and DC Voltage".
    Graduated in May 1996. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3335 .M3256 1996
  • Mr. Seetharaman Sathishram, "Analysis of Phase-Phase and Phase-Ground Air Clearances of High Voltage Substations Based on Lightning and Switching Surges".
    Graduated in August 1994. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK1751 .S3855 1994
  • Mr. Chongbin Ren, "Design of a Fully Computerized Power Recloser Testing System".
    Graduated in December 1993. Major Professor: Dr. Stanislaw Grzybowski.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK454.15.S47 R45 1993
  • Mr. Christopher Hugh Wilson, "A Comparision of Experimental and Computational Results of Critical Flashover Voltages for Aspects of Distribution Geometries".
    Graduated in August 1992. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3231 .W5397 1992
  • Mr. Alvin Benedict Kopp, "High Voltage Step Response Calibration System".
    Graduated in December 1990. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK7872 .V53 K6663 1990, TK7872 .V53 K6663 1990 C.2
  • Mr. Andre Emil Lux, "The Effect of Steep-Front, Short Duration Impulses on Distribution System Components".
    Graduated in August 1989. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3331 .L8622
  • Mr. E. Ray Ross, Jr., "A Study of Lightning Insulation Strengths Provided by Multiple Series Dielectrics used in Overhead Distribution Configurations".
    Graduated in May 1989. Supervisor: Prof. Paul B. Jacob.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TH9057 .R6757
  • Mr. David Lewis Kempkes, "Generation of Steep-Front Impulses and Measurement of their Effect on Power Distribution Cable Polyethylene Insulation".
    Graduated in December 1987. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3331 .K4456
  • Mr. Paul M. Harrison, "Measurement and Analysis of Disconnector-Induced Switching Transients in Gas-Insulated Systems".
    Graduated in August 1986. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3441.G3 H3775
  • Mr. Antoine H. Hayek, "Design and Frequency Response Characteristics of Different E-Field Sensors in a Gas-Insulated Transmission line".
    Graduated in August 1986. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3441.G3 H3974
  • Mr. David Lawerence Gambrell, "Measurement and Analysis of Pulsed Corona Discharges for a Coaxial Electrode Configuration".
    Graduated in May 1986. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : QC643 .G3453
  • Mr. Syed M. Khalid, "Experimental Techniques for Analysing Degradation in Fluid-Film Insulation under Multiple Stresses".
    Graduated in December 1984. Supervisor: Dr. David B. Miller.
    Thesis at Mississippi State University Library, Catalog Number : TK3441.L5 K4934