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A Study on a Conductor System for Investigation of Proximity Effect

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ABSTRACT

The proximity effect is very significant to investigate transient peak voltages and EMC related problems of a conductor system. In this paper, effect of energized single conductor in close proximity of an Al plate when an Al plate is used as return path is investigated to find out proximity effect. The analysis involves simulation by the Finite Time Domain Method (FDTD) in comparison with field measurements. It is observed that the current distribution is uneven in pipe conductor due to the proximity effect of varying heights from ground.

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A. Shendge, "A Study on a Conductor System for Investigation of Proximity Effect," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 4 No. 11, 2012, pp. 440-446. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2012.411061.

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