Abstract:The electrical insulation is one of the main sources of failures in hydro-generators, therefore it is important to research the insulation system of stator bars. In this paper, it is developed a steady-state multiphysics analysis of a stator bar using the Finite Element Method to assess its steady-state behavior in the electrical, magnetic and thermal domains. Different aspects are analyzed in simulations, such as capacitance, mechanical stress and thermal effects. Numerical results are compared with experimen… Show more
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