What is it about?
In this paper, a simple reliability model of power transformers is developed with the help of ﬁeld data that place in evidence, dominating failure modes and mechanisms.
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Why is it important?
Field data failures distribution indicates a dominance of failure modes pertaining to winding insulation, tank oil, load tap changers (LTCs) and bushings. From a reliability point of view, the transformer system consists of four main parts such as winding inter-turn insulation, tank oil, LTCs and bushings.
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This page is a summary of: Large power transformer reliability modeling, International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management, May 2014, Springer Science + Business Media, DOI: 10.1007/s13198-014-0261-2.
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