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Underwater current distribution induced by spark discharge on a water surface

Midi, Nur Shahida and Ohyama, Ryu-ichiro and Yamaguchi, Shigeru (2013) Underwater current distribution induced by spark discharge on a water surface. Journal of Electrostatics: Fundamentals, Applications and Hazards, 71 (4). pp. 823-828. ISSN 0304-3886

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Abstract

Discharge current distributions generated underwater by spark discharges from the atmosphere to free water surfaces with conductivities in the range 0.07–10.0 S/m were investigated using a laboratory-scale electrode system consists of a discharge electrode and nine underwater grounding electrodes. Discharge emission on the water surface which shows significant change with slight increase in conductivity affects the current distribution in the water. The electric potential of the water surface also changes significantly with slight increase in conductivity. Results of numerical calculations of the underwater discharge current based on the water surface potential agree with the experimental results.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7394/45414
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spark discharge, Conductivity, Water surface Underwater, Discharge current,
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Nur Shahida Midi
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2015 11:10
Last Modified: 04 May 2018 18:41
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/45414

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