ONLINE QIP Short Term Course on Diagnostics of High Voltage Insulation

1-6 March 2021

About the Course

This course aims to familiarize participants with the basic tenets of high voltage and dielectric measurements, testing of systems and apparatus, and the relevant statistical analysis methods. Recent and advanced techniques available for diagnostics of aging and degradation in insulation will also be introduced.


Dr. Nandini Gupta
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Dr. Alok Ranjan Verma
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Who should attend

This course is primarily meant for faculty from AICTE approved engineering college and there is no course fees for participants under this category.

This course is also open to all faculty and students, and personnel from industry and research organizations on payment basis

Topics to be covered

High Voltage Tests and measurement

Partial Discharge

Ageing in Insulators

Space Charge in solid insulators

Other insulation diagnostic techniques

Course Schedule

Day/Date Time Topic Speaker
Day 1
1 March, 2021
10.00 - 10.15 Opening Session Nandini Gupta
10.15 - 12.15 Measurement of AC, DC and Impulse voltages and basic dielectric properties: insulation resistance, DC conductivity, AC loss and permittivity/td> A.R. Verma
12.30 - 13.30 Breakdown and Flashover tests Asha Sharma
15.30 - 17.00 Lab demonstration of breakdown and flashover tests, DC conductivity measurements of solid insulators Himanshu Gupta
Day 2
2 March 2021
10.15 - 12.15 Partial discharge: An Overview Nandini Gupta
12.30 - 13.30 PD Measurement of instrument transformer Arijit Basuray
15.00 - 15.30 PD Detection through Dissolved Gas Analysis Kingshuk Chatterjee
15.45 - 16.45 PD lab demonstration Moon Moon Bordeori
Day 3
3 March 2021
10.15 - 12.15 Ageing Studies in Dielectrics Nandini Gupta
12.30 - 13.30 Assessment of material degradation using physio-chemical methods A. R. Verma
15.30 - 17.00 Damage Equalisation Method for Life Estimation of Insulation C. C. Reddy
Day 4
4 March 2021
10.15 - 11.45 Time domain assessment of power cables Supriyo Das
12.00 - 13.30 Frequency domain dielectric spectroscopy measurements R R Patel
15.30 - 17.00 Microscopy in probing nanodielectrics Asha Sharma
Day 5
5 March 2021
10.15 - 11.15 Space Charge measurements Nandini Gupta
11.30 - 12.30 Space charge measurements in multi-layered dielectrics S.A. Qasim
15.00 - 16.00 The role of space charge in degradation of insulation J.C. Pandey
16.00 - 17.00 Lab Demo of Space Charge measurement Amrendra Kumar
Day 6
6 March 2021
10:00 - 11.30 Application of Image Processing in High Voltage Engineering A. R. Verma
11.45 - 13.15 Electrical conductivity of Flame Retardant Composites Parimal Maity
15.00 - 16.30 Electrical Treeing under power frequency and high frequency stresses K. E. Seralathan
16.30 - 16.45 Concluding Remarks Nandini Gupta

Registration Procedure

Attendance (min 75%) is mandatory to receive course certificate

1. Faculty from AICTE Institutes coming under QIP program
(maximum 30)
No Registration fees
2. Faculty from private/autonomous Institutions:
Non IITK Faculty
Rs. 590/- (Including GST)
3. Student of IITK
IITK Student
No Registration Fees
4. Student from other Educational Institutions:
Non IITK Student
No Registration Fees
5. Participant from Industry and R&D labs:
Industrial Participant
Rs. 1,180/- (Including GST)
Only faculties from AICTE approved institues will be allowed
Only 30 faculy members are allowed under QIP category
No Registration fee is required

Registrations have been closed

Step 1: Make Payment according to your category

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Course Code 2020-21/032
Course Title Diagnostics of High Voltage Insulation
Course Duration 01/03/2021 to 06/03/3021
Participants Category
Course Fees + 18% GST
IITK Students needs to pay only course FEE
IITK Student (No Registration Fees)
Non IITK Student (No Registration Fees)
Non IITK Faculty (Rs. 590/-)
Industry Participant (Rs. 1,180/-)

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Contact Person

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Vinay Kumar
QIP IIT Kanpur
Phone: 0512-259-7795

Yogendra Singh
QIP IIT Kanpur
Phone: 0512-259-7795