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Analysis of monopolar ionized field as influenced by ion diffusion

Abdel-Salam, M. and Al-Hamouz, Z. (1993) Analysis of monopolar ionized field as influenced by ion diffusion. Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, 1993., Conference Record of the 1993 IEEE, 1.

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Abstract

The authors present an analysis of the monopolar ionized field in conductor-to-plane configurations without resort to Deutsch's assumption. An iterative finite-element technique is used to solve Poisson's equation. Satisfying the current continuity condition and updating the space-charge density are based on the application of Kirchoff's current-balance law at each node of the finite-element grid, taking the ion diffusion into account. The proposed method of solution has been applied to laboratory and full-scale models of a monopolar transmission line. The calculated V-I characteristics and the current-density and electric field profiles at the ground plane agreed well with those measured experimentally in comparison with previous calculations. Fast convergence and simplicity in programming characterize the proposed method



Item Type:Article
Date:October 1993
Date Type:Publication
Subjects:Computer
Divisions:College Of Engineering Sciences > Electrical Engineering Dept
Creators:Abdel-Salam, M. and Al-Hamouz, Z.
ID Code:14441
Deposited By:KFUPM ePrints Admin
Deposited On:24 Jun 2008 16:36
Last Modified:12 Apr 2011 13:15

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