Problems of High Tension Overhead Electric Supply Systems


    THE setting up of high tension overhead electric supply systems all over Great Britain has brought to the foreground many engineering and scientific problems, the solutions of which are urgently wanted. One is the best design for insulators so as to avoid flashover, and another is the best way of preventing the vibrations of overhead transmission conductors. In a paper read by Mr. P. J. Ryle to the Institution of Electrical Engineers on Feb. 5, both these problems were discussed and partial solutions given.

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    Problems of High Tension Overhead Electric Supply Systems. Nature 127, 290 (1931).

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