By Dr. Hazlee Azil Illias (University of Malaya)
Two academic staffs and 10 undergraduate students from Taylor’s University, Selangor visited the University of Malaya High Voltage Laboratory (UMHVL) in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya on 3rd May 2018. The visit was part of their educational activities.
During the visit, the visitors were given a briefing about breakdown phenomena across a spark gap. Then, demonstration on breakdown phenomena across a spark gap under AC, DC and impulse voltages using various electrode shapes was performed in front of the visitors in the high voltage laboratory.