Application Research on Drag Reduced Conductors for Electric Power Transmission Lines in Strong Wind Areas
China Electric Power Research Institute, Beijing 102401, China
2 Electric Power Research Institute, State Grid Liaoning Electric Power Supply Co. Ltd., Shenyang 110006, China
a Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org (D. Li)
The breeze vibration duration of conductors is long, the vibration amplitude is strong and the frequency range is wide for electric power transmission lines in strong wind areas, which seriously affects the safe and stable operation of transmission lines. There are two design schemes of conductors which can achieve the purpose of reducing wind-induced disaster. One is enhancing the structural strength of conductors to withstand wind load, but the investment is enormous and the effect is limited. The other is developing drag reduced conductors to reduce wind load by changing conductor structure. This paper started from application feasibility analysis of drag reduced conductors and designed four drag reduced conductors by structure optimization of the conventional aluminium conductor steel reinforced JL/G1A-630/45-45/7, denoted as DFY630/45(45°)-R3.5, DFY630/45(60°)-R3.5, DFY630/45(45°)–R3.2 and DFY630/45(60°)-R3.2, respectively. The wind tunnel test was performed and the wind resistance coefficients in unit length of five conductors were compared. Result showed that the wind resistance coefficients in unit length of four drag reduced conductors were obviously lower than that of the conventional conductor. By controlling the manufacturing process, popularization and application of drag reduced conductors for transmission lines in strong wind areas can be realized.
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