A REVIEW : LIQUID COOLING CRYOGENIC TECHNOLOGY OF HTS (HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTING) TRANSFORMERS

Authors

  • V. R. Chavda R. C. Technical Institute, Ahmedabad
  • T. S. Raol R. C. Technical Institute, Ahmedabad
  • A. B. Patel Government. Polytechnic, Himmatnagar

Keywords:

Liquid cooling, Natural convection cooling, HTS Transformers

Abstract

One of the most critical factors for successful development of any superconducting device is the cryogenic
cooling technology. Based upon the availability of cooling media, system configurations and existing cooling
technologies, the approach to HTS cooling can be categorized into three large classes: batch cooling, liquid cooling,
and conduction cooling. There are two approaches to liquid cooling, natural convection and pump circulation,
depending upon whether the circulation pump is employed or not. The cooling using a cryocooler is also an attractive
option, allowing lower operating temperature thereby providing improved current capacity in any type of conductor. But
there is no back -up cooling in a conduction cooling system if a cryocooler stops suddenly, on the other hand, liquid
cryogen can be used for back -up cooling in a liquid cooling system and secondly, the heat transfer is poor in conduction
cooling system because of the difficulty in thermal contact between the magnets and a cryocooler.

Published

2015-05-25

How to Cite

V. R. Chavda, T. S. Raol, & A. B. Patel. (2015). A REVIEW : LIQUID COOLING CRYOGENIC TECHNOLOGY OF HTS (HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTING) TRANSFORMERS. International Journal of Advance Engineering and Research Development (IJAERD), 2(5), 881–886. Retrieved from https://ijaerd.com/index.php/IJAERD/article/view/1110