Computer simulation of measuring transducers used for diagnosis of icing in solidworks software package

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Central Ukrainian National Technical University
Central Ukrainian National Technical University
Lviv Polytechnic National University

There is a number of disadvantages in existing systems of diagnosing ice formation on overhead electric power distribution lines, under the conditions of climate change. In particular, they do not meet actual precision requirements. A 3D model of a measuring traducer being the part of an improved predictive diagnostic system was designed in the SolidWorks software environment. In the Flow Simulation software module, the temperature distribution over the surface of the measuring transducer was determined as the result of the solution of hydrodynamic and thermal tasks, and the analysis of operating modes for thermoelectric cooler was conducted. It was confirmed that heat emitted by the thermoelectric module has no influence on a zone controlled by the sensor.

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