Leakage Flux Distribution in the Simulated Environment

  • Kim, Chung-Hyeok (School of General Science Education Kwanwoon Univ.) ;
  • Kim, Tag-Yong (R&D Center in Juam Electric & Communication Co., Ltd.) ;
  • Oh, Yong-Cheul (R&D Center in Juam Electric & Communication Co., Ltd.)
  • Received : 2011.03.27
  • Accepted : 2012.01.26
  • Published : 2012.05.01


Current research about voltage leakage involves investigation of the effects of leaked voltage and current on humans through simulated environments and dummies. Electrocution results from leaked current when electricity flows through the body as a result of potential difference. Research that analyzes actual electrocution is insufficient because of the danger from leaked voltage present in the leakage area. This thesis analyzes magnetic flux density from current around a leak to investigate the distribution of current. The authors used a simulated environment to investigate electrocution accidents that frequently occur during floods through leakage along metal surfaces, and evaluated the distribution of leaked magnetic flux.


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