Transformer oil course - e-lesson #3

E-lesson: Transformer Oil Course – e-lesson #3 – International Oil Standards – Basic Concepts and Key differences

Course: Basic level

This is the third e-lesson in the Transformer Oil Course, and a final one conducted on basic / introductory level.

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The lesson will present two international standards – IEC 60296, 5th edition, 2020 and IEEE C57.106, 2015. Basic concepts and key differences between the two standards are discussed as well. Join the session and get to know how these standards address the performance concerns of end-users.

Keywords: IEC 60296, 2020; IEEE C57.106 2015, Specifications, concerns of end-users



Dr. Narasimhan is a Ph.D. in Chemistry with over 30 years of experience in Industrial R&D. While working as a technical director in a major oil company manufacturing transformer oils, he led project teams for developing and commercializing mineral oils for EHV applications and ester fluids. He is a member of several IEC and CIGRE committees dealing with transformer oils. He has several publications and patents to his credit.

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