Day 1- 16 September 2019

9:00 – 9:30 Registration


9: 30 – 11:00 Opening Session


9:30 – 9:45

Professor C. Psomopoulos:  Welcome

9:45 – 10:00

President of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering of University of West Attica or the Dean of the School of Engineering : Welcome (TBC)

10:00 – 10:15

R. Wilkins: Welcome Speech from the Chairman of Fuse Club

10:15 – 11:30

J. G. Leach : Tutorial and Guide for HV Fuses, IEEE and IEC Cooperation


11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break




12:00 – 14:00 Session 1 : Standardization, testing and labs


12:00 – 12:20

M. Altenhuber, Low Voltage Fuses Standards Present State and new developments

12:20 – 12:40

F.S. Balan, Challenges for testing labs regarding to future generation DC fuse links for battery applications

12:40 – 13:00

D. Koritnik, B. Sedmak, Fuse cycle testing under real PV conditions

13:00 – 13:20

H. Schau, S. Glaser, Fuse selection for providing personal and equipment protection against arc flash hazards in LV DC systems

13:20 – 13:40

J.C. Gómez, D. Tourn, G. Campetelli,  E. Florena, G. Zamanillo, Necessary Characteristics of a Modern Fuse for a Smart grid, with Distributed Generation

13:40 – 14:00

R. Durth, Dr. J.E. Schmutz, Triggered tripping of fuses at nominal fuse currents



14:00 – 15:00 Lunch Break


15:00 – 17:40 Session 2 - Fuse operation and modeling methods


15:00 – 15:20

R. Wilkins, Usage of I2t and reference formulae for key wave shapes

15:20 – 15:40

A. Ehrhardt, S. Wolfram, Low voltage fuse with additional activation function

15:40 – 16:00

 J. C. Gómez, S. Nesci, L. Sanchez, H. Rovere,  Coordination of Fuses in Networks with Distributed Generation

16:00 – 16:20

D. Barkas, K. Kalkanis, C. Psomopoulos, Operational characteristics in thermal elements of low voltage automated fuses due to supraharmonics

16:20 – 16:40

Y.F ukai, N. Takayasu, M. Maeyama, Y. Inada, Y. Yamano, Measurement of Arc Temperature, Electron Density and Electrical Conductivity in Fuse

16:40 – 17:00

M. Sarajlić, M. Hribernik, P. Kitak, J. Pihler, LV Melting Fuse Convection Factor Calculation using an Optimization Algorithm

17:00 – 17:20

X. Huang, J. Peng, Z. Liu, Y. Geng, J. Wang, A model of Hybrid Apparatus Combined with Mechanical switch, Semiconductor Switch and Fuse



20:00 Dinner

Coral Hotel - 35 Possidonos Avenue, Paleo Faliro 175 61, Athens, Greece

18:00 - Day 1st Finish

Day 2- 17 September 2019

9:00 – 9:30

Mr. Dr. H. Bessei (Fusexpert), Activities of the NH/HH-Recycling association – Speech 

9:30 – 11:30 Session 3 – Arcing Phenomena and diagnostics


9:30 – 9:50

L. Milliere, X-ray high speed imaging of arc lengthening under capacitor discharge

9:50 – 10:10

R. Wilkins, J-F de Palma, Detection of DC arcing faults in PV systems

10:10 – 10:30

M. Koprivšek, Overcurrent protection and electric arc mitigation in 800Vdc circuit of battery electric vehicles

10:30 – 10:50

Y. Liu, Z. Liu, X. Huang, J. Peng, B. Xiang, J. Wang, Y. Geng, Investigation of Post-arc Current for Overload Current Interruption of DC Current Limiting Fuse

10:50 – 11:10

Z. Li, Y. Liu, X. Huang, Z. Liu, B. Xiang, J.Wang, Y. Geng, Fuse Parameters Design by Inverse Problem Solution of Pre-arc Current-Time Characteristics

11:10 – 11:30

T. Gräf, Simulation and verification of thermal modelling to prevent from damages caused by the use of HH Fuses



11:30 – 12:00 Coffee Break


12:00 – 13:00

Round Table/Presentation : Temperature rise limits change on new fuse regulation

  J. C. Pérez Quesada, E. Salas, B. Maldonado, Impact of the New Medium Voltage Switchgear trends on Medium Voltage fuses

13:00 – 14:00 Poster Session



S. I. Gerasopoulos, N. M. Manousakis and P. E. Sinioros, Energy theft problem in power systems: A-state-ofthe-art


S. E. Stasis, N. M. Manousakis , P. E. Sinioros , The role of obsolescence and reverse engineering in the Waste Electrical Electronic Equipment


P. Karaisas, H. Balan , About the Design of Inverters with Turn-off Circuits


P. Karaisas, M.I. Buzdugan , Test Procedures of Electric Underground Electric Lines Using Real Time Reflectometry and Spectrum Analysis


Bansal, D. Singh, Evaluation of Optimal Operating Conditions for Simulated plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles


A. T. Zachmanoglou, N. M. Manousakis,P. E. Sinioros, C. S. Psomopoulos, Charging of Electrical Vehicles. Development and Infrastructure


C. Kühnel, S. Schlegel, S. Großmann, Investigations on the maximum permissible operating temperature of NH-fuse links for general use (gG)


M. Horký, V.R. Narayanan, ANSYS Toolkit for Complex Modeling of Pre-arcing Period


F.E. Metaxa, N.M. Manousakis, P.E. Sinioros, C.S. Psomopoulos , An educational proposal for a 21st Century course focusing on fuses and the prevention of arc flash

14:00 – 15:00 Lunch Break




15:00 – 16:00 Session 4 - Renewable Electricity And Electrical safety in the 21st Century


15:00 – 15:20

Professor Liu zhiyuan, Speech with subjectThe Fuse Industry of China

15:20 – 15:40

A. Anastasiadis, D. Galanis, G. Vokas, C.S. Psomopoulos, Microgrids Protection Schemes, Challenges and Strategies

15:40 – 16:00

G. Li, L. Chen, H. Chen, X. Zhang, Coordination of adaptive virtual impedance controller and fault current limiter for LVRT capability enhancement of VSG system

16:00 – 18:00

Fuse Club Meeting

18:00 - Day 2nd Finish 


Day 3- 18 September 2019 – Social and Cultural Day (Optional)

10:00 – 14:00

Acropolis Museum

***Requires registration separately, so we could arrange the group. Ticket 10Euros payed in there  

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