How to increase the efficiency of the electrical discharge method for destruction of nonconductive solid materials

N. V. Voitenko, A. S. Yudin, N. S. Kuznetsova, E. G. Krastelev

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The paper deals with the relevance of using electrical discharge technology for construction works in the city. The technical capabilities of the installation for the multi-borehole electro-discharge splitting off and destruction of rocks and concrete are described. The ways to increase the efficiency of the electrical discharge method for the destruction of solids are proposed. In order to augment the discharge circuit energy, the energy storage is separated into two individual capacitor batteries. The throttle with the inductance of 28.6 μH is installed in one of the batteries, which increases the duration of the channel energy release to 400 μs and the efficiency of electrical discharge splitting off of concrete.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1632-1636
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics of Atomic Nuclei
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016



  • capillary discharge
  • Electrical discharge destruction
  • high-current pulse generator
  • plasma channel

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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