This Final Report informs the reader on the activities to be undertaken by the student to deliver
a project on the possible rescheduling of maintenance on medium voltage oil circuit breakers. It
contains a brief description of the current maintenance process, research in the field of oil
insulated medium voltage circuit breakers, possible solutions, and the key deliverables. The
project is a research project to investigate the implications of extending the recommended
service intervals and still ensure a safe, reliable and cost effective electricity supply.
Thesis (B Eng. (Industrial and Systems Engineering))--University of Pretoria, 2011.