The Scientific World Journal / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Optimization of the Switch Mechanism in a Circuit Breaker Using MBD Based Simulation

Table 3

Optimization results.

Initial valueOptimum value




Opening time of
existing mechanism
10.86 ms
Opening time of
optimal mechanism
8.16 ms
Reduced time2.7 ms
Improvement (%)24.8
Total computing time3.2 hours