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Losses in transformers

by Michael V
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Michael V
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Nov14-12, 08:59 AM
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What types of losses can occur in transformers?
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Nov14-12, 09:17 AM
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core loss and copper loss.

this should be in some textbook. i wonder what wikipedia would have to say about it.
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Nov14-12, 12:05 PM
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What types of losses can occur in transformers?
Welcome to the PF.

You need to show some effort on your question. As mentioned, please check out the transformer entry at wikipedia and tell us if that answers your question...

Michael V
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Nov14-12, 12:57 PM
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Losses in transformers

So is iron loss and core loss the same thing?
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Nov14-12, 12:58 PM
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So is iron loss and core loss the same thing?
If the core is made of iron, then yes. If the core is made of ferrite, what kind of losses would be involved?
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Nov14-12, 01:06 PM
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Would that be iron alloy loss? Or a magnetic loss?


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