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Amp load on 208V feeders.

  1. Apr 15, 2012 #1

    I am an Electrical Engineering Technologist student and we have a design project that i am trying to understand. We are feeding apartment units with 82A of 120V and 68A of 208V. I am going to feed each with two phase lines and a neutral. What im not sure about is if the 68A of 208V will be on both phases or not. Any clarification would be great!!

    Thank you.
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  3. Apr 16, 2012 #2

    jim hardy

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    Well - simplify your thinking

    if all that 208 load were a single 68 amp device, say a commercial water heater,
    at any instant would all 68 amps flow in one phase and out the other?

    and you already knew the answer to that.

    old jim
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