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How to estimate the Rating of Transformer

  1. Dec 21, 2009 #1
    T/F=Transformer
    usually T/F is used according to the load of the area, street etc. How they estimate that 50 KVA transformer is enough for this load,street? any formula or method plz explain
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  3. Dec 21, 2009 #2

    sophiecentaur

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    The obvious answer is to add up all the loads but that will usually produce a specification which is far too expensive. Not everything is likely to be on at the same time!
    I found this paper, which could help you answer your query.
    www.inspectapedia.com/electric/ElecAmps.htm
     
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