CIRCUIT CALCULATIONS


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CIRCUIT CALCULATIONS
CIRCUIT CALCULATIONS30. Five factors should be considered in determining the size of wire for the distribution of electricity. A wire should be of such size that (a) the current will not heat it to a temperature that would ruin the insulation or cause a fire, (b) it will have sufficient mechanical strength so that it will not be broken under the ordinary strains to which it is reasonable to assume that it will be subjected, (c) it will not be so large as to exceed the limitations required for its economical installation, (d) it will carry the electricity to the point at which it will be used without an excessive drop or loss of vol…
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Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. CIRCUIT CALCULATIONS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export