Overhead Lines


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Overhead Lines
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Choice of the System The distribution system can be either overhead or underground. It is usually overhead, though for higher load densities in cities or metropolitan areas, it is underground. The choice between overhead and underground depends upon a number of widely differing factors such as the importance of service continuity, improvement in appearance of the area, comparative annual maintenance cost, capital cost, and useful life of the system. The exact point at which the underground system becomes more economical varies with individual cases. Sometimes a combination of overhead and under…
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Amarjit Singh Pabla: Electric Power Distribution, Sixth edition. Overhead Lines, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export