Underground Cables


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Underground Cables
10106031010707 Underground CablesUnderground distribution cables are a vital part of any power distribution system. This means that the selection of a particular cable must be based on many considerations ranging from the cost of losses to environmental concerns. Underground distribution costs are between 2 to 10 times that of the overhead system. It is preferred due to elimination of outages caused by abnormal weather conditions such as snow, rain, storms, lightning, fires, trees, accidents etc. This system is environment- friendly. Improved cable technology has reduced the cost of the underground system compared to the overhead. The improvement in materials and manufacturing process allows higher voltage stre…
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Amarjit Singh Pabla: Electric Power Distribution, Sixth edition. Underground Cables, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2011), AccessEngineering Export