Loading and Life of Transformers


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Loading and Life of Transformers
1010603 Loading and Life of TransformersD.P. GuptaIn any electric power system, right from generation to utilization, there are several points where power transformation takes place. The total capacity of transformers used for this purpose in a system would be around six to eight times the installed generating capacity. Inspite of transformers having the highest loss-efficiency among the various electrical equipment, the cumulative energy losses are substantial. Their construction also requires large quantities of vital material like copper, aluminium, core and structural steels, cellulose insulation, oil, etc. Considering depletion of world resources, there is an ever increasing emphasis on conse…
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BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited): Transformers, Second Edition. Loading and Life of Transformers, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003), AccessEngineering Export