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SAFEGUARDS FOR INSTALLING WIRES AND CABLES by Power Systems Loss on May 2, 2012SAFEGUARDS FOR INSTALLING WIRES AND CABLES IN CONDUIT Steps in safeguarding wires and cables when installing it in conduits. Investigations have shown that cable failures often can be attributed to damage caused during installation due to careless...



ELECTRICAL LOSSES IN COAXIAL CABLE TECHNICAL PAPER by Power Systems Loss on Jan 10, 2012ELECTRICAL LOSSES IN COAXIAL CABLE TECHNICAL PAPER Authored by: R. F. Eaton and C. J. Kmiec ABSTRACT - As coaxial cables are used at ever higher frequencies in the Gigahertz range, cable losses become extremely important. Losses are functions of both...



MEDIUM AND HIGH VOLTAGE WIRES AND CABLES by Power Systems Loss on Oct 8, 2011MEDIUM AND HIGH VOLTAGE WIRES AND CABLESWhat are the types of conductors/cables used for power distribution? There is no consensus among standard governing bodies like (i.e., IEC, ANSI, IEEE, UL, NEC and others) concerning the classification of volta...



ADVANTAGES OF SHIELDED CABLES by Power Systems Loss on Oct 8, 2011ADVANTAGES OF SHIELDED CABLESWhat are the known advantages of using shielded cables? Electrical insulation surrounding a conductor creates a capacitor when the conductor is electrically energized. Thus, all insulated conductors are capacitors. In the...



WIRE/CABLE MANUFACTURING PROCESS by Power Systems Loss on Oct 7, 2011WIRE/CABLE MANUFACTURING PROCESSWhat are the steps/procedures in manufacturing wires/cables? Copper and aluminum rods undergo several stages of processing beforethey become wires and cables. Below are the processes in manufacturing conductors arrange...



CABLE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION by Power Systems Loss on Oct 7, 2011CABLE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION Major Parts of a Power Cable Design An insulated cable appears to be a relatively simple electrical device but, in fact, it can be considered an electrical system with many components. To understand it, let us examine i...



CABLE/CONDUCTOR MATERIAL CONSIDERATIONS by Power Systems Loss on Oct 7, 2011CABLE/CONDUCTOR MATERIAL CONSIDERATIONSWhat are the factors considered in making electrical conductors? There are several high conductivity metals that may be used as conductor. A conductor is a metallic material which allows electric current to flow...



UNDERGROUND DISTRIBUTION LINES USING POWER CABLE IN AN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM by Power Systems Loss on Jul 28, 2011UNDERGROUND DISTRIBUTION LINES USING POWER CABLE IN AN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMHow are power cables being used in an electrical distribution system? Underground distribution lines have been a long known technology used by many electric utilities...



POWER CABLE AS USED IN UNDERGROUND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM by Power Systems Loss on Jul 28, 2011POWER CABLE AS USED IN UNDERGROUND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMHow are conductor and materials for power cables being specified? Conductor material and insulation type will be specified. Restricting extensions of existing systems to a specific conductor mater...



UNDERGROUND DISTRIBUTION LINES USING POWER CABLE IN AN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM by Power Systems Loss on Jul 28, 2011UNDERGROUND DISTRIBUTION LINES USING POWER CABLE IN AN ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMHow are power cables being used in an electrical distribution system? Underground distribution lines have been a long known technology used by many electric utilities...