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  1. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hi I hope that all be fine!! I am doing calculation for medium voltage cables and I have a doubt with CEC For cables in 34.5kv I used D17N table, this table has a note "Cables are in contact or spaced less than one diameter apart." I understand that not matter with separation between cables, the...
  2. Linework
    Installed a 200amp panel 3/0 service feeder and the service drop was #4 AWG AL. Called up National Grid and they put in a #2 AWG AL 150A. Looking at 310.60 table 310.15 B 17 and think it should it be a #1 AWG AL 175A service drop. Am i missing something or do they not follow the NEC verbatim?
  3. Commercial Electrical Forum
    I have an electricity bill of the whole year, from that how can I know how many maximum amps are consumed in a single day, I am looking for an answer the client wants to make sure that the new changes and addition of equipment will not affect the current panel board to be changed, the store is...
  4. NEC Code Forum
    what does 240.4B2 mean? here's an example: 1/0 XHHW is rated for 150amps. we have air conditioner [or whatever] with a actual load 125 amps. 125% of 125 amps = 156 amps but these is no such breaker. if the next higher breaker is 200A, would I be allowed to use that? this is an example only...
  5. NEC Code Forum
    Hello, folks: I must take an examination on Friday and am struggling a bit with problems pertaining to ampacities and to the proper procedure for derating ampacities. I show below a sample problem and my proposed solution. I would like to know whether or not the proposed solution is correct...
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