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- Oct 25, 2016
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Transformer Open and Short Circuit Test - Example Problem:
Tonight is Live Class #3 - Transformers for the new CBT format of the Electrical Power PE Exam.
To help you solve transformer open and short circuit test problems, here is a new 30 minute YouTube video from last semester's transformers live class.
Video Table of Contents (Click the time stamp to advance):
0:00 - Problem introduction
2:21 - Open circuit voltage (Vo), power (Po), and current (Io)
3:54 - Open circuit power factor (θo)
5:00 - Solving for the core resistance current (Ic)
6:04 - Solving for the core resistance (Rc)
7:30 - Solving for the magnetizing core current (Im)
12:14 - Solving for the magnetizing reactance (Xm)
15:21 - Solving for the open circuit power (Po)
16:53 - Short circuit test basics and introduction
19:07 - Solving for the equivalent series winding resistance (Req)
21:26 - Solving for the magnitude of the series winding impedance |Zeq|
22:41 - Solving for the equivalent series leakage reactance (Xeq)
24:30 - Calculating transformer percent impedance (%Z) from the short circuit test
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Have any questions about transformers or the open and short circuit test for the PE exam? Ask in the comments and I'll be happy to answer you.