CLIENT: - M/S PEPSICO HOLDING PVT. LTD. PROJECT: - AQUFINA (PHASE-III) PLANT AT MAHUL- MUMBAI.

Bus Bar Calculation for Main LT Panel A. Bus Bar size calculation for 3200A Rating Panel: -

CONDITIONS Rating Current: System: Fault Level: Operation Temp: CONSIDERATION Enclosure size: Bus bar Size: Bus bar material: CALCULATION
1.

3200Amp. 415Vac, TPN, 50Hz. 50KA. For 1 Sec. 40°C rise over 45°C ambient.

1400mm. wide X 400mm. height 2:200x10 per Ph., 1:200x10 for Neutral. Electrolytic gr. Al. (IS 63401/AA6101)

AC Current rating for Dual Al. Flats 200x10mm considered = 4750Amp.
(As per Table – 8.4 as INDAL hand book)

2.

Ambient correction factor (k1) 45°C rise over 35°C (ambient) = .88
(As per Table – 5 as INDAL hand book)

If ambient Temp. 45°C instead of 35°C than De-rating Factor = 1-θ° C x α
θ = Temp difference = 45°C - 35°C = 10 α = Resistance-Temp. Coefficient for Al. Bus= 0.00403

k1A

= 1-10 x 0.00403 = 0.96

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82 (As per Table – 5 as INDAL hand book) 4.96 x 0. = 75°C.693 = 3291Amp. Bus Bar is much sufficient for 3200A Rating as per actual operating conditions. 5002971.88 x 0. Minimum Conductor size for Stand 50KA Fault: While considering short circuit condition. Correction factor (k3) for busbar material = 1 Up-rating factor (k4) for PVC Sleeving bus bar = 1 6. Tel: (0124) 4002970. B. = 50KA.693 So. LTD. actual rating of considered busbar = 4750 x 0. Enclosure correction factor (k2) ratio of total conductor bus bar crosssection to enclosure cross-section.) = Short circuit current A θ f + 258 = 160°C. Conclusion: It means 2:200x10mm Al. Total Combined De-Rating factor = k1xK1Axk2xk3xk4 = 0. assuming a steady state average temperature of 75°C and final temperature of 160°C then required bus section: CALCULATION: (As per table – 17) Let θ f θ I A T Isc =Final conductor temp after the fault = Initial conductor temp before the fault = Cross sectional area of conductor (Sq.3. (3 x 2 x 200 x 10) x 100 --------------------------------= 2% 1400 x 400 De-rating factor for enclosure = 0. =? = 1 Sec. inch) = Duration of fault (sec. Or Isc = 14 x 10 ------  ---------------log10 θ I + 258  T MILESTONES SWITCHGEARS PVT. Telefax: (0124) 4002973. . 5.82 x 1 x 1 = 0.

Summary: Hence the designed bus bar for Main Panel is OK & within the safe limit. Flows thru steady state temperature of 45 C. When 3200Amp. MILESTONES SWITCHGEARS PVT. Full Load Current T max = Ambient X ------------------------------------------------------. Reference: INDAL hand book And IS: 8623 (Part – 1) of 1993. .Or A= Isc x T ---------------------------------------------θ f + 258 14 x 10  log10 ---------------θ I + 258 50. Temperature at full Load condition: i. C.8C which is within the limit of 85C [45+40]. LTD. 5002971.e. Telefax: (0124) 4002973.X Allow T rise Actual Current Rating of used Conductors 45 + (3200 / 3291) x 40 = 82.93 in 160 + 258 14 x 10  log10 ---------------75 + 258 Or A= 600 mm. TEMPERATURE CONDUCTORS: RISE CALCULATION OF Max.= 0. Tel: (0124) 4002970. Considered bus section = 2x200x10 = 4000mm. Bus Bar is much sufficient for stand 50KA Fault Current for 1Sec. Conclusion: It means 2:200x10mm Al.000 x 1 Or A= ---------------------------------------------.

415Vac. (IS 63401/AA6101) AC Current rating for Dual Al. Bus Bar size calculation for 3200A Rating Bus Duct: CONDITIONS Rating Current: System: Fault Level: Operation Temp: CONSIDERATION Enclosure size: Bus bar Size: Bus bar material: CALCULATION 1. Flats 200x10mm considered = 4750Amp. Telefax: (0124) 4002973. Tel: (0124) 4002970.00403 k1A = 1-10 x 0.96 MILESTONES SWITCHGEARS PVT.35°C = 10 α = Resistance-Temp. 1:200x10 for Neutral. LTD. 40°C rise over 45°C ambient. Al.. . 50KA. (As per Table – 8. Ambient correction factor (k1) 45°C rise over 35°C (ambient) = . height 2:200x10 per Ph. TPN. 5002971. wide X 450mm. 45°C instead of 35°C than De-rating Factor = 1-θ° C x α θ = Temp difference = 45°C . 750mm. 3200Amp. Bus= 0. 50Hz.4 as INDAL hand book) 2.88 (As per Table – 5 as INDAL hand book) If ambient Temp. Coefficient for Al.00403 = 0. For 1 Sec.Bus Bar Calculation for Bus Duct A. Electrolytic gr.

1250Amp. actual rating of considered bus bar = 4750 x 0.0 2.2 = 0.7 Actual Current Rating 1855Amp 1095Amp 875Amp Used Bus Bar Size: 2x100x10 – For Ph. 630Amp.7 0. Summary: Hence the designed bus bar for Bus Duct is OK & within the safe limit.78 (As per Table – 5 as INDAL hand book) 4. No. Bus Bar Calculation for Other Panels [Main Bus] Sl.4 in Amp.79 So. Conclusion: It means 2:200x10mm Al.5% 750 x 450 De-rating factor for enclosure = 0. Bus Bar is much sufficient for 3200A Rating as per actual operating conditions.78 x 1 x 1. 1x100x10 – For N.96 x 0. 80x10 – For Ph. Current Rating as per INDALHand Book Table No. Telefax: (0124) 4002973. 100x10 – For Ph. 5002971. Total Combined De-Rating factor = k1xK1Axk2xk3xk4 = 0. 2650Amp. Tel: (0124) 4002970. [Approx] Total DeRating Factor 0. LTD.7 0. 100x6 – For N. (3 x 2 x 200 x 10) x 100 --------------------------------= 3. 1600Amp .79 = 3752Amp. MILESTONES SWITCHGEARS PVT. 1565Amp.3. Reference: INDAL hand book And IS: 8623 (Part – 1) of 1993. Correction factor (k3) for bus bar material = 1 Up-rating factor (k4) for Black Matt Painted bus bar = 1. Max.0 Used Current Rating in Amp. 80x6 – For N.88 x 0. 800Amp. 5.0 3. Enclosure correction factor (k2) ratio of total conductor bus bar crosssection to enclosure cross-section.2 6. 1. 8. .