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Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST

Follow (Part 5)

Electrical Thumb Rules You MUST Follow, part 5 (photo by engineeringourfreedom.blogspot.com)

Eight rules to follow:


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Standard Size of Transformer (IEEE/ANSI 57.120)


Standard Size of Motor (HP)
Approximate RPM of Motor
Motor Line Voltage
Motor Starting Current
Motor Starter
Impedance of Transformer (As per IS 2026)
Standard Size of Transformer

1. Standard Size of Transformer (IEEE/ANSI 57.120)


Single Phase Transformer
5KVA, 10KVA, 15KVA, 25KVA,
37.5KVA, 50KVA, 75KVA, 100KVA,
167KVA, 250KVA, 333KVA, 500KVA,

Three Phase Transformer


3KVA, 5KVA, 9KVA, 15KVA, 30KVA,
45KVA, 75KVA, 112.5KVA, 150KVA,
225KVA, 300KVA, 500KVA, 750KVA,

833KVA, 1.25KVA, 1.66KVA, 2.5KVA,


3.33KVA, 5.0KVA, 6.6KVA, 8.3KVA,
10.0KVA, 12.5KVA, 16.6KVA, 20.8KVA,
25.0KVA, 33.33KVA

1MVA, 1.5MVA, 2MVA, 2.5MVA, 3.7MVA,


5MVA, 7.5MVA, 10MVA, 12MVA, 15MVA,
20MVA, 25MVA, 30MVA, 37.5MVA, 50MVA,
60MVA, 75MVA, 100MVA

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2. Standard Size of Motor (HP)


Electrical Motor (HP)
1, 1.5, 2, 3, 5, 7.5, 10, 15, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 75, 100, 125,
150, 200, 250, 300, 400, 450, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000,
1250, 1250, 1500, 1750, 2000, 2250, 3000, 3500 and 4000
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3. Approximate RPM of Motor


HP

RPM

< 10 HP

750 RPM

10 HP to 30 HP

>600 RPM

30 HP to 125 HP

500 RPM

125 HP to 300 HP

375 RPM

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4. Motor Line Voltage


Motor (KW)

Line Voltage

< 250 KW

>440 V (LV)

150 KW to 3000KW

2.5 KV to 4.1 KV (HV)

200 KW to 3000KW

3.3 KV to 7.2 KV (HV)

1000 KW to 1500KW

6.6 KV to 13.8 KV (HV)

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