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Short Circuit Calculation

Transformer F.L.A.
Type:
Rated Power:
Rated Voltage (Sec.):
FLA:

3F
3000
600
2886.84

kVA
V
A

I FLA3

kVA 1000
ELL 3

I FLA1

kVA 1000
ELL

Multiplier
Z Transformer: 7.5
Multiplier: 13.33

Multiplier

100
%Z

Short-circuit current
Isc: 38491.15

I SC I FLA Multiplier

"f" factor
Fault type:
Conductor type:
Conductor Size:
Conductor configuration:
Type of installation:
Insulation level:
"C" factor:
Length of conductor (L):
Conductors per fase (n):
"f" factor:

3F
Cu
500
kcmil
Three Single Conductor
Nonmagnetic
600
V
26706
903
ft
3
1.2523

f3

3 L I SC
C n ELL

f1 _ LL

2 L I SC
C n ELL

f1 _ Ln

2 L I SC
C n ELn

"M" Multiplier
M: 0.443986744

1
1 f

Symetrical short circuit current (RMS)


Isc.sym.RMS = 17089.56

ISC.sym.RMS ISC M

TABLE 4
Copper
AWG
or
kcmil
14
12
10
8
6
4
3
2
1
1/0
2/0
3/0
4/0
250
300
350
400
500
600
750
1000
Aluminum
14
12
10
8
6
4
3
2
1
1/0
2/0
3/0
4/0
250
300
350
400
500

Three single conductor


Steel
600 V

5 kV
389 617 981 1557
2425
3806
4774
5907
7293
8925
10755
12844
15082
16483
18177
19704
20566
22185
22965
24137
25278

15 kV
1551 2406
3751
4674
5736
7029
8544
10062
11804
13606
14925
16293
17385
18235
19172
20567
21387
22539

237 376 599 951


1481
2346
2952
3713
4645
5777
7187
8826
10741
12122
13910
15484
16671
18756

950 1476
2333
2928
3670
4575
5670
6968
8467
10167
11460
13009
14280
15355
16828

600 V

Nonmagnetic
5 kV
1555
2418
3789
4745
5926
7307
9034
10878
13048
15351
17121
18975
20526
21786
23277
25204
26453
28083

2389
3696
4577
5574
6759
7973
9390
11022
12543
13644
14769
15678
16366
17492
17962
18889
19923

389
617
982
1559
2430
3826
4811
6044
7493
9317
11424
13923
16673
18594
20868
22737
24297
26706
28033
29735
31491

1472
2319
2904
3626
4498
5493
6733
8163
9700
10849
12193
13288
14188
15657

237 376 599 952


1482
2350
2961
3730
4678
5838
7301
9110
11174
12862
14923
16813
18506
21391

951
1479
2342
2945
3702
4632
5766
7153
8851
10749
12343
14183
15858
17321
19503

600
750
1000

20093
21766
23478

18428
19685
21235

16484
17686
19006

23451
25976
28779

21718
23702
26109

TABLE 4
Three-conductor cable

onmagnetic

Steel
15 kV
-

600 V

2407
3753
4679
5809
7109
8590
10319
12360
14347
15866
17409
18672
19731
21330
22097
23408
24887

5 kV
389 617 982 1559
2431
3830
4820
5989
7454
9210
11245
13656
16392
18311
20617
22646
24253
26980
28752
31051
33864

15 kV
1557 2425
3812
4785
5930
7365
9086
11045
13333
15890
17851
20052
21914
23372
25449
27975
30024
32689

1476
2333
2929
3673
4580
5646
6986
8627
10387
11847
13492
14955
16234
18315

237 376 599 952


1482
2351
2963
3734
4686
5852
7327
9077
11185
12797
14917
16795
18462
21395

951 1480
2347
2955
3719
4664
5820
7271
8981
11022
12636
14698
16490
18064
20607

600 V

Nonmagnetic
5 kV
1558
2428
3823
4803
6023
7507
9373
11529
14119
17020
19352
21938
24126
26044
28712
31258
33315
35749

2415
3779
4726
5828
7189
8708
10500
12613
14813
16466
18319
19821
21042
23126
24897
26933
29320

389
617
982
1560
2433
3838
4833
6087
7579
9473
11703
14410
17483
19779
22525
24904
26916
30096
32154
34605
37197

1478
2339
2941
3693
4618
5717
7109
8751
10642
12115
13973
15541
16921
19314

237 376 599 952


1482
2353
2966
3740
4699
5876
7373
9243
11409
13236
15495
17635
19588
23018

15 kV
-

952 1481
2350
2959
3725
4682
5852
7329
9164
11277
13106
15300
17352
19244
22381

2421
3798
4762
5958
7364
9053
11053
13462
16013
18001
20163
21982
23518
25916
27766
29735
31959

1479
2344
2949
3709
4646
5771
7202
8977
10969
12661
14659
16501
18154
20978

19635
21437
23482

23633
26432
29865

23196
25790
29049

21349
23750
26608

25708
29036
32938

25244
28262
31920

23295
25976
29135

Ampacity
225
400
600
800
1000
1200
1350
1600
2000
2500
3000
4000

Plug-In
Feeder
Copper
Aluminum
28700
38900
41000
46100
69400
94300
119000
129900
142900
143800
144900
-

Copper

High Impedance
Aluminum
Copper