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75 votes

Why are consumers located near high-voltage lines typically not connected to those lines but instead are connected through a lower high-voltage line?

31 votes

Torque kgcm (what is kgcm)?

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Why isn't the Fourier transform of a single sine wave cycle a single bar?

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Why use AutoCAD Electrical?

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Apple power supply: thick AC cable, thin DC cable - why?

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Why do power companies never bother residential customers about power factors?

22 votes

Three phase power supply - what is line to line voltage

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What does this symbol indicate (line with brackets)?

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Do conductors age under reasonable electric load?

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How do ceiling fan controllers work?

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How is transition from three-phase distribution without neutral to three-phase consumption with neutral achieved?

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Why is current rating for multicore cable lower than single core with the same cross section?

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Where is the ground/negative for overhead power lines?

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How do I tell what gauge wire I need?

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Does a multi-speed fan operate at a different wattage at different speeds?

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"Standard" components...?

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Why isn't there a voltage drop across the Main Wires?

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How much weight can a motor take before it can't run?

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What is the purpose of oil in a transformer?

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Difference between disconnector, circuit breaker and load break switch?

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If I put multiple isolated DC/DC converters in series, can I add their isolation voltages?

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What does it mean to have a complex signal?

8 votes

How are multiple power sources synchronized in a grid that uses a distribution ring?

8 votes

Is the rated speed of an induction motor the synchronous speed?

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How to synchronize a generator on the electrical grid?

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What is the purpose of the cylindrical layered conical discs in power stations?

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Australian suburban power distribution

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The life of a high voltage line

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Difference between instantaneous, definite time and inverse time over current protection relays

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What does this schematic symbol indicate? (Bent line)

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