Underground Cables

Construction of Underground Cables

Construction of Underground Cables: Fig. 11.1 shows the general Construction of Underground Cables. The various parts are : Cores or Conductors:  A cable may have one or more than one core (conductor) depending upon the type of service for which it is intended. For instance, the 3-conductor cable shown in Fig. 11.1 is used for …

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Underground Cables

Underground Cables: Electric power can be transmitted or distributed either by overhead system or by underground cables. The underground cables have several advantages such as less liable to damage through storms or lightning, low maintenance cost, less chances of faults, smaller voltage drop and better general appearance. However, their major drawback is that they have greater …

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