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    fault level

    anyone know the calculation to work out what the fault level (short circuit current) is 5 metres away from a 40 kva 400 volt 3 phase generator if i am using a 16 mm x 4 core ecc cable.

    40 kva
    400 volts
    58 amps
    generator impedance unknown

    i dont want the answer i want the formula and what the impedance of the 40 kva generator.

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    Are you going to work it out from test readings or from manufacturers published figures?
    I am special and so is Vanash.

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