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Available Fault Current Calculation
'Your Company Name' Step 1b: Insert the kVA
rating (PF) power factor and
(Z) impedence of transformer.
by:John Sokolik

Utility Fault Current 0 amperes kVA = 300 (Note: When you insert the kVA rating,
power factor and impedence you must
E = 0 select a voltage from the select the
I = kVA x 1000 = trans. FLA trans. FLA = 0 Voltage and Phase from dropdown box
before the value will be calculated.)
0
Step 1a: Insert available
Isca = trans. fault
FLAcurrent
x 100 ampere rating PF = 90%
transformer
=
Z local utility
or
Z = 3% %
from
Isca = ampere short-circuit current RMS symmetrical. Isca = 3,000 amperes

Point to Point Method


Length
Step 2: Select type of (distance) L = 150
conductor
2xLxI and conduit
(ASC) Isca = 3,000
'f ' factor =
N x C x E L-N # conductors per phase N = 1
Phase conductor constant C = 0 Phase Conductor
Volt Line to Line E L-L = 0 Volt
Step 3: Insert the Length of
f = 0.000
one conductor
Neutral conductor constant C = 0 Neutral Conductor
Multiplier Volt Line to Neutral EL-N = 0 Volt
f = 0.000
M =Step14: Insert the number of
1conductors
+f per phase.
Line to Line Step 5a:
M Select
= phase
1.000
conductor size size.
Line to Neutral M = 1.000 Step 5b: Select neutral
Fault Current at Service Equipment conductor size.
Finished product
Isca x M = fault current at terminals of main disconnect
CALCULATED FAULTL- L = 3,000 amperes
Isca x M = fault current at terminals of main disconnect L- N =
CURRENT 0 amperes

Fault Current from Service disc. to panel "_____"

Single Phase Feeder Length (distance) L =


2xLxI (ASC) Isca = 3,000 Phase 0
'f ' factor =
N x C x E L-N # conductors per phase N =
Continue by entering next
Phase conductor constant C = 0 Phase Conductor
point to point
Volt Line to Line E L-L = 0 Volt
f = 0.000
Neutral conductor constant C = 0 Neutral Conductor
Volt Line to Neutral EL-N = 0 Volt
Multiplier f = 0.000
M= 1 Line to Line M = 1.000
1+f Line to Neutral M = 1.000

Isca x M = fault current at terminals of the panel L- L = 3,000 amperes


Isca x M = fault current at terminals of the panel L- N = 0 amperes

Calculation does not include motor contribution

Branch Circuit Fault fro Point to Point

Single Phase Branch Length (distance) L =


2xLxI (ASC) Isca = 3,000 Phase 0
'f ' factor =
N x C x E L-N # conductors per phase N =
Phase conductor constant C = 0 Phase Conductor
Volt Line to Line E L-L = 0 Volt
f = 0.000
Neutral conductor constant C = 0 Neutral Conductor
Volt Line to Neutral EL-N = 0 Volt
Multiplier f = 0.000

M= 1 Line to Line M = 1.000


1+f Line to Neutral M = 1.000

Isca x M = fault current at terminals of the panel L- L = 3,000 amperes


Isca x M = fault current at terminals of the panel L- N = 0 amperes

Calculation does not include motor contribution


ion
1b: Insert the kVA
g (PF) power factor and
Ver. 4.00
pedence of transformer.
When you insert the kVA rating,
actor and impedence you must
voltage from the select the
and Phase from dropdown box
he value will be calculated.)

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tep 5b: Select neutral


conductor size.

Neutral

1
Neutral

1
Project Name
Your Company Name

Available Fault Current Calculation


by:John Sokolik Ver. 7.2 Three Single conductors
Utility Fault Current 32,000 amperes kVA = jmp1jds@comcast.net in PVC raceway
E = 480 AWG
I = kVA x 1000 = trans. FLA trans. FLA = 0 ###
E x 1.732 ###
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Isca = trans. FLA x 100 x PF PF = ###
transformer Z
= Z = ###
Isca = ampere short-circuit current RMS symmetrical. Isca = 0 amperes ###
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Point to Point Method ###
Length (distance) L = 100 ###
1.732 x L x I (ASC) Isca = 32,000 ###
'f ' factor =
N x C x E L-N # conductors per phase N = 1 ###
Phase conductor constant C = 12,122 Phase Conductor ###
Volt Line to Line E L-L = 480 Volt ###
f = 0.953 ###
Neutral conductor constant C = 12,122 Neutral Conductor ###
Multiplier Volt Line to Neutral EL-N = 277 Volt ###
f = 2.476 400 kcmil
M= 1 500 kcmil
1+f Line to Line M = 0.512 600 kcmil
Line to Neutral M = 0.288 750 kcmil
Fault Current at Service Equipment 1000 kcmil

Isca x M = fault current at terminals of main disconnect L- L = 16,389 amperes


Isca x M = fault current at terminals of main disconnect L- N = 9,206 amperes Neutral
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220/127V
Fault Current from Service Equipment to Panel __ ###
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Single Phase Feeder Length (distance) L = ###
2xLxI (ASC) Isca = 16,389 Phase 9,206 Neutral 380/220V
'f ' factor =
'f ' factor =
N x C x E L-N # conductors per phase N = ###
Phase conductor constant C = 0 Phase Conductor ###
1
Volt Line to Line E L-L = 480 Volt ###
f = 0.000 ###
Neutral conductor constant C = 0 Neutral Conductor
1
Volt Line to Neutral EL-N = 277 Volt ###
Multiplier f = 0.000 ###
###
M= 1 Line to Line M = 1.000 ###
1+f Line to Neutral M = 1.000 ###
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Isca x M = fault current at terminal of the panel L- L = 16,389 amperes AL/PVC
Isca x M = fault current at terminal of the panel L- N = 9,206 amperes CU/MET
AL/MET
Calculation does not include motor contribution ###
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