Protect Your Equipment from Short Circuit
systems are vulnerable to short circuits and the irregular current
that they cause. Because of this vulnerability and the potential
costs of repairing the damage that is done, it is extremely
important to calculate short circuit currents before any problems
can occur. Following IEEE Std. 141 and 242, Volts allows you to
perform a per unit calculation on any system you are working with.
Volts automatically converts the entire system (panel boards,
transformers, generators, motorized items and cables) into a unique
impedance unit from which you can obtain the rating of the short
circuit current at any given point. The process is simple, efficient
and will save you both money and time.
Short Circuit Functions in Volts:
- IEEE standard computations of
short circuit current for each panel board.
- Asymmetrical short circuit
using first article of decay formulation.
- Computes contributions from
transformers with reductions from cables sensitive to definable
- All motor contribution LRA
values are individually computed from the letter code rather
than simplistic and inaccurate ratios.
- Complete and entailed
- Calculations for power
are as quick and easy as a menu selection.
Verification and Accuracy
You'll know what you've got when Volts
displays the short circuit values in a report or one line riser
diagram. These reports will include every buss in the system and
will be based on the input values of each entered device,
transformer, generator and panel. Accuracy doesn't get any easier
In addition, Volts checks every cable in the system, comparing the
panel board's SCA capacity with the cable's SCA capacity to ensure
that the insulation won't degrade. Volts makes it simple to know
exactly what your system is going to do.