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Power transformers

The equivalent circuit of one phase of a transformer referred to the primary winding is shown in Figure 1 below. The resistances and reactances can be found from the well known open- and short-circuit tests. In the absence of complete information for each winding, the two arms of the T network can each be assumed to be half the total transformer impedance.

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Also, little accuracy is lost in transferring the shunt branch to the input terminals.

In power transformers the current taken by the shunt branch is usually a very small percentage of the load current and is neglected for most power system calculations.

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