PE Power Sample Problem 4

In a three-phase generator, a line-to-line fault occurs between phases A and B. What is the sum of the short circuit currents through all three phases (A, B, and C)? Assume that there is no neutral, and the impedances of the positive, negative, and zero sequences are equal to 0.01 pu.
(A) 0 pu
(B) 87 pu
(C) 50 pu
(D) 100 pu

Wasim Asghar – P.E, P.ENG, M.ENG

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