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## Does copper loss depend on load?

The total copper loss (I^{2}R) loss in transformer is **load dependent**. The copper losses are proportional to square of the RMS current flowing in the winding and also proportional to the resistance of winding.

## How do copper losses vary with load on the transformer?

Core loss occurs whenever the transformer is energized; core loss **does not vary with load**. The second component of loss is called copper or load loss (I2R loss), because these losses occur in the windings of the transformer.

## What loss varies with the load in the transformer?

Explanation: As we know, the transformer has primarily two types of losses Iron loss and **copper loss**. Iron loss is always constant, whereas copper losses are varying with a load. Both hysteresis loss and eddy current loss do not depend upon load current, which means iron losses are constant with varying load.

## Why copper loss is variable in a transformer?

1. Copper losses:- when the transformer is loaded, current flows in primary and secondary winding, **there is loss of electrical energy due to the resistance of the primary winding**, and secondary winding and they are called variable losses.

## HOW THE determine copper loss in a transformer?

Copper loss in the transformer is measured by the short-circuit test of transformer. … After the short circuit of LVS, a small voltage is applied on H.V side till rated current flow in L.V side. The copper losses are calculated from **P = I^2.** **R**.

## What is copper loss in a transformer?

Copper loss is the term often given **to heat produced by electrical currents in the conductors of** transformer windings, or other electrical devices. Copper losses are an undesirable transfer of energy, as are core losses, which result from induced currents in adjacent components.

## Which loss varies with the load in single phase transformer?

Load losses vary according to the loading on the transformer. They include **heat losses and eddy currents** in the primary and secondary conductors of the transformer. Heat losses, or I ^{2}R losses, in the winding materials contribute the largest part of the load losses.

## What is full load copper loss?

At half-load, the copper loss will be. a) 6400 W.

## What is copper loss formula?

Copper loss calculation formula:

Copper loss Pc in Watts is **equal to the resistance R _{(}_{Ω}_{)} in ohms times of the square of the current I_{(}_{A}_{)} in Amps**. But the transformer has two winding such as primary winding and secondary winding. … R2

_{(}

_{Ω}

_{)}= Secondary resistance in ohms.

## What does the insulation and copper of the transformer depends on?

Explanation: The insulation and copper of the transformer depend on **the voltage rating of the transformer**. It also depends on the output power produced by the transformer.