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Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection
criteria (dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

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SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY
Motor feeder (1.25)
1.00
380

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Total Security factors =

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C


Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

1.25

Earth Thermal Resistivity

[K.m/W]

0.5

Three-core Cable 0.6/1KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
(mm2)
2.5
4
6
10
16
25
35
50
70

1.04

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

245.18
152.55
101.94
60.60
38.14
24.30
17.36
13.11
9.23

111.75
69.53
46.46
27.62
17.38
11.07
7.91
5.98
4.21

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
53
74
84
116
158
221
263
326
420

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
80
98
118
157
209
277
327
386
477

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
1.5
2.4
3.6
6.0
9.6
15.0
20.9
29.9
41.9

95
6.70
3.05
515
566
120
5.48
2.50
599
645
150
4.60
2.10
693
725
185
4.04
1.84
798
814
240
3.40
1.55
945
1143
300
3.05
1.39
1092
1063
Three-core Cable 0.6/1KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Galvanized steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

56.8
71.8
89.7
110.7
143.6
179.5

F4 =

Cores

Section (mm2)

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C

3x
3x
3x
3x

2.5
4
6
10

25
35
40
55

0.99

Total Correction factor =

0.62

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations


Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C
Cable service Temp. s
90
C
Ambient Temp.
a
40
C
F1 =

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
5
0.60
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.60
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
0.8 [m]

1.00

PVC s: 70 C;

EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables


Ampacity
Buried (A) @
25C
43
53
64
85

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)

7.41
4.61
3.08
1.83

0.09
0.09
0.08
0.08

3x
16
75
113
1.15
3x
25
105
150
0.73
3x
35
125
177
0.52
3x
50
155
209
0.39
3x
70
200
258
0.27
3x
95
245
306
0.19
3x
120
285
349
0.15
3x
150
330
392
0.12
3x
185
380
440
0.1
3x
240
450
618
0.0754
3x
300
520
575
0.0601
3x
400
600
645
0.047
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 0.6/1KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Galvanized steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

0.08
0.08
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07

Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)


Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
F2 =

0.70

Total Correction factor =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66
Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

9
2

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

F1 x F2

Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection
criteria (dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

827 A. I with security factors


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SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY
Motor feeder (1.25)
1.00
380

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Total Security factors =

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C


Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

1.25

Earth Thermal Resistivity

[K.m/W]

0.5

Single-core Cable 0.6/1KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
(mm2)
2.5
4
6
10
16
25
35
50
70

1.04

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

367.77
228.83
152.90
90.90
57.21
36.44
26.04
19.66
13.84

167.63
104.30
69.69
41.43
26.08
16.61
11.87
8.96
6.31

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
35
49
63
84
119
161
196
238
308

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
49
68
80
111
148
185
222
265
326

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
1.0
1.6
2.4
4.0
6.4
10.0
14.0
19.9
27.9

95
10.05
4.58
385
388
120
8.21
3.74
448
444
150
6.89
3.14
525
493
185
6.06
2.76
609
561
240
5.11
2.33
735
653
300
4.58
2.09
854
733
400
4.18
1.91
1008
832
500
4.18
1.91
1162
924
630
4.18
1.91
1344
1035
Single-core Cable 0.6/1KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

37.9
47.9
59.8
73.8
95.7
119.6
159.5
199.4
251.2

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
5
0.60
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.60
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
1.4 [m]
F4 =

0.93

Total Correction factor =

0.58

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations


Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C
Cable service Temp. s
90
C
Ambient Temp.
a
40
C
F1 =
1.00
PVC s: 70 C; EPR, XLPE s: 90 C
Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables
Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
9
Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
2

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:


Cores

Section (mm2)

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C

1x

2.5

25

Ampacity
Buried (A) @
25C
43

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)

7.41

0.09

1x
4
35
59
4.61
1x
6
45
69
3.08
1x
10
60
96
1.83
1x
16
85
128
1.15
1x
25
115
160
0.73
1x
35
140
191
0.52
1x
50
170
229
0.39
1x
70
220
282
0.27
1x
95
275
335
0.19
1x
120
320
383
0.15
1x
150
375
426
0.12
1x
185
435
484
0.1
1x
240
525
564
0.0754
1x
300
610
633
0.0601
1x
400
720
718
0.047
1x
500
830
798
0.047
1x
630
960
894
0.047
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 0.6/1KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

0.09
0.08
0.08
0.08
0.08
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07
0.07

F2 =

0.70

Total Correction factor =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66
Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

F1 x F2

Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection
criteria (dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

750
0.85
150
3300

938 A.

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SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY


Motor feeder (1.25)

1.00

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C

Total Security factors =

Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

Earth Thermal Resistivity

[K.m/W]

0.5

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

51.58
32.52
20.76
14.95
11.32
8.00
5.91
4.92
4.22

2.71
1.71
1.09
0.78
0.59
0.42
0.31
0.26
0.22

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
210
280
364
434
532
658
868
994
1134

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
224
286
361
423
498
610
747
847
946

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
8.0
12.8
19.9
27.9
39.9
55.8
75.8
95.7
119.6

185
3.60
0.19
1302
1059
240
3.18
0.17
1526
1208
300
2.81
0.15
1722
1332
Three-core Cable 3.6/6KV, Cooper. Shield: Cooper tape
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Galvanized steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

147.6
191.4
239.3

F4 =

Cores

Section (mm2)

3x

10

75

3x
3x
3x
3x
3x
3x

16
25
35
50
70
95

100
130
155
190
235
310

124
156
183
215
263
323

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)

1.83

0.12

1.15
0.73
0.52
0.39
0.27
0.19

0.12
0.11
0.11
0.1
0.09
0.09

F1 =

40

1.00

F2 =

PVC s: 70 C;

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

Shortcircuit withstand XLPE [kA]


1.0 sec
0
0
1
1

0.70

Total Correction factor =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

0.5 sec
0
1
1
2

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
9
Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
2

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66

0.3 sec
1
1
1
2

0.58

Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C


Cable service Temp. s
90
C

3x
120
355
366
0.15
0.09
3x
150
405
409
0.12
0.09
3x
185
465
457
0.1
0.08
3x
240
545
522
0.08
0.08
3x
300
615
575
0.06
0.08
3x
400
700
640
0.05
0.08
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 3.6/6KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Galvanized steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound. Shield: Cooper tape
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Shortcircuit withstand PVC [kA]

0.93

Total Correction factor =

Ambient Temp.
Ampacity
Buried (A) @
25C
97

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
5
0.60
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.60
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
1.4 [m]

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:

Cable (mm2)
2.5
4
6
10

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

1.25

Three-core Cable 3.6/6 KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
(mm2)
10
16
25
35
50
70
95
120
150

1.04

Cable (mm2) Cable (mm2)


2.5
2.5
4
4
6
6
10
10

0.3 sec
1
1
2
3

0.5 sec
1
1
1
2

1.0 sec
0
1
1
1

F1 x F2

Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection
criteria (dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

827 A. I with security factors


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SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY
Motor feeder (1.25)
1.00
3300

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Total Security factors =

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C


Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

Earth Thermal Resistivity

[K.m/W]

0.5

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

91.12
57.49
36.89
26.60
20.40
14.87
11.15
9.23
8.08

4.78
3.02
1.94
1.40
1.07
0.78
0.59
0.48
0.42

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
105
133
182
217
266
329
413
476
546

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
112
143
187
218
262
318
398
448
479

185
7.38
0.39
630
542
240
6.36
0.33
763
623
300
5.79
0.30
875
704
400
5.55
0.29
1029
797
500
5.35
0.28
1190
965
630
5.18
0.27
1365
996
Single-core Cable 3.6/6KV, Cooper. Shield: Cooper tape
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
4.0
6.4
10.0
14.0
19.9
27.9
37.9
47.9
59.8
73.8
95.7
119.6
159.5
199.4
251.2

Cores

Section (mm2)

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C

1x
1x
1x
1x

10
16
25
35

75
95
130
155

Ampacity
Buried (A) @
25C
97
124
161
188

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)

1.83
1.15
0.73
0.52

0.15
0.14
0.14
0.13

1x
50
190
226
0.39
0.13
1x
70
235
274
0.27
0.13
1x
95
295
344
0.19
0.12
1x
120
340
387
0.15
0.11
1x
150
390
414
0.12
0.11
1x
185
450
468
0.1
0.11
1x
240
545
538
0.08
0.1
1x
300
625
608
0.06
0.1
1x
400
735
688
0.05
0.1
1x
500
850
833
0.04
0.1
1x
630
975
860
0.03
0.1
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 3.6/6 KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound. Shield: Cooper tape
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

F4 =

0.58

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations


Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C
Cable service Temp. s
90
C
Ambient Temp.
a
40
C

Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)


Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
F2 =

Shortcircuit withstand PVC [kA]

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

Shortcircuit withstand XLPE [kA]


1.0 sec
0
0
1
1

Cable (mm2) Cable (mm2)


2.5
2.5
4
4
6
6
10
10

0.3 sec
1
1
2
3

9
2

0.70

Total Correction factor =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

0.5 sec
0
1
1
2

0.93

Total Correction factor =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66

0.3 sec
1
1
1
2

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
5
0.60
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.60
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
1.4 [m]

F1 =
1.00
PVC s: 70 C; EPR, XLPE s: 90 C
Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:

Cable (mm2)
2.5
4
6
10

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

1.25

Single-core Cable 3.6/6 KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
(mm2)
10
16
25
35
50
70
95
120
150

1.04

0.5 sec
1
1
1
2

1.0 sec
0
1
1
1

F1 x F2

Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection criteria
(dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

750
0.85
150
6000

938 A.

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SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY


Motor feeder (1.25)

1.00

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C

Total Security factors =

Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

1.25

Earth Thermal Resistivity

[K.m/W]

0.5

Three-core Cable 6/10 KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
2
(mm )
16
25
35
50
70
95
120
150
185

1.04

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

32.52
20.76
14.95
11.32
8.00
6.04
4.92
4.22
3.78

0.94
0.60
0.43
0.33
0.23
0.17
0.14
0.12
0.11

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
280
378
462
546
728
882
1022
1148
1302

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
286
361
423
498
610
747
847
946
1059

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
12.8
19.9
27.9
39.9
55.8
75.8
95.7
119.6
147.6

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
5
0.60
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.60
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
1.4 [m]
F4 =

0.93

Total Correction factor =

240
3.39
0.10
1526
1208
191.4
300
3.04
0.09
1722
1332
239.3
Three-core Cable 6/10 KV, Cooper. Shield: Cooper tape
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Galvanized steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

0.58

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations


Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:

Cable service Temp. s

Cores

Section (mm2)

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C

3x
3x

16
25

100
135

Ampacity
Buried (A) @
25C
124
156

3x
3x
3x
3x
3x
3x

35
50
70
95
120
150

165
195
260
315
365
410

183
215
263
323
366
409

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)

1.15
0.73

0.12
0.11

0.52
0.39
0.27
0.19
0.15
0.12

0.11
0.1
0.09
0.1
0.09
0.09

Ambient Temp.

F2 =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

0.3 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5

0.5 sec
0
1
1
2
3
4

40

PVC s: 70 C;

0.70

Total Correction factor =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66

Shortcircuit withstand PVC [kA]

1.00

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

Shortcircuit withstand XLPE [kA]


1.0 sec
0
0
1
1
2
3

EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
9
Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
2

3x
185
465
457
0.1
0.09
3x
240
545
522
0.08
0.09
3x
300
615
575
0.06
0.09
3x
400
700
640
0.05
0.09
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 6/10 KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Galvanized steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound. Shield: Cooper tape
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Cable (mm2)
2.5
4
6
10
16
25

a
F1 =

90

Cable (mm2) Cable (mm2)


2.5
2.5
4
4
6
6
10
10
16
16
25
25

0.3 sec
1
1
2
3
4
6

0.5 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5

1.0 sec
0
1
1
1
2
4

F1 x F2

Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection criteria
(dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

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SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY
Motor feeder (1.25)
1.00
6000

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Total Security factors =

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C


Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

1.25

Earth Thermal Resistivity

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

57.55
36.89
26.73
20.56
14.87
11.15
9.53
8.42
7.38

1.66
1.06
0.77
0.59
0.43
0.32
0.28
0.24
0.21

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
140
189
224
273
343
420
490
560
644

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
148
193
225
270
328
412
463
496
560

Section (mm2)
16
25
35
50
70

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C
100
135
160
195
245

Ampacity
Buried (A) @
124
161
188
226
274

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)
1.15
0.73
0.52
0.39
0.27

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
6.4
10.0
14.0
19.9
27.9
37.9
47.9
59.8
73.8

[K.m/W]

F4 =

0.5 sec
0
1
1
2
3
4

0.60

Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C


Cable service Temp. s
90
C
Ambient Temp.
a
40
C
PVC s: 70 C; EPR, XLPE s: 90 C
F1 =
1.00
Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables
Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
9
Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
2

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)
0.15
0.14
0.14
0.14
0.13

F2 =

0.70

Total Correction factor =

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

Shortcircuit withstand XLPE [kA]


1.0 sec
0
0
1
1
2
3

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

0.3 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5

1.03

Total Correction factor =

95.7
119.6
159.5
199.4
251.2

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66

Shortcircuit withstand PVC [kA]

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
7
0.55
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.56
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
0.4 [m]

1x
95
300
344
0.19
0.12
1x
120
350
387
0.15
0.12
1x
150
400
414
0.12
0.12
1x
185
460
468
0.1
0.11
1x
240
550
538
0.08
0.11
1x
300
635
608
0.06
0.1
1x
400
740
688
0.05
0.1
1x
500
850
833
0.04
0.1
1x
630
980
860
0.03
0.1
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 6/10 KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound. Shield: Cooper tape
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Cable (mm2)
2.5
4
6
10
16
25

0.5

240
6.75
0.19
770
644
300
5.79
0.17
889
727
400
5.55
0.16
1036
824
500
5.35
0.15
1190
998
630
5.18
0.15
1372
1030
Single-core Cable 6/10KV, Cooper. Shield: Cooper tape
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Phases
1x
1x
1x
1x
1x

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

Single-core Cable 6/10 KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
(mm2)
16
25
35
50
70
95
120
150
185

1.04

Cable (mm2) Cable (mm2)


2.5
2.5
4
4
6
6
10
10
16
16
25
25

0.3 sec
1
1
2
3
4
6

0.5 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5

1.0 sec
0
1
1
1
2
4

F1 x F2

Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection criteria
(dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

750
0.85
150
11000

938 A.

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SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY


Motor feeder (1.25)

1.00

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C

Total Security factors =

Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

1.25

Earth Thermal Resistivity

[K.m/W]

0.5

Three-core Cable 8.7/15 KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
2
(mm )
25
35
50
70
95
120
150
185
240

1.04

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

20.81
15.01
11.40
8.20
6.04
5.07
4.39
3.78
3.39

0.33
0.24
0.18
0.13
0.10
0.08
0.07
0.06
0.05

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
420
504
602
742
896
1022
1162
1316
1540

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
374
436
523
635
747
847
934
1046
1195

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
19.9
27.9
39.9
55.8
75.8
95.7
119.6
147.6
191.4

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
5
0.60
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.60
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
1.4 [m]
F4 =

0.93

Total Correction factor =

300
3.04
0.05
1736
1332
239.3
Three-core Cable 8.7/15 KV, Cooper. Shield: Cooper tape
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Galvanized steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

0.58

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:

Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C

Cores

Section (mm2)

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C

3x
3x
3x

25
35
50

150
180
215

Ampacity
Buried (A) @
25C
161
188
226

3x
3x
3x
3x
3x
3x

70
95
120
150
185
240

265
320
365
415
470
550

274
323
366
403
452
516

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)

0.73
0.52
0.39

0.12
0.12
0.11

0.27
0.19
0.15
0.12
0.1
0.08

0.11
0.1
0.1
0.1
0.09
0.09

Cable service Temp. s


Ambient Temp.
a
F1 =

F2 =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

0.3 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5
7
11

0.5 sec
0
1
1
2
3
4
6
8

PVC s: 70 C;

0.70

Total Correction factor =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66

Shortcircuit withstand PVC [kA]

1.00

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

Shortcircuit withstand XLPE [kA]


1.0 sec
0
0
1
1
2
3
4
6

C
C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
9
Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
2

3x
300
620
575
0.06
0.09
3x
400
705
634
0.05
0.09
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 8.7/15 KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Galvanized steel wire. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound. Shield: Cooper tape
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Cable (mm2)
2.5
4
6
10
16
25
35
50

90
40

Cable (mm2) Cable (mm2)


2.5
2.5
4
4
6
6
10
10
16
16
25
25
35
35
50
50

0.3 sec
1
1
2
3
4
6
9
13

0.5 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5
7
10

1.0 sec
0
1
1
1
2
4
5
7

F1 x F2

Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection criteria
(dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

827 A. I with security factors


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SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY
Motor feeder (1.25)
1.00
11000

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Total Security factors =

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C


Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

1.25

Earth Thermal Resistivity

[K.m/W]

0.5

Single-core Cable 8.7/15 KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
(mm2)
25
35
50
70
95
120
150
185
240

1.04

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

36.89
26.73
20.56
14.87
11.15
9.53
8.42
7.75
6.75

0.58
0.42
0.32
0.23
0.18
0.15
0.13
0.12
0.11

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
196
238
287
357
434
504
574
665
784

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
193
225
270
328
412
463
496
560
644

300
6.22
0.10
903
727
400
6.00
0.09
1057
824
500
5.35
0.08
1211
991
630
5.18
0.08
1393
1030
Single-core Cable 8.7/15KV, Cooper. Shield: Cooper tape
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
10.0
14.0
19.9
27.9
37.9
47.9
59.8
73.8
95.7

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
7
0.55
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.56
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
0.4 [m]
F4 =

1.03

Total Correction factor =

119.6
159.5
199.4
251.2

0.60

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations


Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C
Cable service Temp. s
90
C
Ambient Temp.
a
40
C

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:


Phases

Section (mm2)

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C

1x
1x
1x
1x
1x
1x

25
35
50
70
95
120

140
170
205
255
310
360

Ampacity
Buried (A) @
25C
161
188
226
274
344
387

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)

0.73
0.52
0.39
0.27
0.19
0.15

0.14
0.14
0.14
0.13
0.12
0.12

F1 =
1.00
PVC s: 70 C; EPR, XLPE s: 90 C
Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables
Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
9
Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
2
F2 =

Total Correction factor =

1x
150
410
414
0.12
0.12
1x
185
475
468
0.1
0.12
1x
240
560
538
0.08
0.11
1x
300
645
608
0.06
0.11
1x
400
755
688
0.05
0.11
1x
500
865
828
0.04
0.1
1x
630
995
860
0.03
0.1
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 8.7/15 KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound. Shield: Cooper tape
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66
Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

Shortcircuit withstand PVC [kA]


Cable (mm2)
2.5
4
6
10
16
25
35
50

0.3 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5
7
11

0.5 sec
0
1
1
2
3
4
6
8

0.70

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

Shortcircuit withstand XLPE [kA]


1.0 sec
0
0
1
1
2
3
4
6

Cable (mm2) Cable (mm2)


2.5
2.5
4
4
6
6
10
10
16
16
25
25
35
35
50
50

0.3 sec
1
1
2
3
4
6
9
13

0.5 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5
7
10

1.0 sec
0
1
1
1
2
4
5
7

F1 x F2

Correction factors for Undreground Cable Ampacity calculations

DATA:
I (A)
cos
Length (m)
Voltage L-L (V)
Number of
phases
Conductors per
phase
Selection criteria
(dV%)
Shortcircuit
duration (sec)

827 A. I with security factors


661.697597
0.85
150
SECURITY FACTORS FOR AMPACITY
Motor feeder (1.25)
1.00
34500

Classified Areas (1.15)

1.00

Reserve or Another Factor

1.25

Total Security factors =

Correction Factor for earth temperature different to 25 C


Cable service Temp.

90

Soil Temp.

20

F1 =

PVC s: 70 C
EPR, XLPE s: 90 C

Correction Factor for Earth thermal resistivity different to 1 K.m/W

1.25

Earth Thermal Resistivity

[K.m/W]

0.5

Single-core Cable 26/45 KV, Cooper.


Cable Section
(mm2)
50
70
95
120
150
185
240
300
400

1.04

Delta V (V)

Delta V (%)

20.56
14.87
11.71
9.85
8.78
7.75
6.75
6.22
6.00

0.10
0.07
0.06
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.03
0.03
0.03

F2 =
Total Amp.
In Air [A]
287
357
441
511
581
665
777
903
1043

Total Amp.
Buried [A]
255
309
372
418
471
529
616
692
790

500
5.35
0.03
1183
883
630
5.18
0.03
1365
988
Single-core Cable 26/45 KV, Cooper. Shield: Cooper tape
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound.
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Shortcircuit
withstand (KA)
19.9
27.9
37.9
47.9
59.8
73.8
95.7
119.6
159.5

1.00

Correction Factor for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables


Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
7
0.55
Separation between cables groups (m)
0
0.4954
3
0.4916
F3 =
0.56
d
10.33
Correction Factor for cables buried different to 0.70 m
Profundity
1
[m]
F4 =

0.97

Total Correction factor =

199.4
251.2

0.56

F1 x F2 x F3 x F4

Correction factors for In Air (cable tray) Cable Ampacity calculations


Correction Factor for earth temperature diffrent to 40 C

CABLE DATA FROM MANUFACTURER:


Phases

Section (mm2)

Ampacity
Air (A) @ 40C

1x
1x
1x
1x
1x
1x
1x
1x

50
70
95
120
150
185
240
300

205
255
315
365
415
475
555
645

Ampacity
Buried (A) @
25C
226
274
330
371
418
469
546
613

R DC 20 C
(ohms/Km)

X 50 Hz
(ohms/Km)

0.39
0.27
0.19
0.15
0.12
0.1
0.08
0.06

0.14
0.13
0.14
0.13
0.13
0.12
0.11
0.11

Cable service Temp. s

90

Ambient Temp.

40

F1 =
1.00
PVC s: 70 C; EPR, XLPE s: 90 C
Correction Factor for groups of three-phase cables
Number of Three-phase cables (circuits)
9
Number of cable trays (in vertical plane)
2
F2 =

Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F3) for groups of three-phase and three single-phase cables [UNDERGROUND]
Number of three-phase cables --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Separation
2
3
4
5
6
6
8
0
0.8
0.7
0.64
0.6
0.56
0.56
0.53
0.07
0.85
0.75
0.68
0.64
0.6
0.6
0.56
0.1
0.85
0.76
0.69
0.65
0.62
0.62
0.58
0.15
0.87
0.77
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.66
0.62
0.2
0.88
0.79
0.74
0.7
0.68
0.68
0.64
0.25
0.89
0.8
0.76
0.72
0.7
0.7
0.66
Data for calculation of Correction Factor (F) for groups of three-phase cables [IN AIR]
Number of Number of three-phase cables (Circuits) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------->
Trays
1
2
3
4
6
6
1
1
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.75
0.75
2
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.75
0.75
3
1
0.85
0.8
0.75
0.7
0.7

Shortcircuit withstand PVC [kA]


0.3 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5
7
11
15
20
25
32

0.5 sec
0
1
1
2
3
4
6
8
11
15
20
24

0.70

Total Correction factor =

1x
400
745
701
0.05
0.11
1x
500
845
784
0.04
0.1
1x
630
975
876
0.03
0.1
Data from Pirelli, General Cable and LG cable. Cable 26/45 KV, Cooper.
Insulation: XLPE. Armour: Aluminium wires. Sheath: LSOH Thermoplastic compound. Shield: Cooper tape
Fire retardant and Flame retardant

Cable (mm2)
2.5
4
6
10
16
25
35
50
70
95
120
150

10
0.5
0.53
0.55
0.59
0.62
0.64

0.70

12
0.47
0.5
0.53
0.57
0.6
0.62

9
0.75
0.7
0.65

Shortcircuit withstand XLPE [kA]


1.0 sec
0
0
1
1
2
3
4
6
8
10
13
17

Cable (mm2) Cable (mm2)


2.5
2.5
4
4
6
6
10
10
16
16
25
25
35
35
50
50
70
70
95
95
120
120
150
150

0.3 sec
1
1
2
3
4
6
9
13
18
25
31
39

0.5 sec
1
1
1
2
3
5
7
10
14
19
24
30

1.0 sec
0
1
1
1
2
4
5
7
10
13
17
21

F1 x F2