SJE Electrical Installations

 

    For General Guidance Only

 

 

    Cable:    

 

    Load   

  

    Voltage          Length of Cable M

 

 

 

 

  Suggested Min. Cable Size mm    

 

    Volt Drop volts.    Drop %    Load = amps.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Volt Drop & Cable Size Calculator

 

Ohm's law states that the current through a conductor between two points is directly proportional to the potential difference across the two points. Introducing the constant of proportionality, the resistance, one arrives at the mathematical equation that describes this relationship.

V = I x R (Voltage = Current multiplied by Resistance)

R = V / I (Resistance = Voltage divided by Current)

I = V / R (Current = Voltage Divided by Resistance)

Knowing any two of the values of a circuit, one can calculate the third, using Ohm's Law.

 

 
 

 

     

 

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