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Define the types of losses that occur in transformers and explain why such losses occur?
A unit has a 2 identical 500 kVA transformers each with a no load loss of 840 W and full load copper loss of 5700 watt. The plant load is 400 kVA. Compare the transformer losses when single transformer is in operation and when both transformers are in parallel operation.

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Transformer losses result from electrical current flowing through the coils as well as due to the magnetic field in the core of the transformer, which is continuously alternating. The broader categories of the losses fall into two general categories: losses due to the load...

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