Cable Sizing Software

Cable Sizing

Cable Sizing Software

ETAP Cable Sizing software provides various options which can be used for design requirements. These design requirements can be user-defined or automatically determined from load flow, short circuit, and protective device calculation results. 
Cable Constraints editor

ETAP cable sizing study module calculates optimal and alternative cable sizes for phase conductors based on the following criteria:

  • Load current
  • Voltage drop
  • Motor minimum starting voltage
  • Short circuit current
  • Protective device requirements
  • Harmonic Spectrum

Cable Sizing Software Key Features

  • Cable parameters and calculation results
  • Grid based interface for sorting, searching and filtering
  • Multiple filters for selection
  • Batch updating from library
  • Batch selection from library
  • Accessing to Model Forms
  • Individual or Consolidated Report
Cable sizing and ampacity for voltage drop, short circuit, motor start voltage, and protective devices.

Cable Standards

  • IEEE 399 - Cable ampacity calculation based on IEEE recommended practice for industrial &  commercial power systems

  • NEC NFPA 70 - Cable ampacity calculation based on National Electrical Code

  • ICEA P-54-440  - Cable ampacity calculation based on ICEA / NEMA standard for cable tray installations

  • IEC 60502 - Cable capacity calculations for power cables per IEC 60502

  • IEC 60364 - Current carrying capacity calculations & sizing for low voltage cables per IEC 60364-5-52 & IEC 60364-4-41

  • IEC 60092 - Cable capacity calculations for power cables in ships & offshore units

  • BS 7671 - Cable sizing & capacity for low voltage installations per British Standards

  • NF C15-100 - Current carrying capacity & sizing for low voltage power cables per French standards

  • NF C13-200 - Current carrying capacity & sizing for high voltage power cables per French standards

Cable sizing editor with results, constraints, and standard


    Videos

    Cable Sizing - Part I

    Cable Sizing - Part I

    Proper sizing and current derating ensures that cables operate to their maximum potential while providing secure and reliable operation. Learn about design and application requirements to properly size and analyze cable system based on IEEE and North American cable standards and guidelines.

    Cable Ampacity, Sizing & Shock Protection - Part II

    Cable Ampacity, Sizing & Shock Protection - Part II

    Proper sizing and current de-rating ensures that cables operate to their maximum potential while providing secure and reliable operation. This webinar covers cable sizing, current carrying capacity and electrical shock protection based on IEC and British standards.

    Cable Thermal Analysis - Part III

    Cable Thermal Analysis - Part III

    This Cable Thermal Analysis webinar explains how to design cable systems to operate to their maximum potential while providing a secure and reliable operation.

    Cable Sizing per NF C15-100 & NF C13-200

    Cable Sizing per NF C15-100 & NF C13-200

    Cable Sizing & Shock Protection software module offers a powerful tool to save time and improve accuracy for low & high voltage cable calculation and electrical design using the latest French Cable Standard.

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