Electrical engineering root cause analysis (RCA) related to 11 KV bus A to bus B short circuit problems.
|Article Type:||Root Cause Analysis (RCA)|
|Author:||S. Raghava Chari|
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11 KV Bus A to Bus B Phase Check Problem
After electricity board line maintenance, 11 KV bus-A to B-bus essential phase sequence check assures short circuit danger-free buses paralleling.
Crew wary of doing this very high voltage check, even when given certified gloves, and test probes skipped it relying on electricity board assurance.
The author advised:
- Leave the 11 KV A to B bus connecting bus‑tie
- Check the phase sequence at any 400 V load center Bus A to Bus B. This is adequate, since all internal connections remain the same.
Benefits of this Method
- Crew cheerfully and unhesitatingly performed the essential safety assurance test free from fears of working with live 11 KV conductors.
- Potential dangers of opening live 11 KV system panels and handheld probes touching live 11 KV buses are absent
- Crew perform an essential safety step cheerfully
Author: S. Raghava Chari
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