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PLANNING THE ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: (doi:10.13031/2013.17765) in Planning the Electrical Distribution System. Chapter 5 in Fundamentals of Electricity for Agriculture, 3rd edition, 115-156. St. Joseph, Michigan: ASAE. . Copyright 2004 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Mich.
Authors: Gustafson, Robert J., and Mark T. Morgan
Keywords: A Farmstead Distribution System, Planning an Industrial Distribution System, Phase Converters
A well-designed electrical wiring system will distribute electricity economically and efficiently today as well as be adaptable to future needs. The characteristics of a well-planned system are that it must be safe, adequate to meet demands, efficient, and expandable. Compliance with the National Electric Code (NEC) or prevailing code in the region will ensure safety. However, good judgment and proper planning are necessary to meet the other criteria.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)