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#38492 05/24/04 04:25 AM
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Hello everyone. Does anyone know if you have to derate your wire for frequency? If you are supposed to where would I find some derating table on this subject. Thanks!

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No derating for frequency that I know of. Some like to select different types of wire and shielding for different types of communication, but no derating.


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A large conductor will suffer from some skin effect. Not very much at 60Hz but if you are using something like 1 kHz it will be an important factor. I'm afraid, I don't have the factors nor a good reference at hand.

Here is an article about the phenomenon.
http://www.ecmweb.com/mag/electric_basics_hz_power/


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