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1538-2000 - IEEE Guide for Determination of Maximum Winding Temperature Rise in Liquid-Filled Transformers

Description: Provides guidance for determining the hottest-spot temperature in distribution and power transformers built in accordance with IEEE Std C57.12.00-2000. Describes the important criteria to be evaluated by any thermal model that can accurately predict the hottest-spot temperature in a transformer. Provides guidance for performing temperature-rise tests with direct measurement of the hottest-spot temperatures, and explains the importance of developing an accurate thermal model to properly locate the temperature sensors.
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