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IEEE C57.136-2000

IEEE Guide for Sound Level Abatement and Determination for Liquid-Immersed Power Transformers and Shunt Reactors Rated Over 500 kVA

Reaffirmed September 22, 2005. Guidelines are provided for the selection of suitable sound reduction methods in oil-immersed power transformers and shunt reactors over 500 kVA.Sound-producing sources within transformers and reactors are discussed.Sound abatement procedures are described for achieving various levels of sound reduction in transformer and shunt reactor installations.

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PE/TR - Transformers
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IEEE Power and Energy Society
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PE/TR - Transformers
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Working Group
PerfCharac-WGC57.136 - Performance Characteristics - Sound Level Abatement Working Group
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Patrycja Jarosz
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Stephen Antosz

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IEEE Guide for Audible Sound of Liquid-Immersed Power Transformers

Information on sources of no-load and load sound in liquid-immersed power transformers is provided in this guide. Industry standards that deal with transformer sound and factors affecting sound levels of transformers in field operation are also discussed. Guidelines are provided for the selection of suitable methods of reduction of transformer sound at the design stage, during manufacturing, and on site. Procedures that are typically used for determining required sound levels of power transformers on site are described. The intent is to provide users and manufacturers with sufficient background that can help produce power transformers that meet limits on sound level required by local sound ordinances.

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