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# High Tension Towers and Transposition of Conductors

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## Questions and Answers

### What is the primary purpose of transposition in transmission lines?

• To increase the capacitance between conductors
• To rotate the conductors for aesthetic reasons
• To increase system power loss
• To reduce voltage drops and stabilize voltage unbalance (correct)
• ### When is transposition of three-phase transmission lines typically necessary?

• When the line is less than 50 km long
• When the line is exactly 100 km long
• When the line is more than 100 km long (correct)
• When the line is less than 20 km long
• ### What does the transposition arrangement aim to reduce between power conductors?

• Inductive coupling (correct)
• Resistance
• Capacitance
• Voltage fluctuations
• ### In a transposition arrangement, what happens to each phase conductor?

<p>They occupy each of the three phase positions in a circuit</p> Signup and view all the answers

### How does transposition benefit the stability of voltage levels in a transmission line?

<p>It decreases inductive coupling, reducing voltage unbalance</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the effect of transposition on the characteristics of a transmission line near high-tension towers?

<p>It has no significant effect on the line characteristics</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What aspect does the proposed method of transposition aim to simplify?

<p>Engineering activity</p> Signup and view all the answers

### How does the transposition arrangement benefit from using a special tower for lines longer than 100 km?

<p>By reducing electrical line losses</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the primary reason for adopting the proposed method of transposition?

<p>To reduce the effect of inductive coupling</p> Signup and view all the answers

### How does the transposition arrangement contribute to reducing the effect of inductive coupling?

<p>By rotating the conductors to different positions</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the Transient Recovery Voltage (TRV) in the power grid associated with?

<p>Increase in voltage during circuit breaker operation</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What can happen when the rate of rise of recovery voltage (RRRV) overwhelms the insulating medium?

<p>The insulating medium can be damaged</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is a characteristic of the transposition arrangement near high tension towers?

<p>Reduced ground clearance</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the main theory behind the transposition of conductors?

<p>To reduce the effect of capacitance</p> Signup and view all the answers

### How does transposition help in reducing power loss in the system?

<p>By reducing the effect of capacitance</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is an advantage of the proposed transposition method mentioned?

<p>Reduced tower design and approval</p> Signup and view all the answers

### When is transposition typically carried out in transmission lines?

<p>For lines longer than 200 km</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the primary goal of adopting different approaches to transposition arrangement?

<p>To enhance voltage stability</p> Signup and view all the answers

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