Voltage Drop Calculator

Voltage Drop Calculator

1. Purpose: This tool calculates the voltage drop in a conductor based on its length, current, material, and size.

2. How to Use:

  • Conductor Length: Input the length of the conductor in feet.
  • Current: Enter the current flowing through the conductor in amperes.
  • Conductor Material: Choose the material of the conductor (copper or aluminum) from the dropdown menu.
  • Conductor Size (AWG): Specify the size of the conductor in American Wire Gauge (AWG).
  • Calculate Voltage Drop Button: Click the button to calculate the voltage drop.
  • Result: The voltage drop in volts will be displayed below the button.

3. Features:

  • Versatility: Supports calculations for both copper and aluminum conductors.
  • Accuracy: Utilizes standard resistance values for different conductor sizes to provide accurate voltage drop calculations.
  • Ease of Use: Offers a simple interface for users to input values and obtain voltage drop results quickly.

4. Benefits:

  • Efficiency: Helps electricians and engineers quickly determine the voltage drop in electrical circuits, aiding in proper equipment sizing and installation.
  • Accuracy: Provides accurate voltage drop calculations based on standard industry practices and material characteristics.
  • Convenience: Eliminates the need for manual voltage drop calculations, saving time and reducing the risk of errors.