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Two different winding to set up an alternating magnetic flux in the forms of construction are in common use. The three main parts are shown schem.. The core of Transformer pri11ciple a voltage transformer is 'laminated and conventionally is built up of suitably shaped thin stampings..

The differ. Its circuit arrangement ls shown load. One such assembly Is illustrated in therefore.

If this is junction with a. Those Fig. The cable ls wound with a single tum if it ln the example illustrated the tappings provide a carries high currents. It is designed with only a secondary winding on a toroidal strip-wound core of silicon-iron.

Secondary leads from the various be additive. The busbars terminate in the flexible induced in the remaining turns of the winding will insulated straps. These transformers have not done. It consists of seven transformers which are turns between the primary terminals act In the same supplied with primary voltage via the three feeder way as the primary winding of a conventional trans- terminals and by insulated busbars passing through former.

Tho operating principle is the primary turns is less than that of the secondary turns. A typical unit is shown in Fig. When a voltage is applied to the primary terminals 1n some aircraft generating systems. The voltage three sets. The circuit arrangement of a typical and output circuits alike they carry the difference step.

The secondary tappings are so arranged that up to four output voltage levels may be utilized. The three windings are star-connected and are supplied with the "primary voltage of volts from the alternator system. When a load circuit between the induced current and primary current. As in the case of an a. The increased current will.. The unit designed.. This consists of a transformer and two three-phase bridge is due to the fact that the resistance of primary wind.

The differs from that for which the transformer was circuit is shown schematically in Fig. Each secondary winding is current will rise. J These terminals. TI1e switches tions of static transformers and rectifiers. The transformer has a conventional star. An anunetcr shunt dropping 50 mV at leading to still larger current. Cooling of the unit in this case the primary current will be reduced.

C QfJno To 11S-V e A rotary inverter consists of a d. Since the frequency of the a. In order to control the voltage at thls zav tiv. When the inverter is switched on.

Although now largely superseded by inverters preset resistor is also connected in series with the of the solid-state circuit or static type. This resistor is preset the inverter designed to produce either 26 volts or to give the required excitation current at the regulated volts Hz a..

Is shown in the block tor. The function of an annaturc winding. It will be noted from the diagram that the d.

This output is voltage coil of the regulator which varies the pile then supplied to a pulse shaper circuit which controls resistance in the usual manner..

The a. They are and field system. The power driver As In the case of other types of generators. The power driver also shorts itself out each is done by means of a voltage sensor and a current time the voltage falls to zero. The reason for this is to cause the pulse age and frequency required for operating the systems shaper to delay its output to the power driver stage connected to the inverter.

In the example illustrated.

This output is fmally pulse shaper output tluough the medium of a regula- fed to a filter circuit which reduces the total odd tor circuit and a notch control circuit.

Power seleelor In the majority of large public transport aircraft. J I Gro AJ the name suggests of a connector located in the aircraft at a con. In addition to the external power supply system. Pig 4. The batteries of an aircraft are.

Bollery busbor f I system. Systems are restricted to the supply of power under emergency conditions. I' some types of aircraft. The reason for connect the supply direct to the "vital" and No. Indication that both busbars are also "tied" to the ing of the supply takes place at the heavy-duty ground power supply is provided by magnetic indica contacts of the relay thus preventing arcing at the tors ''A'' and "B" which are energized from the vital main pins.

Tl1is ensures that break. It consists of two positive pins and one negative pin. The pins are enclosed by a protective shroud. RQV fit c. This require! One set of Ex ternal power supply connection auxiliary contacts complete a circuit to a magnetic indicator which then indicates that the external sup1 The circuit of a th ree-pin receptacle system is is connected and on ''C" in Fig.. In some aircraft d. To An example of a current type of unit ls shown In bo tttry system Fig. The pins were of different diameters to prevent a reverse polarity condition.

Before external power is applied. If the phase sequenco is correct the pro. A single-phase supply Is also In aircraft which from the point of view of electrical fed to an amber light which comes on to indicate that power are principally of the "a. Systems tection unit completes a circuit to the control relay coil. External power I bus-he No. The circuit arrangement is shown in tween aircraft types but in order to gain some under- Fig.

The positive pin of the When external power Is coupled to the receptacle a receptacle is coupled directly to the battery busbar three-phase supply is fed to tho main contacts of the via circuit breaker "A". The T. The circuit unit in the event that the aircraft's battery is in. When the.. Figure 4.

The -'. A 'External three of the large prongs are for the corresponding ' I?

I power' a. The receptacle is of the six-prong type. This action connects a d. The circuit is controlled by an external power switch connected to a busbar supplied with 28 volts d. The two small shorter.. I power from the a. L prongs connect d. Separate cxtcrnd d. I the "trip" position on the external power switch. In addition to those accessories White Light essential for engine operation. In some types of A.

An external view of a typical unit and a typical installation. In general. The bleed. A motor for starting the A. The pilot's call button switch and interphone Indicator lights. Ing the delivery of air to the cabin during take-off and climb.

This is achieved by the incorporation of an auxiliary power unit A.

In some installations. The blue light is illuminated whenever a. In order to record the hours run. J C'Ofll ptes. I con: Fig 4. The function of a distribution tribution throughout an aircraft is essential. Faults on the distribution system e. Power-consuming equipment faults must not ting sources is coupled to one or more low Impedance endanger the supply of power lo other cquip- conductors referred to as busbars. The strips or rods are insulated from the main categorize all consumer services into their order of structure and are normally provided with some form Importance and.

The system is primarily a simple one. The requirements and abnormal aircraft. These are usually mcrll. The operating fundamentals ted in meeting the electrical power requirements of of these methods are described elsewhere in this book a particular aircraft type. Busbars arranging for faulted generators to be isolated from vary in form dependent on the methods to be adop.

In a large failures unless the total power demand exceeds multijet transport aircraft on the other hand. Busbar Systems. In a very simple system a but the method with which this Chapter is concerned busbar can take the form of a strip of interlinked is lhe additional one of arranging busbars a. Hour meter Installation 1. Combustion chamber S.

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Immersion thermocouple switch 8. Ignition exciter. CoQling duct 6. Generator 7. Oil cooler 9.

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Oil tank 4. Should both generators fail however. The essential services busbar is from a generator or from batteries. They are power to the essential services. Both busbars are Essential services are those required to ensure safe in turn connected. I main busbar. The main busbars are normally isolated from each other i. For the particular system represented by Fig. The essential a. I inverter and so it is No. Each gtilshers. These services are connected directly to the generator has its own busbar to which are connected battery.

Busbar system the busbars are automatically inter-connected by the energizing of the "bus-tie" breaker and serve as one. In the event that one generator should fail it is isolated in an in-flight emergency for load shedding automatically isolated from its respective busbar end purposes.

I and No. Fig S. In this example. The switches are of the "momentary select" on that used in the B7 Direct current is supplied both busbars are automatically interconnected by via three T. In the event of both generators relays. I TRU No. A source T. The No. A source of power switched auxiliary power unit can be connected Lo the whole onto or entering the system always takes priority and system in the manner indicated in Fig.

The batteries are directly connected The four power sources are connected to the to the battery bus bar and this is interconnected with busbars by six 3-phase breakers and two transfer the essential busbar. An interlocking matically supplied from the batteries to maintain circuit system between breakers and switches is also operation of essential d.

Main bus 2 Bus. V V Gen. When external power is connected lo the aircraft and is switched on. The switch energizes a ground service a guard cover to provide a path for signals con. The number 2 system busbars are still supplied from external power. These breakers are then de-energized.

GCB 2 closes to connect the generator to the number 2 system bus- bars. Transfer Bus Off amber. BTB 2 trips open. As will be noled from the diagram. The bus "ofr' position. In the event of loss of power from one or other. The connection between the generator busba.! If a lo. The generators may. When that the loss of any one unit will not result in the GCB 1 opens. The relay between TRU I and tacts within the breaker permit a d.

Closing of the SSB possible to connect it to the APU since its number 2 connects both parts of the synchronous busbar so switch is electrically locked out during in-flight that all four generators can operate as a fully operation.

The contacts therefore change over so that power A further variation of the split busbar concept. It will be noted from the Table that only two stood to include the insulation and covering. These are of a general nature and apply specifications also require that cable manufacturers equally to systems incorporating either wires. Table 5. The P. Although the term properly enclosed in a metal braided sheath. Specific metals are used for conductors. These require- the U.

Cables may also be further classified b principally to their constructional features and prefixes and suffixes relating to the number of cores indirectly to their applications also and may be and any additional protective covering.

I and in the In connection with power distribution systems in selection of the correct cable for a specific duty anc their various forms. This has an advantage where ting material and outer protective covering. This ensures functioning of in parallel. A cable low-resistance short-term circuits are concerned. Table Also where severe fie x.

Various detector element. In such cases it each other in a bundJe and bound together with is usual for the insulation of each core to be produced waxed cording or p.

A colour Open Loom. The composition of a cable loom Is dictated by phase A.. This is achieved by routing the positive adopted but in general Ii temperature code may also be applied to certain single-core cables conditions. In this method.. Another method of coding A loom is supported ln a different colour and in accordance with the at intervals throughout its run usually by means of appropriate speci.

The covering is. An example of a pressure bung assembly is shown in Fig. Conduits are generally used for conveying cables in areas where there is the posslbU!

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Depending on the particular application. Ducts may be of aluminium alloy. In some applications of this method. In cases specific safe distance from the magnetic detector where shielding against signal interference is necessary element of a compass system. This method is basically the same as good bonding.

It consists of a housing. The holes in the bung vary in size to accommodate cables of various diameters. For identi- fication purposes. This is accomplished by sealing the neces- sary apertures with either pressure bungs or pressure- proof plugs and sockets. For certain types of electrical systems.

Toe and tu rbine engine ignition systems. Impregnated fibre glass. For exhaust gas The cables are a tight fit in the holes of the bung temperature measurement a numbe-r of thermocouples which. These cables arc used for the connection of cylinder head temperature indicator: TI1e materials used for the coverings corresponds to that of the sparking plugs or igniter are manufactured to suit operations under varying plugs as appropriate.

The innermost conductor may of what are generally termed. On assembly. The remaining conductors are mission of hlgh tension voltages in both piston engine in the form of tubes. These cables arc used for the trans. Depending on Co-axial cables have several main advantages. The insulating material head are terminated by specially-sealed plug or socket of extension cables is normally of the polyvinyl type.

Some examples separate conductors.

Co-axial cables contain two or more that of the cables already referred to. TI1e insulating material the clamping nut is turned. The number of cables required for a system trical damage. The cables terminate In instances where cable "breaks" are required at a al an engine or fuewall junction box from which pressure bulkhead.

Outer single-core stranded type suitably insulated. The conducting materials are normally the same as those selected for the sensing element combinations. Cables are the outer conductor and the fields due to current connected to the relevant system components by flow in inner and outer conductors cancel each other.

Adapter 1l1e selection of types of connection for earth 4. Insulation return cables ls based on such important factors as 6. Outer braid conductof return system". Outer covering frame aJso serves as a connection for the neutral point. Although not applicable to all interconnection of tank Wlits and amplifiers. The cables the outer conductor may also be soldered to the construction of a typical coaxial cable and also the sub-assembly through solder holes.

For a. Plug sub-assembly effec ts. IL can therefore be regarded as electrically neutral and as a zero reference point for judging the 5 stale of electrification of other bodies. The ouler covering is cut back to ductor and screwing the coupling ring on Lo the sub- expose the braided outer conductor step "A" which assembly. Inner conductor mechanical strength. Solder holes arrangements being a single bolt passing through and. As tltis results in the bulk of cable required for the circuits being on Fig 5.

A and B. The installations in is cut back to expose the inner conductor. Since in most aircraft the structure is of metal 8 and of sufficient mass to remain electrically neutral.

If considered as a single body. Coupling ring 5. Contact As a result. The next which coaxial cables are most commonly employed step D is to screw the sub-assembly to the adapter are radio. With equjpment of a complex Earth-return cables are connected to earthing bolts nature liable to failure as the result of the failure of by means of crimped ring type connectors.

TI1ey consist of copper 2. An example of a cluster arrangement with a such that the cables can be readily disconnected when corrosion plate is illustrated in Fig. In order to ensure good electrical contact the methods of connection with which we are here and minimum resistance between an earthing bolt or concerned follow the same basic pattern. Connections are stronger approachlng that obtainc with cold welding. A crimped terminal is one connected to the fuselage and wing systems 'Via the which has been secured to Its conductor by compres- outer hinges of the control surfaces.

Earthing strips are provided in the trailing edges of the rudder. For some tions are made by some form of plug and socket thus circuits. Fabrication is faster and easier. The fuselage making connections is also adopted but is more ea1thing strips are connected to further strips which generally confined to the joining of internal circuit follow the leading and trailing edges from root to tip connections of the various items of consumer equip- of each wing and horizontal stabilizer.

Ughtning strike plates. The soldering method of position of greatest cross-sectional area. The strips are sing it in such a way that the metals of both terminal arranged to run with as few bends as possible and are and conductor merge together to form a homogeneou1 connected to each other by means of screwed or mass.

Connections 4. Shorting due to solder slop and messy flux problen- ln order to complete the linkages between the various are eliminated.

Some of the advantages of the crimping method riveted joints. Good electrical conductivity and a lower voltage strips and are mounted on the exterior of the struc.

Stainless stscl support '""'! When properly formed a seal against the Ingress of from an efglas cable to a nyvin cable may be neces- air is provided and a corrosion: The oxide film is formed as soon as aluminium is quontly left open at the tongue end. In certain types Fig S. This obtained. A For: To facilitate rapidity with which it oxidizes. Barrel 4.

The serrations have satisfactory electrical connections. The barrels are insulated by plastic sleeves which extend a short distance over the con. The most ployed for eliminating the oxide film is the one in common forms are the ring type and fork type.

The pressure is applied by means of a hand-operated or hydraulically. Aluminium terminals are normally of the engine nacelle to the fuselage of an aircraft. Polarizing keys and for the relative softness of aluminium as compared wilh copper. They may 7 Fig 5. The bodies or shells. For reasons of softness also. Plugs and Sockets. When crimping Lakes place the compound is forced panel or a consumer component. To compensate either a male or female thread. In many cases a special cable clamp coupling rings or nuts.

I fixed and free type plugs and socket contacts have a resilient section which is sockets are illustrated in Fig. The socket contacts are designed so point of entry to the plug or socket thereby pre. Plug contacts are usually solid round pins.

The shells of "free" which they are to be used. The contacts are re. The rack type arranged lo grip the mating pin. These provide a p. Polarising key positions. Attachment of conductors plugs and sockets are extended as necessary by the to pin and socket contacts Is done by crimping see attachment of outlets or endbells.

Bveiy tenth pin or socket cavity is identified familiar form of lightning. The relative hazard created plastic shroud with sufficient height to cover the by these high potentials can be readily appreciated terminations. The discharge can take with parentheses. A well developed cloud may have kets which are to be employed in situations where several oppositely charged areas. As shown ln Fig. Once mixed.

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One of the hazards. The potting compound consists of a basic material Regardless of how an aircraft acquires its static and an alkaline or acid base material known as an charges the resultant potential difference between it "accelerator'' which are thoroughly mixed in the and the atmosphere produces a discharge which tends correct proportion to give the desired consistency and to adjust the potential of the aircraft to that of the hardness of the compound.

Lt eliminates elaborate tical planes. When the mould is removed. Charges of the electrostatic type are those induced In addition to Identifying pins and sockets by into an aircraft when flying into electric fields created numbers or letters. The charge is therefore being dissipated is injected into a special mould and allowed to set. As the particles flow over the aircraft negative charges v prevent the possibility of electrical shock are left behind on the surfaces and positive charges hazards to persons contacting equipment are released to flow into the airstream.

It is essential. In addition to sealing it provides the aircraft when flying in or near Lhe aforementioned reinforcement for the cable connections. Precipitation static charges are currents so that they will discharge to atmo- built up on the outer surfaces of an aircraft due to sphere a l the extremities of the aircraft.

In order to provide the necessary leakage path. This is through the hose generates electrical poten lials. Corona discharge occurs more tyre with good electrical conductivity. During refuelling of an aircraft. The equalizing of hazardly at points favourable to its occurrence. Although they instrument panels. Some typical examples of the method of of view.

Oight control surfaces. This is because the magnetic surfaces. The continuous link is formed by metal strip During the refuelling operation physical contact conductors joining fixed metal parts. The be provided to ensure that the illscharges occur at aircraft itself may be charged. In one. Secondary bonding conductors are nearby.

In some instances. A typical static The methods adopted for screening are generally discharger consists of nichrome wires formed in the of three main types governed principally by the equip- manner of a ''brush" or wick thereby providing a men t or circuit radiating the in terfcrencc fie lds. The diagrams. The other methods adopted are the enclosing low and to ensure that discharge will occur only at of equipment and circuits In metal cases and the en- these points.

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As a result, a current Ie will flow through the equalizing coils which are connected in such a manner that the effect of Ie is to raise the output voltage of generator No. A point which may be noted in connection with turns from E or W is that when the N or S end of the magnet system is tilted up.

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