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Old 02-26-2013, 03:44 PM   #1
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In Transformer's what are Taps and when are they used?

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Sounds like a home work question. What does your study material or instructor state during class?

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Taps is what I play when a transformer dies.
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Sounds like a home work question. What does your study material or instructor state during class?
Yep, based on the recent posts I'd say the same thing.
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In Transformer's what are Taps and when are they used?
So what if it is homework, you think everybody else in the class isn't trying to find out the same thing?

OP there are primary taps and secondary taps. Take a look at how transformers are configured ... use the internet if you want ....

If it still doesn't make since come back and I'll give another hint. My purpose is to get your mind thinking correctly so you can figure it out on your own.
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Taps on a xfmr are used to adjust the ouput voltage if incoming voltage is high or lower than needed.
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So what if it is homework, you think everybody else in the class isn't trying to find out the same thing?

OP there are primary taps and secondary taps. Take a look at how transformers are configured ... use the internet if you want ....

If it still doesn't make since come back and I'll give another hint. My purpose is to get your mind thinking correctly so you can figure it out on your own.
I think everyone in the class IS trying to find out the same thing. However, any class I ever took had text books that would readily explain the question. If you will notice, this same OP posted many questions in succession. So, sounds to me like one of two things is happening:

1. He is trying to learn things on his own without text. In that case, if he had explained this scenario, I should think we would all have been much more receptive to these mass postings.

2. He is in a structured class and either doesn't want to, or just didn't, study the course material. So what easier way to get someone else to do your homework than the bloody INTERNET!

To the OP, if you fall under number one above, please explain. I will PM you with many details and source material. If you fall under number two, then crack the book, study and absorb what you can, and then return for much more focused detail of what part you might not understand.
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Dude you about 4 threads all about taps and transformers. If your going to ask a homework question at least keep it discreet or keep them all in one thread
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Now of course everything they need to know can be found at http://www.phy.davidson.edu/instrumentation/NEETS.htm Which is the same stuff I had to use to earn my certification in the Navy. The material is written at a sixth grade level, so any 12 year old could even understand the majority of it.

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