JSS 2 BASIC TECH THIRD TERM

Week 6

Topic: TRANSMISSION OF ELECTRICITY

INTRODUCTION

When electricity is supplied to various consumers, e.g. domestic and industrial premises, it is said to be distributed. All distribution in Nigeria are carried out with Alternating Current (AC) system.

The following (AC) supply systems are available by the Power Holding Corporation of Nigeria.

(i) Single phase 2-wire

(ii) Single phase 3-wire

(iii) Three phase 3-wire

(iv) Three phase 4-wire

The three phase 4-wire is the most widely used for the basic reason that the other systems can be easily obtained from it.

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Utilization of Electricity

We have discussed how electricity is from the generating station to sub stations, and distributed from there to homes, factories, etc. In order to enjoy the many advantages of electricity in premises, certain precaution, accessories and methods of wiring need to be adopted to avoid hazards or danger associated with the use of electricity.

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