Types and Classification of Faults on Electrical Power Systems
Question: How many types of faults exist on the power system and how they are classified?
Answer: Generally four types of faults exist and are classified into two categories.
Symmetrical faults: They give rise to symmetrical equal currents having a displacement of 120°.
Unsymmetrical faults: They gave rise to unsymmetrical currents having unequal displacements.
- Line to line to line fault
- Line to ground
- Line to line
- Double line to ground
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