Dr Electric's Generator Calculators
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Effective Power from Generator, Gas Powered
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Instructions:
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This calculator derates your generator for environmental effects.
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This is useful to know how much power your generator system has "on top", so to speak.
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Fill in the green cells.
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The orange cells at the bottom tells you the actual, or effective, power your devices have access to.
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ContinuousQuarter LoadSurgeUnitNote
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Generator
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Rated Power 28007003000watts
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Altitude Derating
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Altitude of Operation4000feet
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Resulting Inefficiency0.14fractionNotice we're quite sensitive to altitude
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Available Power24086022580watts
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Temperature Derating
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Operating Temperature100farenheitIt gets hot during the day on playa.
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Nominal Temperature60farenheit
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Resulting Inefficiency0.06fractionNotice we're relatively insensitive to temperature
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Available Power22635652425watts
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Power Factor Adjustment
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Inefficiency1fractionRough estimate. Feel free to tweak. Compensates for the apparent load being higher than the actual load due to inefficiencies and losses.
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Available Power22635652425watts
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Aggregate Efficiency80.82%
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Available Power To Load22635652425
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