Transformer Design and Components

Transformer Design and Components

Updated Jan 21, 2021

 When you finish this lesson, you will be able to visually identify the type of core construction in a transformer and describe types of transformer cooling, temperature limits, and external devices of the transformer.

• Describe the basics of core construction

• Describe the design of a core-type transformer

• Describe the design of a shell-type transformer

• Describe a toroidal core transformer

• Describe the cause of coil movement

• Describe types of transformer cooling

• Describe the type of coolant used to cool transformers