Why the core of a 50Hz power transformer works in saturation?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by chudiandeyu, May 17, 2011.

  1. chudiandeyu

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    Hello

    Does anybody know why the core of a 50 Hz power transformer works in saturation?

    Thanks a lot !
     
  2. kubeek

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    What kind of question is that? Like why all cores work in saturation, or why is that specific core working in saturation, or ...?
     
  3. SgtWookie

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    If a core is being operated saturated, then it'll be dissipating power as heat instead of doing useful work.
     
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