Spot Load

Selecting the Spot Load command from the Line or Cable component dialog opens the respective Spot Load dialog, which allows the user to specify the kW and/or kVA loads for each phase.  Note: Spot loads are not time dependant.

Loads Based on kVA and Power Factor - allows user to specify a known kVA Load and Power Factor, then [Calculate Loads] for Real Power and Reactive Power (based on the specified values), with results being displayed in Changes input fields.
 

Changes - provides input area for changes to total spot loads.

Real Power - defines the kilowatt spot load change for an update to total.

Reactive Power - defines the kiloVAR spot load change for an update.

Phase - defines phase for applied load changes of an update. Note: for 3-phase (ABC) update, input loading change is divided equally across all phases.  For a single phase update, input loading change is applied only to the selected phase.

[Add] - adds defined changes to any existing values in the applicable Total fields.

[Subtract] - subtracts defined changes from any existing values in the applicable Total fields.

[Delete All] - deletes all existing values in the Total loading fields, resetting applied spot loading to zero for all phases.
 

Total - indicates the total amount of spot load on the component.

kW - indicates the total amount of real power attached to each phase of the component.

kVAR - indicates the total amount of reactive power attached to each phase of the component.  

Load Types -

[OK] - accepts changes to spot loading and exits Spot Load dialog.

[Cancel] - exits Spot Load dialog without accepting any changes.

[Help] - opens applicable help topic.