battery bus

battery bus

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A tie point in an aircraft electrical system to which the battery is connected. Electrical loads connected to the battery bus draw their power from the battery through this bus. See also busbar.
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With a low power consumption of 1.4 Watts, the light can be connected to the 28VDC battery bus with no concerns of heavy power use.
* THE FUTURE: Gordon Brown takes a look at the battery bus in Downing Street
According to a report into the incident, released yesterday, the fault on the DC battery bus happened a further two times on the chartered Boeing 737 after the initial mid-air drama that made the fire alarm sound and saw lights warn the plane's pilots of failures across the aircraft.
The generator powers the battery bus and simultaneously recharges the batteries to near full power.
Battery bus voltages on many three-phase UPSs are extremely high (typically between 192 VDC to 960 VDC), limiting service to UPS technicians only.