IEEE 1584 Equations – Your Thoughts?

When an arc flash study is performed, most rely on software that is built around the equations from IEEE 1584. This week’s question focuses on performing arc flash calculations by hand – either as an exercise or for an actual analysis.

What are your thoughts about the existing IEEE 1584 equations?

Too complex / Too much detail
Too simple / Not enough detail
Seems to be OK as is.
I’ve Never performed calculations manually

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