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17:44 Feb 18, 2009
This question was closed without grading. Reason: No acceptable answer

Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Electronics / Elect Eng
Spanish term or phrase: playa de maniobra
Description of items in a turbo generator control room at a power plant.

Tableros de interface, alarmas y protección de celda de 33 KV y playa de maniobra de 132 KV, y transformador principal de tres bobinados 50 MVA marca General Electric Prolec.
United States
Local time: 01:37

Summary of answers provided
4 +2Switching yard

Discussion entries: 2



45 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +2
Switching yard


Note added at 55 minutos (2009-02-18 18:39:37 GMT)


Note added at 3 horas (2009-02-18 21:00:52 GMT)

see whether notes can be added

Note added at 3 horas (2009-02-18 21:02:06 GMT)

I don't know why, but this sometimes refuses to load notes: Let's see whether this one holds:

Note added at 3 horas (2009-02-18 21:06:28 GMT)

"celda" translates as "bay" in this context: I read your original as meaning that the transformer and its control and operation (and protection) panels are in a bay (that is, indoors), and the switching yard (to the transmission lines, at 132 kV), is in a "playa" ("yard"), that is, outdoors.

Note added at 3 horas (2009-02-18 21:06:56 GMT)

Well, it held

Note added at 9 días (2009-02-28 16:06:06 GMT)

Not only.

See SWITCHYARD in the same reference. It may mean both a railroad yard AND "puesto de distribución de energía eléctrica". No native speaker, of course, but since a "switch yard" actually does the switching (between outgoing power lines), I got this one.

Note added at 10 días (2009-02-28 19:51:45 GMT)



Note added at 13 días (2009-03-04 10:57:32 GMT)

I am afraid you cannot reverse the closing of the question, so this is for the record, not for the points:

1) Have you seen the last note above?

2) Either switchyard or switching yard (not sure which one) IS the answer to your question.

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Notes to answerer
Asker: Please read context above.

Asker: "Switching yard" is in the context of a railroad yard. As I said, These are items inside a turbo generator control room at a power plant. I left this term for the editor to figure out. Sorry, I don't know what he decided upon.

Asker: Psicutrinius, Yes, I saw the references you listed above. They are both pictures of some kind of dam electrical substation. But they are only pictures. I assume you must have done an image search for "switching yard" and these pictures popped up. Perhaps all of the references you provided will help someone in the future looking for this term. Thank you for your contributions.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Julio Bereciartu
2 hrs
  -> Gracias, saruro

agree  Daniel Grau: Voto a favor y te llevas los puntos, como corresponde.
89 days
  -> Gracias, Daniel. Espero que así sea, porque ya ves que "se cerró sin grading"
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