Ratio of losses in conductor, screen/sheath and armour 1 to losses in conductor.

Symbol
$q_{\mathrm{2_{\mathrm{1}}}}$
Unit
-
Formulae
$\lambda_{\mathrm{1}} + \lambda_{\mathrm{2}} + 1$only one armour layer
$\frac{R_{\mathrm{A_{\mathrm{1}}}} \lambda_{\mathrm{2}}}{R_{\mathrm{A_{\mathrm{1}}}} + R_{\mathrm{A_{\mathrm{2}}}}} + \lambda_{\mathrm{1}} + 1$two armour layers
Related
$\lambda_{\mathrm{1}}$
$\lambda_{\mathrm{2}}$
$R_{\mathrm{A_{\mathrm{1}}}}$
$R_{\mathrm{A_{\mathrm{2}}}}$
Used in
$Q_{\mathrm{B_{\mathrm{ab1}}}}$