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Confusion with the nameplate of an induction motor

Regarding the below nameplate of an induction motor: What is meant by?: Δ/Y 220/380 Does that mean if delta connected the line to line voltage must be 220V? Im confused also because isnt 220 ...
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Does this coil topology work at high frequencies?

I have a cast iron wok and an induction hob. My understanding is that a ~24kHz AC in the hob's coil causes heating in the wok due to eddy currents from the varying magnetic field. Sadly, the iron ...
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How does Rühmkorff induction coil start and periodically produce sparks?

I found the following pictures and equivalent circuit of the Rühmkorff induction coil: Can someone explain the operating of this coil in a step by step fashion?
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How do induction cookers measure temperature?

This is not exactly about electrical circuitry, but I hope it's close enough not to get me kicked out. Please redirect me if necessary. Almost all induction tops advertise possibility to "keep ...
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Suitable replacement capacitor for my induction stove?

I have an induction cook top with a failed/failing capacitor. The capacitor has the following printed on it: MKPH SH 0.3 uF +- 5% 800VAC 50/60Hz Max Temp 105 C E215893 The component has "BM" ...
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Induction Motor Switching Surge

I would like to ask a question related with induction motor Whenever I switch ON & OFF a motor, a small voltage (3-8 V) produced at the metal surface where the motor is attached. I figure out ...
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Peak Current vs RMS Current when calculating Reactance

I am having a hard time getting a grip on AC circuit analysis. I have been taking my peak voltage/current and converting it to RMS current and RMS voltage so I can use ohms law and things like that to ...
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Making sure power is supplied from a DPS5020 fast enough for an induction board to oscillate

Apologies in advance - I'm a software guy who likes to dabble here and there and my latest project is a little beyond the comfort zone. I'm building an induction heater (with off-the-shelf parts for ...
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Parallel resonant induction heater

I implemented a parallel LC induction heater using theory. I made a simple square wave Inverter providing a frequency of 20kHz to the tuned LC circuit. The problem I'm facing is that my tank is not ...
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Sensing Of Load In Induction Heating

In New Induction Appliances When you lift the pan from surface of furnace they automatically switch off the power of furnace so my question is How Induction Cooking Appliances Can Know The ...
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Induction heating

I was reading the working principles of induction heating and I think I understand the basics. Out of curiosity, I searched the Internet for a schematic and found one. However, the thing that confuses ...
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Passive (or very low power sensor) sensor to wirelessly receive wake signal

Context. I am using an ESP32 and a small circuit to control an electronic lock on my one of my exterior doors. It is powered by batteries. It has a door magnet sensor to detect when the door is open ...
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Portable electronic musical instrument: energy from pressing keys, no batteries: feasible? [closed]

on one hand electronic musical instruments are very nice (lot of features: change tonality, change timbre, small number of mechanically breakable parts ), on the other hand they need external power ...
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How to determine direction of induction current (I inc) according to V emf?

In this question, I easily understand the solution. But I want to determine the direction of induction current (I inc) with the Lenz Law. I know how works Lenz Law, but I couldn't determine the ...
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Clarification on This Transformer Statement

Secondly, when the current starts to rise in the secondary wire, the magnetic field it generates is multiplied by the loop count. Obviously if we had lots of loops, a very small current will ...
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Is wireless technology only possible due to inductance?

I asked a friend how capacitative coupling works in glass-mount antennas. He said it's like when installing a sound system; where you want to keep the power & audio cables separated, to avoid ...
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Is it possible to induce negative/positive charge wirelessly

Sorry if this question doesnt belong here. I have no clue of what I'm about to ask. I want to know, if possible, how to induce negative/positive charge on objects inside recipients? What I want to ...
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If you have two identical but oppositely wound inductors does the inductance effectively cancel?

I was just curious if the effect inductance of a branch of a circuit would cancel if you put two identical but oppositely wound inductors in series. It's not something I have come across.But looking ...
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Can VFD be used with induction motor for regeneration?

I want to use VFD with induction motor to run it as induction generator (driven by external prime mover). Does VFD circuit allow reverse flow of electrical power? Thanks
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Induction heater requirements

I am working on determining the specs needed for an induction heater I plan on buying or building. However, I’m having trouble calculating the potential current draw and wattage needed for my ...
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A few questions about copper coils, magnets and induction

So I've been into electronics and electricity in general, lately. I've been trying to understand induction. Here's a few questions I had pertaining to it. In what way are coils connected together to ...
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How do I keep my LEDs from burning out in a magnetic induction coil?

I built a simple magnetic inductance coil using: For transmitter: 28 awg magnet wire in a "pancake coil" (flat spiral) npn transistor (TIP31C) 2 resistors in parallel battery (tried a 3 volt ...
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Limiting the speed of an induction generator

A turbine (whose angular speed must not exceed \$\omega_{max}\$) is driving a 3-phase induction generator. I envisage the generator's electrical output being monitored by a circuit that reacts to ...
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Is EMF induced in a conducting loop moving in a uniform magnetic field with uniform velocity perpendicular to the magnetic field?

Due to the the magnetic force= q(v × B), the separation of charges must take place. One point must be at high potential than the other. So can't we just take the separation of the charges as the ...
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ignition timing light trigger current

I've built an ignition timing light, following: http://citroen.tramontana.co.hu/en/ignition/stroboscopic-timing-light here the original schematic: I've changed some components: Instead of the ...
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In an induction cooktop, what happens to the coils resistance when there is no pot? Does it vary between pots? How does the appliance respond?

An induction cooktop (or an induction rice cooker) uses a copper coil with a high-frequency alternating current going though. The magnetic flux heats any iron-alloy pot placed above. But what ...
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Induction heater [closed]

Please help me out. I am totally confused. I am searching over the internet many times but failed. My question is: Doe inductor coil (chock) decide resonance frequency of induction heating coil, ...
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The fields and waves associated with a transformer

Induction in a transformer happens via a fluctuating magnetic field in coil A inducing a voltage and hence current in coil B. An electric field is associated with a fluctuating magnetic field. Is ...
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Interrupter on induction heater

Im currently trying to control the power of my induction heater, i want to use an interrupter to control it. but if i now interrupt the driver at random points, the mosfets wont turn off at zero ...
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Can I use rectified AC current to heat an object inside a induction coil?

The reason why I would like to use rectified AC is because I want to keep the magnetic field inside the coil unidirectional. A changing magnetic field induces current in the coil and vice versa. ...
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Effect on coil of two magnets moving in opposite direction

There is a coil of wire making up a closed circuit and two magnets. What would the effect be on the circuit if we simultaneously moved one magnet towards the coil and the other magnet away from the ...
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Heating a tube of aluminium electrically

I need to regulate the temperature of the surface of a tube of aluminium. The tube is used as a mandrel for composite molding/curing, so the target temperature is below 100C. Currently, there is no ...
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Inducted LED control circuit design

I would like to build a circuit to control 4 LEDs via an inducted current. I would like the inducted current to provide the power for the LEDs, however I would like the LEDs to be lit in a certain ...
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Three phase induction motor 3

For most common/casual 3 phase induction motor, If we connect proper capacitors in series or parallel, can we get resonance like LC circuit ? thank a lot. star or delta . doesnt matter.
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sinewave input input induction motor

If we put for standart 3 phase induction motor sinewave voltage input, will we get sinewave current if we measure motor current with osciloscope. At least sinewave like current ?
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Energy in induction furnaces [closed]

I have seen a question in my exam today and I don't know the real answer and need an explanation. Energy conversion in induction furnaces: heat -> electric energy -> magnetic energy electric ...
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Induction in transformer coil relationship to magnetic field lines in core

From my understanding is the process of induction described by a magnetic field line which approaches a wire perpendicular and creating an local electric field in it which can be detected which ...
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Bleed Resistor Required in Electrical Induction Circuit?

We use induction circuit to melt metal pieces placed within a coil. The circuit has a 300-950V, 10kHz Power Supply, in series with a Capacitor and the Coil. I can't recall Capacitor/Coil values at ...
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Circuit approximation of Induction in guitar pickups

I was trying to learn the way basic guitar circuits work, the other day, and I stumbled upon a thing that I couldn't fully understand. According to this site, a simple guitar circuit can be made as ...
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Why is slip necessary in an Induction motor?

Why should the rotor of a 3-phase induction motor not rotate at synchronous speed?
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DIY Induction Heater failure - MOSFET overheat

I saw this video about DIY Induction Heater and I decided to make it by myself in order to learn something from this project. After finish wiring everything, I connect the power supply and heard/saw ...
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Toroidal Inductor magnetic field question

I need confirmation of my understanding of the magnetic field induced by a toroid inductor. What think is: The magnetic field B or H encircles the vector lines of A... A being the curl B. A ...
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Lenz Law - sinusoidal current

I am trying to understand something about Lenz law. First, let me show an example of what I do understand. In this image, I understand a) As the loop moves closer to the current the field increases....
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Faradays law of induction - where does the energy for the current in second loop come from?

Lets say each of the loops have the same resistance \$R\$ and the emf of the battery is \$V\$. Case1 : There is no second loop. Then if I close the switch for \$t\$ seconds, then the energy supplied ...
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Can you pair a compass or magnetometer with an induction circuit to create a form of metal detector?

A compass or magnetometer by themselves can only detect/measure magnetic fields, and thus would normally only be able to detect ferrous metals and (possibly) some active electrical circuits in ...
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Choice of capacitor for high frequency application

I want to recreate this wireless power transfer system that utilizes two resonating LC circuits and induction for power transfer. I want to know the best type of capacitor to use in the LC resonator ...
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Using an Induction Heater to melt multiple types of metal

Right, here's some context. I have a large amount of metal shavings from a dozen different sources, and they are very light and sharp. Some of them aren't, but most of them are. I need to dispose of ...
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asynchronous induction motor

DL 1021 Induction motor with three-phase stator winding and squirrel cage buried in the rotor. Technical features: Power: 1.1 kW Voltage: 220 / 380 V Δ/Y Current: 4.3 / 2.5 A Δ/Y Speed: 2870 ...
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Can the primary coil of a Tesla coil be inside the secondary coil?

I'm building a Tesla coil and the secondary coil (about 800 turns of 0.85 mm diameter enameled copper wire) is wrapped around a cardboard tube (about 8 cm diameter and about 1 m long). I was planning ...
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HF signal in a null experiment. What is the exact mechanism?

Since I've tried to experiment with electronics, I am faced with the problem of HF noise and signals bypassing almost anything I try to stop them. This begun with my attempts to filter the noise of a ...