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Which branches should I convert for this star-delta transformation?

For those who can't see the image: SO there is an outer delta with two 1 ohms and a 2 ohm. Then an inner Y with three 2 ohms. Within the Y, there is a delta formed on it's two lower legs with three 1 ...
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Star to delta transformation circuit

Is it possible to use star-to-delta transformation on this specific circuit below? If it is possible, can someone give me a hint on how to do it? I tried to do delta-to-star transformation and got the ...
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Wye to delta 3 phase

Can someone please explain to me the following. For the last part, why did they use the Van to find Vab( secondary line voltage of the delta). I did it and my magnitude matches the solution but the ...
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Stepper motor, why so many wires (10)?

I recently bought a stepper motor secondhand and out of curiosity opened up the back cover to see how the wires were connected, currently it looks like 3 phases are connected (4 wires, 3 phase wires, ...
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Power in balanced three phase systems

I was solving the following exercise And got the a) and the c) correct: \$\ Iline = 14.6 - 5.95j (A) \$ \$\ power factor = 0.926 \$ I turned the delta connection into a wye connection and got: \$...
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Star-Delta starter connection of motors

The Star Delta Starter is a very common type of starter and is used extensively. It is said that a star delta is used for a cage motor designed to run normally on the delta connected stator winding. ...
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Current readings of Ammeter

I was trying to solve this problem (number 27) and as per the KCL equations I am getting that an infinite number of Ammeter readings are possible. I used KCL after taking the outer loop as the ...
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what will happen if the motor that is designed for delta connected in star connection

I have a motor which is designed for 3 phase, 380V. The power rating of motor is 132kw and motor stator winding is connected in delta connection. If I connect the same motor stator winding in star ...
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creating artifical neutral point in delta connection

I am trying to measure 3 phase 3wire and 3 phase 4 wire L_L voltage and L_N voltage.Circuit i am looking is common for both. In star connection i will get an neutral point for reference to read the ...
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Balanced delta source to Wye source by considering magnitude only is ok?

I read and derived formulas for balanced delta source to Wye source; it is given by Vy = Vd / sqrt(3)<30 but in some places I see people only dividing by sqrt(3) for conversions are keeping angle 0,...
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Proof that Delta and Y transformer have the same power?

I'm trying to proove that a Delta and Y transformer both have the same power. Somewhere I must get wrong in my process... I have a reading in voltage and current in a Star transformer: 600 V line-...
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How do I refer an impedance from the delta side of a transformer to the WYE side?

My question is regarding the simple arrangement below: It is simply a three phase source feeding a load through Z1, followed by an ideal WYE DELTA transformer, followed by Z2. My question is how do ...
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Y-Δ transform proof using superposition

In the Wikipedia page and in every book they prove the transformation by equaling the equivalent resistance between any pair of terminals while disconnecting the other node. https://en.wikipedia.org/...
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Does the motor speed change with the fully automatic star(wye)/delta starter?

At no load, I connected a 380V motor to start in the star connection for 5 seconds and thereafter change to the delta connection. I understand that torque will change since the current will change as ...
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Running a 3ph motor rated for 380v star on 220v delta

I've got an old Soviet 4kW motor, made in 1983. The dilemma is that the nameplate info states a Y-connection/380v/8.7amps and I want to run it on delta using my VFD which produces 3ph 220v. All my ...
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Why there is not a sqrt(3) factor between rated currents on the delta-wye transformer?

When calculating the rated current on either side of a delta-wye transformer, we will use the following equation: $$ I_{LL}= \dfrac{S_{3\Phi}}{\sqrt3*V_{LL}} $$ Since this same equation is used for ...
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How to Transform AC Current from Wye to Delta?

What is the correct formula to transform AC current from a Wye connection to a Delta connection? I am not an electrical engineer, and this is my first question on this part of StackExchange. I hope ...
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Problem in star delta starter in air compressor

I am a beginner in electrical engineering. I am trying to understand how motors are connected in a star and delta system. I studied the star delta starter from this link. It describes the connection ...
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Resistance between the terminals of a star configuration?

The derivation of the delta-star transformation rules is based on the fact that the resistance between terminals 1,3 is R1+R3 I can't see how we can consider R1,R3 just two resistances connected in ...
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3-Phase Theory vs Practical example confusion

In theoretical examples, 3-phase circuits are shown as either Wye or Delta type. Wye obviously containing a neutral line. Recently I watched a Youtube video where the uploader re-purposed an old ...
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Without converting the secondary side to “Y”, how would one solve this question?

The question: "A three-phase 230 V, 27 kVA, 0.9 PF (lagging) load is supplied by three 10 kVA, 1330/230 V, 60 Hz transformers connected in Y-Δ by means of a common three-phase feeder whose impedance ...
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Y-Delta Transformation Voltage across resistor

In effort to solve for Vx, I would like to transform the Delta network (the 3 3 ohm resistors) to a Y network. My question is, where would Vx be read ? Thanks, Liam
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delta-wye with dependent sources

I was looking through some problems in Nilsson's book and this one caught my attention: The variable of the dependente source is in the \$4\Omega\$ resistor, which is part of a "delta" type of ...
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Y to Delta transform with inductors?

Does a Y to delta transform for resistors work the same way when inductors a connected in a similar fashion? simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I have a load bank that ...