Category: ELECTRICAL MACHINES

Three phase Transformer Bank of Single phase Transformers

Three phase Transformer Bank of Single phase Transformers: The different Three phase Transformer Bank of Single phase Transformers are namely, Delta/delta connection: The supply voltage provides only sinusoidal magnetizing current so that core flux is flat-topped; but the third-harmonic emfs induced (cophasal) cause circulating currents in deltas restoring the flux to almost sinusoidal. The third-harmonic […]

Choice of Transformer Connection Diagram

Choice of Transformer Connection Diagram: The different choice of Transformer Connection Diagram are namely, Star/star: This is economical for small HV transformers as it minimizes the turns/phase and winding insulation. A neutral connection is possible. However, the Y/Y connection is rarely used because of difficulties associated with the exciting current. Delta/delta: This suits large LV […]

Three Phase Transformer Connections

Three Phase Transformer Connections: In generation, transformation, transmission and utilization of electric energy it can be shown that it is economical to use the three-phase system rather than the single-phase. For Three Phase Transformer Connections, three single-phase transformers are needed. Two arrangements are possible: a bank of three single-phase transformers or a single three-phase transformer […]

Variable Frequency Transformer

Variable Frequency Transformer: So far we have considered transformers which operate at fixed frequency (50 Hz). Their purpose is to transform electric power from one voltage level to another; their performance measures being high efficiency and low voltage regulation. Small transformers (usually iron-cored) are used for coupling purposes in electronic circuits for communication, measurement and […]

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