open delta

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by betown, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. betown

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    Mar 19, 2009
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    What are the advantages of a open delta system and what is the principle disadvantage
     
  2. mik3

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    Feb 4, 2008
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    The advantage is that if one winding fails about 58% of the total power can be still delivered.

    The disadvantage is that a small difference in the phase or amplitude of the voltages will cause circulating currents in the windings and cause losses.
     
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