phase confusion

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  1. triguy

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    what is the difference between single and three phase electric circuts
     
  2. bertus

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  3. MaxHeadRoom

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    AC 1phase is a two conductor system that has 180° phase difference between each conductor, 3 phase AC has 120° between each conductor/phase.
    If Star (or Wye) configuration there is a common neutral point relative to each phase.
    Max.
     
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