Why is there 30 degrees phase shift in delta-wye transformer ?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Michael George, Nov 8, 2015.

1. Michael George Thread Starter Member

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I've heard that a delta-star transformer produces a phase shift of 30 degrees between the primary and secondary coils. My question is very basic but I can not find its answer on the internet. Why there is a delay between the secondary coils and the primary coils?
Thank you very much.

2. crutschow Expert

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3. Papabravo Expert

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It's all in the vectors

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4. Michael George Thread Starter Member

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@crutschow Thank you very much for the fantastic explanation, it is really helpful. In conclusion, What I understand is:

A line voltage of Wye is the sum of the two phase voltages of Wye.

The two phase voltages of Wye: One of them is in phase with the line voltage of delta, and the other in Not in phase with the line voltage of delta.

So, The line voltage voltage of Wye (which is the sum of them) is Not in phase with the line voltage of delta. The line voltages of delta are only in phase with the phase voltages of Wye.

Is that correct ?