3 Phase Energy System Question

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crazyengineer

Joined Dec 29, 2010
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Hello everyone.

I have a simple question involving 3 phase energy systems. Is it possible to change a Y 3 phase generator into a triangle 3 phase generator? If so, how?
 

crutschow

Joined Mar 14, 2008
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The term is delta.;)

You can change a Y to a delta only if both connections to all three windings are available separately at the generator terminal. In that case you can remove the common Y connection and connect them as a Delta. If they are tied together internally to make the Y, then you can't.
 
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