# Need help solving this simlple equation

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#### Nubsparky

Joined Nov 27, 2015
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Ok, I'm doing research for a boiler company...and electrical is my weak suit....the querry is as follows:

What is the electrical consumption in KVA of the motor powered by a 3 phase, 460V supply and drawing 17amps constantly???

If anyone knows the formula and willing the share it, that would be awesome...

#### MikeML

Joined Oct 2, 2009
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#### Nubsparky

Joined Nov 27, 2015
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I figured it out... KVA= V x I x square root of 3 divided by 1000=13.544 KVA

#### WBahn

Joined Mar 31, 2012
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Ok, I'm doing research for a boiler company...and electrical is my weak suit....the querry is as follows:

What is the electrical consumption in KVA of the motor powered by a 3 phase, 460V supply and drawing 17amps constantly???

If anyone knows the formula and willing the share it, that would be awesome...
Really? You flat out admitted in another thread

Ok, Here's my situation...I'm trying to solve this equation but I have no clue what the formula is:

What is the electrical consumption in KVA of the motor powered by a 3 phase 460V supply, drawing 17amps constantly???
That this was homework.

Treating us like idiots and trying to deceive people that you are asking for help from seldom goes well for long.

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