Introduction to Power Systems

Session 13 Three-phase Power

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Reactive Power • • Electric power is generated in three-phase Three-phase power generation and transmission is more economical Three-phase devices ECE | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering 2 .

Y-Connection • • • • A three-phase circuit comprise of three balanced single-phase circuits Ideally.Balanced Three-phase Circuit. generators supply balanced loads Three-phase circuits can be three-wire or four-wire circuits In the balanced three-phase circuit the ground connection can be removed ( I  0) n Three-phase waveforms 3 ECE | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering .

Balanced Three-phase Circuit. Y-Connection Three-phase waveforms 4 ECE | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering .

Eco  100  240 o I an  10   . Ebo  100  120 o . Ecn  10    240 o In  0 Phase (line) currents examples 5 ECE | Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering . I bn  10    120 o .Three-phase Voltages and Currents • • Phase voltages examples Eao  1000o .

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