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Torque (lb. ft.) x RPM Torque (N·m) x RPM Kilowatts = 5250 9550 Horsepower x 5250 Kilowatts x 9550 Torque (lb. ft.) = Torque (N·m) = RPM RPM Horsepower = Speed - AC Machinery Synchronous RPM = Percent Slip = 120 x Frequency (Hz) Number of Poles Synchronous RPM = Full-Load RPM Synchronous RPM

x100

Time for Motor to Reach Operating Speed (in Seconds) Seconds = Wk = Inertia of Rotor +
2

Wk (lb. ft. ) x Speed Change (RPM) 308 x Avg. Accelerating Torque (lb. ft.) Inertia of Load x Load RPM
2 2

2

2

Motor RPM [(FLT + BDT)/2] + BDT + LRT Average Accelerating Torque = 3 BDT = Breakdown Torque Where: FLT = Full-Load Torque LRT = Locked-Rotor Torque back to table of contents Shaft Stress Shaft Stress (psi) = Shaft Stress (kg/mm ) =
2

HP x 321.000 RPM x D
3 6

KW x 4.96 x 10
3

RPM x D D = Shaft Diameter (in or mm) Where: HP = Motor Output KW = Motor Output psi = Pounds Per Square Inch RPM = Revolutions Per Minute Centrifugal Applications

Affinity Laws Flow RPM 1 1 = Flow RPM
2 2 2 2 3 3

Fans and Blowers HP = CFM x PSF 33000 x Efficiency of Fan CFM x PIW 6343 x Efficiency of Fan CFM x PSI 229 x Efficiency of Fan CFM = Cubic Feet Per Minute PIW = Inches of Water Gauge PSF = Pound Per Square Foot PSI = Pounds Per Square Inch

Pres Pres HP HP

1 2

=

(RPM )
1

(RPM )
2

HP =

1 2

=

(RPM )
1

(RPM )
2

HP =

Where: Pres = Pressure RPM = Revolutions Per Minute Got a question or comment?

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