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# TRANSFORMER VOLTAGE

## is the induced voltage of mutual induction in the secondary

coil.
TRANSFORMER ACTION
is the action that creates the emf.
PRIMARY COIL
is the coil thats connected to the primary source of supply or
takes electrical energy from AC source of supply.
SECONDARY COIL
is the coil which the voltage of mutual induction is induced and
electromagnetic induction and deliver to loads.
Mutual flux changes in magnitude and direction. There still be
created an induced emf in secondary winding Es and induced

## emf in primary winding Ep.

Note:
both induced emfs are created by the same mutual flux.

coils are form wound and are of the cylindrical type. The
general form of this coils maybe circular or oval. In small type
size core type transformer, a simple rectangular core is used
with cylindrical coils which are either circular or rectangular in
form. but for large size core type transformer round or
circular cylindrical coils are used.

Where:
Eav average induced emf in coil.

## number of turns in coils.

maximum flux
t time for flux to change by m (mxwell)
Note:
electrical energy can be transformed by:
a. INDUCTION no electrical connection between source and
b. CONDUCTION when there is c conductor that links
between source and load. (Ex. transmission and
distribution).
Basic information that is placed on the nameplate of large power
transformer.
a.
b.
c.

Voltage Rating
KVA / MVA Rating

## d. Percent Impedance Rating (%z) To be able to calculate

amount of fault current that due to transformer can withstand.
e. B.I.L. Rating (Basic Insulation Level)
- KVA rating of insulating oil

the

## Ip = primary current (amps)

Rp = primary resistance (ohms)
Xp = reactance of primary winding (ohms)
Rc = resistance representing of iron losses (ohms)
Ic = current flowing (amperes)
Xm = magnitizing reactance of primary winding (ohms)
Im = current flowing in the magnetizing reactance (current)
Rs = resistance in the secondary winding (ohms)
Xs = reactance in the secondary winding (ohms)
Np = primary turns
Ns = secondary turns
Ep = primary voltage
Es = secondary voltage
Is = secondary current

Divide:

## Induced emf equation of a transformer applied equally to the

primary and secondary voltages

I
Vg

Ep

## E = 4.44 Nm x 10-8 (effective)

E = 4.44 Npm x 10-8 (primary)
Es = 4.44 Nsm x 10-8 (secondary)

Es

VL

Note:
ideal transformer if its core loss is less and has no leakage flux
and has no cupper loss. ( m = mA)
Where:

## E = RMS voltage induced or effective voltage induced.

Ep = primary winding induced voltage.
Es = secondary winding induced voltage
= frequency (Hz)
N = number of turns in coil
Np = No. of turns in primary coil
Ns = No. of turns in secondary
m = mutual flux (maxwell)
A = area in core (cm)
m = flux density

## that if the primary ampere turn is

equal to secondary ampere turn

Where:
Np / Ns = turns ratio
Ip / Is = current ratio
a = transformer ratio
KVA rating of transformer refers to its KVA output.

KVAp = KVAs

Where:
Zp / Zs = impedence ratio
Ep = voltage induced in primary winding
Es = voltage induced in secondary winding
Polarity Marking to avoid mistakes in banking and paralleling
of transformer.

Subtractive Polarity

Example:
The 2,300 volt primary winding of a 60-cycle transformer has
4,800 turns. Calculate: (a) the mutual flux; (b) the number of
turns in the 230-volt secondary winding.
Given:
Ep = 2,300v
Np = 4,800
Solution:
a.)
b.)

F = 60 hz

Example:
the maximum flux in the core of a 60-cycle transformer that
has 1,320 primary turns and 46 secondary turns is 3.76 x
maxwells. Calculate the primary and secondary induced
voltages.
Given:

F = 60 Hz

Calculate Ep and Es
Solution:

Np = 1,320turns

Ns = 46 turns

Example:
the secondary winding of a 4,600/230-volt transformer has 36
turns. How many turns are there in the primary winding?
Given:
Vp = 4,600 v
Solution:

Vs = 230 v

Ns = 36 turn

Example:
The volts per turn in a 25-cycle 2,400/230-volts transformer is
8. calculate: (a) the primary and secondary turns; (b) the
maximum flux in the core.
Given:
Vp = 2,400 v
Solution:
a.)

b.)

Vs = 230 v

## VOLTAGE AND CURRENT RATIO:

Primary Voltage (Vp)
Secondary Voltage(Es)
Primary current (Ip)
Secondary Current (Is)
Ep x Ip = Es x Is

Example:
The secondary load current of a 2,300/115-volts/transformer is
46 amp. Calculate the primary current.
Solution:
Example:
The primary and secondary currents of a transformer were
measured and found to be 3.8 and 152 amp, respectively. If
the secondary load voltage is 116 volts, what is the primary
emf?
Solution:

Transformation Ratio:
The ratio of primary to secondary turns Np:Ns, which equals
the ratio of primary to secondary induced voltages Ep:Es,
indicates how much the primary voltage is lowered or raised.
The turn ratio, or the induced-voltage ratio, is called the ratio
of transformation, and is represented by the symbol a. thus

measured at the secondary terminals.

and

are those

## Equivalent Resistance, Reactance and Impedance.

in secondary terms

in primary terms

SEATWORK
Example 1
A 25-kva 2,300/230-volt distribution transformer has the following
resistance and leakage-reactance values: Rp = 0.8; Xp = 3.2; Rs =
0.009; Xs = 0.03. calculate the equivalent values of resistance,
reactance and impedance; (a) in secondary terms; (b) in primary
terms.
Example 2
A 25-kva 2,300/230-volt distribution transformer has the following
resistance and leakage-reactance values: Rp = 0.8; Xp = 3.2; Rs =
0.009; Xs = 0.03. calculate the equivalent values of resistance,
reactance voltage drops for a secondary load current of 109 amp: (a)
in secondary terms: (b) in primary terms.

## OIL is primarily used for insulation and cooling of windings.

ASKAREL OIL is non-flammable insulating liquid w/c when
decomposed by an electric are evolves non-explosive gases.
OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS
1. The transformer is usually used to change the values of
voltage.
2. Transformer operates at a power factor depending on the
3. A good transformer oil should absolutely free from sulfur,
alkalies & moisture.
4. The working principle of transformer is mutual induction.
5. The lamination of a core on a transformer are made of silicon
steel sheet.

6.

## The purpose of laminating the core of a transformer is to

reduce eddy current losses.

## TRANSFORMER CIRCUIT AND THEORY.

Defined parameters
Note:
No load voltage means the input voltage to the
transformer when it is in operation or load
PRIMARY SIDE
Ip = rated primary current
Vp = rated primary voltage (output) voltage
Rp = resistance of the primary winding

## Xp = reactance of the primary winding (because of the leakage

flux in the primary).
Ep = induced voltage in the primary winding (because of the
mutual flux).
Zp = impedance of the primary winding.
Zp = Rp + j Xp
Np = number of turns in the primary winding
Vpnl = input voltage to the primary (real input voltage)
SECONDARY SIDE
Is = rated secondary current
Vs = rated secondary voltage (output voltage) (real output)
Rs = resistance of the secondary winding
Xs = reactance of the secondary winding
Es = induced voltage in the secondary (because of mutual flux)

## Zs = impedance of the secondary winding

Zs = Rs + j X s
Ns = number of turns in the secondary winding
Vsnl = input voltage to the secondary side. (no load secondary
voltage) fictious.
GENERALLY
m = maximum mutual flux (common to primary and
secondary). This flux travels around the core.
= this is a useful flux
= this is a working flux
a

= transformation ratio
= turns ratio
= induced voltage ratio
= rated voltage ratio

## = no load voltage ratio

= inverse current ratio
REFER THE CIRCUIT TO THE PRIMARY SIDE (transfer all data
from secondary to primary).
Approximate:
In = too small; temporary neglected

Ip

VPNL

Rp

Xp

aRs

aXs

Vp = aVs

Is/a

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## ELECTRICAL LOSSES: (cupper losses)

Is = aIp

EL = ELP + ELS
= Ip2Rp + Is2Rs
= Ip2Rp + a2Ip2Rs
= Ip2 (Rp + a2Rs)
Rep equivalent resistance of the transformer only referred to primary
side.
Rep = Rp + aRs

ELP = Ip2Rep
Xep equivalent reactance of the transformer only referred to the
primary side.
Zep = Rep + j Xep

SIMPLIFIED DIAGRAM:

Ip

Rep

Xep
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VPNL

VPNL = Vp + IpZep

Vp

## REFER THE CIRCUIT TO THE SECONDARY SIDE (transfer all

data from primary to secondary)

Rp/a

Xp/a

Rs

Xs

Is

aIp

= VSNL

= KVAsec

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ELECTRICAL LOSSES;

EL = ELP + ELS
= Ip2Rp + Is2Rs

secondary side.

EL =
Is2Res

side.

secondary side.

## Zes = Res + j Xes

Zes2 = R2es +
X2es

SIMPLIFIED DIAGRAM:

Is

Res

VSNL

Xes

VS

VSNL = Vs + Is
Zes
PERCENT VOLTAGE REGULATION

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%Z = percent impedance rating
%R = percent resistance rating
%X = percent reactance rating

GENERALLY
%Z = %R + j%X
(%Z)2 = (%R)2 + (%X)2

## Zpu = Rpu + jXpu

(Zpu)2 = (Rpu)2 + (Xpu)2

EQUIVALENT FORMULAS
USING PRIMARY VALVES

PRIMARY SIDE

SECONDARY SIDE

## STANDARD DESIGNATION WHEN TRANSFORMER KVA LOAD

OR OUTPUT IS VARIED. (Transformer is operating at different
RULES:

## Use subscript (2) to designate transformer operating at any

KVA output (below rated or above rated).

## Use subscript prime () to designate transformer operating at

maximum efficiency condition.

NOTE:
when computing for efficiency and voltage regulation of a
transformer regulation, the following should be clearly specified:
1. Power factor of the load
2. KVA output of the load
TRANSFORMER LOSSES
a) Electrical losses is also called resistance or cupper
losses.
resistance

These
of

losses

primary

are

primarily

(Rp)

and

due

to

secondary

the
(Rs)

the Square of

EL1 =
Ip12Rep

Divide /

EL2 =
Ip22Rep

## b. CORE LOSS (iron losses) this loss is a constant loss

irregardless of any change in KVA. output or load power factor.
NOTE:
this is loss will only change or vary if there is change in the
primary voltage (Vp) or supply frequency.

## TYPES OF CORE LOSSES

1. HYSTERESIS LOSS (Ph) -

## by using high quality of material to construct the core

(such as high grade silicon steel) because it has high value
permeability and low hysteresis.
1. EDDY CURRENT LOSS (Pe) this loss can be minimized or

## reduced only by laminating the core.

Coreloss = PH +
Pe
TYPES OF TRANSFORMER EFFICIENCY
a) ORDIARY EFFICIENCY ()
over all efficiency or conventional efficiency.

of

General Formulas:

Where:

TL = EL +
COL
Po = KVAOUTPUT x
P.F.
PIN = Po + TLOSSES

## Po1 = KVA1 x P.F.

PIN = Po1 + TL1
TL1 = EL1 + CLOSS

## Po2 = KVA2 x P.F.

PIN = Po2 + TL2
TL2 = EL2 + COLOSS
B. MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY

Po = KVA x P.F.
PIN = Po + TL
TL = EL + COLOSS

'mx =
but
EL = CL (max.)

TL = 2EL = 2CL

EQUIVALENT FORMULAS:

Note:
KVA
Where:

KVAoutp

ut

KVA1 = Ip1 Vp /
1000

## EL1 = Ip12 Rep

KVA2 = Ip2 Vp /
1000

EL = (Ip)2 Rep = CL

## EL2 = Ip22 Rep

OBJECTIVE QUESTION:
when will maximum efficiency occur and at what KVA load?
1. It could happen at full load

KVA1 = KVA
1 = max
EL1 = EL = CL
Example problem: the full load cupper loss in a transformer is
400 watts. At half load, the cupper loss will be
Given:

Reqd:

EL2 = ?
Solution:

## EL2 = 100 watts

Example problem: a 10 KVA, 2400/240 volts distribution
transformer has a primary resistance of 1.2 ohms and a
secondary resistance of 0.058 ohm. Determine the full load
cupper loss.

## Note: if there's only one condition in the problem that is a full

load, you may not use anymore the subscript.
Given: (nameplate data)

Rp = 1.2 ohm
Rs = 0.058 ohm

Vp = 2400 v
Vs = 240 v

Solution:

## (using primary value)

EL1
=?
Rep = Rp1 + a2Rs

= (1.2) + (10)2
(0.058)
= 7 ohms

EL = Ip2Rep

= 4.17 Amp.

= (4.17)2 (7)
EL = 121.7 watts

Example problem:
the full load cupper loss and core loss of a 20 KVA, 2500/250v
transformer are 300 watts and 320 watts respectively. What is
the efficiency at half load and unity power factor.
Given:

## @ 2nd Condition: (half load)

EL1

= 300 w

EL2

=?

CL

= 320 w

CL

= 320 w (constant)

KVA1 = 20 KVA

KVA2 = 20 KVA

Vp

= 2500 v

PF

= unity = 1

Vs

= 250 v

= cos-1 (1)
= 0

Reqd:
Solution:

But
KVA2 = KVA

= 75 Watts

TL2 = EL2 + CL
= 75 + 320
= 395 watts
Subs. Values:

= 98.06%

## REGULATION CALCULATIONS USING VOLTAGES VALUES:

Transformer percent regulation (%Reg)

## are those measure

at secondary terms.
THREE FLUXES
1. Mutual flux ( m) = links both the primary and secondary
windings.
2. Primary leakage flux () = links with primary winding only
and is varrying I
3. Secondary leakage flux () = links with secondary winding
only and is varrying I.

## VOLTAGE DROPS IN TRANSFORMER (INTERNAL)

a) Voltage drop due to leakage reactance = IsRs
b) Voltage drop due to leakage reactance = IsXs
Below are the phasor. Diagram showing how the resistance and
leakage-reactance drop are subtracted from the induced
secondary voltage to yield the secondary terminal voltage.
Es

IsXs

Vs

Is
IsRs

Es

IsXs

V
s

Is
Rs

PF
co

Vs
sin

Is
Rs

Is
Is

R
Is

s
V

s
o

PF

IsXs

Es

Vs

si
n

Vs

## Below are phasor diagrams showing how the resistance and

leakage reactance drops are subtracted from the impressed
primary voltage to yield primary induced voltage.
Vp

a. @ unity power
factor

IpXp
Vp

Ep
Ip
IpRp

IpXp
Ep

PF
s

co

Ep

Ep

si
n

Ip
Rp

Ip
Rp

Ip

p
R
Ip

Ep

os

PF

IpXp

Vp

Ep

si
n

IpRp
Ep

## Equivalent circuit of a practical transformer

Rp

Ig
Eg

Ip

Xp

Rm

Xm

Ep

Es

Where:
Rp = Resistance of primary winding
Xp = Reactance of primary winding
Rs

= Resistance of secondary

Xs

## Eg = Supply voltage or primary voltage

Ep = Induced emf of the primary winding
Es

## = Induced emf of the secondary winding

Ig

= Supply current

If

= Primary current

Is

= Secondary current

## Rm = Resistance representing iron losses

Pm = Iron losses
Xm = Magnetizing reactance of primary winding
Io

= Exciting current

EQUIVALENT

CIRCUIT

DIAGRAM

OF

PRACTICAL

Rp

Xp

Rs

Io

Ig = Io
Eg

Ip = 0

Rm

Xs

Is = o
Xm

Ep

Es

Vs = Es

## @ no load, Is = 0 and so if, thus only the exciting current Io

flows in Rp and Xp and these impedance are so small
that the voltage drop across them are negligible

## EQUIVALENT CIRCUIT OF A PRACTICAL TRANSFORMER AT

Rp
Eg

Xp
Ep

Rs
Es

Xs
Vs

NOTE:
@ full load, Ig is at least 20 times bigger than Io

## EQUIVALENT RESISTANCE REACTANCE AND IMPEDANCE

IN PRIMARY TERMS
Rep = aRs + Rp

IN SECONDARY TERMS

Xep = aXs + Xp
Zep = Rep + jXep
Zes = Res + jXes

## IN TERMS OF TURNS RATIO

Where:
Res = equivalent resistance referred to the secondary.
Rep = equivalent resistance referred to the primary.
Xes = equivalent reactance referred to the secondary.
Xep = equivalent reactance referred to the primary.
Zes = equivalent impedance referred to the secondary.
Zep = equivalent impedance referred to the primary.
EQUIVALENT VOLTAGE DROP IN TRANSFORMER REFERRED
TO PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SIDE

side.

side.

But:

## ResIs = equivalent resistance voltage drop in the secondary

side.
XesIs = equivalent drop in the secondary side.
Notation:
Rep = equivalent resistance in primary side.
Xep = equivalent reactance in primary side.
Ip = primary current.
Res = equivalent resistance in secondary side.
Xes = equivalent reactance in secondary side.

## PERCENT REGULATION OF TRANSFORMER AT DIFFERENT

1) @ unity power factor load

2.)

## @ lagging power factor load.

3.)

Note:
if the given data of the transformer is in terms of Rep, Xep,
and Zep. Use this formula:

## If the given data of the transformer are in terms of percentage

values like %Z, %R and %X. use the corresponding formulas:
a) For unity power factor

## b) For lagging power factor

c.)

Thus:

Example problem:
The 2300 volts primary winding of 60 cps transformer has
4800 turns. Calculate:
a)

Mutual flux, m

b)

c)

Given:

Reqd:
Ep = 2300 v
Es = 230 v
f = 60 cps
Np = 4800 turns

Solution:
a.)

## m = 1.8 x 105 maxwells

m, Ns, a

b.)

NS = 480 turns
c.)

or

Example Problem:
a 25 KVA, 2300/230 volts distribution transformer has the
following resistance and leakage reactance value of 0.8 and 3.2
respectively. For primary and 0.009 and 0.03 for secondary
respectively. Calculate the equivalent values of resistance,
reactance and impedance in secondary terms:

a) Secondary terms
b) Primary terms
c.) Equivalent resistance and reactance voltage drop for a
load current of 109 amps in secondary and primary terms.
d.) calculate the present voltage regulation for a unity power
factor.
Given:
Pa = 25 KVA
V = 2300/230v
Rp = 0.8
Xp = 3.2
Rs = 0.009
Xs = 0.03

KVAoutput =

KVApri = KVAsec

Solution:
a) In secondary terms

Xes = Xs + Xp/a
= 0.03 + 3.2/102
= 0.062
Zes = Res + j Xes
= 0.017 + j 0.062
= 0.642 < 74.67

## b.) In primary side.

Rep = Rp + a2Rs
= 0.8 + (10)2 (0.009)
= 1.7
Xep = Xp + a2Xs
= 3.2 + (10)2 (0.03)
= 6.2
Zep = Rep + j Xep
= 1.7 + j 6.2
= 6.43 < 74.67

c.)

PRIMARY
VDPR = IpRep

SECONDARY
VDSR = IsRes
= (109)(0.017)
= 1.853 volts
VDSX = IsXes
= (109)(0.062)

= 18.53 volts

= 6.75 volts

VDPX = IpXep
= 67.5 volts

## d.) Percent Regulation @ unity

P.F. = 1

= cos-1 (1)
= 00

= 10.87 amps
For unity
VPNL = VP + IpZep
= 2300 00 + (10.87 00)(6.43 74.67)
= 2319.46 1.660 volts

## For 0.8 lagging ( = -36.87)

VPNL = Vp + IpZep
= 2300 00 + (10.87 -36.87) x
(6.43 74.67)
= 2355.6 1.04 volts

= cos-1 (0.866)
= 300
VPNL = Vp + IpZep
= 2300 00 + (10.87 300 + (6.43 74.67)
= 2283.3 1.7 volts

Another solution:
For Unity:

= 00

Cos = 1
Sin = 0

cos = 0.8
sin = 0.6

= 36.870

## For 0.866 leading: = 300

cos = 0.866
sin = 0.5

EXAMPLE PROBLEM:
a 10 KVA, 2400/240 volt distribution. Transformer has a
primary resistance of 1.2 ohm and a secondary resistance of
0.058 ohm. What is the full load cupper loss (Electrical loss).
Given:

Reqd:

Pa = 10 KVA
E = 2400/240 V
Rp = 1.2 ohm
Xp = 0.058 ohm
Solution:

## Using primary values:

Rep = Rp + a2Rs
= 1.2 + (10)2 (0.058)
=7
ELOSS = Ip2Rep
= (4.17)2 (7)
ELOSS = 121.7223 watts

EXAMPLE PROBLEM:
The full load cupper loss and core loss of 20 KVA, 2500/250
volt transformer are 300 and 320 w respectively. What is the
efficiency at haf-load and unity P.F.

Given:
KVA1 = 20 KVA

Ep = 2500 v

EL1 = 300 w

Es = 250 v

COL = 320 w

## @ condition 2: (half load)

KVA2 = KVA1 = 10 KVA
PO2 = KVA2 x P.F.
= 10 x 1
= 10 KW

Reqd:
= ?
Solution:

Sample Problem:
In a 50 kva transformer, the full load cupper loss are exactly
twice the iron losses, and that quarter load, the efficiency is
95%. Calculate the full load efficiency at unity P.F.

KVA1 = 50 kva
EL1 = 2 COL

----------------

## PO1 = KVA1 x P.F. = 50(1) = 50 KW

KVA2 = kva1
= (50) = 12.5 kva
= 95%
Reqd:
= ?

Solution:

## PIN2 = TL2 + P02

TL2 = PIN2 P02
= 13,157.89 12500
= 657.89 watts
But:
TL2 = EL2 + CL ------------

Substitute to
TL2 = EL2 + CL
657.89 = EL2 + 0.5 EL1

---------

Subst. in
657.89 = EL2 + 0.5 EL1
= 0.0625 EL1 + 0.5 EL1
= (0.0625 + 0.5) EL1
= 0.5625 EL1

From eqn.
CL = 0.5 EL1
= 0.5 (1,169.6)
= 584.79 watts

Example Problem
The core loss of a 50 KVA single phase transformer with normal
voltage applied to the primary is 75 watts. The max efficiency
transformer at 0.8 P.F.
Given:
@ condition 1 : (full load)
KVA = 50 KVA
CL = 75 watts (constant)
Note:
Core loss (CL) dont vary at any time of change except when
the applied voltage and frequency is change.

EL1 = ?
PO1 = 50 KVA (0.8)
= 4000 watts
@ condition 2 : (maximum load efficiency)
KVA = 60% KVA
= 0.6 (50)
= 30 KVA
Po = 30 (0.8)
= 24,000 watts
Reqd: = ?
Solution

@ max eff. (E = C )
L
L
Pin1 = PO1 + TL1
but
TL1 = EL1 + CL

## Pin1 = PO1 + EL1 + CL

= 4000 + 208.3 + 75
= 4283.3 watts

subs.values:

Example Problem:
A 100 KVA transformer has a maximum efficiency of 98% at
10% underload at unity power factor. Evaluate the efficiency at
Given:

'mx = 98%

EL1 = ?

PF = 1
KVA2 = KVA1
= (100) = 25
KVA

## PO2 = 25 KVA (0.8)

= 20,000 watts
PF = 0.8

Reqd:

= ?

Solution:
KVA = 0.1 KVA1
= 0.1 (100)

PO = 10 KVA (1)
= 10,000 watts

= 10 KVA

T L = E L + C L
But for maximum efficiency: (E = C )
L
L
TL = 2 CL --------------
TL = Pin Po ---------

Subs. in
TL = Pin Po
2CL = 10,204.08 10,000
2CL = 204.08 watts

TL2 = EL2 + CL
= 637.75 + 102.04
= 739.79 watts

## All day efficiency also known as commercial efficiency. The all

day efficiency of the transformer. The ration of electrical energy
(kilowatt-hours) output delivered by the transformer in a 24hour period to the energy input in the same period of time (or
a day operation.)
Where:
Wo Electrical energy output
- P x time (kw-hr)

## Win - Electrical input

- P x time (kw-hr)
- Wo + WL

## WL Electrical Energy Losses

= WCORELOSS + WCOPPERLOSS
= WCL + WEL
= (CL x Time) + (EL x Time)

- energy copper loss is present (but not constant)
- energy coreloss is present (it is constant)
- energy output is present.
Note:
1. Full load values/rated values must always be given
(reference data).
2. Solutions maybe in a tabulated form.
3. When transformer is loaded 24 hrs a day operation, energy
coreloss is always constant to be multiplied by 24 hrs .
Condition that may arise later in problem;
loss is zero. Energy coreloss is constant. Energy output is zero.

## b.) when primary is connected from the source energy

copper loss is zero. Energy coreloss is zero. Energy output is
zero.
Example problem:
calculate the all day efficiency of 100 kva transformer
operating under the following conditions;
6 hrs on load of 50 kw at 0.73 P.F.
3 hrs on load of 30 kw at 0.82 P.F.
15 hrs with no load on secondary, the iron losses is 1000
watts and the full load copper loss is 1060 watts.

Reqd:
Note: for energy
Solution:

TABULATION FORM

P.F.

Kw

50

.73

# OF

ENERGY

ENERGY

ENERGY

HRS

(Kw/P.F.)

OUTPUT

COL

CUL

Hr.

KVA

Kw-Hr

(CL - t)

(EL - t)

50/0.73

50 (6)

1 (6)

= 68.5

= 300

=6
= 2.98

30

.82

30/0.82

30 (3)

1 (3)

= 36.59

= 90

=3

1 (15)

0.43

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15

= 15

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TOTAL:

390

24

3.41

Wo

WCL

WCUL

WO = 300 + 90
= 390 Kw-Hr
WCL = 6 + 3 + 15
= 24 Kw-Hr
WCU = 2.98 + 0.43
= 3.41 Kw-Hr
Win = WO + WLOSSES
= 390 + (24 + 3.41)
= 417.41 Kw-Hr

Example problem:
a 30 kva, 2400/240 volts, 60 hz distribution transformer has a
full load P.F. of unity over a period of 24 hrs. the maximum
efficiency is 95% and it occurs at full load. Calculate the all day
efficiency if it is loaded as follows:
Reqd:
Solution: for maximum efficiency (EL = CL)

## For energy copper loss

TABULATION FORM
Kw

P.F.

# of
Hours

(kw/PF)
Kva

Energy
Output
Kw-hr

Energy
CL
Kw-hr

Energy
CUL
Kw-hr

Full

30

30 (6)
= 180

0.789 (6)
= 4.737

0.296

full

7.5

7.5 (6)

0.789 (6)
= 4.737

0.296

12

0.789 (12)
= 9.474

WO = 180 + 45
= 225 kw-hr
WCL = 4.737 + 4.737 + 9.474
= 18.948 kw-hr
WEL = 4.737 + 0.296
= 5.033 kw-hr

Win = WO + WLOSSES
= 225 + 5.033 + 18.948
= 230.033 kw-hr + 18.948
Win = 248.948 kw-hr

Example problem:
a 100 kva, 6600/400 volts 60 hz, single phase, core type
transformer has the following average daily load:

## no load for 6 hrs

Calculate the ratio of the full load cupper loss to the iron loss for
Reqd:

Solution:
KVA1 = 100 KVA
CL1 = ?

(CL = EL1)

L1 = ?
Note:
most economical at maximum eff.

TABULATED FORM
Kva

P.F.

(100)

0.8

(50)

0.7

Kw

# of hrs
Hr

Wo
Kw-hr

100 (0.8)
= 80

80 (8)
= 640

100 (0.7)
= 70/2
= 35

10

70 (10)
= 700/2
=350

WCL

WEL

Kw-hr

kw-hr

CL (8)

EL1 (8)

= 8 CL

= 8 EL1

CL (10)

EL1 (10)

= 10 CL
= 2.5 EL1

CL (6)

= 6 CL
24 CL

10.5 EL1

WCL = 8CL + 10 CL + 6 CL
= 24 CL
WEL = 8 EL1 + 2.5 EL1
= 10.5 EL1

24 CL = 10.5 EL1

Example Problem:
a 25 kva, single phase transformer operates for one hr @ 20%
overload @ 0.8 PF lagging; three hrs @ full load @ 0.9 PF
leading; 6 hrs @ half-load @ a unity power factor and 10%
loaded @ unity power factor for the rest of the day, the cipper
loss and core loss @ full load are 500 watts and 150 watts
respectively. Find the all-day efficiency.
Given: condition 1: (full load) t = 3 hrs
KVA = 25 KVA

@ condition 2: (overload) t = 1 hr
KVA2 = 1.2 (KVA1)
= 1.2 (25)
= 30 KVA

PO2 = 30 (0.8)
= 24 kw

## @ condition 3: (half-load) t = 6 hrs.

KVA = 0.5 (KVA)
= 0.5 (25)
= 12.5 kva
@ condition 4: (underload) t = 14 hrs
KVA = 0.1 (KVA)
= 0.1 (25)
= 2.5 KVA
EL1 = 500 watts (0.5 kw)
Reqd:

d = ?

## CL1 = 150 watts (0.15 kw)

Solution:

Wo = Po x time
= W1 + W2 + W3 + W4
= (25)(0.9)(3) + (30)(0.8)(1) + (12.5)(1)(6)
+ (2.5)(1)(14)
Wo = 67.5 + 24 + 75 + 35
= 201.5 kw-hr

WEL = EL x time
= EL1 + EL2 + EL3 + EL4
WEL = 3.04 kw-hr

WCL = CL x time
= CL1 + CL2 + CL3 + CL4
= (0.15)(3) + (0.15)(1) + (0.15)(6) + (0.15)(14)
WCL = 3.6 kw-hr

Example problem:
the all day efficiency of a 10 kva single phase transformer is

## No-load for the rest of the day

If the full load cupper loss and @ unity PF is 140 watts. Calculate
the value of core loss.
Given:

d = 94.7%

CL1 = ?

KVA1 = 10 KVA

KVA2 = 0

PF1 = 1

PF2 = 1

t1 = 4 hrs.

T2 = 20 hrs

## EL1 = 140 watts (0.14kw)

Reqd:
CL1 = ?
Solution:
WO = P x time
= (10)(1)(4) + (0)(1)(20)
= 40 kw-hr

## Problems on percent voltage regulation (%VR)

Case I:
if given data are in terms on Zep, Rep and Xep.

Example Problem:
A 10 kva, 2400/240 volt single phase transformer has the
following resistances and leakage reactances.
a) Find the voltage regulation @ full load and 0.8 lagging
b) What is %VR if the transformer is operating @ 25% overload
c) What is %VR of the transformer when it is operating @
maximum efficiency @ unity power factor. Assume coreloss of
60 watts.
Given:

rp = 3 ohms
rs = 0.03 ohms
Xp = 15 ohms
Xs = 0.15 ohm

Solution:
KVAP = KVAS = KVAoutput

## Refer to primary side:

Rep = Rp + a2Rs

Xep = Xp + a2Xs

= 3 + (10)2 (0.03)

= 15 + (10)2 (0.15)

= 6 ohms

= 30 ohms

## Zep = Rep + jXep

= 6 + j30
= 30.59 78.7
ohms
VPNL = Vp + IpZep
= 2400 0o + (4.17 -36.87) (30.6
78.7)
= 2496 1.9500 volts
a) %VR @ 0.8 lagging ( = -36.87)

## c.) %VR @ maximum efficiency @ unity power factor

KVA = ?
EL1 = IP2Rep
= (4.17)2 (6)
= 104.33 watts

VPNL = VP + IPZep
= 2400 00 + (3.16 00)(30.6 78.7)
= 2420.79 2.240 volts

Example Problem:
a 200 kva transformer with impedance of 15% and the PF of
85% lagging. The primary voltage is 6000 volts while the full
load cupper loss is 15 kw. Find the percentage regulation at full
Given:

## KVAP = KVAS = KVAout = 200 KVA

%Z = 15%
PF = 0.85 lag
cos = 0.85
= 31.788
sin = 0.5268
VP = 6000 volts
EL1 = 15,000 watts

Reqd:

%VR
Solution:

By applying formula
Case II
id the given data of transformer are in terms of %Z, %R & %X.

DERIVATION OF FORMULAS:

Where

Divide %R / %R

It follows:

Divide %X / %X

Voltage equation:

## Transformer Testing Assumed: (step-down transformer) Vp Vs

Where:
Vp = high voltage windage
Vs = low voltage windage
a) Short circuit test (sct)
Purpose: To determine the rated full load cupper loss
Procedure:
a) The low voltage side is short circuited.
b) All measuring AC instrument such as ammeter, voltmeter,
wattmeter are placed on the high voltage side.
c) Energize the high side by a small input voltage.
d) Then solve for; Zep, Rep, Xep.

Figure:
ammeter
variable
resistor

Isc

A
wattmeter

shorted

+
Vin
HVW

LVW

(primary)

(secondary)

Where:
Ise = short circuit current on the low voltage side must be
equal to rated secondary current Is.
- Ip - rated primary current
- Vin (2

5%) Vp

- EL - rated cupper loss.
Where:

Where:

b.)

## OPEN CIRCUIT TEST (OCT)

Purpose: To determine the total rated iron loss
(CORE LOSS).

Procedure:
a)

Voltage.

c)

current.

FIGURE:

Vin
autotransformer

## VARIATION OF CORE LOSS

(separation of iron losses)
Note: All fomulas are derived by Steinsmitz law thru theory and
experiments.

## VARIATION OF CORE LOSS (separation of iron losses)

Note: All formulas are derived by Steinsmitz Law thru theory an
d experiments.
1st topic: Variation of Copper Loss
a) Voltage Regulation
b) All Day efficiency
c) Maximum and ordinary efficiency
2nd topic: Variation of Core Loss
a)Steinsmitz Law
b)KVA sizing

a)

## If there is a change in the KVA load output

Efficiency will change
%VR will change
Copper loss will change (very much affected)
Core loss is constant
b.)

## Efficiency will change

%VR will change (very much affected)
Copper loss is affected slightly
Core loss is constant

## c.) If there is c change in supply primary voltage

Slightly change in efficiency
%VR will change
Copper loss is slightly
Core loss will change (very much affected)
d.)
Slight change in efficiency
No change of %VR
Copper loss is slightly affected
Core loss will change (very much affected)

Formulas
Case 1: flux density is not constant

Ph = Khfm1.6
Pe = Kefm2

Where:
f = frequency of the AC source

Ke =

## quality and material of the core.)

lamination of core)

Where:

## B = maximum flux density (not constant)

m
m
= maximum mutual flux

## Ph = hysteresis loss; watts

Pe = eddy current loss; watts
From Ep:
Ep = 4.44Npfm x 10-8

Therefore:

CLOSS = Ph + Pe

## Applying it to coreloss equivalent formula

1st Condition: (V , f)

2nd Condition: (V , f)

DIVIDE /
CASE 1: flux density (m) is not assumed to be constant.

## CASE 2: flux density (m) is assumed to be constant.

STEINMITZ LAW:

Ration:

Therefore:

Example Problem:
a 4400v, 60 hz transformer has a core loss of 840 watts of
which one-third is eddy current loss when the transformer is
connected to a 4600v, 50 hz source. Determine the value of
iron loss.
Note:
if the problem does not mentioned coreloss is constant
therefore, do not assume constant.

Given:
Vp = 4400 v

Vp = 4600 v

f = 60 hz

f = 50 hz

CL = 840 w
Pe = (CL)
= (840)
= 280 w
Reqd:
CL = ?
Solution: (Case 1)
CL = Ph + Pe ---------- working formula.

Example Problem:
a 25 cycles, 1000 kva transformer is applied to a 60 cps
system. The full load efficiency of the transformer at 25 cps is
98%. Half of the core, the hysteresis and eddy current loss are
equal at 25 cps. What would be the rating of this transformer
at 60 cps if the transformer was operated at rated voltage.
Given:

f1 = 25 hz

2nd Condition:

f2 = 60 hz

= 98%

KVA2 = ?

EL1 = TL1

Vp2 = ?

CL = TL1
(EL = CL)
Ph1 = Pe1 = CL1

Reqd:

KVA2 = ?

= 0.5 (10,205)
= 5,102.5 watts

## (assume TL1 = TL2)

CL2 = Ph2 + Pe2
= 3017.56 + 5102.5
= 8116.08 watts

## TL2 = CL2 + EL2

EL2 = TL2 CL2
= 20410 8116.08
EL2 = 12,289.94 watts

Example Problem:
In a 400 v, 50 cps transformer the total iron loss is 2500 watts.
When the supplied potential voltage is 220 v at 25 cps, the
corresponding loss is 850 watts. Calculate the eddy current loss
at normal frequency and potential diff.
Given:
@ 1st month condition:

Reqd:
Pe = ?

@ 2nd condition:

VP1 = 400 v

VP2 = 220 v

f1 = 50 cps

f2 = 25 cps

CL1 = 2500 w

CL2 = 850 w

Solution:
@ condition 1:
CL1 = Pe1 + Ph1
= Ke Vp12 + Kh

2500 = Ke (400)2 + Kh
2500 = 160000 Ke + 1392.88 Kh
Kh = 1.795 114.87 Ke -----

@ condition 2:
CL2 = Pe2 + Ph2
850 = Ke (220)2 + Kh
850 = 48400 Ke + 811.17 Kh -------

Substitute eq in
850 = 48400 Ke + 811.17 Kh
850 = 48400 Ke + 811.17 [ 1.795 114.87 Ke ]
850 = 48400 Ke + 1456 93,179.1 Ke

Example Problem:
A 60 hz, 200 KVA, three winding transformer is rated 2400
volts primary and their two secondary windings, one rated 600
V and the other at 240 volts. There are 200 primary turns and
the rating of each secondary winding is 100 KVA. Calculate the
current in primary when rated current flows @ PF = 1. In the
240 V winding and also rated current flows @ 0.707 lagging in
the 600 volt windings.
Given: f = 60 Hz
KVA = 200 KVA
KVA1 = 100 KVA

VS1 = 600 V

PF2 = 1

VS2 = 240 V

1 = 00

1 = -450

Reqd:

Ip = ?

Solution:

1

## From the diagram:

2

Example Problem:
A transformer consist of a primary winding with 500 turns and
two secondary windings of 125 turns and 36 turns. The 125turn secondary windings has 60 ohms. Connected to its
terminals and the 36-turn secondary winding has 3 ohms
connected to its terminal. If the primary is connected to a 120v, 60 hz source, determine the current in primary windings.
Given:
Np = 500 turns

Z = 60 ohms

N = 125 turns

Z = 3 ohms

N = 36 turns

Vp = 120 v

= 60 hz

FIGURE:

1

For currents:

2

## Three-Phase Transformer Connections:

There are only 4 possible transformer combinations:
1. Delta to Delta - use: industrial applications
2. Delta to Wye - use : most common; commercial and industrial
3. Wye to Delta - use : high voltage transmissions
4. Wye to Wye - use : rare, don't use causes harmonics and
balancing problems.
A three- phase transformer is made of three of sets of primary
and secondary windings. Each set wound around one leg of an
iron core assembly. Essentially it looks like three single phase
transformer sharing a joined core as in fig. below.

## Those sets of primary and secondary windings will be connected

in either or Y configurations to form a complete unit.
Whether the winding sets share a common core assembly or
each winding pair is a separate transformer, the winding
connection options are the same:

Primary - Secondary

Y
Y

## The reasons for choosing a Y or configuration for transformer

winding connections are the same as for any other three-phase
application: Y connections provide the opportunity for multiple
voltages, while connections enjoy a higher level of reliability
(if one winding fails open, the other two can still maintain full

## Probably the most important aspect of connecting three sets of

primary and secondary windings together to form a threephase transformer bank is paying attention to proper winding
phasing (the dots used to denote polarity of windings).
Remember the proper phase relationships between the phase
windings of and Y: (Figure below)

(Y) The center point of the Y must tie either all the - or all
the + winding points together. () The winding polarities
must stack together in a complementary manner ( + to -).

## Getting this phasing correct when the windings aren't shown in

regular Y or configuration can be tricky. Let me illustrate,
starting with Figure below.

## Three individual transformers are to be connected together to

transform power from one three-phase system to another. First,
I'll show the wiring connections for a Y-Y configuration: Figure
below.

## ADVANTAGE OF (3) THREE PHASE TRANSFORMER vs.

THREE OF SINGLE PHASE TRANSFORMER.
a) It is cheaper and economical to operate.
b) It requires lesser space to mount the transformer.
DISADVANTAGE OF THREE PHASE (3) TRANSFORMER vs.
SINGLE PHASE TRANSFORMER.
a) If one winding becomes disabled the entire operation is
affected, thereby power is interrupted.
b) In 3 of 1, when one transformer becames disabled, the
remaining two transformer can be re-bank in open-delta (V) so
that service can be continued although at reduce capacity
(57.7%) while the damage transformer is being repaired.

Ip = I

Is

Ap

Cp

As

Bp

Cs

Bs
2

## This connection is most economical for small high voltage

transformer because the number of turns per phase and the
amount of insulation is minimum. The transformer works
satisfactorily only if the load is BALANCE.

Ip = I

X
Y
Bp

Ap
As

Cs
Cp

Bs

2
3

## The main used of this is at substation and of the transmission

where the voltage is to be stepped down. The primary is
always Y-connected with grounded neutral to allow the flow of
zero sequence current in the even of SLGF, source line to
ground fault and DLGF, double line to ground fault

## EQUIVALENT CIRCUIT DIAGRAM

I = Is

1
2

As
Bs
Ap

Cp
Bp

Y
Z

Cs
3

This transformer is generally where it is necessary to stepup the voltage at the beginning at high transmission
lines.

## This configuration is called V or Open-. Of course, each of

the two transformers have to be oversized to handle the same
amount of power as three in a standard configuration, but
the overall size, weight, and cost advantages are often worth
it. Bear in mind, however, that with one winding set missing
from the shape, this system no longer provides the fault
tolerance of a normal - system. If one of the two
transformers were to fail, the load voltage and current would
definitely be affected.

X
Ap

Cp
Bp

As

Cs
Bs

## This connection is economical for large low voltage transformer

which insulation problem is not so urgent because it increases
the number of turns per phase. No difficulty is experienced

## Figure 1-2: Delta-Wye connection

Delta Connections:

## A delta system is a good short-distance distribution system. It

is used for neighborhood and small commercial loads close to
the supplying substation. Only one voltage is available between
any two wires in a delta system. The delta system can be
illustrated by a simple triangle. A wire from each point of the
triangle would represent a three-phase, three-wire delta
system. The voltage would be the same between any two wires
(see figure 1-3).

Figure 1-3:

Wye Connections:
Figure 1-4:

Bank:

## If three phase transformation is need and a three phase

transformer of the proper size and turns ratio is not available,
three single phase transformers can be connected to form a
three phase bank. When three single phase transformers are
used to make a three phase transformer bank, their primary
and secondary windings are connected in a wye or delta
connection. The three transformer windings in figure 1-5 are
labeled H1 and the other end is labeled H2. One end of each
secondary lead is labeled X1 and the other end is labeled X2.

Figure 1-5:

## Figure 1-6 shows three single phase transformers labeled A, B,

and C. The primary leads of each transformer are labeled H1
and H2 and the secondary leads are labeled X1 and X2. The
schematic diagram of figure 1-5 will be used to connect the
three single phase transformers into a three phase wye-delta
connection as shown in figure 1-7.

Figure 1-6:

Figure 1-7:

## Open Delta Connection:

The open delta transformer connection can be made with only
two transformers instead of three (figure 1-8). This connection
is often used when the amount of three phase power needed is
not excessive, such as a small business. It should be noted
that the output power of an open delta connection is only 57%
of the rated power of the two transformers. For example,
assume two transformers, each having a capacity of 25 kVA,
are connected in an open delta connection. The total output
power of this connection is 43.5 kVA (50 kVA x 0.87 = 43.5
kVA).

Another

figure

percentage

given

assumes

for
a

this

closed

calculation
delta

bank

is

87%.

This

containing

## transformers. If three 25 kVA transformers were connected to

form a closed delta connection, the total output would be 75
kVA (3 x 25 = 75 kVA). If one of these transformers were
removed and the transformer bank operated as an open delta
connection, the output power would be reduced to 58% of its
original capacity of 75 kVA. The output capacity of the open
delta bank is 43.5 kVA (75 kVA x .58% = 43.5 kVA).

## The voltage and current values of an open delta connection are

computed in the same manner as a standard delta-delta
connection when three transformers are employed. The voltage
and current rules for a delta connection must be used when
determining line and phase values of voltage current.
Closing a Delta:

## When closing a delta system, connections should be checked

for proper polarity before making the final connection and
applying power. If the phase winding of one transformer is
reversed, an extremely high current will flow when power is
applied. Proper phasing can be checked with a voltmeter at
delta opening.

## If power is applied to the transformer bank before the delta

connection is closed, the voltmeter should indicate 0 volts. If
one phase winding has been reversed, however, the voltmeter
will indicate double the amount of voltage.
It should be noted that a voltmeter is a high impedance device. It
is not unusual for a voltmeter to indicate some amount of
voltage before the delta is closed, especially if the primary has
been connected as a wye and the secondary as a delta. When
this is the case, the voltmeter will generally indicate close to
the normal output voltage if the connection is correct and
double the output voltage if the connection is incorrect.

## Over current Protection for the Primary:

Electrical Code Article 450-3(b) states that each transformer
600 volts, nominal or less, shall be protected by an individual
over current device on the primary side, rated or set at not
more

than

125%

of

the

rated

primary

current

of

the

## transformer. Where the primary current of a transformer is 9

amps or more and 125% of this current does not correspond
to a standard rating of a fuse or nonadjustable circuit breaker,
the next higher standard rating shall be permitted. Where the
primary current is less than 9 amps, an over current device
rated or set at not more than 167% of the primary current shall
be permitted. Where the primary current is less than 2 amps,
an overcurrent device rated or set at not more than 300% shall
be permitted.

Example #1:
What size fuses is needed on the primary side to protect a 3
phase 480v to 208v 112.5 kVA transformer?

## Important when dealing with 3 phase applications always use

1.732 (square root of 3).

To solve: P / I x E

125 %.

Code 240-6).

Example #2:

## What size breaker is needed on the primary side to protect a 3

phase 208v to 480v 3kVA transformer?

To solve: P / I x E

## Electrical Code Article 450-3(b)(2) states if a transformer 600

v, nominal, or less, having a an overcurrent device on the
secondary side rated or set at not more than 125% of the
rated secondary current of the transformer shall not be
required to have an individual overcurrent device on the
primary side if the primary feeder overcurrent device is rated
or set at a current value not more than 250% of the rated
primary current of the transformer.

## Electrical Code Article 450-3(b)(2) states that a transformer

600 v, nominal, or less, shall be protected by an individual over
current device on the secondary side, rated or set at not more
than 125% of the rated secondary current of the transformer.
Where the secondary current of a transformer is 9 amps or
more and 125% of this current does not correspond to a
standard rating of a fuse or nonadjustable circuit breaker, the
next higher standard rating shall be permitted. Where the
secondary current is less than 9 amps, an overcurrent device
rated or set at not more than 167% of the secondary current
shall be permitted.

Example:

## What size breaker is needed on the secondary side to protect a

3 phase 480v/208v 112.5 kVA transformer?

To solve : P / I x E

1
As

Ap
Cp
Y
Z

Cs

2
3

Note:

## This is a method of transformer 3 power by means only Two

Transformer.

It is employed when:
a) Three phase load is too small to warrant to installation of full
phase transformer.
b) When one of the transformer in a delta-delta bank () is
disabled, so that us continued at reduced capacity until the
faulty transformer is repaired or a new one is substituted.
c) When it is anticipated that in the future, the load will increase
necessitating the closing of open delta.

## F.) SCOTT or T-CONNECTION:

Equivalent Circuit Diagram

86.6%

50%

## This connection is used to transform 3 system to 2 system or

vice versa. It consist of 2 identical 1 x

## 4mer one having a

50% tap & the other an 86.6% tap on their primary windings.

## CLOSED DELTA BANK

3
L
O
A
D

Let:

Note:

OPEN-DELTA BANK

L
O
A
D

Example Problem:
two transformer are connected open delta delivering a load of
100 KVA at a power factor of 0.8 lagging. Calculate the power
delivered by each x4mer?
Given:
SL = 100 KVA
L = 0.8 lagging
= -36.870
Reqd:

T-1

T-2

L
O
A
D

100
KVA

Example Problem:
two single phase distribution transformer connected in open
delta will supply power to a 200 Hp, 3 induction motor
operating at 0.707 OF and 90% efficiency. Solve the minimum
size in KVA of each transformer needed to supply the power
Given:

Example Problem:
An electrical utility company is supplied by two single phase
x4mers bank in rated 75 KVA capacity. What is the maximum
considering that the load has a lagging PF of 0.8.
Given:

Example Problem:
Three single phase (3) transformer each rated 75 KVA are
bank in delta supplying a 3 load drawing 160 KVA at 0.8
lagging PF. If one x4mer has burned out and is removed for
units.
Given:

Example Problem:
An open-delta bank, consisting of two single phase x4mers is
operating with a balance 3 load of 50 KVA, 440 V at 0.8 PF
lag and a single phase load of 10 kw resistive connected across
AC leg. Determine minimum ratings of the two x4mers.
Assume a phase sequence a-b-c.
Given:

10 kw

a
C

T-1

Icc

T-2
N
b

Ibb

440 V

50
kva
0.8
lag
L
O
A
D

Ia

L 10kw

440 v
PF = 1

Ic

Example Problem:
a 3 transformer connected on delta on the primary side step
down. The voltage from 13200 v 460 v and delivers 750 kva, 0.8
PF lagging to the load. Calculate:
a) Transformation ratio
b) The current delivered to the load
c) The current in primary line wires
d) The current that flows in the transformer winding
Given:
Connected

SL = 750 kva

## Vp = 13200 V PFL = 0.8 lag

Vs = 460 V
Reqd: a, ISL, IPL and Ip = ?

Example Problem:
A power transformer rated 50,000 KVA, 34.5/13.8 kvolts is
connected Y-Y. what are the line currents at full load.
Given:

Example Problem:
A power transformer is rated 50,000 KVA 34.5/13.8 kvolts is
connected Y-Grounded on the primary and delta on the
secondary. Determine the full load phase currents on the
secondary side.
Given:
Y (grounde) = connection

IpL
Ip

Example Problem:
What should be the turns ratio of the 3 transformers that
transform from 230 kvolts to 4160 volts if the transformer is to
be connected Y- & -Y
Given:

## PARALLEL OPERATION OF TRANSFORMER

requirements to be met for ideal operation of two or more
transformers in parallel.
a)The voltage rating of both primary and secondary windings must
be identical.
Note: if this condition is not fulfilled or met, there will be a current
that will circulate through the transformer secondaries which
contribute to the transformer loss.
b.)

## The transformer must be properly connected with regards

to their polarity.

Note: if this condition is not met, there will be a large current that
will circulate in the transformer secondaries and will
damage the windings.
c.) the equivalent impedance must be inversely proportional to
their respective KVA rating.

Note:
if this condition is not met, the transformer will not share
the load in proportion to their respective KVA ratings. A possibility
that the large transformer operates at a underload condition while
smaller transformer operates at overload conditions.

## d.) The ratio of the equivalent resistances (Res) and reactances

(Xes) referred to the secondary side must be the same.

Note:
if this condition is not met each transformer will operate at
different power factor with that of the connected load.
e.)

## should be of the same winding connections:

- to be connected to -
or
-Y to be connected to -Y

Note: if this condition is not met there will be a current that will
circulate will be a current that will circulate through the
secondary windings and will contribute to the transformer
losses.
1. All circuit diagrams for convenient purposes must be referred
to the secondary winding.

OR

2.)

current.

## 5. KVA rating of each transformer is not necessary.

Example Problem:
two transformer are connected in parallel supplying a common
load of 175 KVA @ 0.8 PF lag. Both transformer has a voltage
rating of 2300/230 V single phase and each rated 100 KVA.
Transformer 1 has equivalent impedance of 16 ohms and that
of transformer 2 is 13 ohms. Referred both to the primary. Find
Given:

## CASE2: (equal turn ratio)

Example Problem:
Determine the KW ratio of the KW output of transformer T-1 to
that transformer T-2 when they are connected in parallel
supplying a load of 150 KW @ 0.8 PF lagging.
Given:

## CASE 3: (Equal Turn Ratio)

1. If given is percent (%) or per unit impedance, either in
absolute or with equal angle.

Example Problem:
A 125 KVA distribution transformer w/ 4% impedance is
connected in parallel w/ another transformer rated 75 KVA and
3%, both have the same voltage ratio. Neglect the resistance
of each transformer, the total load is 140 KVA at 80% PF
lagging, how much load does it carry?

## CASE IV: (Equal turn ration)

1. If given is percent (%) or per unit impedance but of different
angle

## 4. KVA rating of each transformer is necessary.

MODIFIED FORMULAS:

Sample Problem:
A 500 KVA single phase transformer A w/ percentage
impedance of 0.01 + j 0.05 is to be connected in parallel w/ a
250 KVA transformer B w/ percentage impedance of 0.015 +
j 0.04. if they are serving single phase load rated 800 KVA @
0.8

PF

lagging,

determine

the

power

factor

of

each

ration.

## For both case 3 and 4:

Note: if the individual rated KVA rating of each transformer is not
given

## unit impedance given,

Example Problem:
Meralco has two single phase transformer w/equal turns ratio
and ratings are operating at in parallel to supply a load of 280
kw @ 0.8 PF lagging. Transformer A has resistance of 2% and
a reactance 8% while transformer B: has a resistance of 1%
and reactance of 6%. Determine the power delivered by
transformer A and B to the load.

## LOAD OPERATIONS FOR TRANSFORMERS W/ UNEQUAL

TURNS RATIO:

Where:

AUTO-TRANSFORMER
defined as a transformer in which part of the winding is
common to both primary and secondary.
its and electrically continuous winding w/one or more taps on a
magnetic core. One circuit is connected to the end of terminals
while the other is connected to one end terminal and to a part
way along the winding.
in general, an autotransformer is both magnetically and

Notes:
a) Always assumed auto-transformer efficiency of 100% if not
specified.
b) If efficiency is equal to 100%

Example Problem:
An

auto-transformer

designed

for

4,000

to

2300

## operation supplies a load of 32 kw at a power factor of 0.8

Calculate:
a) The transform power
b) The power conducted

volts

Example Problem:
A

5KVA,

2300/460

distribution

transformer

is

to

be

## connected as an auto transformer to step-up. The voltage from

2300V to 2760V. When used to transform 5KVA. Calculate the

Example Problem:
A 20 kva, 500 V load is to be supplied by an ideal step-up
auto-transformer from 400v source. Find the current in the
common winding.

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AC MOTORS
1. Induction Motor (3) is simply a rotating electrical
machines which convert electrical power (energy output).
a) Synchronous Speed (Ns) is defined at which the
rotating flux rotates. It is the speed of synchronous
generator (as generator or alternator) that supplies all the
load connected to it or it is called the speed of incoming
source.
WHERE:
Ns = synchronous speed in RPM
f = frequency of the incoming source supplying the
induction motor. Stator frequency.

## Is known as the actual speed of induction motor. It is the

speed written on its nameplate in RPM. It is measured by
means of instrument Tachometer
c. Slip (S) rotor of an induction motor rotates somewhat less
than the synchronous speed

## flux. The difference of the synchronous speed and the actual

speed is known as SLIP.

## 2 MAIN PARTS OF INDUCTION MOTOR

1. STATOR stationary part; It is the one that receives
electrical power from the AC SOURCE by means of
conduction.

When

compared

to

transformer, it

is

## considered as the primary winding.

2. ROTOR rotating part; it is the one that delivers the
mechanical power output to the load and takes power from
the stator via the airgap by means of a electromagnetic
induction.
When compared to a transformer it is considered to be the
secondary winding.

## TYPES OF INDUCTION MOTOR

a) Squirrel cage type
b) Wound rotor type

air gap
STATOR

air gap
SPI

RPD
STATOR

ROTOR

RPO

RPI

SCL

COL

RCL

F&W

ROTOR

Example Problem
A 6 pole, 50 hz, 3 induction motor runs at 960 RPM while
delivering a shaft torque of 120 n-m. if friction and windage
loss amount to 180 watts, determine the rotor copper loss.

SPI

STATOR

SCL

CL

RPI

RPD
ROTOR

RCL

RPO

F&W

Example Problem:
A 3, 220 v, 60 Hz, 4 pole induction motor drives a Fan
which provides 40 m/sec of air requirement to furnace.
Assume an efficiency of 60% and 150mm of H 0 gage
pressure. Determine the current drawn by the induction motor
if eff. and power factor is 80% and 70% respectively.

FPO
-60%

-80%
SPI

STATOR

RPI

ROTOR

RPO

(RPO=FPI)

air

## TEST PERFORMED IN AN INDUCTION MOTOR

a) No Load Test this test is similar to open ckt test performed
in a transformer.
Purpose:

b.)

## Blocked Rotor Test

this test is similar to short circuit test performed in a

transformer. During this test the rotor is blocked and the rotor
windings are short circuited, cut slip rings if the motor has a
wound rotor. A reduced voltage is applied to the stator
terminals and is so adjusted that full load current flows in the
stator. The values of the current voltage and power input are
measured.
Purpose:
To determine the equivalent resistance per phase referred on
the stator side

c.)

- During this test, the motor is loaded. The problem should
clearly specified what is the specified load on the motor.
- This is not an assurance that the motor is tested at full

Example Problem:
A 5 hp, 6 pole, 3, 60 Hz induction motor operates with a slip
of 2% and requires 11 amp and 3500 watts, when during its
visual load. When the rotor is blocked, 440 watts at 52 volts
are required to circulate a current of 14 amp. Calculate the
following when motor is driving its visual load.
a) Horsepower output
b) Torque Excerted
c) Efficiency (Assume Y-connected stator)
Given:

SPI

STATOR

SCL

CL

RPI

RPD
ROTOR

RCL

RPO

F&W

Example Problem:
A 440 v, 60 Hz, 4 pole, 3 wound rotor induction motor is
directly connected to a pump which delivers 1000 cfm of water
against an effective head of 8.7 ft. under this load, the motor
drains 15.62 kw at a power factor of 0.92 when rated at no
load. When the motor drains 803 watts, the rotor resistance
per phase is 0.022 ohm while stator resistance per phase is
0.202 ohm. The effective turn ration between stator and rotor
is 4:1. calculate the pump efficiency?
Given:

H20

8.7 ft
Pop

Example Problem:
A 4 pole, 60 Hz, 3 induction motor draws 8200 watts from
the line. The losses in the machines are:
SCL

= 300 watts

RCL

= 160 watts

CoL

= 400 watts

## F & W = 130 watts

Calculate the torque output:
SPI

STATOR

SCL

CL

RPI

RPD
ROTOR

RCL

RPO

F&W

CASE 2:
Note: When the given data regarding core loss

and friction

## and windage (F & W) are incorporated as one in the stray

power loss (SPL).

air gap
SPI

RPD
STATOR

SCL

SPL=(F&W)+CL

ROTOR

RCL

Example Problem:
A 6 pole, 3, 60 Hz induction motor takes 48 kw in power at
1140 RPM. The stator copper loss is 1.6 kw and stray power
losses are 1 kw. Find the eff.

SPI

STATOR

SCL

SPL

RPI

RPD = RPO
ROTOR

RCL

Example Problem:
A 230 v, 8, 4 pole, 60 Hz squirrel cage induction motor
operating at 90% efficiency & 85% PF and 2.5% slips drives a
pump for reservoir. Determine the current taken from the line
if the discharge rate is 475 GPM and the total head of which
the pump is working 200 ft. Assume pump efficiency of 80%.

water
reservior

SPI

Pom Pip

Pop

200 ft

## DC RESISTANCE TEST OR OHMIC TEST.

This is exactly the same test applied on the alternator to
solve for value of ohmic resistance of the stator per phase.
When this test is applied blocked rotor test is no longer
necessary.
Blocked Rotor Test
Res effective or AC equivalent resistance per phase
referred to the stator. (Rotor is included)
During DC Resistance Test
Res effective or AC resistance per phase of the stator
alone. (Rotor is not included)

Open
Terminal
Stator
Winding

Stator
Winding

Example Problem:
A 400 V, 60 Hz, 6 Pole, Y connected 3 induction motor draws
75 kw with a line current of 100 amp, the core loss is 2 kw,
friction and windage loss is 1.2 kw, the stator resistance
between two terminals is 0.35 ohm. What is the efficiency if
the motor runs at a slip of 2.5%

Solution:
SPI

STATOR

SCL

+CL

RPI

RPD
ROTOR

RCL

RPO

F&W

RPI
(electrical)

## RPD (electro mechanical)

ROTOR
RPO

RCL
(electrical)

F&W

(mechanical)

Example Problem:
A 40 Hp, 230 v, 8 pole, 25 Hz 3 induction motor is running at
355 RPM @ rated load. The torque lost by friction is 24 n-m. if
the total stator loss is 1000 watts. Calculate the eff.of the

Solution:
RPI

ROTOR

RCL

RPO

## STARTING AN INDUCTION MOTOR

1. All formulas derived are applicable to all type of AC motors and
DC motors.
2. During staring, the current by the motor is too high about (5 to
7times its full load value) simply because at the instant of
starting, the motor is not rotating and the slip is 1.0 and the
counter emf or back emf is zero.
3. Motors should be protected at the instant of starting to prevent
damage on the windings and to lessen the effect on the other
equipment connected on the same line wires.
Note: for small motors (usually 10 hp below) use across the line,
magnetic starter (full voltage starting method)

## The starting line current is always proportional to the starting line

voltage:
The starting torque (Ts) is always proportional to the square of
the starting line voltage:
For two condition problem:
1st condition: use subscript 1

## 2nd condition: use subscript 2

Ratio

Where:
Vs starting line voltage
Ts starting torque
Is - starting current
Td rated or full load torque developed
IL rated or full load current

Example Problem:
A 25 hp, 230 volt, 3 induction motor with 85% PF has a
starting current of 5.5 times its rated current. To reduced the
starting current, at Y- starter is installed. What will be the
new starting current?
Given:

Example Problem:
A 10 hp, 550v, 3 induction motor has a starting torque of
160% of full load torque and a starting current of 425% of full
load current. If the motor is used on 440v, 60hz system. What
will be the starting torque express in percent of full load value?

Example Problem
An induction motor of 30 hp, 220v, 3, draws 450% of rated
current with rated voltage and delivers during the starting
period of 130% of the normal torque. The full load efficiency of
the motor and full load PF is 80% and 70% respectively. If the
auto-transformer unit is used as a starting unit

and the

## starting torque of the loads is only 50% of the rated torque of

the motor. Find the starting current of the line.

## REDUCED VOLTAGE METHOD FOR LARGE 3 MOTORS

1. Y- starter (Y-start ; -run)
2. Part winding method
3. Auto-transformer method
4. Line resistance method
5. Line reactance method
6. Wound rotor starting

## FULL VOLTAGE STARTING METHOD

Line 1
Line 2
Line 3

Start
OLR

Circuit
Breaker

Normally
Open
Relay

Motor

Stop

Coil

SYNCHRONOUS MOTOR
TYPES OF S.M.
1. Under-Excited Synchronous M. normally operates at a
lagging power factor.
2. Normally-Excited Synchronous M. operates at unity
power factor.
3. Over-Excited Synchronous M. operates at leading power
factor.

## CHARACTERISTICS OF SYNCHRONOUS MOTOR

1. It runs a definite constant speed called synchronous speed.
2. It is not self-starting, it needs amortisseur winding.
3. It can be operated over a wide range of power factors hence it
can be used for power factor correction.
AMORTISSEUR WINDING it is case winding with bars
embedded in the rotor pole faces of a synchronous and shorted
at each end rings to make the rotor self starting in dumping
out hunting.

Field
Rheostat

field circuit
separately
Vf

excited by
DC source

Supply
armature
circuit

Voltage

Notations:
If

Vf

## Re effective or AC resistance per phase of the armature

Xs synchronous reactance per phase of the armature
winding.
Zs synchronous impedance per phase of the armature
winding.

voltage)
I

phase.

## VOLTAGE EQUATION (in general):

Where:
- deflection angle
- torque angle

Electrical

Pin

Pd

Mechanical

Pd
ARMATURE

SPL

Po

Notes:
1. If the types of motor is not specified to be 3 or 1, always
consider the motor as 1.
2. If the synchronous motor is used for power factor correction
purposes. It is understood and considered to operate always at
leading power factor (over excited sm)
3. If the field winding is not mentioned, then it is considered as
ZERO.

Example Problem:
The output of a 200 v synchronous motor taking a current of
20 amp is 4 hp. Effective armature armature resistance is 0.5
ohms. The iron and friction losses amount to 400 watts. What
is the power factor of the machine.

Pin

Pd

Pd
ARMATURE

Example Problem:
A 20hp, 440v, 3, star connected sm has an armature
effective resistance per phase of 0.4 ohm at full load output,
the power factor is 0.9 leading, the iron and friction losses
amount to 500w. What is the value of armature line current?

Pin

Pd

ARMATURE

Pd

Example Problem:
A 500v, 1 sm gives a net mechanical power of 7.46 kw and
operates at 0.9 lagging PF, its effective resistance is 0.8 ohm.
If the iron and friction losses are 500 w and excitation losses
are 800 w. estimate the armature current. Calculate the
commercial efficiency.

Pin

Pd

ARMATURE

Example Problem:
A 2300-v, 3 star connected synchronous motor has a
resistance of 0.2 ohm per phase and a sm reactance of 2.2
ohm per phase. The motor is operating at 0.5 PF leading with a
line current of 200 amp. Determine the value of the generated
emf per phase.

Another Solution:

Example Problem:
A 100 v, synchronous motor having 40% reactance and a
negligible resistance is to be operated at rated load
a) Unity
b) 0.8 lag