# How do you calculate KVA for a 3 phase transformer?

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## How do you calculate kVA in 3 phase?

3 phase amps to kVA calculation formula

1. S(kVA) = √3 × I(A) × VL-L(V) / 1000.
2. So kilovolt-amps are equal to √3 times amps times volts divided by 1000.
3. kilovolt-amps = √3 × amps × volts / 1000.
4. kVA = √3 × A ⋅ V / 1000.
5. S = √3 × 12A × 190V / 1000 = 3.949kVA.

## What is the formula to calculate kVA?

Use the formula: P(KVA) = VA/1000 where P(KVA) is power in KVA, V is voltage and A is current in amperes. For example, if V is 120 volts and A is 10 amperes, P(KVA) = VA/1000 = (120)(10)/1000 = 1.2 KVA.

## What is the current of A 75 kVA 480 V three-phase transformer?

Three Phase Transformer

KVA 208V 480V
45 125 54.2
50 139 60.2
60 167 72.3
75 208 90.3

## How do you calculate transformer size?

Calculate an example as follows. A 120-volt motor has a load amperage of 5 amps. Multiply 120 volts times 5 amps this equals 600VA now lets multiply the 125 percent start factor. Take 600 times 1.25 this equals 720VA and most transformers are sized by a factor of 25VA or 50VA.

## What is the formula for calculating 3 phase power?

For 3-phase systems, we use the following equation: kW = (V × I × PF × 1.732) ÷ 1,000. Again, assuming unity PF and solving this equation for “I,” you get: I = 1,000kW ÷ 1.732V.

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## How do you calculate kVA rating?

3 phase kVA to amps calculation formula

1. I(A) = 1000 × S(kVA) / (√3 × VL-L(V) )
2. amps = 1000 × kVA / (√3 × volts)
3. A = 1000 ⋅ kVA / (√3 × V)
4. I = 1000 × 3kVA / (√3 × 190V) = 9.116A.

## How many kVA do I need?

During normal energy use, the power supplied by your meter (9.2 kVA on average) should suffice. In theory, this allows you to simultaneously supply devices with a maximum power of 9.2 kW or 9200 watts.