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Parallel circuits: More than meets the eye

Publication date: 
December 2018
Author(s): 
Chuck Yung, EASA Senior Technical Support Specialist
Type of media: 
Article

There are benefits and drawbacks to the use of multiple circuits in a 3-phase winding. Whether discussing a random winding or form coil winding, some of the considerations are shared.

Topics covered include:

  • Increasing circuits, turns
  • Rotor pullover during starting
  • Increased risks
  • Factors beyond our control
Topic(s): 
AC motors
Winding connections
Design/theory/application
Repair procedures and tips